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IMG 8115Mary Katherine Ray is a PhD student in the UAB Department of Psychology with a research focus on unhealthy eating behaviors.

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GRD 701
Presentation & Discussion Skills

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This course is designed to develop professional communication skills through individual presentations and group evaluations. Topics include the basics of oral presentation, content, organization, and delivery of formal presentations; use of voice and nonverbal communication; and speaking to different audiences. Students’ presentations are videotaped and critiqued by their classmates and the instructor. Summer and Spring. 3 credit hours. Pass/Fail.