How To Make Effective Presentations

Author: Elizabeth P. Tierney
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780803959576
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,Public speaking remains a nerve-racking experience for even the most frequent practitioners. This unique guide is written specifically for the needs of academic presenters; both teachers and students. It combines the principles of effective communication with practical suggestions for success in all types of academic presentation formats including lectures, papers, symposia, speeches, research proposals and conferences.

Writing For Scholars

Author: Lynn Nygaard
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 147392782X
Size: 53.40 MB
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Lecturers request your electronic inspection copy here. Academics are not just researchers, but writers too. Using her many years of practical experience gained as a teacher and editor, Lynn Nygaard guides you through the whole process of writing and presenting your research in order to help you make your voice heard within the academic community. Grounded in real world advice rather than abstract best practice, Nygaard demonstrates a number of approaches to writing in order to help you identify those most suited to your own project. This updated new edition includes: Revised and expanded sections in each chapter More focus on the social sciences A more international focus Updated discussions on publishing practices Annotated biographies for each chapter New illustrations and images Additional practical tips and exercises From defining your audience, to forming your argument and structuring your work, this book will enable you to communicate your research passionately and professionally. Lynn Nygaard is Special Adviser on Project Development and Publications at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Companion Website study.sagepub.com/nygaardwritingforscholars Visit the companion website for additional online resources! This updated new edition includes: Revised and expanded sections in each chapter More focus on the social sciences A more international focus Updated discussions on publishing practices Annotated bibliographies for each chapter New illustrations and images Additional practical tips and exercises From defining your audience, to forming your argument and structuring your work, this book will enable you to communicate your research passionately and professionally.

Planning A Successful Conference

Author: Cynthia Winter
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0803955251
Size: 27.17 MB
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This useful guide demystifies the conference process. The author, a professional meetings planner with 25 years experience, addresses all aspects of conference planning including: programme planning; budgeting; finding a location; advertising; and finding speakers and entertainment.

Improving Writing Skills

Author: Arthur Asa Berger
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452254397
Size: 28.94 MB
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This brief, practical guide illustrates the most common kinds of business correspondence that a university professor is required to produce and offers useful advice to make these communications as effective as possible. The author also offers general suggestions on effective writing, including brainstorming and collaborating, persuasion, outlining and revising, and designing documents.

Coping With Faculty Stress

Author: Walter H. Gmelch
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452253889
Size: 35.19 MB
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This useful book outlines the chief forms and major causes of academic stress. Practical advice shows how to distinguish negative from positive stress and how to deal with negative stressors in life and at work. The book includes exercises to help the academic understand how stress affects him or her, as well as forms to help design programmes for coping with stress.

Tips For Improving Testing And Grading

Author: John C. Ory
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452253900
Size: 45.86 MB
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Using detailed examples, checklists and exercises, the authors show how to develop, use and grade classroom examinations. They provide a thorough, step-by-step discussion of general testing and grading issues, including: deciding on the content of an exam; assessing difficulty levels; writing different kinds of test items; scoring different test items; evaluating different subject areas; helping students review for an exam; and developing grading methods and strategies.

Convention Survival Techniques

Author: Louis R. Franzini
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
ISBN: 9780803974142
Size: 42.60 MB
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Why should you bother to attend your disciplinesÆ professional conventions? Convention Survival Techniques addresses the apprehensions that prevent students and professionals from attending meetings while suggesting strategies for maximizing the experience from learning what is happening in your field to meeting professional and social goals. Written with humor and warmth, the authors address such issues as mastering the convention program, convention session etiquette, expanding your professional network from peers to publishers, strategies for traveling within a budget, and successful poster and paper presentations. You will not only learn how to "survive" conventions, but to thrive at them.

Books In Print

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