Web resource on delivery

Mitch Joel of Six Pixels of Separation does a great job of explaining why extemporaneous speaking is the most effective format.

Using the image of “horror story” he defines the limitations of both memorized and read speeches, particularly in a classroom setting.

This would be a great resource to share with new speech teachers or with students skeptical about the extemporaneous format.

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I believe public speaking can go from most dreaded class to favorite class. I'm a former public speaking college instructor who spent years seeking out activities, assignments and examples to make the class interactive as well as educational -- they are collected here. I welcome suggestions for additions.

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