ERIC Number: ED238030
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May-1
Reference Count: 0
Cheney, Carl K.
The steps which should be followed in planning, preparing, and giving a presentation are: (1) start planning immediately; (2) establish realistic objectives emphasizing desired results; (3) analyze the audience and the context of the presentation; (4) prepare a preliminary plan to help in selecting and organizing material including topic, objective, audience, key ideas, and supporting detail; (5) prepare a rough outline divided into introduction, body, and conclusion; (6) review the outline with someone else; (7) dry run the presentation with the edited rough outline, using only brief notes; (8) do the final editing of the outline, prepare final visual aids, and rehearse the final version; (9) keep the presentation simple, straightforward, and brief; and (10) take advantage of questions and discussion to increase impact. This document includes a worksheet for preparing the outline. (DC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Outlining; PF Project; Speech Writing
Note: Worksheet on last page may not reproduce well due to marginal legibility. Paper presented at a San Mateo County Office of Education inservice program (Redwood City, CA, May 1, 1981).