Primary Discussion Response is due by Wednesday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Sunday (11:59:59pm Central).
In terms of skills that employers are looking for “by far, the one skill mentioned most often by employers is the ability to listen, write, and speak effectively. Successful communication is critical in business.” (Hansen & Hansen, 2015). You will be recording a speech later in this course. For this assignment you will discuss how you feel about public speaking.
Primary Discussion Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 200–300 words that respond to the following:
- How do you feel about public speaking?
- If you have communication anxiety which of the following approaches do you think will assist you to deal with your anxiety? Emotional reframing, self-monitoring, or controlling physical responses.
- If you are comfortable with public speaking provide advice to your classmates who have communication anxiety.
Peer Responses: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply considering the following:
- Offer your classmates thoughts on how to handle communication anxiety
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.
Hansen, R.S. & Hansen, K.H. (2015) What do employers really want? Top skills and values employers seek from job-seekers. Retrieved from http://www.quintcareers.com/job-skills-values/