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Week 3

Introductory video to week 3.
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Welcome to week 3. This week, we’re going to take everything that you learned in weeks 1 and 2 and tie it all together. We’re going to look at the technical aspects that come alongside presenting, and we’re also going to look at how you can engage with your audience. So that might be dealing with unsolicited feedback, positive or negative, it might be answering questions, even if you don’t know the answer, or it might be dealing with situations where something’s gone catastrophically wrong. We’re then going to look at humour and how you can include that. Humour is quite subjective, though, but don’t panic. We’ve got lots of hints and tips to help you out if that’s something you want to try.
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At the end of this week, hopefully, you’ll feel confident enough to be able to share a quick video of yourself presenting with other learners. This will be used in a presenting style that you’ve developed and grown into throughout this course.

Welcome to week three.

This week we will be looking at how we can blend everything you have learned together and maybe even sprinkle in some extras too.

We will be looking at:

  1. The technical aspects of presenting such as talking to a camera, positioning, sound, lighting and accessibility.
  2. How to interact with your audience and manage their feedback.
  3. How to use comedy in your presenting.
  4. How your style has changed.

Don’t forget to share your thoughts and experiences with other learners along the way.

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