Presentation on theme: "Delivering Your Presentation"— Presentation transcript:
1 Delivering Your Presentation Chapter 13Delivering Your Presentation
2 Delivering Your Presentation Methods of DeliveryEffective Verbal DeliveryEffective Nonverbal DeliveryEffective Presentation AidsFinal Tips for Rehearsing and Delivering Your Presentation
3 Methods of Delivery Manuscript Speaking Rarely done well enough to be interesting.GuidelinesType 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 SpeakingGuidelinesDo 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”GuidelinesConsider 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 SpeakingMethod of delivery preferred by most audiences.GuidelinesUse 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 possibleUnbiased Wordsdo not offend any sexual, racial, cultural, or religious groupVivid Wordsadd color and interest to your languageSimple Wordsimmediately understandableCorrect Words
11 Effective Nonverbal Delivery RECAP Characteristics of Nonverbal DeliveryGestures 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.Advantagesgain and maintain audience attentioncommunicate your organization of ideasillustrate sequences of events or procedureshelp your audience understand and remember your message
13 Types of Presentation Aids ObjectsModelsPeopleDrawingsPhotographsMapsGraphsbarpieline
14 Types of Presentation Aids ChartsVideotapesCD-ROMs and DVDsTapes and Audio CDs
15 Guidelines for Preparing Presentation Aids Select the right presentation aids.adapt to your audiencebe aware of your specific purposeconsider your own skill and experiencetake into account the room in which you will speakMake 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.