1 Chapter 14 True-False Questions 1. T F Research has shown that an average speaker who uses visual aids will come across as more credible and better prepared than a speaker who does not use visual aids. 2. T F Research shows that an average speaker who uses visual aids effectively will come across as more professional than a dynamic speaker who does not use visual aids. 3. T F One of the reasons to use visual aids in a speech is that you can break eye contact with the audience while discussing the aids. 4. T F Research has shown that visual aids can increase both the clarity and the persuasiveness of a speaker s message. 5. T F Research has shown that using visual aids can increase the audience s retention of a speaker s message. 6. T F Using visual aids can help a speaker combat stage fright. 7. T F If the object you want to speak about is too large, too small, or unavailable to use as a visual aid, you have little choice but to change the topic of your speech. 8. T F If the object you want to speak about is too large, too small, or unavailable to use as a visual aid, you may be able to use a model instead. 9. T F Models are the best type of visual aid for presenting statistical information. 10. T F Because a picture is worth a thousand words, it is a good idea to pass photographs among the audience in order to illustrate your point. 11. T F To be effective as visual aids, photographs must be large enough to be seen easily by everyone in the audience. 12. T F The best way to show drawings and photographs is to pass them around the room during your speech. 13. T F If you were giving a speech about how to lift weights, the most effective visual aid would probably be a drawing.
2 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS T F If you were showing statistical trends in a speech, the best visual aid to use would probably be a pie graph. 15. T F A pie graph should ideally have 2 to 5 segments. 16. T F Because it is so colorful, a pie graph of 8 to 10 segments is usually an excellent visual aid. 17. T F If you wanted to show the relationship among parts of a whole, the best visual aid would probably be a bar graph. 18. T F If you wanted to compare two or more items, the most effective visual aid would probably be a bar graph. 19. T F If you wanted to summarize the steps of a process in a speech, the best kind of visual aid to use would probably be a chart. 20. T F If you were showing statistical trends in a speech, the best visual aid to use would probably be a chart. 21. T F You can be your own visual aid. 22. T F One advantage to doing a demonstration during your speech is that it reduces nervousness by providing an outlet for extra adrenaline. 23. T F If you want to demonstrate a process that takes longer to complete than the time allotted for your speech, you will probably have choose a different topic. 24. T F One advantage of PowerPoint is that it enables you to integrate different kinds of visual aids in the same speech. 25. T F If PowerPoint is allowed to dominate a speech, it can divert attention from the speaker s message. 26. T F Your textbook recommends that you make a PowerPoint slide for every point in your speech. 27. T F As your textbook states, it is usually a good idea to write your entire speech on PowerPoint slides so your audience can read along with you. 28. T F One advantage of using PowerPoint in a speech is that it requires very little planning. 29. T F As your textbook explains, you should use PowerPoint only where it is needed to clarify or strengthen your ideas.
3 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS T F One advantage of preparing your visual aids well in advance is that doing so allows you to use them while practicing your speech. 31. T F It is usually enough to practice your speech just once using your visual aids. 32. T F You should include in a visual aid only what you need to make your point. 33. T F When using PowerPoint, you need to limit the amount of information you put on each slide. 34. T F When you design a visual aid, you should keep in mind the size of the room in which you will be speaking. 35. T F Printing your visual aid in ALL CAPITAL letters is a good way to make sure it will be easy for the audience to read. 36. T F According to your textbook, you should usually include lines of text on a PowerPoint slide. 37. T F According to your textbook, a general rule when using PowerPoint is to include no more than a half-dozen lines of type on a single slide. 38. T F The more words you write on your PowerPoint slides, the more effective your speech will be. 39. T F Giddyup would be a good font to use for a PowerPoint slide in a speech about horseracing. 40. T F According to your textbook, it is usually a good idea to use a different font for each PowerPoint slide in your speech. 41. T F According to your textbook, you should usually use the same fonts consistently for all your PowerPoint slides. 42. T F As your textbook explains, you should usually use four different fonts on a PowerPoint slide to increase audience interest. 43. T F Almost any combination of colors works well on a visual aid. 44. T F Red and green is usually a poor color combination for a visual aid. 45. T F According to your textbook, blue text on a green background is usually a good choice of colors for a visual aid. 46. T F When making visual aids, you should use colors that can easily be distinguished from one another.
