Tips for Preparation and Delivery of Oral Presentations draft

Tips for Preparation and Delivery of Oral Presentations draft

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Preparing the Oral Report Do your research carefully Focus on the audience’s needs and experience Prepare note cards with an outline of main points
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Prepare visual aids Anticipate questions from the audience and plan answers Practice the pronunciation of difficult words Practice the presentation aloud
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Organize the information in the report Use an attention-getting technique Identify your main points at the beginning Give the details and explanation Summarize your report at the end
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Immediately Before the Presentation Use your nervousness as energy for your presentation Do not use excess caffeine or drink alcohol before giving a presentation Come early and check out the room arrangements
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Unformatted text preview: Spend a few minutes consciously relaxing your muscles and your mind Remember the report is for the audience, not for you During the Presentation Pause and look at the audience before beginning to speak Face the audience/do not keep your back to the audience Use body energy in strong gestures and movements/avoid nervous habits Use a conversational style Do not READ the report Include the audience by making direct eye contact Use knowledge of the audience to make the report relevant (personal examples, jokes) Pause periodically for questions or to recap your ideas Repeat questions from the audience to give yourself time to think...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course COMM LL01 taught by Professor Betty during the Spring '08 term at Mohawk College.

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