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14.5: Checklist for Your Online Presentation

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    Use this checklist as you prepare for your next online presentation!

    • Webcam & Microphone. Make sure your camera is set at a good angle and the picture is clear. Make sure your microphone is picking up sound clearly.
    • Presentation software (Zoom, GoogleMeet, Teams, etc). Make sure you test out the software ahead of your presentation to make sure you are familiar with it, and everything works correctly.
    • Any presentational aids you plan to use. Double check them with your presentation software.
    • Speaking Notes. You should still be using notecards or a form of speaking notes that allow you to keep good eye contact with your audience.
    • You are in a well-lit, quiet area.
    • The camera is set up at a good angle—we should be able to see you from about the waist up and camera should be at about eye level.
    • Remember to look at your webcam, not your screen or elsewhere.
    • Project your voice and speak clearly—even more so than when you are in person.

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