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How To Be Right: ... in a world gone wrong
How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking
From the way Michelle Obama projects 'happy high status', and the power of J.K.Rowling's understated speaking style, to Virginia Woolf's leisurely pacing and Oprah Winfrey's mastery of inner conviction, what is it that our heroines do to make us sit up and listen - really listen - to their every word?
Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds
A powerful guide to public speaking, based on scientific analysis of hundreds of TED presentations and interviews with TED speakers.
Practical Presentation Skills: Authenticity, Focus & Strength
Master the art of giving presentations, from meetings to pitching to public speaking. Part of the Business Communication Pocket Guides series.
Art of Rhetoric
This text examines Aristotle's "Rhetoric" as a classic treatise on the arts of public speaking and persuasion which played a role in the civic life of Greece. These arts, which evolved a highly formalized tradition of technique, were connected with the study of political and moral theory.
TED Talks: The official TED guide to public speaking: Tips and tricks for giving unforgettable speeches and presentations
The official TED guide to public speaking
Stag Dos and Speeches: Sound Advice for Sending Your Groom off in Style
How to organise the best stag do and make the perfect speech.
Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get From Good to Great
How to master the art of persuasion - from the bestselling author of Talk Like Ted.
This is a Voice: 99 exercises to train, project and harness the power of your voice
Grace Under Pressure: A masterclass in public speaking
Simple, no-nonsense tools to improve your public speaking skills.
Get Rid of your Accent for Beginners: The English Speech Training Manual
Digital Storytelling, Mediatized Stories: Self-representations in New Media
Recent years have seen amateur personal stories, focusing on "me", flourish on social networking sites and in digital storytelling workshops. The resulting digital stories could be called "mediatized stories". This book deals with these self-representational stories, aiming to understand the transformations in the age-old practice of storytelling that have become possible with the new, digital media., Its approach is interdisciplinary, exploring how the mediation or mediatization processes of digital storytelling can be grasped and offering a sociological perspective of media studies and a socio-cultural take of the educational sciences. Aesthetic and literary perspectives on narration as well as questioning from an informatics perspective are also included.
How To Present To Absolutely Anyone: Confident Public Speaking and Presenting in Every Situation
Words That Win: How to win the debates that matter
An insider's guide for students and teachers on how to debate, ranging from how to deliver speeches confidently in a large room to how to respond to arguments effectively. Written by Lewis Iwu, former world university debating champion and a world championship winning coach with England.
Little Book of Speaking up
A charming, down-to-earth compendium of easy vocal exercises to help us better express ourselves.
Goodbye Glossophobia: Banish your Fear of Public Speaking
"Can you believe standing on a stage in front of hundreds of people has become my comfort zone? It could be yours!" Once upon a time, Esther Stanhope was just like you. She was shaky, red-faced and stumbling on stage. Now she speaks to audiences all over the world - and it's her mission to help you say goodbye to glossophobia too.
Storyteller's Secret: How TED Speakers and Inspirational Leaders Turn Their Passion into Performance
From the international bestselling author of Talk Like TED, The Storyteller's Secret teaches you how to craft your most powerful message - through the power of storytelling.
Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds
A powerful guide to public speaking, based on scientific analysis of hundreds of TED presentations and interviews with TED speakers.
Computer-Mediated Communication in Personal Relationships
Computer-Mediated Communication in Personal Relationships
Quick And Easy Way To Effective Speaking
It takes you step by step through:-Acquiring basic public speaking skills-Building confidence -Speaking effectively the quick and easy way -Earning the right to talk -Vitalising your talk -Sharing the talk with the audience as well as organisation and presentation skills
Your Guide to Public Speaking: Build Your Confidence, Find Your Voice, and Inspire Your Audience
Speaking in Public
Public Speaking Confidence: Prepare and Deliver Great Speeches Every Time!
'Public Speaking Confidence' is a superb high quality hypnosis recording by the UK's best selling self-help audio author Glenn Harrold. This double CD includes a supplementary track By Aly Harrold.
Perfect Speeches for All Occasions
Have you been asked to give a speech?Are you worried your nerves will get the better of you?Do you need some tips on how to deliver your message clearly and effectively?Perfect Speeches for All Occasions is an indispensable guide for anyone who has to give a talk or presentation.
Actor And The Text
Cicely Berry, Voice Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, is world-famous for her voice teaching. The Actor and the Text is her classic book, distilled from years of working with actors of the highest calibre.
Alchemy of Voice: Transform and Enrich Your Life Through the Power of Your Voice
A powerful and inspirational treatise, this study examines the heart as the seat of the soul and shows how, with a daily application of love, humanity can access its wisdom to find answers and create change. Drawn from research of indigenous tribes, ancient rituals, and Christian mystics, this resource teaches that heart consciousness-the idea of the heart as the ultimate truth of creation and the way in which people connect with each other-will enable harmony, peace, and satisfaction. Also illustrating that there is something crucially lacking in today's society because of the disconnect to the heart, this important investigation encourages readers to be open to love, the fundamental physiological aspect through which true inner peace, normally lost in childhood, can be rediscovered.
