Video and Multimedia

Video Resources

Video Link 15.1: Secret to Great Public Speaking

Description: In this TED Talk, TED Curator Chris Anderson talks about the secrets to great public speaking. As covered in the textbook, there is no single “right” way to make a presentation, but what can this talk show us about presenting our speech effectively?

Audio Resources

Audio Link 15.1: Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

Description: In this NPR podcast, filmmaker Keva Rosenfeld discovers ways to reduce anxiety and fear related to public speaking. How can you use what she learned in your own presentations?

Web Resources

Web Link 15.1: Using Visual Aids

Description: This website from the University of Pittsburgh contains helpful reminders for how and when to best use visual aids. How can these aids help you deliver the most effective presentation?

Web Link 15.2: Toastmasters—Using Gestures

Description: This website from Toastmasters International complies a variety of hints and tips for effectively using gestures and body language in your presentations.

Web Link 15.3: 30 Ways To Manage Speaking Anxiety

Description: This website from the University of Iowa provides 30 practical ways to help you overcome the nervousness associated with speaking publically.