Week 11: Talking about your work

Speaking is different from writing. The spoken word is used for networking, doing interviews, and far more. In this week we will focus on speaking about your work - introducing yourself to diverse audiences so that you come across well with your words.

Lecture Topics

  • Peer review of popular article
  • Networking
  • Introducing yourself - and others - at conferences
  • Creating a 150 word intro

Prepare in Advance

  • Bring two printed copies of your flawed draft of your popular article

In-class Activities

  • Peer review of popular article
  • In-class networking exercise
  • Measuring your speaking speed
  • Begin final assignment (Radio interview)

Resources

Lecture slides

Slides available via speakerdeck