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4-H Communication Resources

Presentation, Educational Displays, and Videography are great ways to demonstrate your knowledge. These Communication areas are open to all 4-H members. These resources will help you prepare a communication project and

  • Learn written, oral, and visual communication skills
  • Develop self-confidence through public presentations
  • Practice self-expression and creativity
  • Learn how to organize and present information

Educational Displays

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An educational display is a visual presentation of information and should be able to convey information without a 4-H member present. This resource contains information on how to achieve a good display that will catch the viewer’s attention, arouse interest, stimulate thought, and motivate the viewer to learn more about the subject.

How to Create an Educational Display

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These videos are a great resource on how to choose a subject and title and how to design your educational display.

Introduction to Presentations

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Preparing a presentation is a great way to communicate an idea. This resource answers why and how you can practice preparing a presentation.

Types of Presentations

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This resource describes the four types of presentations: demonstrations, illustrated talks, public and impromptu speeches.

Parts of a Presentation

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No matter what style of presentation you choose, there are three basic parts of a presentation. This resource details how to prepare a presentation.

Steps in Planning a Presentation

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This resource will help you focus on the critical steps to preparing a presentation.

The Mechanics of Presenting

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As you develop your unique style of presenting, keep in mind these basic principles to help you deliver an effective presentation.

Preparing and Using Visual Aids

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Visual aids can help you engage your audience but there are a few important points to keep in mind. Please read this resource to help you choose a visual aid that will work best with your presentation.

Top Ten Tips for a Successful Presentation

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Want to know how to be a successful presenter? Then check out these top ten tips!

Brainstorming Activity

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This handout will help focus and guide your thoughts when preparing a presentation.

Making a Video

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Videography is the process of producing a video or movie in order to communicate creativity and thoughts to a wide audience. This resource explains the steps on producing a video.

Video Preproduction

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A great video starts with a great plan. Use this resource to help guide you in the preproduction stage.

Video Production

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Now the fun part - shooting your video! Read this resource to make sure you are prepared!

Video Postproduction

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This is a great resource to help you stay organized when editing your video into a finished product.