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Author Platow, Michael.
Title Giving professional presentations in the behavioral sciences and related fields : a practical guide for the novice, the nervous, and the nonchalant / Michael J. Platow.
Imprint New York : Psychology Press, 2002.

Author Platow, Michael.
Subject Public speaking.
Communication in the social sciences.
Social Sciences.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 83 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Design: Preparing your presentation -- Planning your presentation -- Making overheads and slides -- Working with PowerPoint -- Making graphs -- Using Handouts -- Delivery: Presenting your work -- Before beginning -- Speaking to people -- Stage fright -- Defense: Answering questions and defending your work -- Anticipate questions before your presentation -- Listen to your audience -- Maintain control over your audience -- Practice your presentation multiple times, out loud, with an overhead, slide, or PowerPoint projector -- Persuasion: On being more influential -- On the social psychology of social influence -- Social influence and power tactics -- Pedagogy: Some comments on teaching students -- Classroom lecturing requires the same professionalism as other presentations -- Prototypes: Examples of good and bad overheads and slides.
Summary "The book is written specifically for students and professionals who have little or no experience giving presentations and for those who are particularly anxious about public speaking. It gives concrete advice about designing, delivering, and defending presentations. This advice includes recognizing the appropriate goals of the presentation, using the appropriate fonts, projecting one's voice, and dealing with stage fright. Also included is advice on giving persuasive presentations, drawing on recent social psychological research, and advice on lecturing to students."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781135844325 (electronic bk.)
1135844321 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 822561477
Additional Format Print version: Platow, Michael. Giving professional presentations in the behavioral sciences and related fields. New York : Psychology Press, 2002 1841690597 (DLC) 2002022671 (OCoLC)49283808

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