Presenting is the act of formally communicating information to an audience of one or more other people, usually large groups. Presentations are used to inform, motivate, persuade, or even entertain people and oftentimes are formatted as lectures, speeches, or demonstrations. A person can present in a variety of ways, but usually they stand on a stage or simply at the front of a room before the audience, and may use technology or physical artifacts to help convey information further. Presenting is a critical activity common throughout schooling, where teachers and professors give presentations as a form of teaching, and where students even learn how to present. Presenting is also an important skill in many professions, particularly in business-related fields.
There are many ways to record yourself giving a presentation. Using a screen recording and video editing tool, the presentation can be video recorded from PowerPoint with audio and webcam. First set up the presentation video recording; make sure the recoding options are customized. After recording the audio then the webcam, record the presentation.
Being confident in your subject matter and the presentation you plan to give helps to alleviate the nerves before the presentation. This can be prepared in advance by practicing. Other methods that may help include breathing from your stomach to calm the nervous system, visualizing your success, and making eye contact and engaging your audience.
When giving a presentation, the outward appearance should be clean and professional. The clothing should be comfortable and something that makes you feel confident. In a professional setting women can opt for a skirt, dress, or pants, paired with a blouse, jacket, or cardigan. Men can wear dress pants, a button-down shirt, a tie and jacket.