Do a Visual Presentation

Figure 5. Make sure the audience can see all the visual aids and equipment for your presentation. Credit: Kristi LommerseA visual presentation, either a demonstration or an illustrated talk, is a teaching method in which the presenter shares information with an audience with the assistance of visual aids such as posters, models, and computer presentation software. This 4-page fact sheet covers the method of delivery, the plan, the visuals, how to look sharp and to have a sharp presentation. Written by Stacey Ellison, and published by the UF Department of 4-H Youth Development, June 2015.

Develop Your Public Speaking Skills: Tips for Beginning Speakers, Speech Coaches, and Judges (AEC341/WC023)

Developing effective public speaking skills is one of the most valuable benefits young people can derive from participation in 4-H, FFA, and other youth groups. This revised 7-page fact sheet pulls together advise from textbooks and references on public speaking as well as actual critiques from judges of public speaking competitions to provide guidance that is both consistent with accepted practice for public speakers and relevant to the problems faced by young speakers in a competitive setting. It was written by Marshall H. Breeze, Rick D. Rudd, Gregory T. Gifford, and Catherine W. Shoulders, and published by the UF Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, January 2011.