Teaching & Learning Resources at Macalester

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In these videos Adrienne Christiansen provides public speaking advice for senior students who are preparing senior capstone presentations and honors oral defenses. Each section is tailored to students in various disciplines. The videos last approximately 60 minutes and are divided into different topics.

> Advice for Anthropology students
Audience adaptation
Developing goodwill (Ethos)
Primacy/Recency Effect

> Advice for Math/CS students
Differences between writing and speaking
Role of audience
Primacy/Recency Effect
Public speaking pitfalls

> Advice for Political Science students
Oral capstone presentations
Audience adaptation
Primacy/Recency Effect
Contending with awkward silences
Public speaking pitfalls
Concluding remarks

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