4 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS T F According to your textbook, when making a PowerPoint slide, you should try to use at least five colors so the slide will be visually appealing. 48. T F As your textbook explains, using the same color scheme for all of your PowerPoint slides is one way to make the slides look unified and professional. 49. T F Research shows that using PowerPoint images where they are not needed in a speech interferes with listener comprehension. 50. T F As your textbook explains, research shows that using PowerPoint images for every idea in a speech increases listener comprehension. 51. T F Visual aids should usually be displayed from the left side of the lectern. 52. T F Visual aids should usually be displayed from the right side of the lectern. 53. T F Passing visual aids among the audience during a speech is helpful to a speaker because it allows listeners to inspect the aids at their own pace. 54. T F In most circumstances, a speaker should avoid passing visual aids among the audience. 55. T F When you are going to give an audience material to take home from a speech, you should usually distribute the material at the beginning of the speech. 56. T F When you are giving an audience material to take home from a speech, you should usually distribute the material in the middle of your speech. 57. T F When you are going to give an audience material to take home from a speech, you should usually distribute the material after you finish speaking. 58. T F In most circumstances, you should keep your visual aids on display throughout your speech. 59. T F Visual aids should be displayed only while you are discussing them. 60. T F Once you have finished discussing a visual aid, you should leave it on display until you get to the next visual aid. 61. T F When you finish discussing a PowerPoint slide, you should leave it on screen until you get to the next slide. 62. T F One advantage of using PowerPoint is that you can leave your slides on screen even when you are not discussing them. 63. T F A visual aid is only as useful as the explanation that goes with it.
5 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS T F One of the advantages of using visual aids in a speech is that their meaning is instantly clear to the audience. 65. T F Visual aids usually should be used only in informative speeches. 66. T F It is important to maintain strong eye contact with your audience when you are presenting a visual aid. 67. T F As your textbook explains, you need to allow more time for rehearsal when using PowerPoint than when using other kinds of visual aids. 68. T F As your textbook explains, it is usually a good idea to put up a blank slide when you are finished talking about each of your PowerPoint slides. 69. T F When you plan to use PowerPoint in your speech, you should always bring a backup copy of your slides on a flash drive. 70. T F Because technology has become so advanced, it is seldom necessary to bring a backup of your PowerPoint slides on the day of your speech. Multiple-Choice Questions (Students are to indicate the best answer for each question by circling the correct letter.) 1. Which of the following does your textbook mention as an advantage of using visual aids in a public speech? a. Using visual aids enhances the clarity of the speaker s message. b. Using visual aids reduces the need for eye contact with the audience. c. Using visual aids can help combat the speaker s stage fright. e. a and c only 2. According to your textbook, which of the following is an advantage of using visual aids in a speech? a. Using visual aids can increase the clarity of a speaker s message. b. Using visual aids can increase the audience s retention of a speaker s message. c. Using visual aids can increase the persuasiveness of a speaker s message. e. a and b only 3. Visual aids can be very useful to a speaker because they a. often take the place of statistics. b. enhance the clarity of a speaker s ideas.
6 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS 275 c. can be passed among members of the audience. d. do not require a great deal of explanation. e. all of the above. 4. Visual aids are often helpful to a speaker because they can a. enhance the clarity of a speaker s ideas. b. make information more interesting to listeners. c. help listeners retain a speaker s ideas. e. a and b only. 5. If the object you want to use as a visual aid is not available, the next best option ideally is a a. model. b. chart. c. slide. d. photograph. e. drawing. 6. As your textbook explains, if you plan to use a photograph as a visual aid in a speech, you should usually a. display the photograph with PowerPoint. b. pass the photograph among the audience so everyone can look at it. c. use a photograph in an oversize book and hold it where it can be seen. e. b and c only. 7. are especially valuable for showing an audience statistical trends and patterns. a. Models b. Diagrams c. Transparencies d. Blueprints e. Graphs 8. If you were discussing statistical trends in a speech, what kind of visual aid would probably work best to clarify the trends for listeners? a. a chart b. a map c. a diagram d. a graph e. a model
7 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS A graph is best suited for showing changes in statistics over time or space. a. pie b. line c. distributive d. parallel e. ratio 10. If you wanted to compare the changes over the last 10 years in the number of people who get their news from newspapers and the number of people who get their news from the Internet, the best kind of visual aid would probably be a a. pie graph. b. diagram. c. chart. d. line graph. e. wave graph. 11. Which of the following would probably be the best kind of visual aid to illustrate the rising cost of a college degree? a. a line graph b. a chart c. a diagram d. a bar graph e. a pie graph 12. Which of the following would probably be the best kind of visual aid to show changes in the homicide rate in Washington, D.C., over the past twenty years? a. a diagram b. a line graph c. a chart d. a bar graph e. a pie graph 13. A graph is best suited for illustrating simple distribution patterns. a. pie b. line c. parallel d. ratio e. bar 14. A graph is best suited for illustrating the relationship among parts of a whole. a. parallel
8 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS 277 b. ratio c. bar d. pie e. line 15. While working on his speech, Lebron decided to use a visual showing the proportions of the U.S. federal budget spent in four major areas defense, entitlement programs, nonentitlement programs, and miscellaneous spending. What type of visual aid should he use? a. a pictogram b. a line graph c. an illustration d. a photograph e. a pie graph 16. Which of the following would probably be the best kind of visual aid to show the proportion of deaths last year that resulted from accidents, illnesses, natural causes, and homicides? a. a line graph b. a chart c. a photograph d. a pie graph e. a diagram 17. Which of the following would probably be the best visual aid to demonstrate the distribution of grades for a class? a. a pie graph b. a quota graph c. a longitudinal graph d. a partition graph e. a line graph 18. A graph is best suited for showing comparisons between two or more items. a. picture b. parallel c. distributive d. ratio e. bar 19. If you wanted to demonstrate the comparative spending of the United States and Canada on four different kinds of social services, which type of visual aid would be most effective?
