Public Speaking Online Certificate Course

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Public Speaking Online Certificate Course

The Public Speaking Online Certificate course equips you with the skills and knowledge to become a professional public speaker. This course helps you build your confidence by allowing you to speak comfortably before an audience.

Our Public Speaking Online courses helps you overcome your fears. The Public Speaking course online will provide you with some essential public speaking skills, which will include detailed information on how to develop an engaging program and deliver your spoken presentation with conviction and authority.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Be able to recognize the different kinds of public speaking opportunities
  • Know how to identify your key points and message
  • Be able to write an effective speech
  • Effectively use humor
  • Cope with criticism
  • Deal with nervousness and overcome it
  • Confidently deliver a speech
  • Effectively deal with questions and adjust your pace according to the audience’s reactions.

Public Speaking Online Certificate Course - Requirements

The Public Speaking Online Certificate Course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and only takes 8 hours of study to complete. 

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 8 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted lifetime access to the Public Speaking Online course
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Public Speaking Online Certificate Course – Outline

Module One: Introduction

Module Two: Identifying your Audience

The secret to effective public speaking is preparation. The better prepared you are, the more confident you will feel. In this part of the course, we will discuss how to prepare for your speech properly. You will learn how to hold the attention of your audience by understanding your audience and identifying key questions and concerns.

Performing a Needs Analysis

Preparing for a speech begins with identifying the wants and needs of the audience. It's all about bringing value. Providing a certain degree of entertainment can help catch the attention of your audience. But it's only by providing meaningful content that can you keep your audience listening to you.

Creating an Audience Profile

The audience's familiarity and interest in the topic are important. Building an audience profile enables you to assess their level of familiarity with the topic and what sort of topics can fuel their interest. You can create an audience profile by determining these elements:

  • Education
  • Familiarity with Topic
  • Familiarity with Jargon
  • Interest in the Topic
  • Possible Misconceptions
  • Attitude

Identifying Key Questions and Concerns

Another benefit of understanding your audience is being able to predict possible concerns and questions they might have. This also allows you to prepare your answers better. Being able to provide accurate answers helps build trust and makes the audience more accepting of new ideas.

Module Three: Creating a Basic Outline

Creating an outline is a great way of organizing your thoughts. A well-organized presentation does not only make for a better presentation but also brings more value for your audience.

Outlining the Situation

Introduce your speech by describing the situation that your project would like to address. This sets the scope of discussion and gets the audience focused on these points.

Identifying the Task That Had to Be Performed

The task description will be the organizing principle for the rest of your presentation. One simple method of creating a task description is by describing what you did to someone who has little knowledge about your work.

Listing the Actions You Took

Presentations that include a list of actions can be presented using a slide or flipchart to make it easier for the audient to follow along. It will be a good way of reminding yourself where exactly you are in the presentation.

Revealing the Results

Projects will have stages of success and failure. Answering these few basic questions can help you determine the results of a project:

  • Did the project achieve its goal?
  • Were there any unexpected consequences?
  • What’s next?

Module Four: Organizing the Program

The key to creating a well-organized speech or presentation is to keep your audience front and center. In this module, we will discuss how you can organize your presentation in a way that will be easy for your audience to understand.

Making Organization Easy

Providing a structure to your presentation ensures that the audience effectively receives your ideas. Organizing can be done by following the basic parts of a presentation.

  • Opening
  • Body
  • Review
  • Closing

Organizational Methods

Using a flip chart page or slide gives your audience the impression that your presentation is organized. This also makes it easier for them to remember all the important key points. To stress a point, it should follow these steps; introduction, substance, and reinforcement.

Classifying and Categorizing

Categorizing is a simple way of making sense of complex topics. A speaker can help their audience better understand by breaking complex topics in to easy to digest categories.

Module Five: Fleshing it Out

Trust is a major issue, especially when a speaker s discussing a controversial issue. To build credibility, you can use reliable sources of information and backing up statements with citations from trusted authorities.

Identifying Appropriate Sources

The internet allows us to get instant access to information, but there's no guarantee that this is accurate. One way of checking if this is reliable is to compare data from several sources.

Establishing Credibility

A single incorrect statement will leave you open to doubt. This makes double-checking your facts critical to establishing credibility. One of the simple things you could do is to dress appropriately for the event. Presenting yourself as a professional and dressing accordingly go a long way in establishing your credibility even before a single word is spoken.

