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Ch 13: Using Visual Aids in Presentations

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This chapter on Using Visual Aids in Presentations can help you to do so effectively by guiding you through a series of lessons on methods and considerations. It features video and text lessons orchestrated by professional instructors.

Using Visual Aids in Presentations - Chapter Summary

This chapter delves into key forms and practices of visual aid use within a presentation, rounding out and growing your knowledge of the following topics:

  • Importance and purpose of visual aids in presentations; audience considerations
  • Types of visual aids
  • Preparing and using visual aids
  • Using PowerPoint
  • Copyright and fair use

Each of these lessons provides the opportunity to choose between watching a video or reading a transcript of the content, depending upon your preferred learning method. While the transcript includes important terms highlighted in bold, the timeline feature allows you to easily jump around among the important points of the video you wish to review.

6 Lessons in Chapter 13: Using Visual Aids in Presentations
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Visual Aids in Public Speaking: Importance, Purpose, and Audience Considerations

1. Visual Aids in Public Speaking: Importance, Purpose, and Audience Considerations

Giving a speech can be nerve-wracking, and it might seem easy to just skip the visual aids. In this lesson, we'll discuss why that's a bad idea, why visual aids are important, and what elements make a great visual aid.

Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking

2. Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking

Many people understand that visual aids can be helpful in public speaking. But what types of visual aids should a person choose? Watch this lesson for information on the types of visual aids and how to choose the best one.

Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips

3. Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips

Visual aids can help make your speech engaging and memorable. But, how do you prepare your visual aids for maximum impact? Watch this lesson to find out how to design and structure effective visual aids for your presentation.

Using Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips

4. Using Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips

Visual aids can help your speech or presentation be even more successful. There are some important considerations when planning to use visuals. Watch this lesson to find out what to do before and during your speech to make your visuals effective.

Using PowerPoint for a Speech: Pros & Cons

5. Using PowerPoint for a Speech: Pros & Cons

It seems like every class or speech has PowerPoint slides with it these days. But is that always the right answer? In this lesson, we'll examine the pros and cons of using slideware, like PowerPoint, during your speech or presentation.

Copyright and Fair Use: Implications for Public Speaking

6. Copyright and Fair Use: Implications for Public Speaking

Many people like to add images or quotes to help make their PowerPoint slides stronger. But what happens if the piece you want isn't yours? Watch this lesson for information on copyright issues for public speaking.

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