9 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS 278 a. a bar graph b. a drawing c. a line graph d. a chart e. a pie graph 20. If you wanted to compare the number of men and the number of women who earned bachelor s degrees in engineering, science, and the humanities in 2010, you would probably use a a. parallel graph. b. drawing. c. ratio graph. d. bar graph. e. pictogram. 21. If you wanted to compare the current infant mortality rate, average lifespan, and cost of living in the United States and Denmark, which type of visual aid should you probably use? a. a ratio graph b. a chart c. a bar graph d. a drawing e. a line graph 22. A(n) is a visual aid that summarizes a large block of information, usually in list form. a. diagram b. chart c. pictogram d. illustration e. graph 23. According to your textbook, charts are especially useful as visual aids when a speaker needs to a. summarize the steps in a process. b. illustrate changes in statistics over time. c. include more categories than can be presented in a pie or bar graph. e. a and c only.
10 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS While working on her speech, Xiu decided to use a visual aid summarizing the steps in applying for a visa to study in the United States. The best kind of visual aid for her to use would probably be a(n) a. chart. b. photograph. c. pictogram. d. illustration. e. graph. 25. If you wanted to summarize the steps of a process in a speech, the best kind of visual aid to use would probably be a a. model. b. chart. c. diagram. d. photograph. e. graph. 26. If you wanted to compare the military spending of the United States to that of eight other nations, what type of visual aid should you probably use? a. a map b. a chart c. a line graph d. a pie graph e. a diagram 27. Which of the following would probably be the best kind of visual aid to summarize the major types of agricultural crops grown in the United States? a. a chart b. a model c. a photograph d. a drawing e. a map 28. Alain is planning to use video as a visual aid in his persuasive speech. According to your textbook, he should a. limit the video to about 30 seconds in length. b. edit the video to illustrate his point clearly and precisely. c. make sure the video will project clearly on a large screen or monitor. e. a and c only.
11 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS Jasmine plans to show a video of an explosion in her speech. According to your textbook, she should a. make sure the video is sharp enough for a large screen or monitor. b. cue the video to start exactly where she wants it. c. wait until the end of her speech to show the video. e. a and b only. 30. If you were giving a speech about how to execute basic karate moves, the best kind of visual aid to use would probably be a. yourself. b. a photograph. c. a chart. d. a drawing. e. a painting. 31. According to your textbook, which of the following is an advantage of using PowerPoint in a speech? a. PowerPoint enables you to combine a variety of visual aids. b. PowerPoint is an excellent way to display photographs. c. PowerPoint allows you to display large amounts of text. e. a and b only 32. According to your textbook, when using PowerPoint in a speech, you should a. try to come up with a slide for every point in the speech. b. use PowerPoint only where it is needed to communicate your ideas. c. write your points on the slides so the audience can read along with you. e. a and b only. 33. As your textbook explains, if you are going to use PowerPoint in a speech, you should a. allow extra time to prepare your visual aids. b. plan where you can employ PowerPoint to greatest advantage. c. use decorative fonts to give your slides more visual appeal. e. a and b only. 34. When you use PowerPoint in a speech, you should a. allow extra time to prepare your visual aids. b. run quickly through your slides when you rehearse. c. bring a backup of your slides to the speech.
12 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS 281 e. a and c only. 35. Which of the following does your textbook recommend for preparing PowerPoint slides? a. Limit the amount of text to no more than six lines per slide. b. Use all capital letters so the words will be easy to read. c. Stick to a limited number of colors and use them consistently. e. a and c only 36. Which of the following does your textbook recommend for preparing PowerPoint slides? a. Use images strategically. b. Use a limited amount of text. c. Use colors consistently. e. b and c only 37. Which of the following does your textbook present as a guideline for preparing visual aids? a. Keep visual aids simple. b. Use a minimum of three fonts on each PowerPoint slide. c. Write words in all capital letters. e. a and c only 38. Which of the following does your textbook recommend for using visual aids? a. Prepare visual aids well in advance of your speaking date. b. Create a visual aid to illustrate each point in your speech. c. Display visual aids only while discussing them. e. a and c only 39. According to your textbook, when selecting fonts for a visual aid, you should usually use a. a wide variety of fonts. b. decorative fonts. c. a different font for each line. d. italicized fonts. e. no more than two fonts. 40. When using fonts on a PowerPoint slide, you should usually use a. all capital letters so the lettering will be easy to read. b. a minimum of four fonts to provide visual variety. c. decorative fonts because they are fun to experiment with.
