Presentation Skills for Students is a guide to the most transferable of all student skills: presenting a case clearly and confidently. This highly valued ability will help you to achieve success in your academic life and future career. Updated to reflect developments in techlogy, this third edition provides guidance on using a wide range of presentational tools. It also features new exercises and checklists to give you more guidance and support. This book will help you with: * speaking at a seminar* giving a formal presentation* making the most of your voice and body language* representing other students on committees* standing at student elections* speaking at and chairing a meeting* succeeding at an interview.
Joan van Emden was Director of the Jove Centre, a consultancy specializing in technical writing and presentations. She was also a visiting lecturer at the University of Reading, UK, speaking regularly at conferences. She has written a number of books about communication issues and continues her involvement with editing and public speaking. Lucinda Becker is an Associate Professor at the University of Reading, UK, within Arts and Humanities. She is also a professional trainer, developing and delivering courses in communication, presentation, management techniques and job-searching skills. She is the author of The Mature Student's Handbook and 14 Days to Exam Success.
Joan Van Emden, Lucinda Becker
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Study Skills & General Studies: Textbooks & Study Guides
Palgrave Study Skills
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10 Illustrations, black and white; 176 p. 10 illus.