The Importance of Citations

When it comes to backing up your statements, you must base your facts from experts. The more evidence, the better. But it isn't enough that you back your statements from experts. These must be sourced from organizations or people who are generally accepted as experts in their field of expertise.

Module Six: Putting It All Together

The next step is to put all the pieces together. This would be the time to convert your ideas into words.

Writing Your Presentation

If you’re going to deliver a presentation by reading word for word, you’re better off saving this in a document and just distributing it to the audience. Presentations are like social occasions that require an interaction between speaker and audience. An effective speaker must be able to connect with the audience.

Keep your notes to a minimum and use this only as a guide to remind you where you are. This can very difficult, and the only way to deliver an effective presentation is to practice the speech and prepare yourself mentally.

Adding a Plan B

Even the best public speakers are bound to experience problems when giving presentations. However, how you handle these problems will determine whether your presentation is successful or not.

Reviewing, Editing, and Rewriting

Below are some of the things you should check when reviewing the first draft of a presentation:

  • Content and Organization
  • Language
  • Length

Module Seven: Being Prepared

Preparation is the mark of a professional public speaker. Being prepared allows you to look ahead to the presentation and get an idea of how it should and will go. Preparation also will enable you to plan for any problems you might encounter and create the appropriate solutions accordingly.

Checking Out the Venue

Checking out the venue should be included in your preparation activities. A visit enables you to determine if the venue’s physical layout, available facilities and equipment, and seating capacity.

Gathering Materials

Distributing handouts is another way of reinforcing your points in the presentation. This could also serve as a guide during the presentation or something that your audience can review when they go home.

Module Eight: Overcoming Nervousness

Nervousness is a two-edged sword. Too little of it hinders you from speaking with confidence. Too much, and you overestimate your abilities, preventing you from gauging the difficulty of the assignment.

A Visit from the Boss

Most of the work, preparation has already been done. At this stage, you are just rehearsing and going through the various points of the presentation. If you're suffering from a case of nervousness, a visit to the boss can help put everything back into perspective.

Preparing Mentally

I many cases, the anticipation of an event can be the most emotionally charged part of it. From an athlete's analogy, thinking too much about the things that can go wrong can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Practice brings perfection. And when you are confident of your abilities, you are mentally prepared to deliver the speech.

Physical Relaxation Techniques

When you feel emotions are running high, or you think you are suffering from wet feet, these physical relaxation techniques can help calm your nerves.

  • Deep Breathing
  • Progressive Relaxation

Appearing Confident in Front of the Crowd

Give yourself enough time to prepare the materials before setting out in front of the audience. Remember that there is no reason that people should feel wrong about you. First impressions last and how you carry yourself during those first minutes of the speech can dictate how the presentation will be going.

Module Nine: Delivering your Speech

In this module, we will discuss how you can improve the delivery of your presentation and things to keep in mind during your speech.

A few simple steps can help you improve the delivery of your presentation:

  • Start strong by preparing an opening that will capture the audience's attention.
  • Learn how to use visual aids effectively.
  • Check the volume of your voice.
  • Practice beforehand – to check running time, but not to the point where it is automatic.

Starting Off on the Right Foot

Your opening should be brief, in most cases, one to two minutes. This should allow you to present yourself and your topic. The introduction sets the tone for the whole presentation. If you fail to introduce your presentation effectively, you will find yourself constantly trying to prove yourself to the audience during the presentation.

Using Visual Aids

Visual aids help in making your presentation more memorable to the audience. Some benefits include:

  • Clarify data.
  • Highlight your main ideas.
  • Help your audience remember your main ideas.
  • Signal transitions between major sections of your presentation.
  • Shorten meetings.

Checking the Volume of Your Voice

The size, acoustics of the venue, and the number of the room will determine the volume of your voice. However, venues and conference rooms are built to make them ideal for the presentation. If you've done your previous assignment of scouting the venue before the presentation, then determining the ideal volume of your voice will not be a problem.

Module Ten: Delivering your Speech (II)

Public speakers are often given a timeframe for delivering their speech. Your presentation might be one of the different activities during the event. This is why you have to retake a careful look at the elements of your speech. Being able to do this ensures that you can to cover all the important points within the allotted time period.

Adjusting on the Fly

Earlier, we discussed being ready for all contingencies and planning what to do when this happens. When you feel that your audience seems to be losing interest, here are some adjustments you can do:

  • Ask questions.
  • Have a member of the audience come to the front of the room and help you with a demonstration.
  • Conduct an informal poll (“How many people think that…?”).
  • Introduce a brief, interesting digression (go off-topic for two or three minutes).
  • Use a brief anecdote (preferably one that has something to do with your topic).

