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THE ART AND PRACTICE
OF EFFECTIVE
PRESENTATIONS
1A

Rowan E Wagner
Language Services Direct
PRESENTATION 1A
OVERVIEW
oGolden Rules
oIntroductions
oExpectations
oCourse outline
oImportant key concepts and definition...
GOLDEN RULES
Before we begin the class and the course, lets
come up with a set of Golden Rules that will
help us establish...
INTRODUCTIONS
oIntroduce yourself in the following way:
Hello everyone my name is ……
I am from…..(if Baku include your dis...
EXPECTATIONS
oYou will be given a post-it note on which you will
complete the following sentence:
o

By the end of this co...
COURSE OUTLINE DESCRIPTION
oThis an oral communication oriented course that
explores the practice of designing clear
prese...
COURSE OUTLINE ORGANIZATION
oThis an 18 hour lecture-practice course in which three
main topic areas are presented by the ...
COURSE OUTLINE OBJECTIVES
oTo orient the students to several key underlying
rhetorical principles found in effective prese...
COURSE OUTLINE - SCHEDULE: SATURDAYS
10:30- 13:30 LSD
Session
1a
1b
2a

2b
3a
3b
4a
4b
5a

5b
6a
6b

Topic /Activity
Cours...
IMPORTANT KEY CONCEPTS
AND DEFINITIONS –
RHETORIC [1]
oRhetoric is the art of discourse, an art
that aims to improve the c...
IMPORTANT KEY CONCEPTS AND
DEFINITIONS –
THE 5 CANONS OF RHETORIC [2]
oThe Five Canons of Rhetoric serve as a guide to
cre...
QUESTIONS
Looking over your notes and the PP-slides
handout; come up with, and ask, one question
you would like to have an...
REFERENCES/SOURCES
[1] Corbett, E. P. J. (1990). Classical rhetoric for the modern student. New
York: Oxford University Pr...
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  1. 1. THE ART AND PRACTICE OF EFFECTIVE PRESENTATIONS 1A Rowan E Wagner Language Services Direct
  2. 2. PRESENTATION 1A OVERVIEW oGolden Rules oIntroductions oExpectations oCourse outline oImportant key concepts and definitions oQuestions oReferences/Sources
  3. 3. GOLDEN RULES Before we begin the class and the course, lets come up with a set of Golden Rules that will help us establish and maintain a good community of learners. An example could be …. No side conversations while a speaker is presenting his or her view in a plenary session. Others could be …..
  4. 4. INTRODUCTIONS oIntroduce yourself in the following way: Hello everyone my name is …… I am from…..(if Baku include your district) Something unique about me is…..
  5. 5. EXPECTATIONS oYou will be given a post-it note on which you will complete the following sentence: o By the end of this course, I expect…….. oAfter filling out your post-it note, please put it on the tree of expectations.
  6. 6. COURSE OUTLINE DESCRIPTION oThis an oral communication oriented course that explores the practice of designing clear presentations and delivering them in an engaging way. oAs the student base includes teachers and language tutors, there are also included elements of pedagogy and coaching in the course that could be used by the participants in their perspective teaching and learning situations.
  7. 7. COURSE OUTLINE ORGANIZATION oThis an 18 hour lecture-practice course in which three main topic areas are presented by the instructor, through lectures and activities. oIn each of the three topic areas students have a practicum to demonstrate their understanding of the material presented. oIn addition to classroom activities, some additional reading and preparation may be required outside the scheduled 18 hours of class time.
  8. 8. COURSE OUTLINE OBJECTIVES oTo orient the students to several key underlying rhetorical principles found in effective presentation. oTo provide the students with a practical framework of developing and delivering a range of effective presentations. oTo provide an opportunity to develop and deliver effective presentations in a low-risk environment in order for the student to improve their ability to speak confidently with the appropriate rate, projection, movement and vocal variety.
  9. 9. COURSE OUTLINE - SCHEDULE: SATURDAYS 10:30- 13:30 LSD Session 1a 1b 2a 2b 3a 3b 4a 4b 5a 5b 6a 6b Topic /Activity Course overview and key terms Preparing impromptu presentations Delivering impromptu presentations Impromptu practicum Informative presentation basics Preparing informative presentations Delivering informative presentations Informative presentation practicum Persuasive presentation basics Preparing persuasive presentations Delivering persuasive presentations Persuasive presentation practicum
  10. 10. IMPORTANT KEY CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS – RHETORIC [1] oRhetoric is the art of discourse, an art that aims to improve the capability of writers or speakers that attempt to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations.
  11. 11. IMPORTANT KEY CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS – THE 5 CANONS OF RHETORIC [2] oThe Five Canons of Rhetoric serve as a guide to creating persuasive messages and arguments: 1. Invention - the process of developing arguments 2. Style - determining how to present the arguments 3. Arrangement - organizing the arguments for extreme effect 4. Delivery - the gestures, pronunciation, tone and pace used when presenting the persuasive arguments 5. Memory - the process of learning and memorizing the speech and persuasive messages
  12. 12. QUESTIONS Looking over your notes and the PP-slides handout; come up with, and ask, one question you would like to have answered.
  13. 13. REFERENCES/SOURCES [1] Corbett, E. P. J. (1990). Classical rhetoric for the modern student. New York: Oxford University Press., p. 1 [2] Young, R. E., Becker, A. L., & Pike, K. L. (1970). Rhetoric: discovery and change. New York,: Harcourt Brace & World. p. 1 Aristotle. Rhetoric. (http:/ / www. perseus. tufts. edu/ cgi-bin/ ptext?lookup=Aristot. + Rh. + 1. 1. 1) The Online Speech Bank (http:/ / www. americanrhetoric. com/ speechbank. htm) The Library of Rhetoric: A Network for the Study of Effective Communication (http:/ / libraryofrhetoric. org/ lor)

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