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Audience Reaction


Consider potential audience reaction (e.g., being aware of verbal and nonverbal cues given by the audience during a presentation) to improve media productions. 0601.7.6

Links verified on 6/20/2014

  1. Audience Nonverbal Cues: What Do They Mean? - some of the most widely recognizable gestures and their meanings | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5
  2. Communicating through Nonverbal Behaviors - explore how the meaning of nonverbal commu-nication may vary based on culture, sex, and gender. Finally, we offer suggestions to help you improve your accuracy at interpreting nonverbal messages and for increasing the likelihood that others are able to accurately interpret your behavior.
  3. How to Communicate With Body Language - The words we speak actually account for less than 10% of the message that we convey, while body language accounts for more than half of our message.
  4. Read Feedback Cues - Feedback is the verbal and non-verbal responses from an audience which help the speaker modify and regulate what s/he is saying.
  5. Your Body Speaks - While your voice transmits a verbal message, a vast amount of information is being visually conveyed by your appearance, your manner,and your physical behavior.
  6. What, then, are some of the things to look for? - scroll down to middle of article for list of nonverbal clues
  7. Writing Guide: Audience - Recognize that different readers can best understand different messages [adapt this guide to help students craft their oral presentation]

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