Presentation Skills For Students by Joan Van EmdenPresentation Skills For Students by Joan Van Emden

Presentation Skills For Students

byJoan Van Emden, Lucinda Becker

Paperback | August 15, 2010

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Presentation Skills for Students is a practical, accessible guide for all students in further or higher education. It discusses speaking effectively in seminars, tutorials and formal presentations and helps with career research including a practical step-by-step guide to a successful job interview. Regular checklists and the friendly down-to-earth style make this an ideal reference tool.

The second edition:

-          reflects the changes in technology

-          includes new material in the job search and job interviews chapter

-          highlights the hazards of using social networking sites

-          includes illustrations, which add both clarity and humor.

JOAN VAN EMDEN was Director of the Jove Centre, a consultancy specializing in technical writing and presentations. She was also a visiting lecturer at the University of Reading, speaking regularly at conferences. She has written a number of books about communication issues. LUCINDA BECKER is Senior Lecturer at the University of Readin...
Title:Presentation Skills For StudentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.53 × 5.5 × 0.34 inPublished:August 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230243045

ISBN - 13:9780230243040

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Table of Contents

Personal Development: Speaking to an Audience
Delivery and Non-verbal Communication and Nerves
Choosing and Using Visual Aids
Speaking as Part of Your Course
Speaking as Part of a Group
Speaking as a Student Representative
Speaking at Elections and Meetings
Job Searches and Job Interviews
Further Reading

Editorial Reviews

Reviews of the 1st edition:"This is a really useful book for students and lecturers with helpful links and reminders of how to present oneself and subject material in a range of situations. I shall recommend to all my students." —Department of Environment Studies, The University of Hull at Scarborough, UK"Very useful. Split into easy to understand chapters." —Department of Humanities, South Tyneside College, UK "Enables students to have a clear understanding of the needs for seminar presentations. Sections 3 and 4 are very good." —Education Department, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK"Well laid out, very user friendly." —Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingston University, UK"What a lovely informative book. The subject should have broad appeal to students in general as well as those in health care." —School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University, UK