Public Speaking Online - Jane McGonigal Slideshow Presentation
with Jane McGonigal’s“The Game That Can Give You 10 Extra Years of Life”
Jane McGonigalis a game designer and gameresearcher for games that aredesigned to improve real livesand solve real problems.Her TED talk explains howplaying games can extend thelifespan and change the top 5regrets near death into thetop 5 traits seen in post-traumatic growth.
During her TEDTalkJane introduces herself as agamer with goals. And hergoal during this TEDTalk is toincrease the lifespan of heraudience, heightening theaudience’s interest,curiousity, or doubt.
During her TEDTalkShe begins with the herprevious TEDTalk, “GamingCan Make A Better World,”and the skeptics of gameswasting people’s time.She follows up with seriousannotations of the top 5regrets near death andexplains how games helpsalleviate each of thesegrievances.
During her TEDTalkJane continued with a story ofher concussion and how sheturned her suicidal ideation ofthe brain injury into a gameand post-traumatic growth forher and for others.
During her TEDTalkJane continued with a story ofher concussion and how sheturned her suicidal ideation ofthe brain injury into a gameand post-traumatic growth forher and for others. She called the game:
During her TEDTalkShe ended by telling them ofher scientific results and hadthe audience participate inher game, thus achieving hergoal of increasing heraudience’s lifespan by 7.5minutes.
TED Talk Commandment 4 “Connect with people’s emotions”Jane has focus well withconnecting with heraudience on two points:Death is a serious subjectthat affects many peopleon an emotional level. Totalk about a way to livelonger connects withpeople’s feelings of hopeand curiosity.
TED Talk Commandment 4 “Connect with people’s emotions”Jane has focus well withconnecting with heraudience on two points:Jane had the audience playher game “Super Better” toboost their physical, mental,emotional, and socialresilience. The audiencephysically raised their arms,mentally counted numbers,looked at baby animals, andshook hands with each other,actively completing thequests of the game.
The Garr Reynolds and Nancy Duarte InfluenceGarr Reynolds and Nancy Duarte areprofessionals in presentation and haveexplained ways to make them moreprofessional and impacting on anaudience.Jane has done well to exercise Garr’sand Nancy’s aspect of connecting withher audience and Garr’s point that thespeaker should tell the story instead ofthe slideshow. Jane limits the use ofbullet points and lists to keep theattention on her.
Dynamism Grade 4.0/5Jane expressed herself effectivelyduring her talk, positively during theend with the fun and games, andprojected her seriousness when shetalked about death, affecting heraudience on the level needed in thatpoint in time.She made plenty of hand gesturesthroughout, but what she lost pointswas her arms being close to her sidesfor the majority of the talk. Occupyingyour open space up promotesconfidence and better breathing thanclosing in and looking timid.
Sir Ken Robinson Vs. Jane McGonigal Sir Ken Robinson is another TEDTalk presenter in which he talks about giving the arts and creativity more importance into the education system.
Sir Ken Robinson Vs. Jane McGonigal While both are very passionate in their field of interest, I feel Jane outputted her message much more clearer than Sir Ken due to the interaction with the audience. Ken spent a lot of his time getting a laugh out of the audience and used a lot of jargon...
Sir Ken Robinson Vs. Jane McGonigal ... while Jane focused on the goal at hand and kept the scientific speak in layman terms or explained soon after.
Jane McGonigal & Me The Game That Can Give You 10 Extra Years of Life The Power of PositivityJane and I share similarities in our presentations, including interaction and a goal-oriented talk path. Starting the audience with the purpose behind the talk is a greatway have them understand where you are coming from and more likely understandwhy to participate during the discussion.