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Communication Workshops and Lectures

Norton is offering workshops from fellow instructors, authors, and Norton team members to help support you and your teaching goals.

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“Helping students prepare for speeches with adaptive quizzing with Barbara Shimer”

Wednesday, November 30th at 3pm Eastern

In this webinar, Barbara Shimer, instructor at Berkshire Community College, will discuss her experience using adaptive assessments—specifically Norton's InQuizitive tool--in her public speaking course and how students can benefit from these assessments, even in their own speech preparation.

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“Getting Started with Resources for It’s Interpersonal

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Looking for simple ways you can incorporate digital resources into your interpersonal communication course with It's Interpersonal? Join Norton communication team member Trevor Penland for an introduction to the resources that will help your students master key concepts and learn to apply those concepts to their daily lives.

The 30-minute webinar will cover:

-Interactive ebooks with features that offer an enhanced reading experience.

-Adaptive learning through InQuizitive, Norton's online learning tool that helps students master chapter content and apply them to new situations.

-Helpful instructor resources to enhance your teaching in the classroom and online.

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Archived Events

“Getting Started with Resources for The Norton Field Guide to Speaking” with the Norton Communication Team, May 17, 2022

Looking for simple ways you can incorporate digital resources into your public speaking course with The Norton Field Guide to Speaking? Join Norton Communication team member Trevor Penland for an introduction to the resources that will help your students master key concepts and learn to apply those concepts to speaking situations.

“Teaching the Latest Research on Speaking Anxiety” with Isa Engleberg and John A. Daly, March 7, 2022

One of students' biggest challenges is facing and overcoming speaking anxiety. What methods are you teaching? What methods are truly most effective? Isa Engleberg and John A. Daly, co-authors of The Norton Field Guide to Speaking, host a workshop about speaking anxiety, the latest research on what speaking anxiety is and how to overcome it, and how to integrate this research into the speech classroom.

“Increasing Student Engagement in the Basic IPC Course” with Bruce Punches and Leslie Ramos Salazar, February 2, 2022

Teaching an introduction to interpersonal communication course is even more rewarding when student engagement is high. In this workshop, Bruce Punches and Leslie Ramos Salazar share some of the techniques they use to spark student enthusiasm and course participation. They also share how their teaching efforts influenced how they approach student engagement in their new textbook, It's Interpersonal: An Introduction to Relational Communication.

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Image Credits: (Line and Dots) iStockPhoto.com/Ani_Ka; (Engleberg Photo) Tyler Lentini; (Daly Photo) A. L. Vangelisti; (Punches Photo) Bruce Punches; (Salazar) Rik Anderson.