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The Science of Presentations



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    The Science of Presentations The Science of Presentations Presentation Transcript

    • The Art & Science of Presentations
    • (yes, really. go ahead)
    • Not so Good much
    • Why?
    • Life after… Death by PowerPoint
    • Stop doing this…
    • ..and this…
    • IT Modernization Roadmap
    • Which leads to…
    • and costs…
    • It’s not working
    • What’s the most common communication mistake?
    • TOO MUCH Info
    • Why do you present?
    • 1 Remember 2 Do Something
    • Modality Cognitive Principle Load Working Coherence Memory Principle Long-term Redundancy Memory Principle
    • Sensory Long-term inputs memory Audience
    • Working Memory Sensory Long-term inputs memory 3-4 items
    • kids blah blah deadlines blah blah money blah blah blah blah spouse blah kids blah lunch blah
    • kids blah blah deadlines blah blah money blah blah blah blah spouse blah kids blah lunch blah
    • kids blah blah deadlines blah blah money blah 1 2 3 1 2 3 blah blah blah spouse blah kids blah lunch blah
    • Formula for Better Presentations
    • Treat them like kings!
    • Got it?
    • Preparation
    • Start Offline
    • Curiosity before Content
    • after 10 minutes audience attention steadily drops
    • Parachute in!
    • Design
    • Keep it simple
    • If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough —Albert Einstein
    • Reduce Text
    • No “SLIDE-U-MENTS”
    • Notes Area
    • Notes Page
    • Presenter View Audience Presenter
    • Make it visual. (But don’t decorate.)
    • Pictures beat text!
    • Better recall for visual info Text Pictures
    • High Quality Images
    • 1 Point Per Slide
    • Example
    • Dump the templates
    • Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery Keep it simple
    • Squint Test
    • “Practice is the best of all instructors” Publilius Syrus
    • Read books – NOT Your Slides!!
    • Presenter View
    • Learn some shortcuts!
    • Learn some shortcuts
    • Cut the Text Visual w/o Backup Plan Who & Why 1st decoration Never read Plan before PPT 1 Point per slides Slide “Plain English” Practice Dump the Parachute in. templates Ask for Feedback What the #s MEAN PREPARE DESIGN DELIVERY
    • Learning Forum Be a Super Hero ^presentation
    • T. Michael Taylor Learning Development Consultant Fossil & Hydro Generation 155 W. Nationwide Blvd Columbus, Ohio 43215 614.583.6050 | audinet: 220.6050