13 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS 282 e. none of the above. 41. Serena is creating visual aids on her computer. According to your textbook, when she selects fonts, she should plan to use a. decorative fonts to keep the audience interested. b. all capital letters so the words will be easy to read. c. no more than two fonts on each slide. e. none of the above. 42. According to your textbook, when using color in PowerPoint slides, you should a. use colors that can easily be differentiated from each other. b. use the same colors consistently throughout your slides. c. display major ideas in red or green. e. a and b only. 43. What does your textbook say you should do when presenting visual aids in a speech? a. Pass visual aids among the audience. b. Include visual aids only in informative speeches. c. Display each visual aid for an equal amount of time. e. none of the above 44. According to your textbook, when using visual aids in a speech, you should a. keep visual aids on display throughout the speech. b. set up visual aids to the left of the lectern. c. practice with the aids when rehearsing the speech. e. b and c only. 45. When using visual aids in a speech, you should a. display visual aids only while discussing them. b. maintain eye contact with listeners when showing visual aids. c. avoid passing visual aids among the audience. e. a and c only. 46. Each of the following is presented in your textbook as a guideline for presenting visual aids except a. Display visual aids where listeners can see them.
14 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS 283 b. Talk to your audience, not to your visual aid. c. Display visual aids only while discussing them. d. Explain your visual aids clearly and concisely. e. Pass small visual aids among the audience. 47. When using a visual aid in a speech, you should display the aid a. on the left side of the lectern. b. so everyone in the room can see it. c. throughout the speech. e. a and b only. 48. As your textbook explains, visual aids are most effective when they are displayed a. throughout the speech. b. during the introduction of a speech. c. just before the conclusion of a speech. d. only while the speaker is discussing them. e. from the right side of the lectern. 49. According to your textbook, visual aids are most effective when they are a. explained clearly and concisely. b. circulated among the audience. c. presented early in the speech. e. a and c only. 50. According to your textbook, visual aids are most effective when they are a. integrated with the rest of the speech. b. explained clearly and concisely. c. passed among the audience. e. a and b only. 51. Leo is planning to use visual aids for his informative speech. Which of the following recommendations will he find in your textbook? a. Pass small visual aids among the audience. b. Display visual aids only when discussing them. c. Display visual aids where listeners can see them. e. b and c only
15 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS Bryn is planning to use visual aids for her informative speech. Which of the following recommendations will she find in your textbook? a. Keep visual aids simple. b. Use visual aids strategically. c. Display each visual aid for an equal amount of time. e. a and b only 53. Kumar gave his informative speech on meteorology. As part of the speech, he displayed an excellent drawing to indicate the temperatures in different layers of the atmosphere. When he got to the drawing, he said, As you can see, each layer has a different temperature. He then covered up the drawing and quickly moved on. What should Kumar have done to present his visual aid more effectively? a. He should have created a handout and passed it among the audience. b. He should have explained the visual aid more fully. c. He should have displayed a photograph instead of a drawing. e. a and b only 54. According to your textbook, when you are going to give an audience material to take home from a speech, you should usually distribute the material a. as the audience arrives for the speech. b. at the beginning of the speech. c. at the time you discuss it during the speech. d. during the conclusion of the speech. e. after the speech. 55. Rosalie will be giving a persuasive speech on organ donation and wants to distribute organ-donor cards to her listeners. When should she distribute the cards? a. before she starts the speech b. after she reveals her topic in the introduction c. while telling how organ-donor cards work during the body of the speech d. while urging her audience to take action during the conclusion of the speech e. after she has finished speaking 56. Elisa is giving a speech on women s athletics and has brought a petition for her listeners to sign. When should she circulate the petition? a. before she begins her speech b. as soon as she reveals the topic of her speech c. after explaining the problems faced by women s athletic teams d. while urging the audience to take action during her conclusion e. after she has finished speaking
