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Speaking, Listening & Presentation Instruction - Chapter Summary
If you're interested in understanding how educators can successfully instruct students on public speaking, presentations and becoming better listeners, this chapter can help! Lessons offer instructional tips and strategies for educating students on communication, conveying meaning, using proper language and more. Review these lessons at your leisure. When finished, you will be able to:
- Help students address diversity and improve their listening skills
- Lead a classroom discussion effectively
- Identify and describe nonverbal cues in communication
- Prepare visual aids for a speech, and develop effective presentations
- Explain how diction impacts the style of a speech
- Teach middle schoolers presentation skills
- Convey meaning in public speaking by using volume, pace and pitch
- Define and explain the function of academic language
Lessons in this chapter are accessible from any computer, smartphone or tablet. Tailor them to your unique study needs by reviewing them in your sequence of choice and revisiting them as often as you'd like. If you need to clarify a topic covered in a lesson, be sure to send your questions to our experts. Also, be sure to assess your understanding of the lessons by taking short multiple-choice quizzes.
1. Teaching Diversity in the Classroom
Diversity is a key aspect of what students can learn in school. This lesson may give you some ideas about helping students appreciate and understand diversity in helpful and meaningful ways.
2. Techniques for Leading a Classroom Discussion
Classroom discussions are a great way for students to get the most out of their time in class. This lesson will give you a few techniques to help your students get the most out of their discussions!
3. Teaching Listening Skills to Children
Sometimes it seems like children just won't listen! Maybe they simply don't have the skills yet. This lesson will give you some strategies for teaching your students to listen.
4. Nonverbal Cues in Communication: Examples & Overview
Did you know that your nonverbal cues can communicate your mood and personality? In this lesson, we'll talk about the different types of nonverbal cues and look at some real-life examples.
5. Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips
Visual aids can help make your speech engaging and memorable. But, how do you prepare your visual aids for maximum impact? Watch this lesson to find out how to design and structure effective visual aids for your presentation.
6. How Diction Influences the Style of a Speech
Audience understanding has much to do with the speech writer's word choice. Diction involves an accurate, appropriate and understandable selection of words to better convey the meaning of a speech.
7. Teaching Presentation Skills to Middle Schoolers
Presentation skills are often an important part of a student's academic and social development. This lesson provides teachers with practical and effective methods and ideas related to teaching and assessing middle school level presentation skills.
8. Strategies for Developing Effective Presentations
This lesson will address what makes a presentation effective. We'll also discuss various strategies that can be used in order to develop an effective presentation.
9. Using Vocal Qualities to Convey Meaning in Public Speaking
To keep your audience engaged, it is important to consider vocal qualities like volume, pace and pitch. These qualities are what keep your speech not only interesting but also engaging. Learn about vocal qualities in this lesson.
10. Academic Language: Definition, Examples & Functions
In this lesson, you'll be able to learn about academic language, and how it fits into a school's curriculum. Check out some various examples and functions of this way of writing and then test your knowledge with a quiz!
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