• Cuddy, A. (2015). Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
    The book presents a scientifically grounded way to align our speech and nonverbal behavior with our beliefs, abilities, and values to produce a synchronized inner state that resonates and connects with others. This scientific research focuses on how our bodies change our minds; and presents revolutionary strategies like « power posing, » Presence is a must-read for anyone yearning to project their true power.
  • Bligh, Donald A. (2000). What’s the use of lectures?
    Focused on lecturing in specific rather than university teaching in broader terms, Bligh’s book is richly informed by research evidence and extremely detailed on a range of aspects of successful lecturing.
  • Nilson, Linda B. (2010). Chapter 14: Making the Lecture a Learning Experience, in Teaching at its best: a research-based resource for college instructors.
    A comprehensive and user-friendly guide to university teaching and learning skills. It includes chapters on a range of different teaching approaches and issues, including lecturing, group work, using questions and managing student behaviour problems.

Ingrid Le Duc, EPFL (ingrid.leduc@epfl.ch)