16 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS On the morning of his classroom speech, Jonah felt that he needed more visual interest in the speech. On his way to class, he bought poster board and a marker and wrote down his main points for the audience to see. Did Robert follow the guidelines for visual aids presented in your textbook? a. No. Robert should have prepared more visual aids than a single chart. b. Yes. Robert showed quick thinking under pressure by making the chart. c. No. Robert should have prepared the chart ahead of time and rehearsed with it. d. Yes. Visual aids always heighten the audience s interest and attention. e. No. The chart will distract the audience s attention from Robert s main points. 58. Zach will be using PowerPoint in a speech he is giving to the local Rotary Club. According to your textbook, Zach should a. check the equipment and setup of the room in which he will be speaking. b. distribute handouts of his slides for the audience to look at during his speech. c. bring a flash drive with a backup of his slides. e. a and c only. 59. If you are planning to use PowerPoint in a speech, you should a. assume that all the equipment in the room will work fine. b. bring a backup copy of your slides on a flash drive. c. use your PowerPoint slides when you practice. e. b and c only. 60. Camille prepared excellent PowerPoint slides for her speech about education reform, but the speech didn t go as well as she had hoped. She had trouble finding the Enter key on her computer to advance her slides, and sometimes she skipped a slide because she held the key down too long. According to your textbook, Camille could have presented her slides more effectively if she had a. set up her slides to advance automatically. b. practiced using the keyboard until she could advance the slides easily. c. checked the equipment in the room to make sure it worked properly. d. used her mouse to advance the slides instead of using the Enter key. e. borrowed someone else s computer for her speech. 61. During her speech about sailboats, Louise gave each member of her audience a detailed drawing showing the different parts of a sailboat. Did Louise follow the guidelines for visual aids presented in your textbook? a. No. The drawing could have been boring to many members of the audience. b. Yes. Giving the audience a handout during the speech is usually a good idea. c. No. Diane should have passed one copy of the drawing through the audience.
17 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS 286 d. Yes. The detail of the drawing probably heightened the audience s interest. e. No. Diane risked losing attention by passing out the drawing during her speech. 62. Gillian prepared beautiful photographs in PowerPoint to illustrate various parts of her speech about the Milky Way. When Gillian finished explaining each photograph, she left it on the screen for her audience to study until it was time for the next slide. Did Gillian make any mistakes in her use of visual aids? a. Yes. She should have used drawings instead of photographs. b. No. She explained her visual aids to the audience as the book recommends. c. Yes. She should have displayed blank slides between the photographs. d. No. PowerPoint is an excellent way to display photographs. e. Yes. Photographs usually don t require explanations when used as visual aids. Short-Answer Questions 1. If the object you want to use as a visual aid is not available to you, the next best option ideally is a. model 2. A(n) is usually the best kind of visual aid for clarifying statistics. graph 3. If you wanted to illustrate the increase in the number of people in the U.S. who have earned college degrees since 1970, the best kind of visual aid would probably be a(n). graph 4. While a graph is best for illustrating simple distribution patterns, a graph is best for showing comparisons between two or more items. pie; bar 5. If you wanted to summarize the events that led to the outbreak of World War I, the best kind of visual aid would probably be a. chart 6. If you wanted to list the steps of a process to help your audience remember them better, the best kind of visual aid to use would probably be a. chart
18 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS If you wanted to summarize the steps in treating a sprained ankle, the best kind of visual aid would probably be a. chart 8. List five of the guidelines discussed in your textbook for preparing visual aids. a. b. c. d. e. The textbook discusses seven guidelines for preparing visual aids: Prepare visual aids well in advance. Keep visual aids simple. Make sure visual aids are large enough. Use a limited amount of text. Use fonts effectively. Use color effectively. Use images strategically. 9. List five of the guidelines discussed in your textbook for presenting visual aids. a. b. c. d. e. The textbook discusses seven guidelines for presenting visual aids: Display visual aids where listeners can see them. Avoid passing visual aids among the audience. Display visual aids only while discussing them. Explain visual aids clearly and concisely. Talk to your audience, not to your visual aid. Practice with your visual aids.
19 CHAPTER 14 USING VISUAL AIDS 288 Essay Questions 1. Explain the major advantages of using visual aids in a speech. 2. If a picture is worth a thousand words, why should a speaker worry about explaining visual aids to the audience? 3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using PowerPoint in a speech? 4. What are the three kinds of graphs discussed in your textbook? Give an example of each. 5. What kind of visual aid would probably be most effective for explaining each of the following? Explain your choice of visual aid in each case. a. the basic equipment and techniques of scuba diving b. the projected growth in the U.S. population between now and 2050 c. the markings on different species of poisonous spiders d. where to obtain information about career opportunities available to college graduates with degrees in engineering 6. Explain each of the following guidelines for using visual aids in a speech: a. Prepare visual aids well in advance. b. Avoid passing visual aids among the audience. c. Display visual aids only while discussing them. d. Talk to your audience, not to your visual aid. 7. Explain four things you can do to use PowerPoint effectively in a speech.
Teaching with PowerPoint PowerPoint can be an effective tool to present material in the classroom and encourage student learning. PowerPoint, when effectively planned and used, can enhance instruction.
