Oral presentations may be one of the most anxiety-inducing prospects for many students and professionals alike. Yet the ability to speak clearly and confidently and present ideas effectively in public is an important competency in the workplace.

Chapter 8 Learning Objectives

This chapter contains the following sections to help you develop confidence and skills in presenting information orally, both individually and as a team, and designing visually effective presentations:

8.1 Building Confidence as a Presenter

8.2 Developing Presentation Skills

  • Systematic process for deliberate practice
  • Designing visual aids: PowerPoint basics
  • Visual rhetoric: For posters and other displays

8.3 Presenting as a Team


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