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A Student's Guide to Presentations

A Student's Guide to Presentations
Making your Presentation Count

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October 2007 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This book gives readers a detailed guide to the preparation and delivery of both individual and group presentations. It will take them through all the pratcial stages necessary to complete a presentation and obtain excellent marks.

Key features include:

  • Real life examples illustrating effective presentation techniques
  • Helpful tips and illustations throughout
  • A 10-step guide to preparing your presentation
  • Tips on using PowerPoint
  • A companion website complete with a student resource center: Click here

Written in a clear and accessible style this book will be essential reading for both undergraduate and graduate students who have to conduct graded presentations.

Why do a Presentation?
What Makes an Effective Presentation?
Individual Performance
Working as Part of a Group
10 Steps for Preparing Your Presentation
The Audience
Developing Content and Structure
Visual Aids and Supporting Documentation
Using PowerPoint
Learning from the Presentation
Presentations as Part of an Interview


Click for online resources

Visit the Companion Website for:

  • Chapter summaries
  • A guide to presenting numbers
  • Useful web links.
SAGE Study Skills website
Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

I have included this as a supplemental book for the students, as they are only introduced to the concept of giving presentations in the module, but feel that they might return to this later in their studies

Miss Gill West
Health , Canterbury Christ Church University
November 13, 2009

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter One PDF