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Giving Presentations. Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 1pm – 2pm 15 th December 2009 Maeve Gallagher Student Learning Development. 4 Steps in Giving a Presentation. Plan Prepare Practice Present. Plan. Who is your audience? Why are they there?

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Giving presentations

Giving Presentations

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

1pm – 2pm

15th December 2009

Maeve Gallagher

Student Learning Development


4 steps in giving a presentation

4 Steps in Giving a Presentation

  • Plan

  • Prepare

  • Practice

  • Present


Giving presentations

Plan

  • Who is your audience?

  • Why are they there?

  • What is the subject of your speech?

  • What is the purpose of your speech?

  • How long will it be?

  • Where will it take place?

  • Will you use visual aids?


Preparation

Preparation

  • Decide on what audience need to know v what would be nice for them to know (but is less important).

  • Methods and sources for researching subject topic.

  • Shape and Structure.

  • Visual aids – key points only KISS!

  • Getting the nerves under control.


Researching it

Researching it

  • Your own experience

  • Listening and talking to others

  • Books, Journal articles, Newspaper cuttings, internet, television programmes…

  • Group the information

  • Be choosy: decide on relevancy

  • Decide on a rough introduction, main argument and conclusion


Shape and structure

Shape and Structure

Main theme

Introduction

Get audience attention.

Let your own interest

shine through.

Facts should be in logical

order. Make sure there is

sequence

Summary/

Conclusions

Re-state your main points.

Make it ‘punchy’ and interesting


Preparation of slides

Preparation of slides

  • One major concept per slide

  • Few words per slide

  • Try to limit levels and points

  • Limit slides

  • Have back ups

  • Colours and font sizes use of graphics.


Practice

Practice

  • Check room, time and equipment

  • Awareness of self, voice, body language and confidence

  • Rehearse!!!!!!!

  • Organise visual aids, notes and handouts

  • Prepare for audience questions


Present

Present

  • Reasons for feeling nervous

  • Lack of experience

  • Lack of preparation

  • Lack of enthusiasm

  • Negative self talk


Overcoming nerves

Overcoming nerves

  • Be over-prepared

  • Rehearse and practice

  • Know your subject

  • Use relaxation techniques

  • Think positive

  • Allow for all eventualities

  • Avoid stressors


Resources for presentations

Resources for Presentations

  • Http://sxc.hu/ (free stock photographs – an alternative to PowerPoint)

  • www.istockphoto.com (Commercial photos)

  • http://www.garrreynolds.com/Presentation/prep.html (Tips on presenting)

  • http://www.ted.com (examples of presentations)


Giving presentations

GOOD LUCK!


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