Presentation Resources

Exforsys, Inc. Presentation Skills 
http://www.exforsys.com/career-center/presentation-skills.html  
This is a “self-paced” training that covers all the aspects of presentation skills you need for success in this class and in general. Highly recommended. 
 
Overcoming Speech Anxiety 
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/CTL/Oralcomm/Microsoft%20Word%20-%20OvercomingSpeechAnxiety.pdf  
This is a handout from Stanford University’s Oral Communication Program that lists tips for reducing public speaking anxiety. It also includes some sensible advice for common public speaking fears. 
 
Your Speaking Voice 
http://www.toastmasters.org/199-YourSpeakingVoice  
How to breathe better for great volume (projection) and intonation control while presenting to a larger group. From Toastmasters International (a public speaking group). Includes exercises. 
 
TED 
http://www.ted.com/  
Useful for viewing expert presentations, shadowing, listening comprehension, etc. Interactive transcripts are generally available. 
 
Managing Difficult Audience Members 
https://www.gingerpublicspeaking.com/article/the-five-types-of-difficult-audience-members-and-how-to-handle-them 
A useful guide for handling “difficult” audience members in a professional and confident manner.   

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