This course will empower you with the communication and critical thinking skills essential for success as a scholar and future leader of the African continent. It springs from the belief that a nuanced understanding of written and spoken language and mastery of communication skills are essential to developing and expressing ideas that change the world.
You will be able to analyze audiences and adapt their communication strategies accordingly, craft well-organized texts, develop logical arguments and engage with the perspectives of others, and tell powerful stories that move people to action. At the end of this course, you will be prepared to engage and lead in a workforce that is increasingly communication-driven, as well as thrive in your chosen field of academic study. You will learn these skills through projects and deliverables that challenge and broaden your understanding of the world around you and your place in it.