University of Colorado Boulder
Effective Communication Capstone Project
University of Colorado Boulder

Effective Communication Capstone Project

This course is part of Effective Communication: Writing, Design, and Presentation Specialization

Taught in English

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David Underwood
Professor William Kuskin

Instructors: David Underwood

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13 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Present yourself effectively  to the world through writing, design, and presentation.

  • Build a final portfolio of work that represents your personal brand.

  • Improve your work through self evaluation and peer feedback.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(143 reviews)

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98%

Beginner level

Recommended experience

13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 5 modules in this course

Quentin, Dave, and William introduce learners to the Capstone, discuss options for the project, and provide learners with an overview of the elements necessary for completion.

What's included

3 videos9 readings2 discussion prompts

Compose a highly polished draft of your memo. You'll review the key lessons from Business Writing so that you have a fresh reminder of the principles and techniques that drive all great writing. Then, you'll receive peer feedback (and a grade!) in preparation to create the visual elements and speech that will comprise your final project.

What's included

5 videos4 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Design presentation slides which will illustrate key points from your memo. We'll review a few lectures from the graphic design course and work to make your slides functional and visually attractive. The final slides will be used in your capstone presentation.

What's included

4 videos6 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Create a draft of your final presentation. You'll draw on the work you've done writing your memo and designing your slides. As in the previous modules, you can review some of the videos and documents from the previous MOOC, "Successful Presentation," and you're work here will lay the foundation for your final revision.

What's included

5 videos3 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt

You've reached the final module of Effective Communication, and you're ready to produce your very best work. In this module, we ask you to pull together your memo, slides, and speech into a powerful expression of who you are.

What's included

2 videos1 reading1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.8 (34 ratings)
David Underwood
University of Colorado Boulder
5 Courses162,345 learners
Professor William Kuskin
University of Colorado Boulder
5 Courses142,785 learners

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