STUDENTS

As I set out my TFG / TFM

Prepare the defense very well. One percent high of the note will depend on how you present the work. Make the last effort i Take special care of the following recommendations. Before, however, take a look at this video, you will probably detect aspects that should be avoided.

Un 65% of the information that is transmitted in an oral presentation comes from the nonverbal language
  • The position must be natural (it shows the hands, stretches arms and legs and avoids gestural tics such as playing with the pen, removing hair, etc.).

  • The gaze must be connected to the audience, it avoids that it is concentrated to a band of the room or to the same interlocutors.

  • The volume of the voice must be sufficiently high so that it reaches the people of the first rows as well as the last ones. It also avoids monotonous intonation, make it varied.

  • The rhythm and the pronouncement should not be too fast or too slow, so you will facilitate the follow-up of the speech.

  • The dressing should be the right one and above all that you feel comfortable.

Just one 35% of the information that is transmitted in an oral presentation comes from the verbal language
  • Sorting and structuring the explanation is fundamental: introduction, body and conclusions. It also uses discursive connectors to relate ideas, eg. ex. To start the intervention, use phrases such as "I will first discuss ..."

  • Use a vocabulary and vocabulary appropriate to the topic and to the audience to whom it is addressed. It uses proprietary technical terms and avoids many multi-purposes such as: "thing, theme, this .... "

  • The sentences must be well constructed, avoid long sentences and the use of words "that is ..., then ..., then ..., I mean ..., etc. "

  • The message must be clear and concise and must not contain errors or form or content. Use specialized terminology.

  • If you use audiovisual support (presentation of slides, videos, etc.) that has a style unit and avoids abusing transitions and animations.

  • Adjust the exposure as long as you have. Test at home so you do not miss or spend time.
Avoid nerves and reassure yourself essential for the day of defense
  • Take care of the image and wear clothes that you feel comfortable with.

  • Go ahead of time in the assigned room to save you last hour's pressures and concentrate on the defense and check the equipment.

  • Keep the confidence Your tutor has positively evaluated the work to be defended and you have spent many months working on the chosen topic, so you know the subject in depth.

  • Avoid making last-minute changes in the presentation.

  • Do some relaxing exercise.

  • Save the presentation in more than one format and bring it to more than one device.

  • Bring water

Last update: 18 / 02 / 2019