Oral communication: presentations and interviews

Kiernan, Eleanor (2013) Oral communication: presentations and interviews. In: Communicating for success. Pearson Australia, Sydney, Australia, pp. 194-222. ISBN 978-1-4425-5156-5


This chapter is designed to address the fears of speaking in public and to put public speaking and interviews into perspective. It also includes guidelines to help the speaker overcome the stress and anxiety associated with public speaking. Insight and self-awareness can help to identify problems linked to a lack of confidence or overconfidence, which can undermine a performance.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 9. Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - School of Humanities and Communication
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2012 04:53
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2017 04:09
Uncontrolled Keywords: interviewing; public speaking; anxiety
Fields of Research : 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170112 Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2001 Communication and Media Studies > 200105 Organisational, Interpersonal and Intercultural Communication
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1702 Cognitive Sciences > 170204 Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension)
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9502 Communication > 950299 Communication not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21957

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