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January 2018

Performing the Text

Saturday, January 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Performing the text will help you learn strategies to relax and prepare your mind and body for a presentation, connect your voice with gestures, hook your audience with a compelling ‘opener’ and rehearse techniques to minimize performance anxiety. Graduate students looking to enhance their presentation skills or planning to participate in any knowledge translation communication challenge are invited (the 3MT® competition, SSHRC Storytellers or Science, Action!).  Please register below >> For information, contact Karin Perry, Graduate Coordinator, Development & Training (Faculty of Graduate Studies) Facilitator:  Julia Course,…

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3MT Coaching Session: Selling the Research Story

Tuesday, January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

During this session we will ‘work’ through the components of a well structured story and explore the usage of various rhetorical devices.  Using a graphical story sketch, you will work with the group to further develop, share and provide creative feedback for your story plan.  Transferable skill: Effectively communicating your knowledge and ideas in different forms for different audiences. To register: email vitae@brocku.ca

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3MT Coaching: Elements of Rhythm

Tuesday, January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As you begin to refine your short research story, we’ll review performance & memory devices to engage the audience. We’ll discuss the use of gestures, elements of rhythm & repetition, verb strength, pauses, sentence length,etc. Transferable skill: Effectively communicating your knowledge and ideas in different forms for different audiences. To register: email vitae@brocku.ca

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February 2018

3MT Coaching: The Final Frontier

Tuesday, February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Innovative lamp. Big idea

During this final coaching session, we'll provide you with an overview of what to expect during the preliminary 3MT event.  Previous 3MT Winner, Caitlyn Gallant, will share some of her preparation practices, memorization aids and tips for staying calm and grounded. Transferable skill: Effectively communicating your knowledge and ideas in different forms for different audiences. To register: email vitae@brocku.ca

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