How to Make the Oral Presentation

How to Make the Oral Presentation - Make notes. Practice...

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Self and Soul Spring 2011 How to Make the Oral Presentation Assignment .   A  five-minute  speech   on the topic of the paper you are writing or planning  to write.  The time-keeper will be strict. Topic.   Talk about your idea for the term paper.  Make sure you can tell the audience  what your main thesis will be and why you think it is right. Exceptions.  With the approval of your TA, you may make a more creative presentation  within the time limits, so long as it bears on the subject of the course.   Your  audience  will consist of your fellow students. Your  goal  is to get the other students to ask you good questions about your ideas or your  creative presentation. Before your speech: Think through your ideas. Select the most important idea to bring out. Decide how to start the speech. Think up a good ending.
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Unformatted text preview: Make notes. Practice with a friend. During your speech: • Stand in a relaxed position. Do not pace. • Be audible . • Speak slowly. • If you use visual aids, make them visible to all. • Maintain eye contact with your audience. That means Do not read your talk. Do not look at your visual aids. • Avoid mannerisms that would distract your audience. • Stand comfortably ; do not move about or wave your arms. • Don't forget to breathe . After you finish, your audience should be able to say: What your main question is. What your main reasons are for asking that question. How you propose to find a good answer. During the Q and A, your audience should be able to ask questions that help you sharpen your ideas....
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course UGS 303 taught by Professor Foster during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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