Making PowerPoint Slides Mirza Hasanuzzaman Associate Professor Department of Agronomy, SAU Know Your Audience Present information relevant to this audience Stay focused on the main topic Be brief Avoid
Complete a Relationships Presentation Speech Tips 1. I am so scared of giving my speech. How do I get over my nervousness? Nervousness is natural. Think of it as a friend rather than an enemy. You need
Steps for Planning and Preparing an Effective Presentation According to speaking consultant Lilyan Wilder (1999), two of the greatest myths about delivering oral presentations are that you re better off
EFFECTIVE ORAL PRESENTATIONS EVA CURTO Oral Presentations: Delivering Information Face-to-face FIRST THING: DON T PANIC!! The content is the most obvious component of any oral presentation - after all,
TM parent ROADMAP SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD IN GRADE FIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS 5 America s schools are working to provide higher quality instruction than ever before. The way we taught students in the past
Learning Styles What is a Learning Style? Learning styles focus on how your brain receives information. No one else learns or processes information exactly the way you do! If you discover how you process
Jacobson Center for Writing, Teaching and Learning GUIDELINES FOR PUBLIC SPEAKING From asking and answering questions in class to delivering a formal speech, public speaking is an important part of your
Audience Response System (Turning Point) A Quick Start Guide What is Turning Point? Turning Point is an audience response system and by downloading a plug-in for PowerPoint it enables you to add interactivity
A guide to giving a Presentation & Using Microsoft PowerPoint August 2013 Contents PAGE NO. PREPARING YOUR PRESENTATION...1 Introduction...1 The Four P s...1 Plan...1 Prepare...1 Practice...2 Present...2
Guidelines on Seminar Presentations Your main goal in presenting this seminar is to communicate your topic to an audience of mixed backgrounds and interests. This should not be a technical paper such as
UW- L A N N U A L C E L E B R A T I O N O F S T U D E N T R E S E A R C H & C R E A T I V I T Y P R E S E N T A T I O N G U I D E L I N E S INTRODUCTION For many of you, the presentation you make at the
Presentation Skills for Videoconferencing Office of Faculty Development Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine The purpose of this presentation is to provide you with a succinct set of tips that
22 st Annual Psychological Science Poster Session Instruction Booklet Poster Session: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Deadline for Entering: Thursday, April 3, 2014 Location: World Languages &
Analyzing Experimental Data The information in this chapter is a short summary of some topics that are covered in depth in the book Students and Research written by Cothron, Giese, and Rezba. See the end
What is an exhibit? An exhibit is a visual representation of your research and interpretation of your topic's significance in history. Your exhibit will look a lot like a small version of an exhibit you
VIDEO CONFERENCING Video conferencing is a great tool to support relationship building among distributed team members. It provides the opportunity for the regular, synchronous communication which has been
Creating a PowerPoint Poster using Windows Copyright 2001 Michael Dougherty (firstname.lastname@example.org) Purpose The purpose of this tutorial is to illustrate how to create a 3 x 4 ft. poster using PowerPoint. This
Making PowerPoint Slides Avoiding the Pitfalls of Bad Slides Tips to be Covered! Outlines! Slide Structure! Fonts! Colour! Background! Graphs! Spelling and Grammar! Conclusions! Questions Outline! Make
Examinations Page 1 MODULE 2 STUDENT GUIDE TO NOTE TAKING Examinations Page 2 Why take notes? I have a good memory: It s just short" o s t o f u s c a n r e l a t e t o t h i s q u o t e. H a v e y o u
Comparing Primary and Secondary Sources Lesson Plan Description Students learn to differentiate between primary and secondary sources. Working in groups, students will evaluate an example of both source
Using An excerpt from Smart Technology's getting started manual explaining the basics of the SmartBoard and how to use it. Quick Reference Hardware Basics for Front Projection SMART Board Interactive Whiteboards
Presentation Skills This guide is part of the Applications and Interviews series. For more guides in the series please visit the website below. Careers & Employability Service www.mmu.ac.uk/careers/guides
STUDENT S PACKET FOR THE SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT SCIENCE PROJECT STEPS 1. Choose a topic. Be sure it interests you. Don t pick one because you think it will be easy. Talk it over with your parents and when
Demonstrating Understanding Rubrics and Scoring Guides Project-based learning demands a more progressive means of assessment where students can view learning as a process and use problem-solving strategies
Learning From Lectures: A Guide to University Learning Learning Services University of Guelph Table of Contents Student Guide:... 3 University Lectures... 3 Preparing for Lectures... 4 Laptop Pros & Cons...