Gauging Whether Breaks Are Required

People are perfectly happy to sit and watch a movie for 2 hours. Presentations that run for two hours or more is another story. The best way to gauge if your audience needs a break is to place yourself in their shoes. Experience can also help you determine what worked and didn’t work in the past.

Wrapping Up and Winding Down

Start and finish your presentation strongly. Some speakers will end a presentation with a question and answer session. And never forget to thank your audience for their time.

Module Eleven: Questions and Answers

The way you respond to questions will play a major role in determining what kind of rapport you are able to build with the audience.

  • Ground Rules
  • Answering Questions that Sound Like an Attack
  • Dealing with Complex Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

 

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Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Identifying Your Audience

  • Performing a Needs Analysis
  • Creating an Audience Profile
  • Identifying Key Questions and Concerns

Module Three: Creating a Basic Outline

  • Outlining the Situation
  • Identifying the Task That Had to Be Performed
  • Listing the Actions You Took
  • Revealing the Results

Module Four: Organizing the Program

  • Making Organization Easy
  • Organizational Methods
  • Classifying and Categorizing

Module Five: Fleshing It Out

  • Identifying Appropriate Sources
  • Establishing Credibility
  • The Importance of Citations

Module Six: Putting It All Together

  • Writing Your Presentation
  • Adding a Plan B
  • Reviewing, Editing, and Rewriting

Module Seven: Being Prepared

  • Checking Out the Venue
  • Gathering Materials
  • A 24 Hour Checklist

Module Eight: Overcoming Nervousness

  • A Visit from the Boss
  • Preparing Mentally
  • Physical Relaxation Techniques
  • Appearing Confident in Front of the Crowd

Module Nine: Delivering Your Speech (I)

  • Starting Off on the Right Foot
  • Using Visual Aids
  • Checking the Volume of Your Voice

Module Ten: Delivering Your Speech (II)

  • Adjusting on the Fly
  • Gauging Whether Breaks Are Required
  • Wrapping Up and Winding Down

Module Eleven: Questions and Answers

  • Ground Rules 66
  • Answering Questions That Sound Like an Attack
  • Dealing with Complex Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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About this Course

Public Speaking Online Certificate Course

The Public Speaking Online Certificate course equips you with the skills and knowledge to become a professional public speaker. This course helps you build your confidence by allowing you to speak comfortably before an audience.

Our Public Speaking Online courses helps you overcome your fears. The Public Speaking course online will provide you with some essential public speaking skills, which will include detailed information on how to develop an engaging program and deliver your spoken presentation with conviction and authority.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Be able to recognize the different kinds of public speaking opportunities
  • Know how to identify your key points and message
  • Be able to write an effective speech
  • Effectively use humor
  • Cope with criticism
  • Deal with nervousness and overcome it
  • Confidently deliver a speech
  • Effectively deal with questions and adjust your pace according to the audience’s reactions.

Public Speaking Online Certificate Course - Requirements

The Public Speaking Online Certificate Course is delivered 100 percent online 24/7 and only takes 8 hours of study to complete. 

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 8 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted lifetime access to the Public Speaking Online course
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Public Speaking Online Certificate Course – Outline

Module One: Introduction

Module Two: Identifying your Audience

The secret to effective public speaking is preparation. The better prepared you are, the more confident you will feel. In this part of the course, we will discuss how to prepare for your speech properly. You will learn how to hold the attention of your audience by understanding your audience and identifying key questions and concerns.

Performing a Needs Analysis

Preparing for a speech begins with identifying the wants and needs of the audience. It's all about bringing value. Providing a certain degree of entertainment can help catch the attention of your audience. But it's only by providing meaningful content that can you keep your audience listening to you.

Creating an Audience Profile

The audience's familiarity and interest in the topic are important. Building an audience profile enables you to assess their level of familiarity with the topic and what sort of topics can fuel their interest. You can create an audience profile by determining these elements:

  • Education
  • Familiarity with Topic
  • Familiarity with Jargon
  • Interest in the Topic
  • Possible Misconceptions
  • Attitude

Identifying Key Questions and Concerns

Another benefit of understanding your audience is being able to predict possible concerns and questions they might have. This also allows you to prepare your answers better. Being able to provide accurate answers helps build trust and makes the audience more accepting of new ideas.

Module Three: Creating a Basic Outline

Creating an outline is a great way of organizing your thoughts. A well-organized presentation does not only make for a better presentation but also brings more value for your audience.

