Public SpeakingDeath by PowerPoint & Hurrah       for Pecha Kucha             Lecture 9        Dr. Jessica Laccetti
Outline•   Reminder about Participation•   Intro to Public Speaking•   Intro to Pecha Kucha•   Lab Assignment•   Homework
Participation    • In class, in labs and online:        – Please remain cordial        – Show how you engage with the lect...
Critical Literacy• When we are critically literate, we examine  our ongoing development, to reveal the  subjective positio...
• Some tweets I have received:                        • “@JessL #ALES204 The WebNot Critical Literacy     Ecology Project ...
Better Critical Literacy• “@JessL Itd be interesting to participate in  this scientificamerican.com/citizen-scienc…  proje...
Best Critical Literacy• “@JessL The EcologyProject makes us connect more  but I hate the idea that Im being influenced by ...
“The number-one fear -more terrifying than thefear of death - is public       speaking."
What to Avoid
Death by Powerpoint• In a business setting, a PowerPoint slide  typically shows 40 words• = eight seconds of silent readin...
Clear, informative,   untidy, incoherent graphs: the encoded          useful colour-coding,legends, the meaningless color,...
kapterev@gmail.com
kapterev@gmail.com
kapterev@gmail.com
kapterev@gmail.com
kapterev@gmail.com
kapterev@gmail.com
kapterev@gmail.com
kapterev@gmail.com
Pronunciation
Pecha Kucha as Antidote to Death by               PPT
#YEG Pecha Kucha• Edmonton’s NextGen  presents Pecha Kucha  Night 12, February  2, 2012, at Metro Cinema  at The Garneau (...
Lab Assignment• Objective: practise strong public  communication• Task: Design good, strong, correctly-timed  pecha kuchas...
Lab Assignment• Topic: Your field of study/a main research/career  interest• You will have exactly 6 minutes and 40 second...
Lab Assignment• In PowerPoint or a comparable program, set up a  presentation with 20 slides• Each slide should feature ON...
Images from Prof Hacker
Design Rules• A presentation is created using PowerPoint (or  any other presentation software).• Presenters are only allow...
Example Pecha Kucha Presentations to              Peruse• What, if Anything, Is Big Bird? , in Christchurch  (zoology)• Ju...
In Class or Homework• Send @JessL a critically reflective tweet (or  two) about a Pecha Kucha presentation you  have watch...
Homework
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  1. 1. Public SpeakingDeath by PowerPoint & Hurrah for Pecha Kucha Lecture 9 Dr. Jessica Laccetti
  2. 2. Outline• Reminder about Participation• Intro to Public Speaking• Intro to Pecha Kucha• Lab Assignment• Homework
  3. 3. Participation • In class, in labs and online: – Please remain cordial – Show how you engage with the lecture content/readings – Demonstrate critical literacy!Image from: http://www.ramseysfarm.com/maze_only.asp
  4. 4. Critical Literacy• When we are critically literate, we examine our ongoing development, to reveal the subjective positions from which we make sense of the world and act in it• Evaluate material (tweets, blogs, journal articles, conference presentations) – Compare the discovered ideas w/known standards – Draw conclusions • Accuracy, appropriateness, timeliness
  5. 5. • Some tweets I have received: • “@JessL #ALES204 The WebNot Critical Literacy Ecology Project have found that Twitter bots have allowed for increased human-to-human interactions.” • “@JessL Titter Bots cause an increase in human interaction.” • “@JessL the research showed that socialbots increased human to human interaction #ales204”
  6. 6. Better Critical Literacy• “@JessL Itd be interesting to participate in this scientificamerican.com/citizen-scienc… project, as there are lots of squirrels on campus! #ALES204”• “@JessL #ALES204 its findings show that the use of twitterbot causes apparent change in human-to-human activity: more interaction between user”
  7. 7. Best Critical Literacy• “@JessL The EcologyProject makes us connect more but I hate the idea that Im being influenced by a bot! #ALES204”• “@jessL @clarkeshan attending #summit12 w/ @LahodaMark where @julianagyeman speaks about equality! Encouraging everyone here to tweet!”• “@JessL check your Twitter feed tonight at five. Attending Julian Agyemans talk on Just Sustainabilities! Passing on info for CSL #ales204”• “@JessL Im not @ #farmtech12, but through Twitter Ive discovered that the company Im working for this summer, #Bayer, is there! #ales204”
  8. 8. “The number-one fear -more terrifying than thefear of death - is public speaking."
  9. 9. What to Avoid
  10. 10. Death by Powerpoint• In a business setting, a PowerPoint slide typically shows 40 words• = eight seconds of silent reading• BUT then many, many slides are needed• = relentless sequentially, one (boring!) slide after another
  11. 11. Clear, informative, untidy, incoherent graphs: the encoded useful colour-coding,legends, the meaningless color, the logo-type legible! branding = ChartjunkBad Good
  12. 12. kapterev@gmail.com
  13. 13. kapterev@gmail.com
  14. 14. kapterev@gmail.com
  15. 15. kapterev@gmail.com
  16. 16. kapterev@gmail.com
  17. 17. kapterev@gmail.com
  18. 18. kapterev@gmail.com
  19. 19. kapterev@gmail.com
  20. 20. Pronunciation
  21. 21. Pecha Kucha as Antidote to Death by PPT
  22. 22. #YEG Pecha Kucha• Edmonton’s NextGen presents Pecha Kucha Night 12, February 2, 2012, at Metro Cinema at The Garneau (8712 – 109 Street).• PKN12 features presentations on local ideas, projects and musings in the 20 slides x 20 second per slide format• Tickets via TIX on the Square; charge by phone at 780.420.1757 or online at www.tixonthesquare.ca• http://www.edmontonnext gen.ca/2012/01/pecha- kucha-night-12/
  23. 23. Lab Assignment• Objective: practise strong public communication• Task: Design good, strong, correctly-timed pecha kuchas• Note: Some students will be asked to present their pecha kucha
  24. 24. Lab Assignment• Topic: Your field of study/a main research/career interest• You will have exactly 6 minutes and 40 seconds• Think SHORT, INFORMAL, and CREATIVE.• NOT details of your main thesis/thinking/objective• BUT a story about why it’s interesting – things you expect to do, and what you might expect to find
  25. 25. Lab Assignment• In PowerPoint or a comparable program, set up a presentation with 20 slides• Each slide should feature ONE image / phrase.• You can find images by searching Flickr for Creative- Commons licensed pictures (advanced search) or images with NO copyright from The Commons: http://www.flickr.com/commons
  26. 26. Images from Prof Hacker
  27. 27. Design Rules• A presentation is created using PowerPoint (or any other presentation software).• Presenters are only allowed 20 slides and those slides must automatically advance every 20 seconds• PPT DEPENDS on: – Visuals – Structure – Professionalism – Engaged speaking
  28. 28. Example Pecha Kucha Presentations to Peruse• What, if Anything, Is Big Bird? , in Christchurch (zoology)• Just Enough, in Tokyo (envrionmentalism)• Clowns Without Borders, in Washington DC (activism)
  29. 29. In Class or Homework• Send @JessL a critically reflective tweet (or two) about a Pecha Kucha presentation you have watched (see aforementioned examples)• Note what worked & what didn’t• What you learnt• What you might improve upon• Think about similarities &analogies that are not superficially apparent
  30. 30. Homework

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