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What’s the difference between a podium and a lectern?

What’s the difference between a podium and a lectern?

Many people confuse the words “lectern”, “podium”, “rostrum”, and “dais”. A lectern is the slant-topped high desk that you as the speaker stand behind and use when reading your presentation notes. It can be placed in the middle of the stage or off to one side. To remember lectern, think lecture. Continue reading

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