- Your name
- Brief background
- Your profession
- What you hope to gain from this course
- Think about an instance (or several instances) when you were extremely anxious and nervous about having to make a public presentation. This presentation could be a formal speech, an oral report, introducing someone to a group, or even simply speaking up in a group.
- What steps did you take to decrease your apprehension?
- What worked? What did not work?
Discussion 1: Introduction Discussion and Public Speaking Anxiety