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The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
The Professional Presentation
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  1. THE PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATION ALIANZA TEACHING CERTIFICATE 2009
  2. Purposes <ul><li>Provide learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Teach life long skills </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge the gap between language study and language use </li></ul><ul><li>Help students construct information </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance team work </li></ul><ul><li>Help students become active and autonomous learners </li></ul>
  3. Presentation Skills <ul><li>Difference between Spoken English and Written English </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose of Visual Aids </li></ul><ul><li>Summarizing and outlining skills </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Body language </li></ul><ul><li>Appearance </li></ul>
  4. Good Visuals <ul><li>Organize </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrate </li></ul><ul><li>Support your communication objective </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance your verbal message </li></ul><ul><li>Set tone and emotional content </li></ul><ul><li>Are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple </li></ul></ul>
  5. Evaluation <ul><li>Rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Answers </li></ul>
  6. A Few Tips <ul><li>Combine right and left brain sensory channels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Left brain: words, sentences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Right brain: graphs, charts, pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard and feel what you felt </li></ul>
  7. Mechanics and Management <ul><li>Preparing the Speech </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Bullets </li></ul><ul><li>Text and graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanics </li></ul><ul><li>Fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Do’s & Dont’s </li></ul>
  8. Preparing the Speech <ul><li>Explore the communication process </li></ul><ul><li>Select appropriate information to your topic </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify your purpose for your speech </li></ul><ul><li>Research your topic </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze the audience </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube - How not to begin a presentation </li></ul>
  9. <ul><li>Consider allotted time </li></ul><ul><li>Develop your main points </li></ul><ul><li>Structure your speech </li></ul><ul><li>Use an introduction, transitions and conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Employ visuals </li></ul>Preparing the Speech
  10. Basic Rules <ul><li>Don’t try to dazzle the audience with graphics or style…but with the information </li></ul><ul><li>The medium is not the message </li></ul><ul><li>The information is the message </li></ul><ul><li>Use approximately six words per line </li></ul><ul><li>and six lines per page </li></ul>
  11. Background <ul><ul><ul><li>Stick with a single background </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The background is the stage for your information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contrast is important (eg: Light text on a semi dark background) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. Bullets <ul><li>Do not center bullets </li></ul><ul><li>It makes the text ragged </li></ul><ul><li>It also makes it hard to read and confusing </li></ul>
  13. Bullets <ul><li>Left-justify bullets </li></ul><ul><li>This keeps information organized </li></ul><ul><li>It is also easier to follow </li></ul><ul><li>Bullets are focal points </li></ul><ul><li>Use concise wording </li></ul>
  14. Text and graphics <ul><li>Place graphics off-center </li></ul><ul><li>Leave more room for text </li></ul><ul><li>Left placement leads the eye to the text </li></ul>
  15. Text and Graphics <ul><li>Centered graphics leave little room for text. </li></ul>
  16. Mechanics <ul><li>AVOID ALL CAPS: IT IS VERY HARD TO READ AND IT IS LESS FORMAL </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalize the first word: the text looks more formal </li></ul><ul><li>Italics are more difficult to read </li></ul><ul><li>Use bold when you want some words to stand out </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalize only Content Words in Titles </li></ul>
  17. Fonts <ul><li>Employ only a few..stick to familiar fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid gimmicky fonts unless they represent a theme </li></ul><ul><li>Keep type sizes consistent </li></ul><ul><li>Font size </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to read (15 pt) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to read (18 pt) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to read (26 pt) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to read (41 pt) </li></ul></ul>
  18. Avoid Text Overload <ul><li>Having too much text on the screen can defeat the purpose of using PowerPoint. The slides begin to look like a jumble of text, making slides difficult to read and unrecognizable from each other. People will either try to read everything or copy everything down or they will lose interest. List only the key points. If you have more info to include use more slides or create handouts. </li></ul>
  19. Do’s Don’ts <ul><li>Know the room </li></ul><ul><li>Know the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Know your strengths and weaknesses as a speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Wear appropriate attire for the occasion </li></ul><ul><li>Know your material </li></ul><ul><li>Rehearse your speech </li></ul><ul><li>Visualize yourself giving the speech </li></ul><ul><li>Realize that people want you to succeed </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrate on your message </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid looking at the slides too much </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t walk too much </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t apologize </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t ask the audience questions (this is not a workshop) </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t exceed time limits!! </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t act as an individual presenter. Show teamwork. </li></ul>YouTube - What do I do with my hands?
  20. Do’s Don’ts <ul><li>Turn nervousness into positive energy </li></ul><ul><li>Articulate properly </li></ul><ul><li>Project your voice </li></ul><ul><li>Use body language </li></ul><ul><li>Keep good eye contact w/audience </li></ul><ul><li>Establish good rapport with the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Breathe deeply and watch your body posture </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t write too much info on slides. Expand the ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t confuse “confidence” with “arrogance” </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t mumble </li></ul>YouTube - Top Ten Positive Gestures
  21. TO CONCLUDE <ul><li>A speaker who is interested will usually be interesting. (Dale Carnegie) </li></ul><ul><li>A good speech is a combination of WHAT you say and HOW you say it. </li></ul><ul><li>A good presentation is a presentation you enjoyed delivering. </li></ul>
  22. DO YOUR BEST!!! GOOD LUCK!!!

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