London, Eng. : Imperial College Press ; River Edge, NJ : distributed by World Scientific, c1996.
ix, 112 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
A professional job-- decide your purpose-- who will do what?-- planning the content - the frame of reference-- starting, stopping and signposting-- speaking technique-- the use and abuse of visual aids-- planning the support work-- some special situations-- chairing sessions and managing questions in large meetings-- count-down check list-- notes to accompany the presentations check sheet-- speaking technically - presentations check sheet.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
The author draws upon his observations of people speaking technically in after-dinner speeches to write a book designed for anyone who has found the prospect of speaking technically to be daunting. He covers: conference presentations; coping with visitors; inaugural lectures; industrial presentations; industrial tourism; lectures to students; presentations to funding bodies; project reports; public inquiries; school talks; section and departmental meetings; and telephone calls and consultations. He offers the reader practical tools and principles for organizing information and making technical communication lively and memorable. (source: Nielsen Book Data)