As we wrap up this “Best-Of” series at the Cengage Learning Blog, we’re highlighting an article that addresses one of the soft skills that can greatly enhance your effectiveness as an instructor: your presentation style.

In this popular post, Bridgett McGowen-Hawkins shows you how to “Say ‘Goodbye’ to the Boring Lecture.” Read on, and you’ll gather her top tips for lectures and presentations that engage students in the material you’re striving to communicate to them.

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Do you have additional tips regarding how your fellow educators can enhance their soft skills? Have a great professional-development activity to share? Submit your ideas below, or send them to thinktank@cengage.com.