|Course:||Using the Voice to Engage and Inspire with Sue Henry|
A workshop for lecturers and researchers looking at voice use and technique with Sue Henry
Many undergraduate students only work with full time academic faculty in the context of the lecture theatre. Many groups are large/very large and many are studying technically and/or theoretically complex material. This presents lecturers with a number of challenges around engaging and motivating students and communicating enthusiasm and interest in order to encourage students to then go on to do the necessary independent study for effective learning and to make the most of classes and office hours.
This workshop focuses on how to make the most of your voice in this context. In an informal relaxed environment we will work to raise awareness of how the voice functions and how you can look after it. You will also be given practical exercises to take away which you can use to expand your expressiveness further.
These exercises are to help you prepare so you can develop a voice which naturally conveys the message you wish and when you speak you not only inform, but also inspire and influence the students listening to you.
“It’s not how strongly you feel about your topic, it’s how strongly they feel about your topic after you speak”
1:1 follow-up 45min coaching sessions
An opportunity to define and establish your personal areas for vocal development and building presence in a one to one 45 minute session with Sue Henry. We can work on a lecture or presentation you have recently delivered or on one that is coming up which you would like some guidance with. We can also work more generally with exploration of your natural presenting style and establishing the best method of preparation for you.
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