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Speaking Technically: A Handbook For Scientists, Engineers And Physicians On How To Improve Technical Presentations (PDF eBook)

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SPEAKING TECHNICALLY: A HANDBOOK FOR SCIENTISTS, ENGINEERS AND PHYSICIANS ON HOW TO IMPROVE TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS (PDF EBOOK)

EBOOK by Sinclair Goodlad;
ISBN
9781911298090
IMPRINT
IMPERIAL COLLEGE PRESS
 
 
EDITION
REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
WORLD SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHING COMPANY
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FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
128 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
10 NOV 1996

DESCRIPTION

This is a concise guide for anyone who has ever found the prospect of speaking technically to be daunting.The author draws upon his observations of people speaking technically in after-dinner speeches; conference presentations; coping with visitors; inaugural lectures; industrial presentations; industrial tourism; lectures to students; presentations to funding bodies; project reports; public inquiries; school talks; section and departmental meetings; telephone calls and consultations.He offers the reader practical tools and principles for organising information and making technical communication lively and memorable.Complete with highlighted points, checklists and review points for easy reference and practice, Speaking Technically is for anyone who has ideas and information to communicate, wants to do so effectively, finds the process stressful and has little time to prepare.

CONTENTS

A professional job; decide your purpose; who will do what?; planning the content - the frame of reference; starting, stopping and signposting; speaking technique; the use and abuse of visual aids; planning the support work; some special situations; chairing sessions and managing questions in large meetings; count-down check list; notes to accompany the presentations check sheet; speaking technically - presentations check sheet.