Do you think you speak too softly or do you hear from others that you speak unclearly? Do you want to be less nervous during a presentation or to present more effectively? Do you have regular problems with your voice? All of these topics and more will be addressed in the workshop ‘voice training’. The trainer is a speech therapist familiar with the work of lecturers in Higher education
The participants largely determine the content of the workshop. Components of the program include:
- how to improve your presentations by using your voice?
- what is needed for a good use of your voice?
- the importance of good posture and good eye contact for the quality of your voice and its volume (exercises)
- voice and mood, is there a connection? (exercises)
- a good pace of speech, how to obtain it? (exercises)
- clearly articulate, how do you do that? (exercises)
- how can you take care of your voice?
- personal advice for the future
After this workshop you will be more aware of your own use of your voice and you’ll have practiced some techniques for improvement.
DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT
This is a three-hour workshop.
- Course code
- Programme is for
Lecturers / (assistant) professors / PhD candidates with a teaching task
Check the available course dates on the page below.
Check the available time slots on the page below.
Ballet studio, Vrijhof (floor 1, next to the exposition room)
- Course fee
Faculty departments pay an annual fee, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department and a project number. Service departments will be charged with the course price, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department and a project number.
Partners of UT-employees: €180
Non-UT participants: €234
Partners and non-UT participants can use internet payment to pay the course fee.
- Maximum participants
Minimum 6 and maximum 7 participants
Dr. Margarita Jeliazkova. She is a teacher, researcher, and politician, with a background in philosophy and political science. In addition, she is a trained classical singer. Margarita offers this training based on over 30 years of academic experience, including 10 years of experience in training and coaching teachers and over 10 years of experience as a voice teacher. She regularly gives workshops to university teachers, teacher trainees, and young researchers. Margarita also coaches teachers and other professional speakers in using their voices more effectively and with less strain, to avoid fatigue and voice abuse.
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