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Presentation Techniques

by Gettysburg College

*Remote Engagement -Virtual Calendar

Fri, Jan 22, 2021

1 PM – 2:30 PM EST (GMT-5)

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Event Title: Oral Communication and Presentation Techniques: Presentation Techniques
Organization: Break Term

This session will provide tips for a successful presentation, including how to organize and create visual materials.


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Divonna Stebick

Associate Professor of Education

Gettysburg College


PhD Union Institute & University, 2009

MS McDaniel College, 2000

BS Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1995

Academic Focus:

Literacy, Special Education, and Education Policy

I believe a great teacher does more than "great work," she continues to stretch and grow intellectually in a socially conscious way to support all learners. My research and teaching activities are strongly interdependent. I teach a variety of field-supported courses in literacy and special education. These courses include a balanced mix of theory, practice, methodology, and assessment. My students do research with me in the field and on campus. We often present our results together at research conferences and publish co-authored journal articles and book chapters. My research focuses on the impact of digital media on today's youth, effective comprehension instructional strategies, and how to better meet the needs of at-risk students in and out of school. I conduct much action-research in local schools, with alum, and at a non-profit learning learning center my husband and I co-founded: Enlightened Learning Center ( 

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Rod Tosten

Professor of Computer Science and Vice President for Information Technology

Gettysburg College

Dr. Rodney S. Tosten is the Vice President for Information Technology. Rod graduated from Gettysburg College with a B.A. in Mathematics in 1985 and returned in 1990 to teach computer science in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Rod`s research interests revolve around distributed processing, database and distributed applications on the World Wide Web, and the Java language environment. Due to his experiences in a family car business, Rod stays active with small businesses including Eagle Software which specializes in software for transmission shops and PoCo Paper, a post consumer paper art company. Rod also took a two year leave of absence from the college to work for a software startup company. Rod received his M.S. in Computer Science from West Virginia University and his Ph.D. in Information Technology and Engineering from George Mason University. Rod is a past chair of the Department of Computer Science which the College formed in 1999. Rod is also a certified Pennsylvania State Inspection Mechanic. For relaxation, Rod is involved with woodworking, archery, and model railroading.

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