The presentation Aid the speaker chose to use is a projector hooked up to a computer using a PowerPoint presentation, the use of these really brought out the message is trying to get across. We have some people that absorb information by listening others are visual learners so he covered both bases.
After reading Brigham's article ''Talking to talk'', I would like to share with you what I understand. Brigham presented in the article how to make a good presentation and his purpose in writing this paper was to stimulate critical thinking about the mechanics of giving talks for different audiences. He classified his proposals into 3 categories: Purpose and Organization; Mechanics; and Slides. Brigham's stated that the main goal for any presenter is leaving the audience with a clear understanding of the presenter main massage. It is very important for any oral presentation is to respect and understand the audience. Moreover, he emphasized that the content is more important than the decoration. The presenter should deliver
I ensured whilst I made my presentation that I spoke clearly and steadily. I have a tendency to talk quickly so I paid particular attention to controlling the speed of my voice. I also ensured I maintained eye contact with my audience and tried not to focus just on one individual.
The presentation of Kathleen Pena on How to Change a Disposable Diaper was actually pretty interesting. She included her thesis in her introduction which also had a great hook, in which she made a connection with the audience. The body paragraphs gave good explanation on the procedures on how to change a diaper, and on the tips. Which was explained clearly so that the audience could understand. Her conclusion ended with another connection with the audience, her whole speech had enough visual aids showing the procedures on changing a diaper. Overall she did a good job, but one thing that I noticed that she moved a
When I first evaluated myself in the study skill academic test, time management was my weakest skill overall. This was priority in terms of skill development because I would always leave things till the last minute and stress myself out trying to turn in things on time. In order to improve this I made a smart goal to carry out in the beginning of the year. Now after some time, the results of my progression are shown. My smart goal that I created for myself regarding my time management planned out very well, I was able to successfully accomplish a majority of my assignments on time. I would review the material of the week on Monday’s and compile all of the assignments due for the week. The monthly calendar was also a key factor in helping me keep up to date in the month so see what where upcoming tasks the following week. If I needed more clarification on certain tasks then I would login and check the syllabus.
One of the most important self-management skills involves controlling and budgeting your time. Gaining control of your time and your life involves identifying time wasters and determining your peak energy level. Managing time also involves identifying goals, setting priorities, and creating an action plan. Determining what tasks should be done first and overcoming procrastination are major factors in creating success. All these steps and issues involve critical thinking skills. Use critical thinking to
I write this clear and concise reflection to identify and evaluate an academic problem that I feel is negatively impacting my studies which is time management; otherwise, I find lot of difficulty to manage my time.
I am one of those who suffer from butterflies, that uncomfortable feeling in my chest and stomach, before speaking in public. This is not only a problem for myself, but it is also a common fear and a concern for many people. My purpose is to denounce a few dynamics I feel have helped me to become a more effective speaker and to manage my butterflies. I will prove to you that strong body language makes ideas and feelings more clear, vigorous and engaging. First, I will show how eye contact unconsciously engages the audience. Second, I will prove that vocal emphasis is the key to a vigorous speech. Third, I will confirm that gestures reinforce the ideas of the speech, making the speech
In public speaking of any form to a diverse group of individuals, my main consideration as the speaker is my concentration on the audience that I am speaking to. In starting an effective presentation,
Before we can manage our time we must know exactly what time is. The dictionary describes it as, the duration of one's life; the hours and days which a person has at his disposal. How we dispose of that time is time management. It's the way we spend our time to organize and execute around our priorities. Remember just because time is intangible doesn't mean that it is not valuable. I want to teach you about the background of time management, the different styles and how to use them, and how it will change your life.
punctuality is the habit of doing things exactly on time. a punctual person will be a winner wherever he or she goes. a punctual person is always one step ahead of everyone else. most people live by planning work and work plan. But if you do not stick to your word how are you to become a better person in life?
Our presentation slides focuses more on pictures, charts and key-points for visual aid. By keeping the slides simple, audiences can focus more on the speaker. The videos uploaded by the Centre for English Language Communication department tell us our weaknesses which we do not realize by ourselves. Reflecting on my first and second presentation through videos and feedbacks from Ms. Christine has helped me
Do you think you cannot give hundred percent when you are presenting something? If you have this kind of thinking, have you ever tried to make it better? Sometimes I really think that we always want to give the best while presenting my speech or talk. So I just wonder on how I can improve my present? I believe that not all of you can stand in front and talk with the high level of confidence. Speech is the one of the type of oral communication. What is oral communication? Oral communication implies communication through mouth. It is a vital part of life in relationship, education, and careers. It includes individuals conversing with each other, be it direct conversation or telephonic conversation. Speeches, presentations, discussions are