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Art of Lecturing A Practical Guide to Successful University Lectures and Business Presentations

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ISBN-10: 0521703522

ISBN-13: 9780521703529

Edition: 2007

Authors: Parham Aarabi

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This volume is a simple and clear guide to lecturing. It offers strategies for successful lectures in the academic and business communities. Told from a lecturing mindset, this book aims to combat fear and nervousness, while presenting successful tricks and tactics. Parham Aarabi discusses a wide array of practical ideas that may surprise and help even the most experienced public speakers. In addition, Aarabi provides a unique insight into lecturing for 21st century audiences based on his own lecturing experiences at the University of Toronto and Stanford University. Aarabi is the winner of the 2004 IEEE Mac Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award for ???inspirational classroom…    
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Book details

List price: $25.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/6/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 170
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Parham Aarabi is the founder and director of the Artificial Perception Laboratory at the University of Toronto. He has won many awards for teaching, including the IEEE Mac Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award, an international award given for 'inspirational classroom instruction', in 2004.

Preface
Introduction
The lecturing mindset
Old school basics
General lecturing principles
At the beginning of the lecture
Things you should be aware of during the lecture
Effective tools/tricks to energize your lecture
Common mistakes that turn good lectures into disasters
At the end of the lecture
The art of academic lecturing
Making lectures come to life through labs
Lecturing in non-academic contexts
The mechanics of professional presentations
Final words
Appendix, References
About the author
Index