Second Edition Manuel Castells Manuel Castells is our foremost theorist of the power of communication in modern society and won the Holberg International Memorial Prize in Rich and wide-ranging analysis of the role of communication and social media in shaping responses to political change and financial crisis, drawing on examples such as the Arab Spring, the Occupy movement, Internet-based political campaigning, movements to prevent climate change, and the misinformation surrounding the Iraq war This book is a natural progression from his 'Network Society' trilogy - a powerful, forward-looking analysis of communication in the Network Society Builds on some of the themes of Castells' Internet Galaxy OUP,and considers the social and political implications of recent phenomena such as social networking and blogging Draws on theories from across the social sciences: The media have become the space where power strategies are played out. In the current technological context mass communication goes beyond traditional media and includes the Internet and mobile communication.
Play in new window Download Duration: So today I want to deconstruct the coaching process and give some tips to people out there who may be coaching others about how they can become better and more effective speakers. Questioning best practices can help our students accelerate and learn faster.
A best practice in public speaking is to focus heavily on technique. We do this by doing two things. We firstly study the greatest speeches of all time. We break them down and analyse their techniques. We learn about pauses and repetition and using metaphors and stories.
And then we try and teach our students to add these into their own speeches. What is we changed the way that we taught people public speaking? We will later look at the notion of sequencing but I believe that the way that we teach people is not the way that we should be going about doing it.
Changing the order of the way we teach people can actually help to build confidence. And that is probably the biggest thing we need to teach people.
Establish a base line We want to establish the competency of our students. You can do this in a number of ways. But I suggest that the best way is two-fold and both would be while filming them on camera.
The first thing would be to get them to deliver a prepared speech of three to five minutes. Use that as a baseline of their speaking skills. How much do they refer to notes? How much do they stammer?
And the second thing would be to get them to give an impromptu speech of approximately two minutes and measure how well they did when they were put on the spot. Deconstruction Deconstruction is so important in public speaking because so often we fail to realise that public speaking is actually a multidimensional task.
We need to learn how to prepare our speeches. We need to learn how to deliver our speeches. We need to learn how to pause. We need to learn how to avoid stuttering.
We need to learn how to use body language. We need to learn how to move across the stage. We need to learn how to hold a microphone and many other things as well. So deconstructing the many skills that we need to learn can help our students become better public speakers.
It is the same as learning to drive a car. Your teacher hopefully deconstructed the driving process for you. You slowly build up to the big leagues.
Look at every single aspect of public speaking and deconstruct it so you can teach your students each individual aspect. Give them a chance to learn some parts of it and then move up to the next parts.
I believe that same is true for public speaking. Breaking down public speaking and focussing on the things that are most important will help to bring your students up to a very high standard. Break them down into just a few tasks and I believe that we can teach public speaking more effectively.
Sequencing Sequencing refers to changing the order that we teach people.Power in Communication & Leadership - Chapter Summary. Ask your organization's team leaders to review the lessons in this chapter to fortify their understanding of power in communication and how.
2. OVERVIEW OF COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS A communication system is made up of devices that employ one of two communication methods (wireless or wired), different types of equipment (portable radios, mobile radios, base/fixed and high-power RF sources (such as radar equipment and broadcast equipment).
Also, RF. The answer is: how you use the power of communication. Communication is that simple and that complicated. It is the speaking skills that either forms an image of you as a change agent, reliable and sturdy employee or a frail, requiring supervision worker.
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