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Public Speaking and Presentation Skills

Monday, December 9, 2019
3:15pm – 4:30pm

Storrs Campus
ROWE 319

Presenter: Wayne Trembly, CETL Participants will come away with specifc strategies for giving more effective presentations, in the classroom, at a workshop or other presentation, speaking one on one with a student, mentee, colleague… We will discuss topics such as: • A presentation is a presentation. There are many similarities between teaching a class and public speaking • Interrupt the lecture- small group discussion, large group discussion, questions- yours and theirs… Involve the class/audience as much and as often as possible • Effective use of PowerPoint slides- What to show, what not to show, how to use the slides • Speak the students’, or audience’s language, and making the presentation fit the audience • Move away from the board or the podium; get as close to the audience as possible • Effective use of humor • Dealing with our stress • Tell your stories when they are relevant • Make it relevant Register at -


Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) (primary), Rowe Building, UConn Master Calendar

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