MHR 410 1 2011-14 Tips for Preparing a Strategic-Analysis Presentation Purpose The purpose of a strategic-analysis presentation is to recommend a direction and strategy for the company, as well as objectives,
Taking Notes in Class I. Page Setup: Cornell System Date Topic Leave blank 2 Notes 2-3 lines leave blank II. Background Information. A. Today we will be discussing an organized way of study that starts
Presentation Phrasebook Version 1.1 Academic English material from English for University. Com Giving a presentation This phrasebook presents useful phrases to help you perform the functions listed below:
Visual aids Visual aids Why do we use visual aids? increase understanding save time help people to remember get attention help the presenter Visual aids Selecting the right visual aid what information?
What s Your Learning Style? Different people have different learning styles. Style refers to a student s specific learning preferences and actions. One student may learn more effectively from listening
Niles West High School STUDY SKILLS MANUAL Table of Contents Table of Contents Organizational Skills Study Habits Study Materials Doing Your Best Using the IRC Studying English Studying ESL Studying Foreign
Pre-Defense Presentation Guidelines During your last semester of residency at Virginia Tech, you will be required to present your independent research to the faculty and your peers in a common pre-defense
Creating a History Day Exhibit Adapted from materials at the National History Day website Exhibits are designed to display visual and written information on topics in an attractive and understandable manner.
Commitment to Customer Care Providing a high quality patient experience Commitment to Customer Care Our promise: At Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, all receptions will The Commitment to Customer Care Guide
PowerPoint 2010 Project Two Assignment Sheet In this project you will create an informational PowerPoint presentation for Open House or Back to School Night highlighting the information you feel is important
[Type here] Using Excel for your assignments This document covers the basics of using Excel to perform simple data analysis and represent that data visually. Excel is a very powerful data analysis tool.
Organizing Math Notes Author/Creation: Emilie Eggleston, September 2010. Summary: Learn to organize math notes for better accessibility. Learning Objectives: To describe why intuitiveness and accessibility
A Quick Start Guide to Using PowerPoint For Image-based Presentations Knight Visual Resources Facility College of Architecture, Art and Planning Cornell University By Susan Jane Williams & William Staffeld
Powerful, Persuasive Presentations with Patricia Fripp Online Presentation Skills and Sales Presentation Training Course Outline Become a Great Presenter Easily, Conveniently, Quickly When your message
F O C U S Challenge? Reaction? Insight? Action Chapter Seven Engaging, Listening, and Note Taking in Class Reading Assignments Chapter 7, pages 151-174 PowerPoint Presentations Chapter 7 FOCUS on Community
Maryland 4-H Public Speaking Guide Do you have questions? Contact Tom Hutson, 4-H Educator University of Maryland Extension Talbot County (410) 822-1244 or email@example.com Equal access/opportunity programs
asic Information ISL- Lesson 1 (Mean, Median, Mode, and Range) Describe group roles Watching, listening, and taking notes Participating in a class discussion Engaging in an individual learning activity
The Complete Educator s Guide to Using Increasingly, educators globally are transforming their classroom using Skype to create powerful, authentic, motivating learning experiences for their students. From
Description of Design Challenge Spanish 3 Comprehensive Design Document We were tasked with designing a Spanish Three course for The Online Academy at George Mason University. This course is an alternative
TEACHER GUIDE 6.2 RETIREMENT PLANNING PAGE 1 Standard 6: The student will explain and evaluate the importance of planning for retirement. Longevity and Retirement Priority Academic Student Skills Personal
Research Posters Research posters are often used at conferences in place of more formal presentations. Typically, posters are displayed in a large room, and presenters stand near them to give brief speeches
Psy 210 Conference Poster on Sex Differences in Car Accidents 10 Marks Overview The purpose of this assignment is to compare the number of car accidents that men and women have. The goal is to determine
Early Childhood Education, an individual event, recognizes participants who demonstrate their ability to use knowledge and skills gained from their enrollment in an occupational early childhood program.
Microsoft PowerPoint Quick Reference PowerPoint is designed to allow you to create supporting presentation materials or selfrunning presentations. You can create handouts, transparencies, or 35-mm slides
Introduction to Forensic Anthropology ASM 275, Section 6146, Glendale Community College, Spring 2008 Instructor: Dr. P. James Macaluso Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 480-731-8866, Mailbox
ACN Voice and Video Web Conferencing Powered by TIPS TO GET YOU READY TO MEET! How to Set Up Your Account To sign up for your own ACN AnyMeeting account access the ACN AnyMeeting main page from the Your
About the PowerPoint Intermediate Workshop The purpose of the PowerPoint Intermediate workshop is to inform users more about the design aspect of making presentations. We will build on the skills learned
Sample pages from Chapter six of Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery by Garr Reynolds On this page you can see five samples of simple slides in which elements were arranged
A Quick Start Guide to Using PowerPoint For Image-based Presentations University of Chicago, Department of Art History Visual Resources Collection Adapted from Using PowerPoint To Create an Art History
Lesson 25 Mathematics Assessment Project Formative Assessment Lesson Materials Representing Data Using Graphs MARS Shell Center University of Nottingham & UC Berkeley Alpha Version If you encounter errors
American Public Transportation Association 2015 Bus & Paratransit Conference Moderator & Speaker Guidelines Your reference for effectively facilitating and presenting educational sessions Moderator Roles
Big Ideas, Goals & Content for 4 th grade Data Collection & Analysis Unit Big Ideas Graphs are a way of organizing data and they appear in newspapers, magazines, on the Internet and other places in everyday
Designing a Poster using MS-PowerPoint TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction... 3 Main components of a poster... 3 Setting up your poster... 5 Setting up the document size... 5 Configuring the grid and guides...
