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Success in Groupwork by Using examples of real students' successful group projects, this succinct and supportive guide will help students tackle group assignments with confidence. Bite-sized chapters take students from forming a group and establishing roles through to dealing with conflict and delivering a group assessment. The book contains practical advice on making decisions and active listening, alongside opportunities to reflect on progress and identify opportunities for improvement. This is an essential resource for all students who are expected to produce a group project as part of their course, regardless of their level or discipline.
Publication Date: 2010-07-21
Presentation Skills for Students by This is the essential guide to the most transferable of all student skills: delivering a presentation clearly, coherently and confidently. Written in a friendly and accessible style, it takes the fear out of public speaking and helps students to acquire the skills they need to deliver effective presentations at university and in their future careers. Revised and updated throughout, it provides readers with practical guidance on controlling their nerves, creating visual aids and structuring presentations. This is an invaluable resource for students of all disciplines in further or higher education who have to give presentations as part of their course. It is also ideal for recent graduates looking to hone their presentation skills as they enter the job market.
Publication Date: 2016-06-09
Perfect Presentations! by "Made me consciously think about different aspects of presentations and furthermore gave me some very good ideas and 'little tricks' to keep the audience focussed." MSc Management student "Will it be useful? Oh yeah! This gave me a lot of tools to do a good presentation and also to analyse other people's presentations and then improve my way of performing." MSc Management student An invaluable tool for anyone with a presentation to do in a class, seminar or in the workplace. Perfect Presentations! helps students and professionals gain the skills and confidence they need to give an effective presentation. This lively, concise and to-the-point guide offers practical advice and tips not only on how to plan and prepare, but also on how to deliver the perfect presentation. Perfect Presentations! is ideal for everyone who becomes nervous at the prospect of doing a presentation. Levin and Topping show the importance of knowing your topic area, structuring your presentation well, and building up a rapport with your audience. They offer many suggestions and exercises to help gain and develop these presentation skills. How to overcome your fears How to use body language and eye contact How to make your presentations audience friendly How to use visual aids
Publication Date: 2006-05-01
A Student's Guide to Presentations by This book gives readers a detailed guide to the preparation and delivery of both individual and group presentations. It will take them through all the pratcial stages necessary to complete a presentation and obtain excellent marks. Key features include:Real life examples illustrating effective presentation techniquesHelpful tips and illustations throughoutA 10-step guide to preparing your presentationTips on using PowerPointA companion website complete with a student resource center: Click hereWritten in a clear and accessible style this book will be essential reading for both undergraduate and graduate students who have to conduct graded presentations.
Publication Date: 2007-10-15
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Skills for Study
This interactive online tutorial focuses on developing interpersonal skills that will help group projects to run smoothly and how to plan and deliver a successful presentation.
Use the Groupwork & Presentations module to:
- Learn more about how groups interact, and reflect on ways you can contribute more effectively;
- Dispel nerves, prepare appropriately and improve the way you present information to an audience.
Please sign in using your college username and password. Then select Groupwork & Presentations from the drop down Modules list.