Learning Presentations: Handouts


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Christina I. Petersen pete6647@umn.edu @CIPetersenZ

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Learning Presentations: Handouts

  1. 1. Learning Presentations: Moving from Template-based Technologies to Learner-focused ApproachesWe introduce Learning Presentation design principles that incorporate theories of Adult Learning.These presentation principles and approachescan be adapted by researchers, teachers,and studentsfor use inclassrooms, conferences,and communities, whether F2F, hybrid, or online environments.Wecollaborate with participants by sharing knowledge and experience to create personalized strategiesfor maximizing learning while using presentation platforms. For this showcase we draw on our workwith future faculty and current staff to demonstrate Learning Presentations as scaffolds forshowcasing ideas, guiding learning, and engaging learners. GoalsPresenters will: Displayhow message choices influence presentation platform selection, decisions about presentation format and audience learning. Diagram the components of message, audience, learning to inform presentation choice- making. Showcase three customizable presentation approaches: Learning 3x3s, Presentation Slams and Academic PechaKuchas.Participants will: Discuss design elements that enhance audience learning, which will require only a little experience in presenting or in teaching. Build a sample presentation from a curated collection of resources, which will require only basic web and presentation software skills. Presenters Ilene D. Alexanderalexa032@umn.ed@IleneDawn Christina I. Petersenpete6647@umn.edu@CIPetersenZ Center for Teaching and Learning Services CTL Twitter - @UMinnTeachLearn CTL blog - http://UMinnTILT.wordpress.com CTL slides -http://slideshare.net/UMinnTeachLearn
  2. 2. Learning Presentations: Ten Framing PrinciplesScaffold• Learning - Consider the ways in which your audience members might best learn.• Design - Begin with design, then continue to incorporate design as content.• Story - Use story to provide context and organize your facts.Connect• Play - Laughing people are more creative people.• Feeling - Invoke emotion and invite audience members to connect thinking and feeling responses, cognitive and affective learning.• Meaning - Convey core idea / central concern, even passion in your presentation: use this opportunity to make a small difference in the world.• Symphony - Integrate all elements of your presentation to shape the big picture. Seek ways to illuminate logic, analysis, and intuition as part of setting out idea or topic. Design to acknowledge audience members’ thinking and feeling responses / cognitive and affective learning modes.Extend• Acknowledge - Acknowledge the origins of your presentation elements, contributors of ideas and images, and the role of audience members as co-creators of meaning as you interact with them. Acknowledge the presentation itself is not the main learning tool.• Ownership - Own your presentation approach: don’t be owned by the presentation software or what prevails as a “normal” presentation. Own what will evoke and support learning.• Openness - Remain open to change, and remain committed to sharing what you create as an open educational resource. Learning Presentations: We draw upon the concepts of Garr Reynolds. Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design & Delivery. 2008 Daniel Pink. A Whole New Mind. 2006.
  3. 3. LearningPresentations: ResourcesBasics Reconsidered, and More PowerPoint – In the Classroom An Online Tutorial http://www.actden.com/pp/ Penn State Site onRethinking Design of Presentation Slides http://writing.engr.psu.edu/slides.html PechaKucha – Guide to Better Presentations Skills http://aqworks.com/en/blog/2007/07/03/pecha-kucha-nights-guide-to-better-presentations-skills/ Ignite – The Fastest Way to Create an Ignite Presentation http://www.speakingaboutpresenting.com/content/fast-ignite-presentation/ PowerPoint – 40+ Tips for awesome PowerPoint presentations http://flirtingwelearning.wordpress.com/2011/11/01/40-tips-for-awesome-powerpoint- presentations/Finding Images and Choosing Good Images What Makes an Image Good for Presentations? Part I – http://www.powerpointninja.com/graphics/what-makes-an-image-good-for- presentations-part-i/ Part 2 – http://www.powerpointninja.com/graphics/what-makes-an-image-good-for- presentations-part-ii/ Creative Commons Search across a variety of platforms (Flickr, Google images, YouTube)http://labs.creativecommons.org/demos/search/?beta=1&q= Flickr photo sharing site – Creative Commons pages http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/ Attribution, Non-Commercial: http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/by-nc-2.0/ Attribution, Non-Comm, ShareAlike: http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/by-nc-sa-2.0/ Attribution, ShareAlike: http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/by-sa-2.0/ Everystock.com – http://www.everystockphoto.com/ Compfight.com – "artsy" images http://compfight.com/ How Does Creative Commons Work? CreativeCommons basics - http://vimeo.com/25684782 How to attribution photo credit - http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/49395 Where All the Purty Pictures Come From? - http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/where-all- the-purty-pictures-come-from-flickr-creative-commons/22778Creating Accessible Resources UMinn Accessibility site on Presentations - http://accessibility.umn.edu/presentations.html North Carolina on accessible PowerPoint - http://oit.ncsu.edu/itaccess/microsoft-powerpoint Learning Presentations: Our Documents Materials Created by Ilene D. Alexander and Christina I. Petersen shared viahttp://www.slideshare.net/UMinnTeachLearn