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Q. Recording your presentation
When would I need to record a presentation?
Some professors may ask you to submit a recording of your presentation as part of an assignment. Additionally, if an assignment requires that you deliver your presentation in front of your class, recording in advance can be a useful way to get feedback. By listening to or viewing a recording of yourself presenting, it becomes much easier to identify your own strengths and weaknesses.
What are some methods of recording my presentation?
One way to go about recording a presentation is to record only audio and then use that as a voice-over for a slide show or another form of visual media. Some methods of recording audio-only include,
- Using Microsoft PowerPoint to record a voice-over for your slide show.
- If you are using Google Slides for your presentation, you can download it as a .ppt file and still utilize this method.
- Recording your voice-over using a voice recording app, like the Voice Memos app on an iPhone.
- You will likely need
Another approach would be to record a video of yourself delivering the presentation. This allows you to utilize non-verbal communication and may be preferable if you don’t have an accompanying slide show. Some methods of recording yourself presenting the information include,
- Using QuickTime Player on a Mac to record your screen while you present.
- Using a camera (whether a cell phone, laptop, tablet, or video camera)
HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES…
TO LEARN MORE:
Consider browsing these helpful resources:
- GVSU Speech Lab
- Sharing iPhone Recordings via Google Drive - GVSU Speech Lab
- Recording Presentations with a Visual Aid on Mac - GVSU Speech Lab
- Creating a Voice Over PowerPoint - GVSU Speech Lab
WEBSITES AND BLOGS
- What Not to do When Recording - UMW Speaking Center
- Record Presentations - Microsoft Powerpoint Support
- Recording Presentations with Zoom
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