Presenting clearly and confidently is an important transferable skill and will help you to achieve success in your academic life and future career. This book will teach you the art of delivering great presentations, with advice on using your voice, body language and the latest online tools, platforms and software.
This is the essential guide to the most transferable of all student skills: delivering a presentation clearly, coherently and confidently. Written in a friendly and accessible style, it takes the fear out of public speaking and helps students to acquire the skills they need to deliver effective presentations at university and in their future careers. Revised and updated throughout, it provides readers with practical guidance on controlling their nerves, creating visual aids and structuring presentations.
This is an invaluable resource for students of all disciplines in further or higher education who have to give presentations as part of their course. It is also ideal for recent graduates looking to hone their presentation skills as they enter the job market.
Preface.- 1. Personal Development: Speaking to an Audience.- 2. Delivery and Non-verbal Communication and Nerves.- 3. Choosing and Using Visual Aids.- 4. Speaking as Part of Your Course.- 5. Speaking as Part of a Group.- 6. Speaking as a Student Representative.- 7. Speaking at Elections and Meetings.- 8. Job Searches and Job Interviews.- Further Reading.- Index.