Active Learning in the ‘Informative Speech’ Class: Overcoming Stage Fright


This work shows the teaching strategy developed by the Basque Country University to overcome the stage fright in the ‘Informative Speech’ class. This is also part of an educational innovation project that encourages the students´initiative, learning, creativity and motivation with the subject. Theoretical fundamentals and practical application of this strategy is detailed in this research, in addition to positive evolution overcoming this fright by students. Information has been collected throw a focus group and three polls made at the beginning and the end of an academic year. The main idea is that it is very common to suffer this fear to camera and microphone greater or lesser extent, but that good goals can be achieved working with suitable techniques.

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Terese Mendiguren, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Antxoka Agirre, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Leire Iturregi, University of the Basque Country, Spain

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Conference: ECLL2018
Stream: Learning Strategies

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