“Panic-Free Public Speaking” by Morris and Poynton

  • ©Barbara Morris and Charles A. Poynton

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Entry Number: 19

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    Panic-Free Public Speaking

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    Prerequisites
    No formal prerequisite, but the tutorial benefits anyone who is presenting a course or a paper, participating in a panel, or introducing or chairing a session at SIGGRAPH 2002.

    Topics
    New ways of viewing the activity of public speaking. Tips for developing a smooth physical presentation. An anxiety reduction technique that uses your physiological processes to balance your overcharged nervous system and your apprehensive mind. Reducing panic by being prepared. Braving the Q & A.

    Description
    This tutorial teaches nervous speakers how to manage speech anxiety and how to transform their unproductive “panic” energy into constructive enthusiasm and self control. Tips on preparation and delivery will also be given.

     


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