Online public speaking course to be offered Oct. 6


Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will present an online public speaking course Friday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The course will be offered through WebEx. A video introduction is available at

The class will teach students how to create a persuasive message using tone and pacing, voice projection, pitch and resonance. Participants will learn how to lose their fear of public speaking and become a memorable speaker who can grasp and keep their listeners’ attention.

For more information, call (318) 357-6355, (800) 376-2422 or go to