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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Presentation Skills for Students

Edition 2nd edition
ISBN 9780230243040
Publication Date August 2010
Formats Paperback Ebook (EPUB) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series Palgrave Study Skills

A practical, useful guide for all students in further or higher education. Topics covered include speaking effectively in seminars and tutorials, delivering formal presentations and succeeding at a job interviews. Regular checklists and the friendly, down to earth style make this an ideal reference tool.

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 Reading within Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Management. She is also a professional trainer, developing and delivering courses in communication, presentation, management techniques and job-searching skills. She is the author of The Mature Student's Handbook and 14 Days to Exam Success.

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


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
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