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Semaine
1
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1 heures pour terminer

Specialization Introduction - Communication for Engineers

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Reading
3 videos (Total 8 min), 4 lectures
Video3 vidéos
Meet the Professor - Dr. Gayle Moran2 min
Introduction to Specialization4 min
Reading4 lectures
Course Icon Legend10 min
Required Materials and Other Info10 min
Personal Communication Improvement Plan - Introduction3 min
Pre-Course Survey10 min
Heures pour terminer
1 heures pour terminer

Course Introduction - Oral Communication for Engineering Leaders

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Reading
1 video (Total 3 min), 4 lectures
Video1 vidéos
Reading4 lectures
General Course Information10 min
Capstone Real-Life Presentation Assignment - Introduction5 min
Discussion Forum Guidelines10 min
Accessibility and Accommodations Statement10 min
Heures pour terminer
3 heures pour terminer

Week 1: Introduction and Communication Strategy: It Is All About Audience and Purpose

In this module, you’ll learn how to lay the foundation for a variety of communication modes with a discussion on developing a communication strategy and the importance of knowing your audience, your purpose, and your key message before you start communicating. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 15 min), 1 lecture, 3 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Communication Strategy2 min
Who Is Your Audience?5 min
What Do You Want From Your Audience?1 min
What Do You Want Your Audience to Remember?2 min
Choosing Medium2 min
Reading1 lectures
Personal Communication Improvement Plan - Week 115 min
Quiz1 exercices pour s'entraîner
End of Module 1 Quiz8 min
Semaine
2
Heures pour terminer
6 heures pour terminer

Week 2: Presentations: What to Say so that Your Audience Listens

In today’s workplace, formal and informal presentations are a major communication tool, and leaders give them frequently for different purposes. In this module, you’ll learn how to create different types of oral presentations. You will also practice building strong, cohesive, visually interesting, and convincing persuasive presentations that will get your audience on board with your ideas. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 34 min), 5 lectures, 5 quiz
Video7 vidéos
How to Develop and Organize Content4 min
Pyramid Building Demonstration3 min
Inductive vs. Deductive Structure2 min
Key Presentation Elements10 min
Principles of Persuasion5 min
Storytelling Power6 min
Reading5 lectures
Analyze Steve Job's Presentation20 min
Drone Pyramid - Build Your Own Logical Pyramid for a Presentation30 min
Reading from Engineers Journal10 min
Samples of Presentation Openings10 min
Personal Communication Improvement Plan - Week 215 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Steve's iPod Presentation Structure15 min
Drone Pyramid Excercise5 min
Module 2 Quiz8 min
Semaine
3
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5 heures pour terminer

Week 3: Creating Visual Support: A Picture Is Worth a Lot of Words

Develop good visual support for your content. Learn how to create attractive slides and other types of visuals. Especially important for engineers, you’ll find out how to show and explain complex data so your audience understands it. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 25 min), 3 lectures, 3 quiz
Video6 vidéos
When, How, and Why to Use Supporting Visuals5 min
More Visual Support Tools3 min
How to Show Complex Data6 min
More Data Visualization Options4 min
Beyond PPT... Prezi, Infographics3 min
Reading3 lectures
How to Present Data30 min
Examples of Animated Infographics5 min
Personal Communication Improvement Plan - Week 315 min
Quiz1 exercices pour s'entraîner
Module 3 Quiz8 min
Semaine
4
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5 heures pour terminer

Week 4: How to Speak so that Your Audience Listens

Once you have your content developed and your visual support finished, you need to deliver the presentation. That means you have to stand in front of an audience, small or large, and keep them interested in what you have to say. Many things contribute to an engaging presentation, from professional body language to how fast you talk. In this module, you’ll learn and practice the many aspects of delivering a professional presentation with confidence. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 27 min), 6 lectures, 3 quiz
Video6 vidéos
How to Manage Body Language5 min
What to Do with Your Hands4 min
Using Voice as a Tool to Communicate Your Message8 min
How to Coordinate a Team Presentation4 min
Answering Questions, Prep, and Rehearsing3 min
Reading6 lectures
Activities to Practice Professional Stance10 min
Activities to Practice Purposeful Gestures10 min
Activities to Practice Effective Voice10 min
Activities to Practice Engaging Eye Contact10 min
Optional - Apps to Practice Public Speaking10 min
Personal Communication Improvement Plan - Week 415 min
Quiz1 exercices pour s'entraîner
Module 4 Quiz8 min
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par SZMar 22nd 2017

Thanks for this class. It effectively delivers the basic and important details about oral communication. Both the slides and the content are well organized. Thanks !

par KADec 14th 2017

Very practical course, involves a lot of peer graded assignments. A great opportunity to practice and improve your oral communication skills.

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Beata Krupa

Lecturer in Professional and Engineering Communication
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership
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Gayle Moran

Lecturer in Professional and Engineering Communication
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership

À propos de Rice University

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À propos de la Spécialisation Communication Skills for Engineers

Build a toolkit of communication skills that will give you the knowledge and confidence to be an effective engineering leader. Engineers who want to advance in their profession need to be effective communicators. They need to clearly communicate complex ideas and technical project plans. They also need to be strong persuaders. Engineers who are good communicators get recognized by their supervisors and by their clients. In this three-course Specialization, you will practice designing and giving strong, persuasive presentations; you will learn how to communicate across cultures, genders, and generations, how to create your personal brand and leadership presence, how to hold effective meetings with global teams; you will learn how to handle difficult conversations, and how to handle crisis communication; you will also learn writing skills immediately applicable in your daily activities. Courses are taught by faculty from the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). RCEL is focused on developing engineering leaders at the Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering. It is home to one of a very few academically approved Certificates in Engineering Leadership....
Communication Skills for Engineers

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