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Does the thought of presenting a paper make you go cold? There are so many things to consider: getting your message across clearly, making the PowerPoint easy to read, keeping to the right length and keeping the audience riveted - enough to induce nerves even without the thought of standing up in front of a crowd and delivering your talk fluently. How to Present at Meetings, 3 rd Edition, gives you practical advice on all these aspects, and more. Written by high-profile public speakers in the health sciences, it includes chapters on the 10-, 20- and 45-minute presentation, how not to make a mess of PowerPoint, and how to appear on stage.


Contents:

List of contributors, vii Preface to the third edition, ix Preface to the second edition, xi Preface to the first edition, xiii Foreword:Wogan's wisdom: how to 'read' an audience, xv Sir Terry Wogan Chapter 1: Principles of communication, 1 Angela Hall and Peter McCrorie Chapter 2: Preparation of the talk, 9 Mal Morgan and George M. Hall Chapter 3: The three talks, 17 Mal Morgan and George M. Hall Chapter 4: Visual aids, 25 George M. Hall Chapter 5: Poster displays, 35 Philip M. Sedgwick Chapter 6: Data projection software: the hard facts, 41 William Harrop-Griffiths Chapter 7: How to appear on stage, 51 Alan Maryon-Davis Chapter 8: How to sell a message, 57 Martin Godfrey Chapter 9: How to present a talk, 63 Charlotte Green Chapter 10: How to deal with questions, 67 Sir Alexander Macara Chapter 11: How not to give a presentation, 75 Richard Smith Chapter 12: How to chair a session, 81 Roger Horton Index, 87


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ISBN-13: 9781119962106
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publication date: December, 2011
Pages: 106
Dimensions: 139.00 x 217.00 x 5.00

Subcategories: General Issues, General Practice