Tools for Schools, Spring 2011, Vol. 14, No. 3
Effective presenters set the stage for learning
Move your presentations from good to great by laying the groundwork for learning through context, delivery, nonverbal cues, and linguistic patterns.
Tool: Like me
Use this strategy early in a session to help participants get to know one another and build group unity and rapport.
Tool: Anticipating resistance: Choreographing an opening
Plan your verbal and nonverbal actions as you approach a group that you expect may contain resisters with this tool.
Tool: Influencing and monitoring group volume
Learn how your careful guidance as the presenter can subtly change the volume of a group without being perceived as overtly managing behavior.