ASIP-EP-23 Managing Nerves Before a Presentation


Presenting in front of an audience, whether small or large, can cause feelings of nervousness or unease. Public speaking is a fear many have experienced, but sometimes it may be a part of the work that you do. Managing nerves beforehand can make the experience easier and even enjoyable! Here are a few examples of ways to manage presentation nerves.

Instruction: Click on each item to learn more about it.

Attribution: This activity is used in the Arts & Science Internship Program's open educational resource, "Ideation and Planning Skills for Employment Success", available through eCampusOntario's Open Library in Spring 2023.

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