Outlining the Situation

Introduce your speech by describing the situation that your project would like to address. This sets the scope of discussion and gets the audience focused on these points.

Identifying the Task That Had to Be Performed

The task description will be the organizing principle for the rest of your presentation. One simple method of creating a task description is by describing what you did to someone who has little knowledge about your work.

Listing the Actions You Took

Presentations that include a list of actions can be presented using a slide or flipchart to make it easier for the audient to follow along. It will be a good way of reminding yourself where exactly you are in the presentation.

Revealing the Results

Projects will have stages of success and failure. Answering these few basic questions can help you determine the results of a project:

  • Did the project achieve its goal?
  • Were there any unexpected consequences?
  • What’s next?

Module Four: Organizing the Program

The key to creating a well-organized speech or presentation is to keep your audience front and center. In this module, we will discuss how you can organize your presentation in a way that will be easy for your audience to understand.

Making Organization Easy

Providing a structure to your presentation ensures that the audience effectively receives your ideas. Organizing can be done by following the basic parts of a presentation.

  • Opening
  • Body
  • Review
  • Closing

Organizational Methods

Using a flip chart page or slide gives your audience the impression that your presentation is organized. This also makes it easier for them to remember all the important key points. To stress a point, it should follow these steps; introduction, substance, and reinforcement.

Classifying and Categorizing

Categorizing is a simple way of making sense of complex topics. A speaker can help their audience better understand by breaking complex topics in to easy to digest categories.

Module Five: Fleshing it Out

Trust is a major issue, especially when a speaker s discussing a controversial issue. To build credibility, you can use reliable sources of information and backing up statements with citations from trusted authorities.

Identifying Appropriate Sources

The internet allows us to get instant access to information, but there's no guarantee that this is accurate. One way of checking if this is reliable is to compare data from several sources.

Establishing Credibility

A single incorrect statement will leave you open to doubt. This makes double-checking your facts critical to establishing credibility. One of the simple things you could do is to dress appropriately for the event. Presenting yourself as a professional and dressing accordingly go a long way in establishing your credibility even before a single word is spoken.

The Importance of Citations

When it comes to backing up your statements, you must base your facts from experts. The more evidence, the better. But it isn't enough that you back your statements from experts. These must be sourced from organizations or people who are generally accepted as experts in their field of expertise.

Module Six: Putting It All Together

The next step is to put all the pieces together. This would be the time to convert your ideas into words.

Writing Your Presentation

If you’re going to deliver a presentation by reading word for word, you’re better off saving this in a document and just distributing it to the audience. Presentations are like social occasions that require an interaction between speaker and audience. An effective speaker must be able to connect with the audience.

Keep your notes to a minimum and use this only as a guide to remind you where you are. This can very difficult, and the only way to deliver an effective presentation is to practice the speech and prepare yourself mentally.

Adding a Plan B

Even the best public speakers are bound to experience problems when giving presentations. However, how you handle these problems will determine whether your presentation is successful or not.

Reviewing, Editing, and Rewriting

Below are some of the things you should check when reviewing the first draft of a presentation:

  • Content and Organization
  • Language
  • Length

Module Seven: Being Prepared

Preparation is the mark of a professional public speaker. Being prepared allows you to look ahead to the presentation and get an idea of how it should and will go. Preparation also will enable you to plan for any problems you might encounter and create the appropriate solutions accordingly.

Checking Out the Venue

Checking out the venue should be included in your preparation activities. A visit enables you to determine if the venue’s physical layout, available facilities and equipment, and seating capacity.

Gathering Materials

Distributing handouts is another way of reinforcing your points in the presentation. This could also serve as a guide during the presentation or something that your audience can review when they go home.

Module Eight: Overcoming Nervousness

Nervousness is a two-edged sword. Too little of it hinders you from speaking with confidence. Too much, and you overestimate your abilities, preventing you from gauging the difficulty of the assignment.

A Visit from the Boss

Most of the work, preparation has already been done. At this stage, you are just rehearsing and going through the various points of the presentation. If you're suffering from a case of nervousness, a visit to the boss can help put everything back into perspective.

Preparing Mentally

I many cases, the anticipation of an event can be the most emotionally charged part of it. From an athlete's analogy, thinking too much about the things that can go wrong can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Practice brings perfection. And when you are confident of your abilities, you are mentally prepared to deliver the speech.

