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Practicum on Public Speaking Amanda Graham, Ph.D. 14 March 2007
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Outline of Today’s Session Topic: How to prepare and deliver effective presentations Part 1: A public speaking primer Part 2: Michael Alley’s “assertion-evidence” approach to PowerPoint Part 3: Critique and improvement of slides Where will this apply? All future oral presentations
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First Rule of Public Speaking! Audience, audience, audience – Who are they? What are their priorities? How is your work relevant to them? What assumptions are they operating with? Listening is hard work; your job is to make it easier
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Three Major Components of Public Speaking • What you say • How you organize what you say • How you deliver what you say
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What You Say What is your purpose? What were your methods? What are your most important claims/findings? What is the best evidence for your claims/findings? What do you recommend? How do all these connect with your audience?
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How You Organize What You Say Tightly connected to what you say Logical beginning, middle, and end (think funnels) Explicit roadmap Clear transitions and signposts throughout
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