The Choreography of Presenting: The 7 Essential Abilities of Effective Presenters
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The Choreography of Presenting: The 7 Essential Abilities of Effective Presenters

by Kendall V. Zoller, Claudette Landry
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412976928

ISBN-13: 9781412976923

Pub. Date: 02/23/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Like a great dance partner, an excellent presenter leads others with ease and confidence. By showing how verbal and nonverbal communication shape every aspect of a successful presentation, this engaging book helps readers develop the underlying skills for polished, successful public speaking.

Readers will discover how to use body language, tone of voice, and

Overview

Like a great dance partner, an excellent presenter leads others with ease and confidence. By showing how verbal and nonverbal communication shape every aspect of a successful presentation, this engaging book helps readers develop the underlying skills for polished, successful public speaking.

Readers will discover how to use body language, tone of voice, and other subtle physical behavior to convey credibility, capture the audience's attention, and support learning. Appropriate for any level of presenter, from novice to expert, this resource

Guides educators in developing the seven attributes of effective presenters

Enables presenters to expertly read audience reactions and establish rapport and trust

Explains how to overcome common presentation challenges, defuse conflict, and smoothly recover from interruptions or setbacks

Includes practical exercises in every chapter, enabling readers to prepare for future presentations from start to finish

Take your presentation skills to a higher level, and begin a new partnership with your audience!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412976923
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/23/2010
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
619,798
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Robert J. Garmston ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xix

About the Authors xxi

Introduction to the 7 Essential Abilities of Effective Presenters xxiii

1 Establish Credibility 1

2 Build and Sustain Rapport 19

3 Read the Group 43

4 Balance Task, Process, and Group Development 65

5 Listen to and Acknowledge Participant 83

6 Respond Appropriately 99

7 Recover With Grace 109

Notes 125

References 127

Index 131

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