Easy Eloquence: Presentation Tips for People Who Hate Public Speaking - But Love the Applause
Media Literacy is Elementary: Teaching Youth to Critically Read and Create Media- Second Edition
This book provides a practical and theoretical look at how media education can make learning and teaching more meaningful and transformative. This second edition includes more resources, photographs, and updated information as well as two new chapters: one on using photography in the classroom and the other documenting a successful university course on critical media literacy for new teachers.
Do You Talk Funny?: 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker
Stand Up and Be Heard: Taking the Fear Out of Public Speaking at University
Taking the fear out of giving presentations at university, learn how to develop public speaking skills, build your confidence and succeed with your assignments.
Lend Me Your Ears: All you need to know about making speeches and presentations
Using extensive research based on empirical evidence, this title provides the reader with practical and simple guidelines, exercises and tips to improve performance, including: advice on the use of classical rhetoric; how to write a speech when in a rush; the myths surrounding visual aids; the use of body language; and more.
Presenter's Handbook: How to Give a Captivating Presentation - Every Time!
If you want your presentation to get your key message across to the audience immeasurably more effectively, then this book is designed for you. Whether you are selling, educating, informing, sharing or even preaching, the contents of The Presenter's Handbook will transform your presentation skills and communication ability, starting immediately.
Pros and Cons: A Debaters Handbook
Digital Literacies: Concepts, Policies and Practices
Orator's Education
Quintilian, born in Spain about 35 CE, became a renowned and successful teacher of rhetoric in Rome. In The Orator's Education (Institutio Oratoria), a comprehensive training program in twelve books, he draws on his own rich experience. It provides not only insights on oratory, but also a picture of Roman education and social attitudes.
Bride Factory: Mass Media Portrayals of Women and Weddings
In response to the growing scope and popularity of wedding-related offerings and the media attention given to celebrity and royal weddings, this book critically examines various bridal media outlets, artifacts, and the messages they convey about women today. It discusses the portrayal of women as brides in media coverage throughout history.
Presentation Skills for Students
This is the essential guide to the most transferable of all student skills: delivering a presentation clearly, coherently and confidently.
Public Speaking Skills For Dummies
Confidence Guru - Discover a Confident You!
EVERYONE can be Self-Confident! This practical and engaging book shares proven techniques and strategies of leading Confidence Coach, Anne Millne-Riley. Demolish limiting beliefs and build unshakeable confidence!
Your Voice and How to Use it
In her classic handbook, Cicely Berry, Voice Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and world-famous voice teacher, tackles the reasons for this anxiety and explains her practical exercises for relaxation and breathing, clarity of diction and vocal flexibility - everything that you need to achieve good speech.
* Authoritative guide to speechwriting * A riveting read - stuffed full of shocking material on how language can be used to manipulate the masses * Written by a top political and business speechwriter
Speaker's Handbook, International Edition
This is a textbook for students in a public speaking course, as well as a practical reference for the independent speaker. Its thorough coverage addresses the public speaking process, including planning, listening, and presentation aids, yet each topic can stand alone, giving readers a convenient reference work as well.
Designing Science Presentations: A Visual Guide to Figures, Papers, Slides, Posters, and More
Guides researchers and graduate students of virtually any discipline in the creation of compelling science communication. This volume provides intensive guidance at every step - from the construction of original figures to the presentation and delivery of those figures in papers, slideshows, posters, and websites.
Growing Up With Girl Power: Girlhood On Screen and in Everyday Life
Growing Up With Girl Power considers how real girls who grew up with girl power interpreted its messages about empowerment, girlhood, strength, femininity, race, and more, and suggests that for young girls, commercialized girl power had real strengths and limitations - sometimes in fascinating, unexpected ways.
Mediatization: Concept, Changes, Consequences
Media Edge: Media Logic and Social Reality
This book challenges social science to address the most important social change since the industrial revolution: the mediated communication order. From the internet to the NSA, he shows how media logic has transformed audiences into personal networks guided by social media.
Reading YouTube: The Critical Viewers Guide
How does one make sense of YouTube? This book presents an accessible, yet critical introduction to reading YouTube. It is designed primarily for classroom use that develops a conceptual language for students to use as they engage with the complex, interactive texts of YouTube and digital culture more generally.
Orator's Education
A new edition of The Orator's Education.
Storyteller's Secret: How TED Speakers and Inspirational Leaders Turn Their Passion into Performance
From the international bestselling author of Talk Like TED, The Storyteller's Secret teaches you how to craft your most powerful message - through the power of storytelling.
Place of the Classroom and the Space of the Screen: Relational Pedagogy and Internet Technology
Examines how common e-learning technologies open up compelling, if limited, experiential spaces for users, similar to the imaginary worlds opened up by works of fiction. This book shows these differences to be of central importance for teaching and learning.