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Presenter Briefing<br />
Thank you for presenting!<br />The following presentation has some tips and ideas to help make your presentation at the He...
Knock, Knock? Who’s There?<br />Tailor your topic…we will host teachers, trainers, eLearning administrators, and some that...
Own the Room<br />Get there early.<br />Set up quickly.<br />Greet attendees and make them feel welcomed from the second t...
Keep Time…<br />You will have 50 minutes to present…but leave about 10 minutes for questions. <br />End on time!<br />
Build Relationships<br />Tweet about your session. Use the hash tag #heartlandconf anytime before, during, or after the co...
li<br />Be Visual<br />You PowerPoint* shouldn’t speak for you!<br />Show pictures to illustrate your points.<br />If the ...
Tell Stories<br />Everyone can recite theory…but your participants want the stories.<br />Tell why it worked, when it didn...
Be the Guide on the Side<br />Don’t be the sage on the stage.<br />Gather the wisdom of the group as you share your knowle...
Stand and Deliver<br />Practice your presentation ahead of time.<br />Speak loudly and clearly.<br />Connect with the audi...
Be Authentic<br />Don’t try to be a public speaker.<br />Be yourself…<br />
Ready to present?<br />We are looking forward to hosting you in Edmond on March 9, 2010. If there is anything we can do to...
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  1. 1. Presenter Briefing<br />
  2. 2. Thank you for presenting!<br />The following presentation has some tips and ideas to help make your presentation at the Heartland eLearning Conference a success.<br />
  3. 3. Knock, Knock? Who’s There?<br />Tailor your topic…we will host teachers, trainers, eLearning administrators, and some that are just curious about eLearning.<br />
  4. 4. Own the Room<br />Get there early.<br />Set up quickly.<br />Greet attendees and make them feel welcomed from the second they walk in.<br />Meet your audience members…learn where they are from, meet their needs, call on them by name in the session.<br />
  5. 5. Keep Time…<br />You will have 50 minutes to present…but leave about 10 minutes for questions. <br />End on time!<br />
  6. 6. Build Relationships<br />Tweet about your session. Use the hash tag #heartlandconf anytime before, during, or after the conference.<br />Provide session info and follow-up info on the web.<br />Provide contact information.<br />Friend folks you meet in the session.<br />Follow up if you say you will.<br />
  7. 7. li<br />Be Visual<br />You PowerPoint* shouldn’t speak for you!<br />Show pictures to illustrate your points.<br />If the words are that important, provide a handout at the end of the session…not just your PowerPoint slides. <br />*Do not feel obgatedto have a PowerPoint presentation if you don’t think it adds value.<br />
  8. 8. Tell Stories<br />Everyone can recite theory…but your participants want the stories.<br />Tell why it worked, when it didn’t, how you fixed it, and the funny and interesting tidbits you learned on the way.<br />
  9. 9. Be the Guide on the Side<br />Don’t be the sage on the stage.<br />Gather the wisdom of the group as you share your knowledge.<br />Find ways to interact with the audience and get them to share. <br />
  10. 10. Stand and Deliver<br />Practice your presentation ahead of time.<br />Speak loudly and clearly.<br />Connect with the audience.<br />Be confident in your expertise.<br />Don’t bash your own speaking skills, PowerPoint presentation, experience, etc. <br />
  11. 11. Be Authentic<br />Don’t try to be a public speaker.<br />Be yourself…<br />
  12. 12. Ready to present?<br />We are looking forward to hosting you in Edmond on March 9, 2010. If there is anything we can do to make your presentation even better, please contact us at heartlandconference@uco.edu or at 405.974.2420. <br />

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