Monthly Archives: November 2012

Changing the world is a big job. Ted Tuesday (on Wednesday!)

Today’s speech is by Nancy Duarte entitled “The secret structure of great talks.”  Duarte touches on two important points for public speakers- 1) Ideas can change the world and 2) She has discovered a specific structure for communicating great ideas. 

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CALL Mentor Spotlight: Vivian Oros

Vivian Oros   Vivian Oros is a senior at ASU’s West Campus. She will be graduating in December with a BA in Communication Studies. This is  her 2nd semester as a CALL Mentor. She is also involved in COM Club, a mentor for Neighborhood Ministries, and

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CALL Mentor Spotlight: Jay Shapiro

Jay Shapiro Jay Shapiro is a senior at ASU in the WP Carey Business. He is majoring in Business Communication and aspirations to continue his learning after graduating. His love for learning naturally inspired him to want to help others

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CALL Mentor Spotlight: Brittni Verno

Brittni Verno Brittini is a communication major at the ASU West Campus and is a first semester CALL mentor.  When she is not busy studying, you can find Brittini at the gym, playing softball, or hanging out with her family. 

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Can you hear me now?

Today’s TED Tuesday Speech is by Julian Treasure, called 5 ways to listen better.  Listening and considering the “listener” is key to effective public speech. Treasure points out in his speech that we live in our own “sound bubble,” creating

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CALL Mentor Spotlight: Cindy Garcia

Cindy Garcia Cindy Garcia is a junior attending Arizona State University. By May of 2014 she will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy. She is involved in many ASU organizations such as Barrett, BLAST at west, Barrett

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Teamwork – A sticky situation

  Today’s Marshmallow Challenge Ted Speech is all about the power of productive teamwork. Many students in New College are working through group assignments as a final class projects.  Generally, group assignments receive much resistance from students because “group projects”

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