Persuasive Communication

    EX 1111 is offered this fall and winter:

Per­sua­sion is a core pro­fes­sion­al skill, under­pin­ning much of our com­mu­ni­ca­tion. In this sem­i­nar, you will learn fun­da­men­tal aspects of per­sua­sion and how to apply them to become more con­vinc­ing in pre­sen­ta­tions, argu­ments, and con­ver­sa­tions. Top­ics cov­ered will include fun­da­men­tal per­sua­sive appeals, how to con­text and bias mod­i­fy per­sua­sion, crit­i­cal rhetor­i­cal tools, meth­ods for lever­ag­ing the right tool or tech­nique at the right time, and meth­ods of devel­op­ing and defend­ing strong arguments.

Offered:

Nov 22, 2021Nov 26, 2021
Nov 22
Mondays

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm MT

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Nov 24
Mondays

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6:30 pm – 8:30 pm MT

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Nov 26
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6:30 pm – 8:30 pm MT

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Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Lauren Sergy

Your Instructor

Lauren SergyID: lauren-sergy

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. Detailed infor­ma­tion will be com­mu­ni­cat­ed to you via your ual­ber­ta email address and the class syl­labus. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
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    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until November 22, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
Mar 7, 2022
Mondays

9:00 am – 4:30 pm MT

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Blend­ed learn­ing (in-per­son + online), campus

Learning combines in-person and online activities. Students meet face-to-face on pre-scheduled in-person classes, but also engage in online learning through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.for­mat details

Be sure to refer to your course schedule to learn more about when the class meets in person and when you’ll be completing work online.

Classes take place at U of A campus, Edmonton.

Lauren Sergy

Your Instructor

Lauren SergyID: lauren-sergy

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

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different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

EX 1111 is offered this fall and winter: