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Keep Calm & Carry On - practical tips for fun, informative presentations


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IUB Libraries In-House Institute
May 7, 2012

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  • This (fun, informative) session on public speaking will present practical strategies for better presentations – whether those are small-scale, internal talks with your department, or whether you’re headlining a day-long event. We’ll talk about how to overcome jitters, stay on-point, and most importantly – stick to your time allotment! I’ll also give tips on putting together engaging slides or visuals. If time permits we’ll delve briefly into how to reverse-engineer these techniques and craft catchy proposals … I will (of course) strive to give a great presentation about great presentations and model the techniques, and I’ll pull together a tip sheet that attendees can take away with them.
  • don tknow if I agree with all these, but … good:
  • Good news: the hard part is already done. It’s (mostly) automagical!Stats give you the heebiejeebies?Tell your story.Once you know the what/why, the how is much easier.A little setup at the beginning & machines can do quite a lot.Don’t sweat it. A few basic measures you can explain & you’re set.Illustrate those numbers with real life people & examples.A tidy, professional report will benefit you & your superiors.Make it pretty.
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    • 1. Keep Calm & Carry On practical tips for fun, informative presentations IUB Libraries In-House Institute | May 7, 2012 | Courtney Greene Flickr: Matthew McVickar
    • 2. know your topic Flickr: marsmet523
    • 3. Flickr: crgreenestayingonpoint
    • 4. Flickr: juco know your audienceFlickr: icathing Flickr: st_gleam
    • 5. stick to your time flickr: Duke University Libraries
    • 6. know yourself
    • 7. tsch overcoming jitters
    • 8. LOOKHEREmaking snappy slides
    • 9. LOOK HERE making snappy slides…and now, a few of my personal favorites
    • 10. always on jon mcgovern
    • 11. stories + math = ♥bitzi
    • 12. Why this is different robinn
    • 13. flickr: chapendra
    • 14. @etlib @carriedonovan @xocg @m_roser @pocket_bTHE CAST OF CHARACTERS #tech2task flickr : sugar_snaps
    • 15. mobile will teach us nothingstart the conversationtweet it: #tech2tasknot on twitter? tweet it: #tech2task flickr: Scott Dierdorf
    • 16. markjtaylorstandards
    • 17. Execution Rusty Boxcars
    • 18. I was going to mention this earlier.
    • 19. thanks! it’s been… colinaut
    • 20. Too late for the library catalog?? Courtney Greene Head, Digital User Experience Indiana University Bloomington Libraries flickr: rakka
    • 21. prepare yourselves.we’re going to show some code. pink sherbet
    • 22. finding great images to illustrate your points mike rohde
    • 23. flickr: purplemattfishcrafting catchy proposals
    • 24. flickr: stevendepolo
    • 25. flickr: marcus_jb1973 thanks! slides & such: contact me: Courtney Greene Indiana University Libraries questions?