6Using Presentation Aids Effectively
By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
• State the key factors to consider when using presentation aids.
• Determine when and how to use specific presentation aids.
Presentation aids such as slides, flip charts, overhead transparencies, videotapes, props, computers, and handouts can be a valuable part of your presentation. Selected carefully and used in appropriate ways, presentation aids reinforce, clarify, explain, and illustrate your points and concepts. They also add variety to a presentation, helping engage the audience and hold people’s attention.
This chapter provides ...