Presentation Skills for Students

Presentation Skills for Students

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"Presentation Skills for Students "is a practical, accessible guide for all students in further or higher education. It discusses speaking effectively in seminars, tutorials and formal presentations and helps with career research including a practical step-by-step guide to a successful job interview. Regular checklists and the friendly down-to-earth style make this an ideal reference tool.The second edition: - reflects the changes in technology- includes new material in the job search and job interviews chapter- highlights the hazards of using social networking sites- includes illustrations, which add both clarity and humor."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 137 x 217 x 10mm | 218g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 8 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white line drawings
  • 0230243045
  • 9780230243040
  • 496,024

Table of contents

Preface Personal Development: Speaking to an Audience Delivery and Non-verbal Communication and Nerves Choosing and Using Visual Aids Speaking as Part of Your Course Speaking as Part of a Group Speaking as a Student Representative Speaking at Elections and Meetings Job Searches and Job Interviews Further Reading Index
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Reviews of the 1st edition: 'This is a really useful book for students and lecturers with helpful links and reminders of how to present oneself and subject material in a range of situations. I shall recommend to all my students.' - Department of Environment Studies, The University of Hull at Scarborough, UK 'Very useful. Split into easy to understand chapters.' - Department of Humanities, South Tyneside College, UK 'Enables students to have a clear understanding of the needs for seminar presentations. Sections 3 and 4 are very good.' - Education Department, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK 'Well laid out, very user friendly.' - Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, UK 'What a lovely informative book. The subject should have broad appeal to students in general as well as those in health care.' - School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University, UK
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About Joan Van Emden

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, speaking regularly at conferences. She has written a number of books about communication issues. LUCINDA BECKER is Senior Lecturer at the University of Reading within Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Management. 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.
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