How to Improve Presentation Skill

3884 WordsNov 23, 201216 Pages
Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Definition of research problem Your presentations skills are just as important as the information you are presenting. Presentation skills are important for every individual when you have the need to present yourself. It is not only essential for your studying but also for future career. When you are applying for a job, you have to present yourself as a sincere applicant who is ready to improvise the organisation using his or her technical and non-technical skills. Only if you present yourself with the right attitude, you will be able to get the job. Even when you are in the job, you should be attending business meetings with the higher officials where your presentation skills will prove yourself.…show more content…
2.1. Explanations of Students’ Poor Presentation Performance 2.1.1.Communication-related anxiety The inability to effectively deliver oral presentations may stem from a communication-related anxiety known as oral communication apprehension. This is the biggest problem that presenter may come up against. The problem McCroskey (1977) defined as “an individual’s level of fear or anxiety associated with either real or anticipated communication with another person or persons” (p.78) which may contribute to an increase in anxiety and loss of self confidence and, consequently, negatively affect one’s action to engage in oral communication from face-to-face speaking to an audience by delivering a presentation or speech. According to Phillips (1968), a factor contributing to poor communication performance may lie in one’s memory of his or her parents misusing language to ventilate grievances, berate one another, or verbally harass family members, including oneself. These negative experiences may have led the individual to be fearful or reticent of communication dialog, resulting in withdrawal from oral communication encounters. 2.1.2. Vague Intent You
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