The Act of Teaching Part 1: Theater Techniques for Classrooms and Presentations; Part 2: Physical and Vocal Exercises, The Derek Bok Center Series On College Teaching, Disc 6 (JB - Anker Series) Format: Video*/DVD disk

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Synopsis: Teachers can convey their ideas more powerfully if they take timeto improve their presentation skills. The Act of Teaching ,Nancy Houfek, Head of Voice and Speech for the American RepertoryTheatre at Harvard University, leads a workshop that stresses theimportance of communication with the whole self in order to reachan audience. Throughout the workshop, she introduces participantsto the same techniques that actors use to prepare and deliver aperformance, including warm-ups, relaxation, strengthening, andvisualizing exercises.

In Part I, Theater Techniques for Classroom andPresentation, Houfek focuses on overcoming stage fright,knowing your objectives, and "landing your message." In part II,Physical and Vocal Exercises , she leads teachers through 20minutes of exercises specifically designed to prepare them for thephysical challenges of the classroom, beginning with "Waking Up theBody," and moving to vocal warm-ups that treat the voice as aninstrument requiring care. Together, these techniques and exercisespresent a new set of resources that greatly broaden the avenues wecustomarily use in communicating with colleagues and students.

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