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Presenting at Conferences, Seminars and Meetings

Presenting at Conferences, Seminars and Meetings

Study Skills

February 2005 | 184 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Do you dread the nerve-wracking task of giving presentations? Or are you looking for new ways in which to give your presentation a boost?

With practical, step-by-step hints on all presentation scenarios, Kerry Shephard's Presenting at Conferences, Seminars and Meetings is an excellent guide for postgraduate students, academics and professionals, providing the skills you need to succeed in the process of presenting to your peers.

Key features include:

- illustrative case-studies, further reading, step-by-step strategies, helpful tips throughout

- covers everything from body language and writing tips, to the use of powerpoint and videoconferencing

Written in a clear and accessible style, Shephard gives friendly, no-nonsense advice on how to avoid disasters and engage your audience. Reading Presenting at Conferences, Seminars and Meetings will ensure that you never give a bad presentation again!

What Makes Some Presentations Good?
What Do We Really Know About Presenting?
An Introduction to Presentation Aids
Designing and Writing a Presentation
Preparing Yourself
Preparations Specific to the Venue
Delivering the Successful Presentation and What to do When Things Go Wrong
How to Get Better

Sample Materials & Chapters

Pdf file of Chapter 1

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