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15. November 2021

Provision of the documents via OLAT as of 08. November 2021






Postdocs: Module C
Jprofs & Newly appointed Professors: Module D



Orlando Schenk

Studied singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He then studied speech science (M.A.) at the University of Regensburg and is an accredited speech teacher (DGSS). He is a permanent ensemble member at the "Akademie für gesprochenes Wort" in Stuttgart, a rhetoric trainer for various companies, institutions and universities, and artistic director of the RheinRuhr Theatre.

Spontaneous speaking – How to respond quickly and creatively under pressure

A Digital Event for Postdocs, Jprofs & Newly appointed Professors

"If only I´d said that at the right moment!"

Sounds familiar? It´s all too easy with hindsight, but much more difficult to keep a clear head in a pressure situation and respond appropriately. Speaking with spontaneity requires quick thinking, preparation, an understanding of the situation, and most important of all – practice.

In this workshop you will learn to: Think quickly and creatively while under pressure, prepare an arsenal of comebacks and arguments to strengthen your repartee – and do this in a calm and assured manner.

 1. Quick thinking – Being creative under pressure
• Exercises for creative thinking
• Juggling information under pressure

2. Dealing with complexity and structure
• Learn to simplify and elaborate
• Prepare to “think out of the box”

3. Style – It’s how you say it that counts
• Remembering your competence
• Controlling your tempo
• Finding the appropriate tone

4. Performance – Putting it all together
• Preparation and practice
• Debates and Role-plays
• Creative improvisation under pressure
• Finding and repeating helpful structures


Please reserve now the time between 10:00 and 17:00 on 15. November 2021 for the live exchange with Orlando Schenk.



Wann 15.11.2021
von 10:00 bis 17:00
Wo OLAT, live exchange via videoconference
Name Marina Sahm (IPZ)
Kontakttelefon 0261-287 2977
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