The Art of Lecturing

A Practical Guide to Successful University Lectures and Business Presentations

Author: Parham Aarabi

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139466712

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

View: 6410


This simple and clear guide to lecturing is an example-based account of effective strategies for exciting and successful lectures for academic and business lecturers. From the lecturing mindset, combating fear and nervousness, to lecturing tricks and tactics, this book discusses a wide array of practical ideas that may surprise and help even the most experienced public speakers and lecturers. The author provides unique insights into lecturing for twenty-first century audiences, based on his academic and non-academic lecturing experiences at the University of Toronto and Stanford University; experiences which have resulted in numerous institutional, provincial, and international teaching and lecturing awards. Further resources for this title, including lecture slides and videos of presentations and lectures, are available online from

Oxford Textbook of Medical Education

Author: Kieran Walsh

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199652678

Category: Medical

Page: 784

View: 4899


Providing a comprehensive and evidence-based reference guide for those who have a strong and scholarly interest in medical education, the Oxford Textbook of Medical Education contains everything the medical educator needs to know in order to deliver the knowledge, skills, and behaviour that doctors need. The book explicitly states what constitutes best practice and gives an account of the evidence base that corroborates this. Describing the theoretical educational principles that lay the foundations of best practice in medical education, the book gives readers a through grounding in all aspects of this discipline. Contributors to this book come from a variety of different backgrounds, disciplines and locations, producing a book that is truly original and international.

Teaching Engineering

Author: Phillip C. Wankat,Frank S. Oreovicz

Publisher: Purdue University Press

ISBN: 1557537003

Category: Education

Page: 482

View: 5207


This book aims to cover all aspects of teaching engineering and other technical subjects. It presents both practical matters and educational theories in a format that will be useful for both new and experienced teachers.

God First

Essays in Honor of Michael M. Whyte and Gary D. Lemaster

Author: David R. Dunaetz

Publisher: Martel Press

ISBN: 0998617547

Category: Education

Page: 202

View: 7058


“God First” is the motto of Azusa Pacific University, a Christian college in Southern California. This Festschrift celebrates the life and teaching of Gary D. Lemaster and Michael M. Whyte in honor of 20 years of service to the school. Thirteen colleagues have written essays linked to the theme of “God First” to show their appreciation to Gary and Michael. The topics include Adaptive Leadership (Rukshan Fernando), Adult Learning (Paul Kaak), Missionary Credibility (David Dunaetz), Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Stephen Lambert), Servant Leadership (Kevin Mannoia), John the Baptist (Bekele Shanko), Innovation and Leadership (Jillian Gilbert), Faith and Creativity (Theresa Tisdale), the Festschrift that C.S. Lewis Edited (Roger White), Differentiation Strategies (Marshal Wright), Leadership Educators (Shawna Lafreniere), Reconciliation in South Africa (Shuang Frances Wu), and Characteristics of Servant Leaders (Enrique Zone). All of the contributors have benefited immensely from knowing and working with Michael and Gary who serve as excellent models of what it means to incarnate Azusa Pacific University’s motto “God First.”

Eloquent Science

A Practical Guide to Becoming a Better Writer, Speaker, and Atmospheric Scientist

Author: David M. Schultz

Publisher: Amer Meteorological Society


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 412

View: 2842


Eloquent Science evolved from a workshop aimed at offering atmospheric science students formal guidance in communications, tailored for their eventual scientific careers. Drawing on advice from over twenty books and hundreds of other sources, this volumepresents informative and often humorous tips for writing scientific journal articles, while also providing a peek behind the curtain into the operations of editorial boards and publishers of major journals. The volume focuses on writing, reviewing, and speaking and is aimed at the domain of the student or scientist at the start of her career. The volume offers tips on poster presentations, media communication, and advice for non-native speakers of English, as well as appendices on proper punctuation usage and commonly misunderstood meteorological concepts. A further reading section at the end of each chapter suggests additional sources for the interested reader, and sidebars written by experts in the field offer diverse viewpoints on reference topics.--Publisher description.