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Course Description

In this course you will learn how to smash presentations. You will be learning about face-to-face presentations and on camera presentations.

This course covers:

  • Effective verbal communication skills in presentations

  • Effective non-verbal communication skills in presentations

  • Speech writing for presentations

  • Presenting skills and presenting aids

  • Presenting on camera

Once you have learnt about all the above, you will get an in-depth view on how to prepare, film and edit a smashing presentation face to face and on camera.

 By the end of this course, you will be an expert at making both face-to-face presentations and online video presentations, and will have gained knowledge in presenting skills. 

You will also gain knowledge in terms of writing speeches and video making. This knowledge can be helpful with your presenting skills.

These skills can be used across a range of different topics and courses where students are required to present information and where students are required to make video presentations.

You will be able to take the skills learnt into the classroom to help your students make presentations to the camera, which will also help them with face-to-face presentations.


Drama teachers, English teachers, History teachers, Dance teachers, Visual Arts teachers

Teaching Standards

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies:  Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - Introduction

    • Introduction

  • 2

    Module 2 - Verbal Communication Skills

    • Introduction

    • Observing Verbal Communication

    • Observing Verbal Communication Worksheet

    • Verbal Communication Techniques

    • Activities - Verbal Communication Techniques

    • Reflection Activities

  • 3

    Module 3 - Non Verbal Communication Skills

    • Introduction

    • Observing Non-Verbal Communication

    • Observing Non-Verbal Communication Worksheet

    • Techniques for Non-Verbal Communication

    • Activities - Techniques for Non Verbal Communication

    • Reflection Task

  • 4

    Module 4 - Speech Writing

    • Introduction to Writing Presentations

    • Examples of Presentations

    • Examples of Presentations Worksheet

    • Techniques to Make a Powerful Speech

    • Activities - Techniques to make a Powerful Speech

    • Reflection Activities

    • Reflection Task

  • 5

    Module 5 - Presentation Skills and Presenting Aids

    • Introduction to Presentation Skills and Presentation Aids

    • Presenting Skills

    • Presentation Aids

    • Reflection Task

  • 6

    Module 6 - Presenting to Camera

    • Introduction to Presenting to Camera

    • Presenting to Camera

    • Activities - Presenting to Camera

    • Reflection Task

  • 7

    Module 7 - Conclusion

    • Reflection Task

    • Conclusion - Smashing Presentations

    • Course Highlights

  • 8

    Course Completion

    • Course Feedback

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Dana Lee  Mierowsky

Dana Lee Mierowsky

Dana-Lee worked on a range of professional film, television and theatrical productions while studying at Screenwise, The Australian Film, Television and Radio School and London’s National Film and Television School. Her numerous multiple award winning music videos, commercials and short films have lead to the development of a feature film and a short television series. With a UNSW’s Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education, a Certificate in Training and Assessment and seven years teaching experience in primary and high schools, Dana-Lee teaches at film, acting and drama schools, including, The Australia, Film, Television and Radio School, The Australian Film and Television Academy, JMC Academy, The Australian International Performing Arts Academy and Sydney Film School.

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