Stand Up and Be Heard
Taking the Fear Out of Public Speaking at University
Public speaking is an integral skill not only in study but in life, yet giving presentations, oral assessments, or even talking in groups is a terrifying prospect for many students. This book is filled with tips and tricks cultivated through Rob Grieve’s experience in running public speaking workshops at university.
Taking the fear out of public speaking at university, he teaches you how to develop your public speaking skills and build your confidence; so whether you’re giving a presentation or just talking with friends you can face the situation without fear.
With a unique focus on ‘authenticity’ over perfection, Stand Up and be Heard:
- Helps you identify and understanding your fear; what is it that you are most afraid of? How does this fear manifest
- Provides practical exercises and strategies that will help you manage your fear
- Teaches you the benefits of ‘authentic’ speaking and relying on your own voice and personality
- Offers checklists, step-by-step guidance and student testimonials to support your growth.
The Student Success series are essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to planning your dream career, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips and resources for study success!