Crash Course in Presentation Skills.pdf
Today's library professionals must be able to clearly present information to various audiences to be effective. Crash Course in Presentation Skills furnishes a complete course on presentation development that draws on the successful, proven practical methods of renowned industry presenters-individuals with experience in a variety of library disciplines and different levels of organizational management and engagement. Exploding the myth that "some people just aren't cut out to be speakers," the author provides the essential techniques and organization skills that anyone can utilize to become a great presenter. Readers will be able to apply the practical information within to create a great presentation, starting from the initial concept stage to having a completely finished and refined professional product.
Maurice Coleman has 20 years of experience presenting information via presentations and training sessions nationally on numerous topics including digital personal branding, technology implementation, presentation and training skills, community development and effective use of social media tools. Since 2008, he has hosted the library training podcast T is for Training and is currently a board member of the American Library Association's Learning RoundTable. For his work he was named a 2010 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, and received the Citizens for Maryland Libraries Davis McCarn Technology Award. Maurice currently is the Technical Trainer at Harford County (MD) Public Library in North Eastern Maryland and is also an independent consultant and speaker.