We have all had the instructors or have been to a presentation where the professor/presenter read from the screen. I cannot say enough about how horrible this is. It is especially horrible if you have something important to get across. I also find this disrespectful to my audiences time and energy. If they took the time and expended the energy to get here I can at least put some thought into my presentation.
Here are three tips to help you with presentations even if you like reading from your slide deck.