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No More Yawning: Designing and Delivering Successful Presentations


Are people falling asleep or checking their watches during your presentations or classes? Learn to develop a presentation/class from start to finish. This train-the-trainer workshop will give you the tools needed to engage your audience and increase learning. Four steps of class development and delivery will be discussed: Understanding, Designing, Developing, and Revising. Participants will practice analyzing audience needs and creating lesson plans.


Participants will learn to:

  • understand characteristics of adult learners;
  • create a lesson plan;
  • develop learning objectives;
  • design effective visual aids and supporting training material;
  • apply basic tips to create a more engaging and dynamic presentation.

Continuing Education

Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive 4 hours of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.


South Central Region

Marcus Spann, Community Health Coordinator, , ,

Update Author

Marcus Spann, Community Health Coordinator, NN/LM South Central Region

Original Author

Michelle Malizia, former Associate Director, NN/LM South Central Region