ERIC Number: ED358520
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Speaking and Writing Skills for Educators.
American Association of School Administrators, Arlington, VA.
For educators, effective communication is an essential skill. This booklet is a collection of ideas, techniques, and tips to help educators strengthen their personal communication skills. The introduction discusses the need for administrators to communicate effectively with various audiences, describes the components of the communications process, and examines nonverbal cues. The first section offers tips for effective public speaking, which involve planning and making a presentation, communicating with a hostile audience, and making one's talk memorable. The second section provides guidelines for developing strong writing skills, addressing the issues of knowing one's audience, writing for clarity, and revising the piece. A conclusion is that improving one's communication skills is a lifelong process. (LMI)
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Elementary Secondary Education, Nonverbal Communication, Public Speaking, Verbal Communication, Writing Improvement, Writing Skills
American Association of School Administrators, 1801 N. Moore Street, Arlington, VA 22209-9988 (Stock No. 21-00240).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of School Administrators, Arlington, VA.