Importance of Presentations Presentations are one of the most common forms evaluations in university. Professors like to use presentations because it encourages students to prove not only that they can understand the information learned in class, but also that they can apply that information and communicate it effectively. Presentation projects also encourage students to work together, making for collaborative learning. Presentations are also very common in the work-world. Many jobs will require presenting information to someone. It could be to co-workers or managers, for example, a proposal. It could also be to clients, for example, introducing a new service or product. It is very important, then, to make sure you can give a clear, effective presentation.
Giving a good presentation Organize & make outline Choose topic and brainstorm/research Practice Present credit: ingkidsrock.competitor.comingkidsrock.competitor.com
What you need A topic Information about the topic Powerpoint Time
Organize In order to give a good presentation, you first need to organize your information. By organizing your information clearly, it will: A) make it easier for you to prepare B) make it easier for your audience to understand. D) make your presentation better overall. E) make it easier to make changes
Outline - Three main parts. Introduction Body Closing/conclusion
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Practice Essential! Let’s you find problems. Let’s you see strong points. Let’s you see how to improve. Let’s you see what you do wrong. You can fix them. Let’s you work on your talking speed. Let’s you calm your nerves. Source: http://www.uwosh.edu/deptblogs/career/category/employers/http://www.uwosh.edu/deptblogs/career/category/employers/
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Tips to help you give more interesting and effective presentations for your audience. Good intro.
Tips to help you give more interesting and effective presentations for your audience – Eye contact Engages audience. Demonstrates confidence. Gives you credibility. Source: http://laurelpapworth.com/conference-schtick-how-to-do-a- public-presentation/http://laurelpapworth.com/conference-schtick-how-to-do-a- public-presentation/
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Giving an Effective Presentation Presen Tor May 10, 2013
Outline - Giving a good presentation Background: Importance of presentations What you will need Choosing topic and brainstorm/research Importance of practice Giving the presentation
Importance of Presentations One of the most common evaluations in university. Used Because: 1. Inspires thorough study of class material 2. Encourages application of information 3. Motivates students to develop clear communication skills 4. Promotes collaborative learning
Importance of Presentations Also important in the work world. Many jobs require presentations for various reasons. - Presentations within the organization i.e., Proposing a plan of action - Presentations to clients i.e., Introducing a new product or service
What you will need A topic - Something interesting & relevant to the audience Information about the topic - Requires careful research. - Internet search, interviews, library PowerPoint - Helps the audience to follow the presentation Time - Effective presentations require sufficient prep. time. - Never leave a presentation to the last minute.
Organize For a good presentation, first must organize the information. By organizing your information clearly, it will: A) make it easier for you to prepare. B) make it easier for your audience to understand. D) make your presentation better overall. E) make it easier to make changes
Practice Essential! Let’s you: Find problems See strong points Work on your talking speed Calm your nerves Source: http://www.uwosh.edu/deptblogs/career/category/employers/http://www.uwosh.edu/deptblogs/career/category/employers/
Tips for better presentations: Eye Contact Engages audience - Eye contact creates a personal connection Demonstrates confidence - By looking at the audience, speaker demonstrates confidence - Speaker appears more comfortable Gives you credibility - Looking at the audience instead of script/screen