Basic Differences between Virtual Presentations and Face-to-Face Presentations

Virtual presentations and face-to-face presentations share several commonalities: an audience; a purpose; a time limit; a location; a story that has a beginning, a middle, and an ending; an expected or anticipated outcome; a plan; visuals; preparation; rehearsal; delivery; and follow-up. However, to say that they require the same skills set is not entirely true. We will examine the components of a presentation in this chapter and identify areas where the virtual presentation requires modifications to what we typically do in a traditional setting.


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