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1 Delivering Your Presentation
Chapter 13 Delivering Your Presentation

2 Delivering Your Presentation
Methods of Delivery Effective Verbal Delivery Effective Nonverbal Delivery Effective Presentation Aids Final Tips for Rehearsing and Delivering Your Presentation

3 Methods of Delivery Manuscript Speaking
Rarely done well enough to be interesting. Guidelines Type your manuscript in short, easy-to-scan phrases. Use appropriate nonverbal messages. Do not read the speech too quickly. Vary the rhythm, inflections, and pace of your delivery. Uses gestures and movement to add nonverbal interest.

4 Methods of Speech Delivery
Memorized Speaking Guidelines Do not deliver your memorized speech too rapidly. Avoid patterns of vocal inflection that make the presentation sound recited. Uses gestures and movement to add interest and emphasis to your message.

5 Methods of Speech Delivery
Impromptu Speaking “Off the cuff” Guidelines Consider your audience. Be brief. Organize. Draw upon your personal experience and knowledge. Use gestures and movement that arise naturally from what you are saying. Be aware of the potential impact of your communication.

6 Methods of Speech Delivery
Extemporaneous Speaking Method of delivery preferred by most audiences. Guidelines Use a full-content preparation outline when you begin to rehearse your presentation. Prepare an abbreviated delivery outline and speaking notes. Do not try to memorize your message word for word. As you deliver your presentation, adapt it to your audience.

7 Methods of Delivery RECAP Methods of Delivery
Manuscript Reading a speech from written text. Memorized Giving a speech word for word from memory without using notes. Impromptu Delivering a presentation without advance preparation. Extemporaneous Speaking from a written or memorized outline without have memorized the exact wording of the presentation.

8 Using Words Well Specific, Concrete Words
refers to an object or action in the most specific way possible Unbiased Words do not offend any sexual, racial, cultural, or religious group Vivid Words add color and interest to your language Simple Words immediately understandable Correct Words

9 Effective Nonverbal Delivery
Chapter 13: Effective Nonverbal Delivery Eye Contact Physical Delivery gestures movement Posture Facial Expression

10 Effective Nonverbal Delivery
Vocal Delivery volume pitch rate Articulation Appearance

11 Effective Nonverbal Delivery
RECAP Characteristics of Nonverbal Delivery Gestures should be relaxed, definite, varied, and appropriate. Movement should be purposeful. Posture should feel natural and be appropriate to your topic, audience, and occasion. Eye contact should be established before you say anything and sustained throughout your presentation. Facial expression should be alert, friendly, and appropriate. Volume should be loud enough to be heard and varied. Pitch should be varied to sustain audience interest. Rate should be neither too fast nor too slow. Articulation should be clear and distinct. Appearance should conform to what the audience expects.

12 Effective Presentation Aids
The term presentation aid refers to any object that your audience can look at to help them understand your ideas. Advantages gain and maintain audience attention communicate your organization of ideas illustrate sequences of events or procedures help your audience understand and remember your message

13 Types of Presentation Aids
Objects Models People Drawings Photographs Maps Graphs bar pie line

14 Types of Presentation Aids
Charts Videotapes CD-ROMs and DVDs Tapes and Audio CDs

15 Guidelines for Preparing Presentation Aids
Select the right presentation aids. adapt to your audience be aware of your specific purpose consider your own skill and experience take into account the room in which you will speak Make your presentation aids easy to see. Keep your presentation aids simple. Polish your presentation aids.

16 Guidelines for Using Presentation Aids
Rehearse with your presentation aids. Maintain eye contact with your audience, not your presentation aids. Explain your presentation aids. Time your presentation aids to coincide with your discussion of them. Do not pass objects, or other small items among your audience. Use handouts effectively.

17 Final Tips for Delivering Your Presentation
Finish your full-content outline several days before you must deliver the presentation. Practice, practice, practice. Practice good delivery skills while rehearsing. If possible, practice your presentation for someone. Tape record or videotape your presentation.

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