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Here are a few tips to improve your presentation.

Here are a few tips to improve your presentation.

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  • 1. Presentation Tips Helping your audience get the most from your presentation
  • 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. <ul><li>The slides aren’t the Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Slides shouldn’t say everything you will! </li></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>The presenter and the presentation “play complementary roles – like the cowboy and the horse” (Burmark) </li></ul>
  • 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. 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. Increase Retention
  • 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. Increase Retention <ul><li>“ Let the image sink in first; then you can hang your message on that visual hook.” (Burmark) </li></ul>
  • 10. Attention <ul><li>Average Attention Span = 18 minutes </li></ul>
  • 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
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  • 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>
  • 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>
  • 15. Brains like color
  • 16. Brains see yellow first
  • 17. Color visuals increase willingness to read by up to 80 percent
  • 18. Color enhances learning and improves retention by more than 75 percent
  • 19. 77% perceive that “Presentations that use color are able to communicate better than those that use black and white” (3M)
  • 20. Perception = Reality
  • 21. Be Smart. Build Great Presentations.
  • 22. Be Smart. Build Great Presentations. Instructional Services Team

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