Videotape Series

For your viewing pleasure:

Students and Faculty are invited to view the following instructional videotapes located in the Ferguson Center. The "Speaking with Confidence" series provides an excellent overview of basic communication principles. This engaging series combines classical rhetorical theory with contemporary examples to educate the viewer.


1. Introduction to Public Speaking
2. Ethics
3. Coping with Speaking Anxiety
4. Listening
5. Organizing and Outlining
6. Introductions and Conclusions
7. Delivery
8. Presentational Aids
9. Informative Speaking: Organization
10. Persuasive Speaking: Strategies
11. Persuasive Speaking: Organization
12. Special Occasion Speeches