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Outline of Effective Presentations - Presentations - FaCET

Outline of Effective Presentations


Strong Beginning

Start with something to anchor or inspire the lesson

A clearly defined purpose

  • Value to audience
  • Engaging
  • Relevance

An overview

Outline key points to provide structure and help audience organize information.


Illustrate the lesson concepts to ensure audience understanding.


Offer opportunities for audience to use or discuss what they have learned.


Summarize key terms and points Provide assignments and/or reinforcing handouts


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