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I really liked the "Introduction to Public Speaking" course at Coursera : https://www.coursera.org/learn/public-speaking
Jun 30, 2015 · dpflan on Breathing Is the Key to Persuasive Public Speaking
Coursera has a University of Washington public speaking course, Introduction to Public Speaking.
⬐ thanatropismThat's more about organizing a talk in memorable points than overcoming shyness/vocal technique, etc. A lot of it is useful for essay-writing as well.
(To be fair: I must have followed through with a third of it before priorities took over)⬐ dpflanYou took the course? Was it not compelling enough to complete?⬐ thanatropismI never complete Coursera courses. That's probably more on me than them.⬐ dpflanIt's not just you (don't blame yourself!). It's almost everyone: MOOC attrition is high and retention is low. The low barrier to access and the even lower repercussions for not finishing are influential: