ERIC Number: ED388795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Presentation Skills. P.R.I.D.E. People Retraining for Industry Excellence.
This guide, part of a series of workplace-developed materials for retraining factory workers, provides teaching materials for a workplace communication and public speaking course. The course is a review of basic speech concepts focused on helping participants to be comfortable in class discussions and speaking in front of an audience. Topics covered include the following: elements of a presentation, preparing presentations for varying time lengths, using visual aids, using question and answer sessions, and mental preparation for presentations. Applications of these concepts to presentations on the job are emphasized. The introductory materials include a course outline, course objectives, a topical outline, teaching methods, and materials. Lesson plans for six sessions are provided. The session materials include teacher tips, information sheets, and handouts. Student and instructor presentation critique sheets also are included. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Communication Skills, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Public Speaking, Speech Instruction, Student Evaluation, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related documents, see ED 351 578-599, ED 368 968-988, and CE 070 164-183.