Oral Communication

Further Reading

Adams, K. (2004). ‘Modelling success: enhancing international postgraduate research students' self-efficacy for research seminar presentations.’Higher Education Research & Development, Vol. 23, No. 2 pp 115 -130.

Blundel, R. (2004). Effective Organisational Communication. Essex: Prentice Hall.

Cathcart, A. Dixon-Dawson, J. Hall, R. (2006). Reluctant hosts and disappointed guests? Examining expectations and enhancing experiences of cross cultural group work on postgraduate business programmes. International Journal of Management Education, Vol 5. No. 1 pp 13-22.

Cottrell, S. (2003). Skills for Success: The Personal Development Planning Handbook. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Exley, K. and Dennick, R. (2004). Small Group Teaching, Tutorials, Seminars and Beyond. USA: RoutledgeFalmer

Holliday, A. Hyde, M. and Kullman, J. (2004). Inter-Cultural Communication, an Advanced Resource Book. Oxon: Routledge.

Levin, P. and Topping, G. (2006). Perfect Presentations! Berkshire: Open University Press.

McCarthy, P. and Hatcher, C. (2002). Presentation Skills, the Essential Guide for Students. London: Sage Publications Ltd.

Murray, R. (2003). How to Survive your Viva. Berkshire: Open University Press

Stott, R. Young, T. and Bryan, C. (2001). Speaking Your Mind. Oral Presentation and Seminar Skills. England: Pearson Education Ltd.

Turk, C. (1985) Effective Speaking, Communicating in Speech, London: Chapman & Hall

See the Oral Communication Literature Review reference list for full details of articles, presentations and books that explore current discussions around oral communication teaching and learning.

Also see the reading list specifically on participating in seminars.


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