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Effective Presentations

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Transcript of Effective Presentations

Planning and Preparing
Always Be Prepared
Why Present?
Presenting is a Process
Stage One
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Learning Support Services
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Workshop Ground Rules
Agenda
Delivery
Stage Two
Be Confident
EFFECTIVE PRESENTATIONS
Why present?
The presentation process
Preparation and planning
Delivery
Assessment
Tips for using PowerPoint
Tips for Prezi
Participate
No in-and-outs
No cellphones
Stick around!
Diversify evaluation
More than just tests/exams
Experiential learning
Best way to learn is to teach
Interactive
Discuss new ideas and generate discussion
YOU get to be the expert!
Who has given a presentation in University?
Planning and Preparation
Delivery
Assessment
Assessment
Stage Three
From your instructor
From your audience
From yourself
1. Material
2. Content
3. Practice
Know your Audience and Purpose
Who is your audience?
What is their existing knowledge of your topic?
Is your purpose to inform? Persuade? Entertain?
Anticipate reactions and questions
Know your Content
Narrow your topic by asking:
What is your focus?
Which main points do you want to teach?
How long do you have?
Know Your Script and Design Your Materials
Start with an attention grabber
Keep it simple
Write it the way you’ll say it
Keep it interactive
Rehearse
On your own
Read it through
Practice, practice, practice
Do a trial run
In front of others
Proofread your materials
Remember: as a presenter, you are making a commitment to provide new material!
A 20 minute presentation can usually include 4-5 main points with explanation
Script
Materials
What materials do YOU find helpful?
Rehearsing is the best way to minimize any anxiety that you might have about presenting
A Few More Tips
Wear something appropriate and comfortable

Arrive early to set up

Welcome your audience and introduce yourself

Have your resources ready
Water + Watch

Be engaging
Use an assertive voice

Make eye contact

Focus on the content

Be positive

Accept feedback
Feedback = improvements you can make for future presentations
What are your presentation strengths and weaknesses?
Powerpoint
Clear and concise
Gives structure
Visual aid
Minimize use of handouts
Software similar to Word
Can measure amount of time spent on each slide
Can record your presentation

Prezi
Advantages
Summary
Why present?
The presentation process
Preparation and planning
Delivery
Assessment
Tips for using PowerPoint or Prezi
Advantages
If you have a lot of material to cover
If you want a visual aid
If you are presenting to a large group
If you are presenting in a lecture format
If you want to reference charts or graphs
If you want to keep the presentation simple
When to use
Powerpoint Structure
1st slide - Introduction
2nd slide - Outline
Main points – 1 per slide
2nd last slide - Conclusion
Last slide – Q&A
References
When to use
It is accessible from any computer with an internet connection
Visual Aid
Allows for creativity with imaginative themes and additions
Endless amount of space for your information
Can import a PowerPoint presentation
When ready to present, can be downloaded and presented offline
Allows concurrent editing with your group members

If you have a lot of material to cover
If you want a visual aid
If you are presenting to a large group
If you are presenting in a lecture format
If you want to reference charts or graphs
If you have a group presentation
Attendance Procedure

Provide your name, student #, and reason for attending
Please remain seated until your name is called
Have your student card ready


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Presentation Clip
Stephen, W. [TEDxNewYork]. (2014, June 27).How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk. [Video File]. Retreieved from: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8S0FDjFBj8o
Presentation Clip Debrief
Did you find this presentation engaging?
regardless of the content, presentation delivery is also important
References
Stephen, W. [TEDxNewYork]. (2014, June 27).How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk. [Video File]. Retreieved from: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8S0FDjFBj8o

Duke University Center for Instructional Technology (2008). Giving constructive feedback on presentations [PDF document]. Retrieved from https://cit.duke.edu/pdf/grad/constructive_feedback.pdf.

Tompson, M. (2009). Guidelines for effective presentations [PDF document]. Retrieved from http://umanitoba.ca/rehabsciences/ot/media/GUIDELINES_FOR_EFFECTIVE_PRESENTATIONS.pdf.

University of Leicester. (n.d.). Planning an effective presentation. Retrieved from http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/ld/resources/presentations/planning-presentation.




(University of Leicester “Planning an effective presentation”, n.d.)
(Tompson, 2009)
(Duke University Center for Instructional Technology, 2008)
Presentation Design Basics
Keep it simple
Avoid Repetition
Use headers/titles
Be consistent
Use large font
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