Developing Power Presentation Skills (DPPS)


Teachers are everyday presenters, with the students as their audience and the classroom as their venue. Years of teaching will have gained for them an essential grasp of presentation skills. Now, as Mapúa prepares for university status, there comes an increasing demand for teachers to present their works and ideas before a different audience: colleagues and other professionals.

Developing Power Presentation Skills is a 15-hour course that aims to bring teachers to re-call and practice timeless truths about effective presentations. It builds upon the teachers’ existing skills and talents and prepares them to effectively carry out presentation tasks in the professional context.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

  • identify the barriers to effective presentation
  • identify one’s strengths and difficulties in presenting
  • practice principles and techniques in effective presentations
  • improve the level of confidence in presenting

Seminar Outline

  • Using Power point as a Presentation Tool
  • The Communication Cycle
  • Wows and Woes in Presenting
  • The Teacher as Presenter
    • Establishing Credibility
    • Sustaining Interest
    • Creating Networks
    • The Reflective Presenter
  • Preparing a Power Presentation
    • The Audience
    • The Purpose
    • The Tools and Techniques
  • The Closure and Handling the Q and A