Oral communication skills relate to your capacity to explain and present yourself and your ideas to different groups of people. The resources listed below can help with the development of oral communication skills.

Please Note : Some of these links will take you outside Northeastern Junior College

For Students For Professors

Creating Visual Aids that Really Work

Improving Verbal Skills
This web site provides tips and ideas for those wishing to improve their oral communication skills.

How to Give a Speech

Presents the principals of and suggestions for making effective oral presentations.

Speaking Suggestions

Developing a poster presentation
This site offers students insights to giving oral presentations.

Everything you ever wanted to know about debating including helpful material on speaking effectively.

Assessing Oral Presentations
An assessment criteria checklist for oral presentations. This checklist is the assessment used by the assessment committee.

Effective Presentations for Academics
Information on oral communication skills for academics. Includes developing an effective oral presentation, designing effective visual aids for presentations, creating an effective poster presentation.

Speech Rubric



Writing Resources