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Presentations Rule #1: You Are The
• You are the presenter who is giving a
– The Power Point is not the presentation. • Power Point is only a tool in presenting.
• Try to utilize a number of visual
elaborations, both inside and outside of
Power Point. Know Your Audience
• Know what is appropriate for the group you
are presenting to.
– This will tell you how you should “act” during
your presentation. • Maintain a professional demeanor at all
times. 1 Know Where You Will Present
• Room Size?
How Many Handouts?
Other Equipment Available? Don’t Insult Their Intelligence
• Do not read to your audience.
– Rather, paraphrase what is said in each point or
– You may want to have short phrases rather than
sentences in order to resist the temptation. Don’t Annoy Your Audience
Use your Power Point Rules 2 Appropriate Dress
• Dress appropriately for the occasion:
• “You can always take a tie off, but you can
never put one on.”
– It is always good to over-dress. Speech and Eye Contact
Without offending any
of your audience.
– Audibly • Look your audience in
• Look at your entire
• Avoid Talking to one
side of the room. Format of Your Presentation
• “Tell’em What You Are Gonna’ Tell’em!”
“Tell’em What You Told’em!”
– Ask Throughout?
– Call For After?
– It all depends upon presentation type! 3 Questions & Discussion 4 ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course AS&D 2113 taught by Professor Crystalsalinas during the Summer '05 term at Tarleton.
- Summer '05