Matt McGarrity

 

 


 

Matt McGarrity, Senior Lecturer, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in public speaking, argumentation, classical rhetoric, rhetorical criticism, and communication pedagogy. He has published academic articles on communication education and published classroom teaching materials. He has won multiple top paper awards for public speaking research at national and regional Communication conferences. He founded and continues to direct the University of Washington Speaking Center, which offers speech coaching to college students. As the Director of Debate, he organizes public debates for the campus and Seattle communities. He has won a number of teaching awards, including the National Speakers’ Association’s Outstanding Professor Award.


More info: http://www.com.washington.edu/mcgarrity/




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Dec 12th 2016

This course gives you a reliable model for preparing and delivering effective presentations. In business, in school, and in public life, we are often called upon to “make a few comments.” Often, people tasked with such speeches become flummoxed. They might not know what to talk about, or ramble without making a point, or simply be confusing to listen to. This course is designed to help you shine where others falter.

Average: 5 (2 votes)
Dec 5th 2016

College can be confusing and intimidating, but U101 can help. If you were just admitted to college and are nervous about what the next step in life might look like, this course is for you. If you are the parent of a newly admitted college student and curious about what college life is like, this course is also for you.

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Oct 17th 2016

A report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows that employers want job candidates with strong communication skills. Similarly, educational success also requires the ability to articulate your thoughts clearly. In this class, we will study the principles of public speaking; critically examine our own and others’ speeches through interactive practice.

Average: 6.5 (4 votes)
Apr 7th 2015

In this class, we will study the principles of public speaking, and critically examine our own and others’ speeches through interactive practice.

Average: 7 (5 votes)
Feb 23rd 2015

In this class, we will study the principles of public speaking, and critically examine our own and others’ speeches through interactive practice.

Average: 8 (1 vote)