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Killer Presentations


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Slide deck I developed for a presentation delivery and design training for Text 100.

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Killer Presentations

  1. 1. PowerPoint 102 Moving beyond the basics
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  4. 4. This is where your generic title goes  The titles usually add little to your main point – Typical examples found in all presentations  Objective  Strategy  Results  The sub bullets are usually just read by the presenter  This slide, aside from being boring, adds nothing to the text I am currently reading to you.  To combat the boredom, the presenter will add a bunch of senseless animation to “jazz it up” – I’ve spared you from this for now
  5. 5. What Are They Saying ? • 95 percent of posts mentioned Quality of Mention Tone of Posts MATLAB. Only 4 percent of posts mentioned The MathWorks. • Half of all posts only mentioned MATLAB in passing. • 92 percent of posts were balanced or neutral in tone • The majority of posts consisted of technical questions and answers to engineering, math, and programming problems. • Questions related to: Product vs. Corporate Mentions Issues Driving Coverage Tone • Specific projects being executed in Positive: MATLAB described as a “wonderful MATLAB commercial product” • Specific MATLAB code and Negative: Users describe having problems functionality, (e.g. “How to run upgrading to new versions of MATLAB multiple programs in Simulink without having to run them Neutral: individually?”) • Students and engineers post technical • Reviews of/help related to different questions involving MATLAB in online forums versions of MATLAB • MATLAB users share code and programming tips • Posts were written for a technical audience and presumed detailed • Students and professionals request notebook knowledge of computer science, purchasing advice on review sites and note engineering, etc. computer must be able to run programs like MATLAB efficiently 15
  6. 6. SLIDE-ument PRESENT-ation
  7. 7. Go analogue Ask questions Get away
  8. 8. HUNGRY?
  9. 9. if I NEED
  10. 10. TheRe is n J Comic Sans
  11. 11. The ‘Stick’ Rules Pick a Font and stick to it. Choose a color palette and stick to it. Choose three text sizes and stick to them.
  12. 12. Know Your Tools