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CALL Speaks: Ryley Morse (Mentor Guest Blogger)

Non-Verbal Communication: The Secret to Public Speaking Success                 In different settings where messages are exchanged, a more impactful message to the receivers is embellished by non-verbal expressions. With the addition of non-verbal actions, the message delivery will be more

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CALL Speaks: Casie Riodique (Guest Blogger)

Hurling That Speech Anxiety Wall                 Although I love public speaking now, I never really grasped the concept until high school when I was enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Program. Most of my course work involved me in front of

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Don’t Be Afraid to Come in to CALL…

 This week our graduate students encourage students who begin their appointments this week. Every semester, particularly around this time, public speaking students are placed with the daunting task – to schedule a visit to CALL.  I mean, at first blush,

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“First day of school” excitement not limited to students

The first day of school approaches in New College and it’s such a wonderful time of the year but that excitement is not just reserved for the students – teachers are excited to get back to class!  As I arrived

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CALL Speaks: Daniel Johnson (Guest Blogger)

Speech Rate too Fast? We’ve all heard speakers who talk so fast we are left in the dust. Listeners may end up ten words behind, especially if the topic is complex or unfamiliar. People talk so fast because others around

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CALL Speaks: Julia Varkey (Guest Blogger)

Adapting Your Style in Public Speaking   We communicate not only by the things we say but also by the way we say them. When we speak we also use nuances and subtleties which can be more convincing to an

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CALL Mentor Spotlight: Ashley Johnson

Ashley Johnson Ashley Johnson is currently a Sophomore at Arizona State University.  She attends the West campus and is double majoring in Political Science and Communication.  She is also a student of Barrett, the Honors College.  Ashley hopes to attend

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CALL Speaks: Andres Cabrera (Guest Blogger)

How To Manage Nerves in Public Speaking Anxiety about speaking in public is one of the most common fears reported by adults and young adults. While some degree of anxiety is a normal and expected part of public speaking, presenting

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CALL Mentor Spotlight: Sarah Harris

Sarah Harris Sarah Harris is a junior at ASU West studying at the W.P. Carey School of Business. She is majoring in accountancy and aspires to one day own her own accounting firm. This is her first semester as a

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CALL Mentor Spotlight: Allen Pat

Allen Pat Allen Pat is currently 21 years old and a junior at ASU West majoring in communications.  He is hoping to graduate at the end of spring 2014 but we will have to see. His favorite past times include

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