Presentation Tips Helping your audience get the most from your presentation
<ul><li>“ Stand to the left of screen.  Your audience with anchor on you, then read across, then come back and anchor on y...
<ul><li>The slides aren’t the Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Slides shouldn’t say everything you will! </li></ul>
<ul><li>The presenter and the presentation “play  complementary  roles – like the cowboy and the horse” (Burmark) </li></ul>
Attack jargon with a vengeance Burmark, L. (2002).  Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn. Alexandria, VA. ASCD. P64...
Attack jargon with a vengeance Burmark, L. (2002).  Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn. Alexandria, VA. ASCD. P64...
Increase Retention
Increase Retention <ul><li>Increase retention by 30%! </li></ul><ul><li>Show slides for 14-21 seconds BEFORE talking about...
Increase Retention <ul><li>“ Let the image sink in first; then you can hang  your  message on that visual hook.” (Burmark)...
Attention <ul><li>Average Attention Span = 18 minutes </li></ul>
Attention & Pacing <ul><li>40-90 seconds  maximum  per slide </li></ul><ul><li>Better 2-3 slides per minute </li></ul>300-...
 
<ul><li>Need to work a visual “commercial break” in at least every 15 minutes (relate it to your content) </li></ul><ul><l...
Engage <ul><li>Engage audience every 3-4 minutes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help make...
Brains like color
Brains see  yellow  first
Color visuals increase willingness to read by up to 80 percent
Color enhances learning and improves retention by more than 75 percent
77% perceive that  “Presentations that use color are able to  communicate better  than those that use black and white”  (3M)
Perception =  Reality
Be Smart. Build Great Presentations.
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  1. 1. Presentation Tips Helping your audience get the most from your presentation
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ Stand to the left of screen. Your audience with anchor on you, then read across, then come back and anchor on you…” (Burmark) </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The slides aren’t the Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Slides shouldn’t say everything you will! </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The presenter and the presentation “play complementary roles – like the cowboy and the horse” (Burmark) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Attack jargon with a vengeance Burmark, L. (2002). Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn. Alexandria, VA. ASCD. P64. <ul><li>20% of teacher surveyed can: </li></ul><ul><li>operate HP computers & printers </li></ul><ul><li>use software to teach writing skills </li></ul>After (16 words) Results from a survey show that two teachers out of ten have a working knowledge of how to operate the Hewlett Packard computer and inkjet printer. The same number of teachers has knowledge about available computer software for teaching written language skills. Before (42 words)
  6. 6. Attack jargon with a vengeance Burmark, L. (2002). Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn. Alexandria, VA. ASCD. P64. Publication Format Presentation Format <ul><li>20% of teacher surveyed can: </li></ul><ul><li>operate HP computers & printers </li></ul><ul><li>use software to teach writing skills </li></ul>After (16 words) Results from a survey show that two teachers out of ten have a working knowledge of how to operate the Hewlett Packard computer and inkjet printer. The same number of teachers has knowledge about available computer software for teaching written language skills. Before (42 words)
  7. 7. Increase Retention
  8. 8. Increase Retention <ul><li>Increase retention by 30%! </li></ul><ul><li>Show slides for 14-21 seconds BEFORE talking about them </li></ul><ul><li>(University of Colorado in Bolder, 1984) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Increase Retention <ul><li>“ Let the image sink in first; then you can hang your message on that visual hook.” (Burmark) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Attention <ul><li>Average Attention Span = 18 minutes </li></ul>
  11. 11. Attention & Pacing <ul><li>40-90 seconds maximum per slide </li></ul><ul><li>Better 2-3 slides per minute </li></ul>300-460 slides 90 slides 2 hours 150-180 slides 45 slides 60 minutes 60-90 slides 20 slides 30 minutes Optimum Slides Minimum Slides Length of Presentation
  12. 13. <ul><li>Need to work a visual “commercial break” in at least every 15 minutes (relate it to your content) </li></ul><ul><li>Humor = good for learning </li></ul>
  13. 14. Engage <ul><li>Engage audience every 3-4 minutes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help make a connection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take a poll </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build in time for discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think-Jot-Pair-Share almost always builds engagement </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Brains like color
  15. 16. Brains see yellow first
  16. 17. Color visuals increase willingness to read by up to 80 percent
  17. 18. Color enhances learning and improves retention by more than 75 percent
  18. 19. 77% perceive that “Presentations that use color are able to communicate better than those that use black and white” (3M)
  19. 20. Perception = Reality
  20. 21. Be Smart. Build Great Presentations.
  21. 22. Be Smart. Build Great Presentations. Instructional Services Team

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