Discussion 1: Introduction Discussion and Public Speaking Anxiety

Your nameBrief backgroundYour professionWhat you hope to gain from this courseThink 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?