Persuasive Writing and Public Speaking Free Online Course by Harvard University

  • Online, Online

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 33937
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Partially FundedSelf Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Persuasive Writing and Public Speaking Free Online Course is developed by Harvard University and will introduce the theory and practice of rhetoric, the peach, and persuasive skills. In addition, the participants will learn how to produce logical reasons and defend them. Besides, the course will provide selected speeches from prominent twentieth-century Americans such as Martin Luther King Jr., John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Chase Smith, etc. Moreover, during the course, participants will know about how the speakers and writers persuade an audience to adopt their point of view.

As today we live in progress time in history. We are the evidence of disagreement and conflict on critical policy; economic and political issues make it essential to know how to compose an impact argument and argument analysis of the others. In this case, by joining this course, participants will learn skills to help them to involve in civil discourse and make required changes in society. Additionally, message convincing and conveying can assist their personal, public, and professional lives.

Course details:

  • Program developer: Harvard University
  • Course organizer: edX
  • Duration: 8 weeks (2 to 3 hours weekly)
  • Field of study: humanities
  • Level of study: Introductory
  • Instruction language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Type of Course: Self-Paced Free Online Course with limited access, and self funded for full access + certificate
  • Course instructor: James Engell

What participants will learn:

  • Will learn about when and how to apply a different rhetorical device in writing and speaking.
  • How to know the difference between argument and rhetorical technique?
  • Short speech and editorial opinion, persuasive writing.
  • Argument Strength evaluation.
  • Logical fallacies in argument recognition.

How to apply?

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