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A program orientation to help guide you in your individual learning path within The Human Communication Archive.
Breath Thought Connection
Breath is a powerful tool that can be used to support speech, power cognition, and guide audience comprehension of verbal content.
Articulation, Vocal Placement, and Resonance can be interwoven to add confidence and authority to speech.
Frame and Stance
The Frame and Stance employed by the body provide physical support that enables the cooperation and interrelationship between all of our communicative systems.
Five basic orientations of the torso in space control how we give attention, how we receive attention, and how we draw attention in a face-to-face interaction.
The concepts of Level, Horizontal, Line Focus, and Plane allow us to diagram the physical composition of an in-person communication.
Gesture works with our other communicative systems to form a relationship of mutual influence.
Fundamental Skills combine to create compound actions and replicable communicative patterns.
The framework of a communication strategy can be assembled quickly and with the use of simple, outcome-focused concepts.
Environments and Stages
The flow of focus and attention are affected by the communicative environment. We can better strategize around an interaction by understanding the basic attention relationships created by common performance venues and stages.
Physical structures, such as the lectern or the podium, create a ceremonial importance that amplifies an audience expectation in a public speaking environment.
Presenting with a Display
Effective Facilitation of a PowerPoint or a Visual Aid requires that we treat our relationship with the display as a presentation partnership.
Basic Microphone Technique
Familiarity with amplification equipment and techniques creates flexibility and agency in a performance.
Performance Prep Routine
An outcome-focused warm up can be composed from a wide set of vocal, mental, and physical exercises.
Cambourne's Conditions of Learning
The career of literacy theorist Dr. Brian Cambourne focuses on the relationship between 8 natural conditions present in an optimal learning environment. In partnership with Dr. Cambourne, we present his model in an adaption that can serve learners, educators, public speakers, and in-person communication partners across any subject or material.