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How to Make Effective Presentations

How to Make Effective Presentations

Volume: 16

August 1995 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

"How To Make Effective Presentations, true to its down-to-earth title, takes you through practicalities of the gestation process of a presentation . . . . tips make the book a useful companion."

--The Financial Express

You're a teacher or student about to make a presentation but you don't know where to begin. How do you plan your presentation? How do you incorporate visual aids and handouts? How much should you practice your speech? How do you handle questions? How do you calm your nerves? Everyone in academia makes presentations and faces similar questions and concerns. Elizabeth P. Tierney, a skilled speaker and consultant, offers advice and suggestions on how to make an effective presentation. From planning your presentation to stepping in front of an audience and delivering your speech, the author takes you step-by-step through the entire process.

If you're a teacher or student faced with giving a presentation, this is the book for you.

How We Communicate
Nonverbal Language
Voice and Speech Patterns
Getting Ready
Preparing Formal Presentations
Preparing Other Presentations
Using Notes
Using Visuals and Handouts
Handling Questions
Practising and Planning
Handling Your Nerves
It's Show Time!

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