Students and professors from universities in six countries interact to examine and discuss interrelationships among social, economic, and environmental factors basic to sustainable development. This multidisciplinary course uses fully interactive technology, including live videoconferences, interactive online labs, and educational course platforms.

Public Speaking focuses on the basic elements of oral communication--content, organization, appropriate language, delivery, active listening--required to speak effectively when engaged in giving different types of presentations (extemporaneous, informative, and argumentative) on topics both related and unrelated to the field of agronomy.  In addition to the formal presentations, you will have numerous opportunities to improve your speaking and listening abilities via classroom activities conducted in interpersonal, small group, and large group contexts that will simultaneously assist in the development of your cultural knowledge and sensitivity.