Delivery for Oral Communication

This resource was prepared by the Business Communications Lab at the Sam M. Walton College of Business
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Effective oral communication is more than just good ideas; it is about how you present those ideas that can be the difference between effective and ineffective communication. Effective delivery depends on a few key things: (1) mastering the content, (2) practicing your delivery, and (3) knowing how to use your body to enhance your presentation, rather than distract from it.

The following video series focuses on how to perfect your delivery presentation skills. In them you’ll find helpful tips on how to use the space in the room, interact with visual aids, and what to do with your hands. Check them out!

Episode I begins the series with a focus on kinesics. In this video you will learn how to be a better presenter through appearance.

 

Episode II focuses on using effective gestures and balancing body movement.

 

Episode III demonstrates how to effectively connect to your audience through facial expressions.

 

Episode IV completes the series by demonstrating effective ways to interact with visual aids.

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