During their time at Hampshire, students are often expected to give many presentations associated with their academic work. Different kinds of presentations students may give include:
Regardless of the context, Hampshire community members have a wide variety of presentation resources available at their disposal.
Hampshire community members looking for help with presentations should first turn to Hampshire's Transformative Speaking Program (TSP). The Transformative Speaking Program is a presentation, public speaking, and community dialog help organization based out of the Knowledge Commons. TSP "supports a vibrant staff of peer mentors who meet individually and in groups with fellow students across campus to work on a variety of speaking projects and goals such as building confidence to participate in class discussion, preparing to deliver a class presentation, learning to speak assertively while negotiating identity politics, and more." Community members looking for in-person, specialized help with presentations should contact the program via one of several options:
The purpose of this resource guide is to serve as a collection of lists of print and electronic resources, short tutorials, and directions to more comprehensive resources for presentation and public speaking. This guide is partially inspired by the presentation resource guides of University of Toledo Libraries, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Kent State University.
There are many different strategies, methods, and tips for creating and giving an engaging, thoughtful, and impactful presentation. This box contains links to online resources that can help users plan, design, and enact such presentations.
Most modern student presentations entail some kind of electronic visual display, media, or interactive component. This box is a collection of programs and software tools of this nature.