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What Makes a  Great Presentation?
Time:  Starts on Time, Runs on Time
Conversation not just Presentation
Content:  the why, rather than the what
The Physical Space
Images
Meaningful stories;  make connections
Diversity of presenters
Time for questions
Ideas, not just facts
Try some different ways to engage: Multiple intelligences www.howardgardner.com
Hands-on
Conversation, interviews,  small groups
Get out from behind the podium
Be passionate –and be precise
Make connections
Don’t just read your talk—make eye contact. And don’t read out your panel members qualifications
Make sure your session delivers what the description promises.
A maximum of three takeaway points <ul><li>What makes a good conversation?  </li></ul><ul><li>From  A Good Talk:  the Stor...
Linda Norris, The Uncataloged Museum,  http://uncatalogedmuseum.blogspot.com E-mail:  [email_address]
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What Makes a Good Presentation

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Powerpoint (1 of 2) Session on making conference sessions fun, engaging and meaningful at the 2011 American Association for State and Local Historic annual conference.

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What Makes a Good Presentation

  1. 1. What Makes a Great Presentation?
  2. 2. Time: Starts on Time, Runs on Time
  3. 3. Conversation not just Presentation
  4. 4. Content: the why, rather than the what
  5. 5. The Physical Space
  6. 6. Images
  7. 7. Meaningful stories; make connections
  8. 8. Diversity of presenters
  9. 9. Time for questions
  10. 10. Ideas, not just facts
  11. 11. Try some different ways to engage: Multiple intelligences www.howardgardner.com
  12. 12. Hands-on
  13. 13. Conversation, interviews, small groups
  14. 14. Get out from behind the podium
  15. 15. Be passionate –and be precise
  16. 16. Make connections
  17. 17. Don’t just read your talk—make eye contact. And don’t read out your panel members qualifications
  18. 18. Make sure your session delivers what the description promises.
  19. 19. A maximum of three takeaway points <ul><li>What makes a good conversation? </li></ul><ul><li>From A Good Talk: the Story and Skill of Conversation by Daniel Menaker </li></ul><ul><li>Curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>Humor </li></ul><ul><li>Impudence </li></ul>Linda Norris, The Uncataloged Museum, http://uncatalogedmuseum.blogspot.com E-mail: [email_address]
  20. 20. Linda Norris, The Uncataloged Museum, http://uncatalogedmuseum.blogspot.com E-mail: [email_address]

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