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Oral Presentation


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How to work as a team preparing an oral presentation.

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Oral Presentation

  1. 1. <ul><li>Freewriting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizing groups to work with a topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Meeting times, member roles (leader, time/schedule keeper, researcher, writer (PPT preparation), presenters (distribution of work) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tell us a story ... </li></ul><ul><li>Group work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare your presentation (20 minutes) – Story Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refer to text (available in textbook or online) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eva de Lourdes Edwards, PhD </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. (1) Title -Presenters (5) <ul><li>Analysis of text / topic (1 or 2 slides) </li></ul>(6) (3) Research that provides background to topic (1 or 2 slides) (7) Presenters’ final remarks and future reading / action recommendations (4) Connection to local (Puerto Rico) and/or personal experiences (1 or 2 slides) (8) References (APA style)
  3. 3. <ul><li>What is the topic about? ... the background? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your reaction? Why? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the highlights? </li></ul><ul><li>What does it remind you of? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the symbols? Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you describe the language? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the implications? </li></ul><ul><li>_______________________________ ? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Prepare the storyboard. Divide tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>The program </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing the presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating hyperlinks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Printing handout (no more than one page, or brochure from an organization) </li></ul><ul><li>Using slide show view (shortcut menu) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Use information as a reference. Do NOT read everything to the audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Rehearsing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Never give a presentation without first rehearsing it. Sit in front of the computer and speak out your presentation while you advance the slides in Slide Show view. </li></ul></ul>Creating a hyperlink: Select text/click Insert/Hyperlink/complete dialogue box
  6. 6. <ul><li>Preview and Highlight </li></ul><ul><li>Excercise Restraint </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6 x 6 rule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Six lines of text x Six words per line </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Choose readable typefaces and suitable colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use appropriate graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Build sequentially </li></ul><ul><li>Create an overall look </li></ul>Source: Engleberg, I., & Daly, J. (2005). Presentations in everyday life: Strategies for effective speaking . Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin
  7. 7. <ul><li>Use UPPERCASE sparingly </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid using more than 2 fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Use Helvetica, Arial, or Times Roman </li></ul><ul><li>Use 24 point size or larger </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Choose legible colors </li></ul><ul><li>Use bright colors to highlight </li></ul><ul><li>Use light backgrounds with dark text </li></ul><ul><li>Use dark backgrounds with light text </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid red/green combinations </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Remember the 6 x 6 rule </li></ul><ul><li>Use warm colors (oranges/reds) to excite </li></ul><ul><li>Use cool colors (greens/blues) to calm </li></ul><ul><li>Use ample spacing </li></ul><ul><li>Use colors to organize slide elements </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Group related data or points </li></ul><ul><li>Keep slide transitions consistent </li></ul><ul><li>Keep background consistent </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain a consistent color scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain consistent fonts </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>[10] Time management (The team does not extend over 20 minutes.) </li></ul><ul><li>[20] Teamwork (all participate in a coordinated manner) </li></ul><ul><li>[10] Connecting to text (reference to pages, quotes, ...) </li></ul><ul><li>[10] Interaction with audience (eliciting information, inviting questions, asking questions, hands-on activities, ..) </li></ul><ul><li>[10] Use of multi-media (posters, charts, slides, board, music, computer, ...) Use of examples (personal experiences, analogies, books, songs, games, props, ...) </li></ul><ul><li>[20] Developing a convincing analysis (persuasive, original, supported, ...) </li></ul><ul><li>[10] Presentation skills (eye contact, not reading each slide, 6x6 rule, at least one hyperlink, one </li></ul><ul><li>or two good pictures, ...) </li></ul><ul><li>[10] Handouts (one page highlights, additional resources, related information, brochures, ...) </li></ul>100 Points