ERIC Number: ED343023
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Effective Presentations. Communicating in Health Care Settings. An Offering of Step Ahead: A Partnership for Improved Health Care Communication.
Dutson-Mallory, Cate; Bernhardt, Stephen
This coursebook contains materials for a course to help participants in a workplace literacy project put together a solid presentation that they can deliver with confidence. The course's stated goals are as follows: to enable participants to prepare interesting and informative presentations, use visual aids to enhance presentation, deliver presentations in a lively manner, overcome nervousness, and feel confident of their abilities as a public speaker. Materials are provided for four sessions to be presented over 3 weeks. Topics covered in the first are the following: characteristics of good and bad presentations, the communication triangle, the planning stage (purpose of speech, audience, what one knows and what one needs to know), and generating content. A planning worksheet is provided. Session two focuses on putting the presentation together; it covers the writing stage from outline to presentation, conclusions and introductions, and visual aids. Topics in the third session are as follows: the delivery stage, practicing the presentation, preparation, and keys to a strong presentation. During the fourth session, students deliver their presentations in class. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces.
Note: For related documents, see CE 060 682-686.