How to deliver an impactful oral presentation
Get practical tips and advice to showcase your research effectively, present your work confidently and get noticed at academic conferences.
What will you learn?
- The different types and benefits of an effective oral presentation
- Understand the temporal and vocal elements of a presentation
- How to write a script for your oral presentation that works
- How to use visuals to enhance your entire presentation
Presenting your research at a conference can be a daunting experience for most, and not everyone is successful. Being able to deliver a memorable oral presentation requires a lot of planning and preparation, and this concise course will ensure you know how to ensure your work stands out.
This program is designed for early career researchers giving their first presentation at a conference and is a great option for experienced researchers looking to up their game. You will learn the basics of making oral presentations, including tips on how to use vocal projection and temporal elements effectively. You will also understand how to write an impactful script and add visuals to keep your audience captivated. By the end of this program, you will have a deep knowledge of the different elements that go together to make an engaging and memorable oral presentation, which puts a spotlight on your research.
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Objectives of this program
Lecture 3: Types of oral presentations
Lecture 4: Benefits of oral presentations
Lecture 5: The temporal element
Lecture 6: The vocal element
Lecture 7: Writing the script
Lecture 8: Optimal rate of display
Lecture 9: Adding visuals to presentations
Lecture 10: Final checks
Lecture 11: Summary
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