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The slides from the session at the Hubbard Center outlining some of the practices and ideas for better presentations. ...

The slides from the session at the Hubbard Center outlining some of the practices and ideas for better presentations.
Channeling a lot of “Presentation Zen” by Garr Reynolds with a little Guy Kawasaki.

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  • Dear Mr Maiden..what do you suggest when we have to presenting our project/research report, etc to the government, or some castumer? Because there are so many audience/costumer that need more data, and ask blah..blah words just like document. Don't know what the meaning of Power Point. Some people who work at public service, lecture did it too. (off course i am not able yet..just to learned and understand what is the power of our subject / ideas must share to whom i have to..and I learned it more and more hope be better for next) . Thank you very much for your attention, I really apreciated. Best regards
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  • The Path to Better Presentations Emory Maiden Learning Technology Services http://www.flickr.com/photos/paolomargari/3484863724/
  •   Not really a “technology” workshop http://www.flickr.com/photos/anonymouscollective/4263193267
  •  “ giving more effective and engaging presentations”
  • Why it matters …
  • “ 99% of all presentations suck” - Guy Kawasaki http://www.flickr.com/photos/prawnpie/222656080
  • A story …
  • “ Powerpoint is the worst form of technology in the classroom” http://chronicle.com/article/Teach-Naked-Effort-Strips/47398/
  • Teach “Naked” http://www.flickr.com/photos/fish918/2578145861/
  • but why is PPT so hated? http://www.flickr.com/photos/darkb4dawn/3390585399
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/niallkennedy/58613951
  • Power corrupts. Powerpoint corrupts absolutely. - Edward Tufte, Yale University
  • Powerpoint is great for teachers, bad for learners - Michael Wesch Professor, Kansas State University http://www.flickr.com/photos/57152978@N08/5806567362/
  • but… http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/2694267505
  • It’s not about just changing tools http://www.flickr.com/photos/nowhere77/3969151427 Google presentation sliderocket powerpoint Adobe buzzword keynote slideshare Prezi Openoffice Impress 280 slides empressr Zoho show vuvox
  • The question we need to consider is... http://www.flickr.com/photos/danielmohr/4590796460
  • What is the value of f2f? http://www.flickr.com/photos/wrichard/3743686850
  • What is the role of presenter?
  • Focus on an approach, not a tool http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/4443168109/
  • -Garr Reynolds http://www.flickr.com/photos/bartelomeus/223563267
  • 1. Simplicity http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelingtribe/4181402366/
  • Find the core http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevemaher/4498613692/
  • 2. Be Visual http://www.flickr.com/photos/judy-van-der-velden/5410248741
  • “ Picture Superiority Effect” pictures > words balance http://www.flickr.com/photos/31246066@N04/5724454840
  • More Images Less Text (and no bullet points) http://www.flickr.com/photos/blgphoto/492869514
  • Finding High-Quality Images
  • 3. No “slideuments” PPT = a document
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/geetesh/4988789489/
  • Handouts can set you free http://www.flickr.com/photos/siovene/5931171740
  • And remember…
  • Powerpoint* is not the presentation http://www.flickr.com/photos/nowhere77/3969151427 * or any slideware
  • You are the presentation http://www.flickr.com/photos/paperdollimages/512768518
  • “ 10/20/30 Rule” -Guy Kawasaki http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/275944475/
  • “ Rule of Three” -Steve Jobs http://www.flickr.com/photos/acaben/541334636
  • Applications for the classroom
  • “ Flipped” classroom http://www.flickr.com/photos/wrichard/3743686850
  • “ Presentation is the killer skill we take into the real world. It’s almost an unfair advantage.” - The McKinsey Mind http://www.flickr.com/photos/lyndakuit/5434905857/
  • Pecha Kucha ペチャクチャ 20 x 20 see also “Ignite”
  • Obstacles http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamhenning/45704085/
  • You must “unlearn” what you have learned - Master Yoda http://www.flickr.com/photos/doc_brown/4930708368
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  • Student Resistance http://www.flickr.com/photos/darkb4dawn/3390585399
  • And now some tools http://www.flickr.com/photos/usonian/393607706/
  • but remember…
  • Message > Tools