1 of 5 7/31/2015 9:52 AM SOE Course Evaluations Students Instructors TAs Logout Evaluation for EDU110, sec. 002 Q 1 2 3 4 5 6 View Results Submissions Analysis Table Download responses Termcode CRN Course
Preparing Presentations Like any academic project, before giving a PowerPoint presentation you need to prepare and plan ahead. Dundee and Angus College Identifying the purpose By firstly identifying the
PLANT TECHNICIAN SKILLS AND ABILITIES PRACTICE TEST OVERVIEW Welcome to the Plant Technician Skills and Abilities Practice Test. The purpose of this Practice Test is to help you get used to the questions
INSTRUCTIONS FOR GCPS ORAL PRESENTATIONS PRESENTATION SUBMISSION Submit your presentation to the session chair and co-chair via email, as an attachment. Draft presentations are due to session chairs by
Microsoft PowerPoint Guide MICROSOFT POWERPOINT STARTING A NEW PRESENTATION... 2 USING A DESIGN TEMPLATE... 3 OPENING AN EXISTING PRESENTATION... 3 USING A BLANK PRESENTATION... 3 Pre-Designed Slide Layouts...
Consumer.gov Lesson Plan Sending Money Overseas Teacher s Notes This lesson plan is designed to be flexible, so that you can use all or part of it depending on the level(s) of your learners, their learning
Improving your Presentation Skills Independent Study version English Language Teaching Centre University of Edinburgh Introduction You don t have to have perfect spoken English to give a very effective
Lecturer s Guide to Teaching through Videoconferencing Prepared by EdTech, Faculty of Medicine at UBC, 2009 email@example.com Introduction to this Guide This guide is designed for lecturers teaching with
Informal and Formal Presentations Take the topic sheet your teacher gives you, prepare what you are going to say and then speak for two or three minutes. Your partner will listen to you and then ask for
ACHIEVING BUSINESS GOALS VIA MARKETING STRATEGY Achieving Business Goals Via Marketing Strategy The link between business objectives and marketing strategy may seem obvious, but the two are often disconnected
LECTURE AND NOTE TAKING Goals of Note Taking Taking notes helps with classroom concentration, test preparation and for clues as to what the instructor feels is most important. Prepare to take effective
Planning a Presentation Gathering Material Although each lecture and presentation you give will likely be on a different topic, you can still have a readymade file of standard material that can be applied
Data Visualization Basics for Students Dionisia de la Cerda Think about Your Message You want your audience to understand your message. This takes time. Think about your audience and plan your message.
MOMENTS OF TRUTH WHERE LEADERS ARE MADE The Successful Club Series Rev. 3/2015 MOMENTS OF TRUTH The Successful Club Series TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL P.O. Box 9052 Mission Viejo, CA 92690 USA Phone: +1
Project #1: THE ICE BREAKER Executive Summary: For your first speech project, you will introduce yourself to your fellow club members and give them some information about your background, interests and
PowerPoint Workshop Joan S. Weeks SLIS Computer Labs Mgr. September 23, 2010 Creating a PowerPoint Presentation A. Opening PowerPoint Click on the PowerPoint icon on your desktop or All programs>>msoffice>powerpoint
Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 Prepared by Computing Services at the Eastman School of Music May 2011 Table of Contents New Look in Microsoft Office 2011... 4 Standard Toolbar... 4 Ribbon... 4 Appearance of
TCL Center for Teaching and Learning Instructional Development Support Center (IDSC) Microsoft PowerPoint: Best Practices Nimitz 107 (410) 2932508 Objectives This workshop is for faculty members who already
My presentation is about data visualization. How to use visual graphs and charts in order to explore data, discover meaning and report findings. The goal is to show that visual displays can be very effective
2012 Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (BCSSE) According to recent survey data, the students of Auburn s 2012 freshman class believe they are well prepared for college and expect to be more
The Secret Formula for Webinar Presentations that Work Every Time by Gihan Perera www.webinarsmarts.com Sponsored by In an online presentation, your slides aren t visual aids; they ARE the visuals. One