Using 20x20 for Presentation Training  Mark Christianson ICU
Purpose:  Share  why & how  you might use the “ PK 20x20 ” format for students’ presentation training
20x20 Demo Samples Q&A
My 20x20 Demo
 
Priority: Good habits for preparing/rehearsing effective presentations
Goal:  Significance Structure Simplicity Rehearsal See Kapterev, A.  Death by PowerPoint (And How to Fight It)
long… unfocused… overloaded visuals… under-rehearsed… Reality:
20 slides 20 seconds each Automatic advance New Format:
 
[email_address] -39 first yrs, Feb ’11 -TOEFL 500 avg. -2000w research essays -Solo, some pairs
ICU Student Reactions?
@TAT in July ‘11 -61 2 nd  yrs -Shy engineering majors -Social issues -Teams of 3
TAT Student Reactions?
Benefit 1: Forces Focus “ I had to think my content carefully and focus on what is the most important thing.”
Benefit 2: Forces Rehearsal
“ As a listener, I was never bored (for 3 hrs)!”
Difficulty 1: Pressure “ the timer made me rush and make mistakes” “ I needed to practice more”
Difficulty 2: Feels Inflexible “ I wanted to stop and say more, but I couldn’t” “ Hard to be interactive” “ Not all slides...
So…Be Flexible -Allow stops, variations Message > Format
Tough for unmotivated? +Needs basic Ppt ability
Useful Templates .doc for planning  .ppt for timed slides (Credit: Sylvan Payne)
Liberating Constraints?
Liberating? Yes. The rules seem to reduce long, unfocused, boring unrehearsed presentations.
Try 20x20… Help your students make focused,  concise,  well-rehearsed  presentations!
Thank you!
Sample 1 ICU, 40x40, Surrogacy
Sample 2 TAT, Team of 2, 20x20
Questions? Ideas? Comments? [email_address] http://markchristianson.blogspot.com
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This explains how I have been using Pecha-Kucha 20x20 format presentations to help my Japanese college students practice effective preparation, rehearsal and communication through presentations.

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My 20x20 on using 20x20 for presentation training

  1. 1. Using 20x20 for Presentation Training Mark Christianson ICU
  2. 2. Purpose: Share why & how you might use the “ PK 20x20 ” format for students’ presentation training
  3. 3. 20x20 Demo Samples Q&A
  4. 4. My 20x20 Demo
  5. 6. Priority: Good habits for preparing/rehearsing effective presentations
  6. 7. Goal: Significance Structure Simplicity Rehearsal See Kapterev, A. Death by PowerPoint (And How to Fight It)
  7. 8. long… unfocused… overloaded visuals… under-rehearsed… Reality:
  8. 9. 20 slides 20 seconds each Automatic advance New Format:
  9. 11. [email_address] -39 first yrs, Feb ’11 -TOEFL 500 avg. -2000w research essays -Solo, some pairs
  10. 12. ICU Student Reactions?
  11. 13. @TAT in July ‘11 -61 2 nd yrs -Shy engineering majors -Social issues -Teams of 3
  12. 14. TAT Student Reactions?
  13. 15. Benefit 1: Forces Focus “ I had to think my content carefully and focus on what is the most important thing.”
  14. 16. Benefit 2: Forces Rehearsal
  15. 17. “ As a listener, I was never bored (for 3 hrs)!”
  16. 18. Difficulty 1: Pressure “ the timer made me rush and make mistakes” “ I needed to practice more”
  17. 19. Difficulty 2: Feels Inflexible “ I wanted to stop and say more, but I couldn’t” “ Hard to be interactive” “ Not all slides need 20s”
  18. 20. So…Be Flexible -Allow stops, variations Message > Format
  19. 21. Tough for unmotivated? +Needs basic Ppt ability
  20. 22. Useful Templates .doc for planning .ppt for timed slides (Credit: Sylvan Payne)
  21. 23. Liberating Constraints?
  22. 24. Liberating? Yes. The rules seem to reduce long, unfocused, boring unrehearsed presentations.
  23. 25. Try 20x20… Help your students make focused, concise, well-rehearsed presentations!
  24. 26. Thank you!
  25. 27. Sample 1 ICU, 40x40, Surrogacy
  26. 28. Sample 2 TAT, Team of 2, 20x20
  27. 29. Questions? Ideas? Comments? [email_address] http://markchristianson.blogspot.com

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