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- Students who have fallen behind in understanding how to use PowerPoint or techniques for delivering presentations in the workplace
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning communications (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about delivering presentations in the workplace
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra communications learning resources
How it works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Delivering Presentations in the Workplace chapter exam.
Why it works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
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Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a delivering presentations in the workplace unit of a standard workplace communications course. Topics covered include:
- Tips for overcoming speech anxiety
- Tips for handling audience questions
- Types of visual aids for business presentations
- Formatting text in PowerPoint
- Adding and modifying images in PowerPoint
1. Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation
A presenter has to be able to develop an audience-centered presentation to target the wants, needs, motivations and characteristics of the attendees in order for the message to be delivered appropriately.
2. Practicing a Presentation: Importance, Techniques & Feedback
This lesson will cover the importance and techniques of presentations. You will find out why critical feedback is also necessary to make improvements to the speech.
3. Tips for Overcoming Speech Anxiety
Many business people suffer from speech anxiety, or the fear of speaking in public. In this lesson, you will learn some specific tips for overcoming speech anxiety.
4. Tips for Handling Audience Questions During a Presentation
An essential part of a professional presentation is providing a question and answer forum. This lesson covers tips for handing audience questions during a presentation.
5. Using Technology to Deliver a Presentation: Pros, Cons & Strategies
In today's wired world, there are many different technology strategies companies can use to deliver a message effectively, from simple slide presentations to live videos. This lesson covers the basics of several popular technologies and addresses the pros and cons of each.
6. Types of Visual Aids for Business Presentations
Visuals aids in business help create memorable key points, evaluate data, and understand complex relationships. There are many different types of visual aids that can be used in business presentations.
7. Types of Slides: Structured & Free-Form
Visual aids help an audience retain, understand and enjoy a business presentation. Two types of specific slides that can be selected to help communicate a message include structured and free-form.
8. How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation Using a Template
Templates provide a quick way to create a new PowerPoint presentation. Learn about the use of design and content templates to create a consistent look and feel for your presentation.
9. How to Format Text in PowerPoint: Bullets, Numbered Lists and Hyperlinks
Creating impressive presentations means creating impressive slides. This lesson will discuss how to format text, how to change text to WordArt and how to add bullets and numbers to your lists. We will also learn about the formatting of hyperlinks.
10. Tables in PowerPoint: Creation, Styles, and Formatting
Ever wondered how to pull a spreadsheet into a PowerPoint slide, or how to create a table? This lesson will discuss the answers to both of these questions.
11. How to Create and Modify Charts in PowerPoint
Explaining facts and figures in the written form is not always easy to understand. Charts are a visual representation of data and sometimes can be easier to digest. This lesson will explain how to create charts and how to modify their style and type.
12. How to Add and Modify Images in PowerPoint: Resizing, Cropping and Style
Have you ever added an image to a PowerPoint slide and it was too large? This lesson will review the steps to re-sizing and cropping images, as well as to applying effects to your images, which will give your slide a more impressive look.
13. How to Add and Format SmartArt in PowerPoint: Text, Shapes, and Lists
Need an organizational chart? Need to make changes to an existing SmartArt graphic? This lesson will review how to create a SmartArt graphic and how to make changes to your graphic, such as adding more shapes and changing colors.
14. How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation
The tone of a speech has a lot to do with how the audience feels when you speak. In this lesson, we will discuss best practices when creating your slides and setting the tone for your presentation.
15. Tips for Using Effective Handouts in a Presentation
Audience members expect to be educated, informed or persuaded during a presentation. Handouts aid in the recall of the information presented. There are specific tips for using effective handouts.
16. Informative Speeches: Types & Topics
Did you know that there are four different types of informative speeches? Learn more about the types of informative speeches and see examples of topics for each type. Then test your knowledge with a quiz.
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Other chapters within the Effective Communication in the Workplace: Help and Review course
- Communicating in the Workplace: Help and Review
- Communication and Diversity: Help and Review
- Communicating in Groups: Help and Review
- Messages in Business Communication: Help and Review
- Planning to Communicate in the Workplace: Help and Review
- Developing Your Message in the Workplace: Help and Review
- Completing Your Message in the Workplace: Help and Review
- Using Visuals in Workplace Communication: Help and Review
- Communicating with Technology in the Workplace: Help and Review
- Business Reports and Proposals: Help and Review
- Resumes and Cover Letters: Help and Review