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Thinking About Presentations


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Evolution of Digital Media Technologies
First Night Lecture - first posted Jan 2010; updated March 2011

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Thinking About Presentations

  1. 1. Thinking About Presentations photo by Khalid Almasaud - 2007
  2. 2. If you can’t dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bull. W.C Fields American Comic and Actor 1880 -1946
  3. 3. One idea or thought remembered!
  4. 4. 90%
  5. 5. Step away from the computer photo by riotjane - 2008
  6. 6. photo by Dawn Ashley - 2009
  7. 7. Who is your audience? photo by Carbon NYC - 2008
  8. 8. What role are you playing? photo by Khalid Almasoyd - 2008
  9. 9. What is your story?
  10. 10. Broadly speaking, short words are best, and the old words, when short, are best of all. Winston Churchill British Politician 1874-1965
  11. 11. It takes me about three weeks to write an impromptu speech… Mark Twain America Author and Humorist 1835-1910
  12. 14. Flickr Photo Credits <ul><li>* Title image, What role are you playing, Khlaid Almasoud, </li></ul><ul><li>* Step away from the computer, Bethany Helzer, </li></ul><ul><li>* Pen and paper, Dawn Ashley, </li></ul><ul><li>* Who is your audience, CarbonNYC, </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  13. 15. Credits <ul><li>Creative Commons License – attribution, non-commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Kathy E. Gill, University of Washington [email_address] , @kegill * Source: Presentation Zen, Garr Reynolds </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>