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A student's guide to presentations : making your by Barbara Chivers PDF

By Barbara Chivers

This e-book offers readers an in depth advisor to the coaching and supply of either person and staff shows. it is going to take them via the entire pratcial phases essential to entire a presentation and acquire first-class marks. The books contains: genuine lifestyles examples illustrating powerful presentation thoughts; important information and illustations all through; a 10-step consultant to getting ready your presentation; tips about utilizing PowerPoint; and a significant other site whole with a scholar source heart at www.sagepub.co.uk/chiversandshoolbred. Written in a transparent and available kind, this e-book can be crucial examining for either undergraduate and graduate scholars who've to behavior graded shows.

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Creative ideas can stimulate discussion and extend understanding. The briefing details for the presentation should explain the level of interaction expected and this will probably influence the design, level and structure of the content. In most situations, it is important for the presenter(s) to remain in control of the presentation and this includes managing the interactions with members of the audience. Make it clear at the start of the presentation how you expect them to participate by explaining how and when you want to take questions.

1 (page 36). In effect, when you develop an ability to stand outside yourself, you are acting. That’s what actors do, they inhabit the body and the thought processes of someone else, for a short period of time. Some people are likely to be in this dissociated state for much of their professional life. If you do not cultivate a certain distance from pain and distress, you can get too close and get badly damaged. 1 Association or disassociation Association Seeing the world through your own eyes In the experience Be here now In touch with what is happening Aware of own feelings Not really aware of time Seeing things with your own eyes Example – on holiday, with a loved one; any time that you want to be yourself!

It can be more effective to just do this occasionally especially where the slide contains more detailed and important information. It may then be helpful for the presenter to move to the side of the room and appear to share the position the audience is viewing, and reflect on the content of the slide. This is exactly the sort of movement that can be practised in advance. We discuss using the technology in more detail in Chapter 8. 2 Improving your individual performance Developing your self-confidence when presenting Many students feel highly nervous about undertaking class presentations, especially when there is a mark attached.

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