Presentation Skills for Educators


5-minute Presentation: What did you learn about yourself as a presenter?

- audience response
- clear
- well prepared
- analyze audience/check their needs
- speak slower at the beginning


What makes a great presentation?

- well organized
- examples
- concise
- pictures/data/graphs
- well prepared (questionnaire)
- previous lessons/lectures
- only necessary information


What makes a great presenter?

- natural humour
- body language
- speak clearly
- follow flexibly
- getting feedback during the presentation
- confident
- passion


Sessions Slides


Download pdf file of slides







Some video examples










Steve Job MacWorld 2007 - iPhone




Nerves: What to do?


- prepare well
- rehearse
- evaluate each presentation you give
- if possible video tape and review
- get a colleague to watch and give feedback

When things don't go as planned!


Handout: Possible Difficult Situations (and ways of dealing with them) pdf file



Superb Online Resources for Presentation Skills


Presentation Zen (Garr Reynolds)

Really Bad PowerPoint (Seth Godin)

High-Stakes Presentations (Sims Wyeth)

High-Stakes Presentations on Squidoo

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