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Finding the story in your
presentation
Dr. Monica Bulger, Oxford Internet Institute
May 8, 2012
Monday, July 8, 2013
Monday, July 8, 2013
why present?
Monday, July 8, 2013
are presentations simply
information transfer?
Monday, July 8, 2013
consider the human element
Monday, July 8, 2013
understand audience needs & expectations
Monday, July 8, 2013
first, who is your audience?
Monday, July 8, 2013
first, who is your audience?
why are they here?
Monday, July 8, 2013
audience: what are they passionate about?
Monday, July 8, 2013
audience: what motivates them?
Monday, July 8, 2013
how can your presentation address their needs?
Monday, July 8, 2013
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idea
Monday, July 8, 2013
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one sentence describing
your research
Monday, July 8, 2013
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spend 5 minutes developing your
big idea and be prepared to share
with a colleague
Monday, July 8, 2013
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what surprised you in your
discussions?
Monday, July 8, 2013
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tell a story
Monday, July 8, 2013
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stories are how we make
sense of the world
Monday, July 8, 2013
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what is your story?
Monday, July 8, 2013
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address the so what?
of your research
Monday, July 8, 2013
Delivery
Monday, July 8, 2013
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Ted commandments:
...rehearse, but act spontaneous
...provide revelations
...show vulnerability
...don’t be tedious
...
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sustaining attention:
the importance of spare words
and blank screens
Monday, July 8, 2013
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...nobody longs for just one more bullet
point
--Lee Clow
Monday, July 8, 2013
STAR moment
Monday, July 8, 2013
have a plan for what to do if
you get nervous or forget
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strategic Q & A
--use Q&A as means to receive feedback &
clarify thinking
--conclude Q&A with summary remarks
Monday...
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words to remember:
thank you
I don’t know
Monday, July 8, 2013
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Thank you!
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presentations
See slide:ology by N...
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  1. 1. TITLE Finding the story in your presentation Dr. Monica Bulger, Oxford Internet Institute May 8, 2012 Monday, July 8, 2013
  2. 2. Monday, July 8, 2013
  3. 3. why present? Monday, July 8, 2013
  4. 4. are presentations simply information transfer? Monday, July 8, 2013
  5. 5. consider the human element Monday, July 8, 2013
  6. 6. understand audience needs & expectations Monday, July 8, 2013
  7. 7. first, who is your audience? Monday, July 8, 2013
  8. 8. first, who is your audience? why are they here? Monday, July 8, 2013
  9. 9. audience: what are they passionate about? Monday, July 8, 2013
  10. 10. audience: what motivates them? Monday, July 8, 2013
  11. 11. how can your presentation address their needs? Monday, July 8, 2013
  12. 12. TITLEBIG idea Monday, July 8, 2013
  13. 13. TITLE one sentence describing your research Monday, July 8, 2013
  14. 14. TITLE spend 5 minutes developing your big idea and be prepared to share with a colleague Monday, July 8, 2013
  15. 15. TITLE what surprised you in your discussions? Monday, July 8, 2013
  16. 16. TITLE tell a story Monday, July 8, 2013
  17. 17. TITLE stories are how we make sense of the world Monday, July 8, 2013
  18. 18. TITLE what is your story? Monday, July 8, 2013
  19. 19. TITLE address the so what? of your research Monday, July 8, 2013
  20. 20. Delivery Monday, July 8, 2013
  21. 21. TITLE Ted commandments: ...rehearse, but act spontaneous ...provide revelations ...show vulnerability ...don’t be tedious ...change the world ...don’t use bullet points Monday, July 8, 2013
  22. 22. TITLE sustaining attention: the importance of spare words and blank screens Monday, July 8, 2013
  23. 23. TITLE ...nobody longs for just one more bullet point --Lee Clow Monday, July 8, 2013
  24. 24. STAR moment Monday, July 8, 2013
  25. 25. have a plan for what to do if you get nervous or forget Monday, July 8, 2013
  26. 26. TITLE strategic Q & A --use Q&A as means to receive feedback & clarify thinking --conclude Q&A with summary remarks Monday, July 8, 2013
  27. 27. TITLE words to remember: thank you I don’t know Monday, July 8, 2013
  28. 28. TITLE Thank you! Visit slideshare.net/monicabulger for additional advice about academic presentations See slide:ology by Nancy Duarte for advice about audience analysis and effective delivery strategies Monday, July 8, 2013

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