Physical Relaxation Techniques

When you feel emotions are running high, or you think you are suffering from wet feet, these physical relaxation techniques can help calm your nerves.

  • Deep Breathing
  • Progressive Relaxation

Appearing Confident in Front of the Crowd

Give yourself enough time to prepare the materials before setting out in front of the audience. Remember that there is no reason that people should feel wrong about you. First impressions last and how you carry yourself during those first minutes of the speech can dictate how the presentation will be going.

Module Nine: Delivering your Speech

In this module, we will discuss how you can improve the delivery of your presentation and things to keep in mind during your speech.

A few simple steps can help you improve the delivery of your presentation:

  • Start strong by preparing an opening that will capture the audience's attention.
  • Learn how to use visual aids effectively.
  • Check the volume of your voice.
  • Practice beforehand – to check running time, but not to the point where it is automatic.

Starting Off on the Right Foot

Your opening should be brief, in most cases, one to two minutes. This should allow you to present yourself and your topic. The introduction sets the tone for the whole presentation. If you fail to introduce your presentation effectively, you will find yourself constantly trying to prove yourself to the audience during the presentation.

Using Visual Aids

Visual aids help in making your presentation more memorable to the audience. Some benefits include:

  • Clarify data.
  • Highlight your main ideas.
  • Help your audience remember your main ideas.
  • Signal transitions between major sections of your presentation.
  • Shorten meetings.

Checking the Volume of Your Voice

The size, acoustics of the venue, and the number of the room will determine the volume of your voice. However, venues and conference rooms are built to make them ideal for the presentation. If you've done your previous assignment of scouting the venue before the presentation, then determining the ideal volume of your voice will not be a problem.

Module Ten: Delivering your Speech (II)

Public speakers are often given a timeframe for delivering their speech. Your presentation might be one of the different activities during the event. This is why you have to retake a careful look at the elements of your speech. Being able to do this ensures that you can to cover all the important points within the allotted time period.

Adjusting on the Fly

Earlier, we discussed being ready for all contingencies and planning what to do when this happens. When you feel that your audience seems to be losing interest, here are some adjustments you can do:

  • Ask questions.
  • Have a member of the audience come to the front of the room and help you with a demonstration.
  • Conduct an informal poll (“How many people think that…?”).
  • Introduce a brief, interesting digression (go off-topic for two or three minutes).
  • Use a brief anecdote (preferably one that has something to do with your topic).

Gauging Whether Breaks Are Required

People are perfectly happy to sit and watch a movie for 2 hours. Presentations that run for two hours or more is another story. The best way to gauge if your audience needs a break is to place yourself in their shoes. Experience can also help you determine what worked and didn’t work in the past.

Wrapping Up and Winding Down

Start and finish your presentation strongly. Some speakers will end a presentation with a question and answer session. And never forget to thank your audience for their time.

Module Eleven: Questions and Answers

The way you respond to questions will play a major role in determining what kind of rapport you are able to build with the audience.

  • Ground Rules
  • Answering Questions that Sound Like an Attack
  • Dealing with Complex Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

 

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Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Identifying Your Audience

  • Performing a Needs Analysis
  • Creating an Audience Profile
  • Identifying Key Questions and Concerns

Module Three: Creating a Basic Outline

  • Outlining the Situation
  • Identifying the Task That Had to Be Performed
  • Listing the Actions You Took
  • Revealing the Results

Module Four: Organizing the Program

  • Making Organization Easy
  • Organizational Methods
  • Classifying and Categorizing

Module Five: Fleshing It Out

  • Identifying Appropriate Sources
  • Establishing Credibility
  • The Importance of Citations

Module Six: Putting It All Together

  • Writing Your Presentation
  • Adding a Plan B
  • Reviewing, Editing, and Rewriting

Module Seven: Being Prepared

  • Checking Out the Venue
  • Gathering Materials
  • A 24 Hour Checklist

Module Eight: Overcoming Nervousness

  • A Visit from the Boss
  • Preparing Mentally
  • Physical Relaxation Techniques
  • Appearing Confident in Front of the Crowd

Module Nine: Delivering Your Speech (I)

  • Starting Off on the Right Foot
  • Using Visual Aids
  • Checking the Volume of Your Voice

Module Ten: Delivering Your Speech (II)

  • Adjusting on the Fly
  • Gauging Whether Breaks Are Required
  • Wrapping Up and Winding Down

Module Eleven: Questions and Answers

  • Ground Rules 66
  • Answering Questions That Sound Like an Attack
  • Dealing with Complex Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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