The Path to Better Presentations Emory Maiden Learning Technology Services http://www.flickr.com/photos/paolomargari/34848...
  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....
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 power...
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 h...
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
 
Student Resistance http://www.flickr.com/photos/darkb4dawn/3390585399
And now some tools http://www.flickr.com/photos/usonian/393607706/
but remember…
Message   >   Tools
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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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  1. 1. The Path to Better Presentations Emory Maiden Learning Technology Services http://www.flickr.com/photos/paolomargari/3484863724/
  2. 2.   Not really a “technology” workshop http://www.flickr.com/photos/anonymouscollective/4263193267
  3. 3.  “ giving more effective and engaging presentations”
  4. 4. Why it matters …
  5. 5. “ 99% of all presentations suck” - Guy Kawasaki http://www.flickr.com/photos/prawnpie/222656080
  6. 6. A story …
  7. 7. “ Powerpoint is the worst form of technology in the classroom” http://chronicle.com/article/Teach-Naked-Effort-Strips/47398/
  8. 8. Teach “Naked” http://www.flickr.com/photos/fish918/2578145861/
  9. 9. but why is PPT so hated? http://www.flickr.com/photos/darkb4dawn/3390585399
  10. 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/niallkennedy/58613951
  11. 11. Power corrupts. Powerpoint corrupts absolutely. - Edward Tufte, Yale University
  12. 12. Powerpoint is great for teachers, bad for learners - Michael Wesch Professor, Kansas State University http://www.flickr.com/photos/57152978@N08/5806567362/
  13. 13. but… http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/2694267505
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. The question we need to consider is... http://www.flickr.com/photos/danielmohr/4590796460
  16. 16. What is the value of f2f? http://www.flickr.com/photos/wrichard/3743686850
  17. 17. What is the role of presenter?
  18. 18. Focus on an approach, not a tool http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/4443168109/
  19. 19. -Garr Reynolds http://www.flickr.com/photos/bartelomeus/223563267
  20. 20. 1. Simplicity http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelingtribe/4181402366/
  21. 21. Find the core http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevemaher/4498613692/
  22. 22. 2. Be Visual http://www.flickr.com/photos/judy-van-der-velden/5410248741
  23. 23. “ Picture Superiority Effect” pictures > words balance http://www.flickr.com/photos/31246066@N04/5724454840
  24. 24. More Images Less Text (and no bullet points) http://www.flickr.com/photos/blgphoto/492869514
  25. 25. Finding High-Quality Images
  26. 26. 3. No “slideuments” PPT = a document
  27. 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/geetesh/4988789489/
  28. 28. Handouts can set you free http://www.flickr.com/photos/siovene/5931171740
  29. 29. And remember…
  30. 30. Powerpoint* is not the presentation http://www.flickr.com/photos/nowhere77/3969151427 * or any slideware
  31. 31. You are the presentation http://www.flickr.com/photos/paperdollimages/512768518
  32. 32. “ 10/20/30 Rule” -Guy Kawasaki http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/275944475/
  33. 33. “ Rule of Three” -Steve Jobs http://www.flickr.com/photos/acaben/541334636
  34. 34. Applications for the classroom
  35. 35. “ Flipped” classroom http://www.flickr.com/photos/wrichard/3743686850
  36. 36. “ 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/
  37. 37. Pecha Kucha ペチャクチャ 20 x 20 see also “Ignite”
  38. 38. Obstacles http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamhenning/45704085/
  39. 39. You must “unlearn” what you have learned - Master Yoda http://www.flickr.com/photos/doc_brown/4930708368
  40. 41. Student Resistance http://www.flickr.com/photos/darkb4dawn/3390585399
  41. 42. And now some tools http://www.flickr.com/photos/usonian/393607706/
  42. 43. but remember…
  43. 44. Message > Tools

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