This second edition responds to the readers' desire for an expansion of the topics, illustrations, and techniques found particularly effective in the first edition, and provides new information reported in recent speech-language pathology literature in two brand-new chapters with vivid, powerful, and direct explanations and exercises.
Your Voice Is Your Business The Science and Art of Communication, Second Editionhas been designed for ease of use for the student of voice science or anyone eager to use their communication abilities to their best advantage at work, on stage, or in everyday life. This text includes terminology and references suitable to the serious student of the voice, as well as detailed, realistic scenarios to further any professional's knowledge on the art of human communication, and will be a staple in multiple fields including speech-language pathology, communications, theater and drama, and business.
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Orlando R. Barone has designed, developed, and delivered internationally acclaimed training in self-presentation and interpersonal effectiveness for more than 30 years. He is an executive leadership coach and instructor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a negotiation consultant at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. His clients include organizations as diverse as global pharmaceutical firms, world-class computer companies, and the United States Navy. Mr. Barone is an author, playwright, and poet. He has written extensively on interpersonal effectiveness and is a frequent contributor to thePhiladelphia Inquirer. He has tutored top executives in the effective use of voice and gesture through the Intensive Coaching Method and the video-assisted programs he originated.
Cari M. Tellis, PhD, is a certified speech-language pathologist and an associate professor in the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania. Her areas of specialization include the treatment of voice disorders, laryngeal anatomy, physiology and biochemistry, voice and speech science, and counseling. She completed her training as a voice specialist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Voice Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has professional certification as a master teacher and course instructor in the Estill Voice TrainingTM System. Dr. Tellis has authored and coauthored numerous presentations in the fields of voice science and fluency at international, national, and state conferences, and she has published her research in the Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology,Journal of Voice, and Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders. Dr. Tellis has worked with both professional and aspiring speakers and singers for more than 15 years and currently serves as a voice consultant for several professional voice groups. She also recently founded the Performing Arts Training Academy, a program in which school-age and adolescent performers receive training in all aspects of the performing arts, including the mechanics, care, and health of the voice.
This text also describes how rapid advances in technology, including the Internet as well as new visual and auditory technologies, have not only created opportunities for Deaf people to influence how technology can be used, but additionally has become a powerful force in influencing the behavior of Deaf individuals within diverse national and international societies. This has created opportunities for incorporating diversity and international perspectives into Deaf culture. Within each chapter are multiple vignettes, examples, pictures, and stories to enhance content interest for readers and facilitate instructor teaching. Theories are introduced and explained in a practical and reader-friendly manner to ensure understanding, and clear examples are provided to illustrate concepts.
In addition, students of American Sign Language and Deaf studies will find an introduction to possible opportunities for professional and informal involvement with ASL/Deaf culture children and adults. Deaf Culture fills a unique niche as an introductory text that is accessible and straightforward for those beginning their studies of the Deaf-World.
* Strong focus on including different communities within Deaf culture
* Thought-provoking questions, illustrative vignettes, and examples
* Theories introduced and explained in a practical and reader-friendly manner
* Written by Deaf and hearing authors with extensive teaching experience and immersion in ASL and Deaf culture
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