Guidelines for Oral Presentations

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  • Guidelines for Oral Presentations

    1. 1. University of the Sacred Heart Department of Humanities STEM at the Center for Language Development Across the Disciplines [email_address]
    2. 3. <ul><li>Learn to </li></ul><ul><li>Organize and focus your message assertively </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare your work effectively to attain good performance </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver your presentation professionally and powerfully </li></ul><ul><li>Create attractive and well designed visual aids </li></ul>
    3. 5. <ul><li>Determine the General Presentation Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Persuade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Entertain </li></ul></ul>
    4. 6. <ul><li>Brainstorming and researching for your presentation consists of six parts. </li></ul><ul><li>The order of these six parts is very important. </li></ul>
    5. 7. <ul><li>The six parts are: </li></ul>
    6. 8. <ul><li>The six parts are: </li></ul>
    7. 10. <ul><li>Determine your topic, and what you will cover. </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm and organize all your ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Research – Make sure you are well-informed on your topic . </li></ul><ul><li>Classify and order your ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasize the important elements. </li></ul><ul><li>Discard any unrelated points. </li></ul>
    8. 11. The introduction should immediately:
    9. 14. <ul><li>Visual Aids </li></ul>
    10. 15. <ul><li>Make it BIG. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If it looks too big on the computer, it’s the perfect size. </li></ul></ul>
    11. 16. <ul><li>Keep it SIMPLE. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Present the main idea of each concept. </li></ul></ul>
    12. 17. <ul><li>Make it CLEAR. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose an appropriate font, font size and color. </li></ul></ul>
    13. 18. <ul><li>Be CONSISTENT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use a logical sequence and one format. </li></ul></ul>
    14. 19. Help your speech be more impressive, and improve your image Help build credibility Maintain the audience’s attention and increase their interest Add variety Enhance understanding of the topic
    15. 22. <ul><li>Sketches </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Graphs </li></ul><ul><li>Charts </li></ul><ul><li>Photographs & Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><li>Objects or Models </li></ul>
    16. 23. <ul><li>Power Point Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Audio-Visual Equipment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overhead Projectors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slides & Transparencies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Handouts </li></ul><ul><li>Films, videotapes, audio tapes, CD-ROMs </li></ul>
    17. 28. <ul><li>Limit the amount of numbers or figures. </li></ul><ul><li>No more than 3 curves or horizontal bar lines per graph </li></ul>Reading Comprehension in English
    18. 29. Concentration PH <ul><li>Graphs must include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Legend </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clearly identified axes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Variables </li></ul></ul></ul>PH vs. Concentration [ y = sin(x)]
    19. 31. <ul><li>You have 120 seconds before audience forms an opinion about you. </li></ul><ul><li>4 key factors in a speaker’s image </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul></ul>
    20. 32. <ul><li>Be punctual. </li></ul><ul><li>Stand up, or sit straight. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep hands in front of you. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain eye contact with the audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Start the presentation with a smile. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a conversational tone. </li></ul><ul><li>Dress neatly and professionally. </li></ul>
    21. 35. <ul><li>No preparation </li></ul><ul><li>No presentation objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Mediocre first impression </li></ul><ul><li>Lack good visuals </li></ul><ul><li>Ineffective closing </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of enthusiasm </li></ul><ul><li>No eye contact </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of facial expression </li></ul><ul><li>Stays in one place </li></ul><ul><li>No audience involvement </li></ul>
    22. 36. <ul><li>Swinging and moving excessively </li></ul><ul><li>Playing with hair </li></ul><ul><li>Chewing gum </li></ul><ul><li>Clicking the top of a pen </li></ul><ul><li>Playing with jewelry </li></ul><ul><li>Leaning against </li></ul><ul><li>something for support </li></ul>Corporal Movement
    23. 37. <ul><li>Speaking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Too fast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too slow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too low </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Arrogance </li></ul><ul><li>Fillers (repetitive sounds and phrases ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ ah” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ um” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ and” </li></ul></ul>Voice
    24. 38. <ul><li>Know the room. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrive early. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Walk around the room. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Know the audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Know, practice, and revise your material. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to relax. </li></ul><ul><li>Visualize yourself speaking. </li></ul>
    25. 39. <ul><li>Realize people want you to succeed. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t apologize for being nervous. </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrate on your message. </li></ul><ul><li>Turn nervousness into positive energy. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember this is a learning experience. </li></ul>
    26. 40. <ul><li>Know the background of your topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Find out if there are any current / recent studies. </li></ul><ul><li>Know if there is any influence or impact on society / environment / organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Know the sources on which your research is based. </li></ul>
    27. 41. References Animations http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Gallery/2681/home.html 4 Important Design Concepts – http://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/Effective_visuals/102.html Preparing EFL Learners for Oral Presentations file://A:King-PreparingEFLLearnersforOralPresentationsI- TESL-J.htm
    28. 42. References Presenters Online http://www.presentersonline.com Overcoming Speaking Anxiety in Meetings and Presentations http:// www.all-biz.com/newroot/Authors.asp ? “ Técnicas de Presentación Publicitaria” Prof. Modesto Aguayo, Universidad de Sagrado Corazón Using Visual Aids http://www.askjeeves.com/main/followup.asp?qcat=home&ask=how+can+i+make+a+good+oral+presentation
    29. 43. Prepared by Professors Delia Serrano and Jennifer Soler 2002 Revised by Professor Delia Serrano 2003/2009 Illustrations and animations by Natalia P. Pérez 2009

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