Backstage Pass for Trainers, Facilitators, and Public Speakers: Your Guide to Successful Presentations

Backstage Pass for Trainers, Facilitators, and Public Speakers: Your Guide to Successful Presentations

by Susan J. Jones
     
 

A do-it-yourself speaking coach, mentor, and image consultant rolled into one, this humorous book shows how to get your point across and win your audience.

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Overview

A do-it-yourself speaking coach, mentor, and image consultant rolled into one, this humorous book shows how to get your point across and win your audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412915014
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author

Susan Jones is a life-long educator, whose interest in best practice and research in teaching and learning led to a passion for effective communication. Actively facilitating and training education professionals, she also devotes much energy to keynote speaking, training trainers of adult audiences in presentation skills, and facilitating institutional change. She has presented to more than 20,000 people in the past decade alone. A leading expert on research-based classroom instruction and student achievement, she has helped educators translate research into practical strategies for teaching and learning. Her no-nonsense approach to instruction and leadership separates critical new research from speculation and skillfully presents the elements that positively impact achievement. She has served as past president of Florida ASCD, a member of the Board of Directors of ASCD, a trainer for the Bureau of Education and Research and has taught adjunct through four universities. Susan's experience includes more than two decades of K-12 classroom teaching experience, as well as service as Director of Program Development for Illinois Regional Offices of Education. In addition to Blueprint for Student Success and Backstage Pass, Susan is a contributing author to two brain-research based books. She has authored numerous articles and columns dealing with strategies to improve achievement.

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Table of Contents

1Preparation precedes success3
2Little things mean a lot9
3Lights, camera, action!17
4Quick - let 'em love you!26
5Put teeth into your technique37
6Enthrall 'em all54
7Rave reviews : making sure you still have an audience left after break72
8That's a wrap!89
9Evaluations : make it the best plant possible and then keep weeding, watering, and talking to it sweet102

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