The Art of Lecturing: A Practical Guide to Successful University Lectures and Business Presentations
This simple and clear guide to lecturing is an example-based account of effective strategies for exciting and successful lectures for academic and business lecturers. From the lecturing mindset, combating fear and nervousness, to lecturing tricks and tactics, this book discusses a wide array of practical ideas that may surprise and help even the most experienced public speakers and lecturers. The author provides unique insights into lecturing for 21st century audiences, based on his academic and non-academic lecturing experiences at the University of Toronto and Stanford University; experiences which have resulted in numerous institutional, provincial, and international teaching and lecturing awards.
Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The lecturing mindset; 3. Old school basics; 4. General lecturing principles; 5. At the beginning of the lecture; 6.Things you should be aware of during the lecture; 7. Effective tools/tricks to energize your lecture; 8. Common mistakes that turn good lectures into disasters; 9. At the end of the lecture; 10. The art of academic lecturing; 11. Making lectures come to life through labs; 12. Lecturing in non-academic contexts; 13. The mechanics of professional presentations; 14. Final words; Appendix; References; About the author; Index.
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