Brandeis University

    ECON 25A: Oral Communication in Economics Practicum

    Instructor: Galit Eizman
    Prerequisites: ECON 80A
    Course Description: Leaders, researchers and academics must have the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively, as well as analyze thoughtfully. This course is designed for potential leaders mostly in economics, as well as business, international relations, computerscience, mathematics, politics and public policy. Its goal is to strengthen your capacity to present well your academic and scientific knowledge, speaking your ideas and concepts with authenticity, eloquence, and authority. The course emphasizes how to express your knowledgeable voice, shape your economics speaking persona, and work with effective elements of persuasion. By the end of this course you should feel a clear and visible improvement in your public speaking and oral communication skills.Speaking assignments require students to develop important messages that combine substance, passion, and commitment. Students will stand in front of their class giving brief speeches, taking questions, and receiving and, in turn, giving feedback. The speeches will be available as streamed video on the course webpage for later review. <br><br>
    Session: Session II
    Day: T, TH
    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Credit Hours: 2 Credits
    Course Format: "Remote Learning" Course for Summer 2022
    Brandeis Graduation Requirement Fulfilled: OC
    Enrollment Limit:
    Course Classification: Undergraduate Level Course
    Course Tuition: $1,695
    Course Fees: None
    Open to High School Students: No