字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Hello and welcome to the Humber College Learning Skills Workshop Series. Today we will be talking about presentation skills. In many of our classes, we are faced with presenting in front of many of our peers and this often leaves people feeling nervous, shy and anxious. Before we get started, let’s complete a presentation skills questionnaire. Choose yes or no to the following 8 questions: 1) I get butterflies just thinking about presenting in front of a group. 2) I often try to get out of speaking. 3) I experience physical reactions such as sweaty palms, red face, dry throat, pounding heart, etc. when presenting in front of a group. 4) I freeze or I lose my train of thought. 5) I start speaking fast. 6) I often feel unprepared. 7) I would rather die than give a speech. 8) The audience knows I am nervous. If your total number of points falls between 0 and 2, you are in control. Although you may feel slightly nervous at the beginning, you are confident and have the skills to present effectively. If your total number of points falls between 3 and 4, you may be nervous most of the time, but you can work through this and make your point. Your confidence will increase as you continue to practice. If your total points falls between 5 and 8, your nervousness is getting in the way. You may try to avoid public speaking whenever possible; however, if you face your fear and work with a supportive coach or counsellor, you can reduce your nervousness and present effectively. Did you know that 95% of the population admits to having a fear of public speaking and stage fright? Even though it can be a daunting experience, it is a valuable skill that you can use in many aspects of your life. So take a minute and think about how you feel when you are presenting. Consider one or two specific skills that you would like to work on today. Let’s start off by discussing what we will be going over today. Preparing for your presentation. Non-verbal techniques Engaging the audience. The content sandwich. Using audio and video equipment. Dealing with questions and how to really shine through with your presentation. It is important to practise the delivery of your presentation before you are in front of your audience. This includes a complete understanding of your topic, reviewing the information on your slides, and even practising with friends and family. This helps increase your confidence and comfort level with the information that you will be sharing with the group. Remember to take a deep breath, keep your voice steady and calm and continue to show your enthusiasm throughout the entire presentation. Above all, remember to relax and let your confidence shine through. It helps engage your participants better when they see you being a strong presenter.