NCCET Webinar - Killer Classes No Bullets - Micki Voelkel

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  • NCCET Webinar - Killer Classes No Bullets - Micki Voelkel

    1. 2. Killer Classes No Bullets Micki Voelkel University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
    2. 3. Let’s play
    3. 4. What are your PowerPoint sins?
    4. 5. Have you ever… <ul><li>Announced “I know you can’t read this, but…” then showed the slide anyway </li></ul><ul><li>Read every bullet point on every slide aloud. </li></ul><ul><li>Blown up a small photo until it is blurry on the screen </li></ul>
    5. 6. Have you ever… <ul><li>Animated every bullet point in a presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Used clip art in a presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Used only PowerPoint’s design templates or themes </li></ul><ul><li>Used a sound effect on every bullet point </li></ul>
    6. 7. Have you ever… <ul><li>Used a slide transition effect on every slide </li></ul><ul><li>Created whole presentations that are nothing but text. </li></ul><ul><li>Used phrases as headings </li></ul>
    7. 8. Danger lurks just out of sight.
    8. 9. It’s a hostile world out there.
    9. 10. People are dying…
    10. 11. … of BOREDOM!
    11. 12. It’s Death by PowerPoint!
    12. 13. Remember. PowerPoints don’t kill people.
    13. 14. People kill people.
    14. 15. With bullets.
    15. 16. Not these bullets.
    16. 17. These bullets.
    17. 19. Without the bullets
    18. 20. Why? What? How?
    19. 21. Why? The Research Case
    20. 22. Garr Reynolds www.presentationzen.com Help! Save me from myself!
    21. 23. We use PowerPoint as a document! Garr Reynolds www.presentationzen.com
    22. 24. We use it as a teleprompter. Garr Reynolds www.presentationzen.com
    23. 25. Gettysburg Cemetery Dedication Abraham Lincoln 11/19/1863 We trivialize our content.
    24. 26. We need to get a grip.
    25. 27. Help students remember and use your information.
    26. 28. Dr. John Medina Director of the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research Seattle Pacific University
    27. 29. Rule #4: We don’t pay attention to boring things.
    28. 30. Attention comes from memory, culture, and experience.
    29. 31. Your brain pays attention to emotion…
    30. 32. sex…
    31. 33. and food
    32. 34. Rule #10: Vision trumps all the other senses.
    33. 35. Pictures beat text.
    34. 37. Dr. John Sweller University of New South Wales Australia Cognitive Load Theory
    35. 38. Respect the working memory. 5 to 7
    36. 39. Memory is not a pipeline…
    37. 40. … memory is like the eye of the needle.
    38. 41. Working memory can handle no more than 5-7 items…
    39. 42. Thread your information through the working memory.
    40. 43. Why?
    41. 44. Our brains like it!
    42. 45. And it looks pretty groovy.
    43. 46. What?
    44. 47. What does bullet-free look like?
    45. 48. What Do You Fear? <ul><li>Death -19% </li></ul><ul><li>Sickness – 19% </li></ul><ul><li>Water – 21% </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Problems – 22% </li></ul><ul><li>Insects and Bugs – 22% </li></ul><ul><li>Heights – 32% </li></ul><ul><li>Public Speaking –41% </li></ul>May 2006 Micki Voelkel
    46. 49. What do you fear?
    47. 50. 19%
    48. 51. 19%
    49. 52. 21%
    50. 53. 22%
    51. 54. 22%
    52. 55. 32%
    53. 56. 41%
    54. 57. Public Speaking!
    55. 58. What does it come down to?
    56. 59. Use negative space.
    57. 60. Limit bullet points and text.
    58. 61. Limit transitions and animations.
    59. 62. Use high quality graphics.
    60. 63. Avoid PowerPoint templates.
    61. 64. What about technical information?
    62. 65. Use a succinct sentence headline. With visual evidence Dr. Michael Alley Department of Engineering Penn State University
    63. 66. Fillets <ul><li>Fillet to reduce leading edge vortices </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharks (in nature) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On dorsal fins </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submarines (in engineering) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On conning towers (Seawolf submarine) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    64. 67. May 2006 Micki Voelkel (Alley & Neely, 2005)
    65. 68. What?
    66. 69. Mind Games <ul><li>Think of yourself as an actor or actress </li></ul><ul><li>Pretend to be someone else </li></ul><ul><li>Think positively; imagine yourself succeeding </li></ul><ul><li>Remember happy moments from your past </li></ul><ul><li>Imagine the audience laughing and applauding </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrate on what you know and your own expertise on the topic </li></ul>Not This.
    67. 70. Think positive. This.
    68. 71. How?
    69. 72. Find great photos.
    70. 73. Google Image Search is your friend.
    71. 75. Check out iStockphoto.com.
    72. 76. Learn new PowerPoint skills.
    73. 77. Create your own backgrounds and templates.
    74. 78. Learn to send photos behind text.
    75. 79. Learn to use slide masters.
    76. 80. Want to go bullet-free?
    77. 81. Get these books.
    78. 82. Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds
    79. 83. slide:ology by Nancy Duarte
    80. 84. Beyond Bullet Points by Cliff Atkinson
    81. 85. Microsoft PowerPoint: Step by Step by Joyce Cox and Joan Preppernau
    82. 86. What if the audience needs a takeaway?
    83. 87. Don’t try to create a slideument.
    84. 88. Create a handout! (in Word!)
    85. 89. How?
    86. 90. Read about it.
    87. 91. Get new skills.
    88. 92. Your mission… should you choose to accept it… An action plan
    89. 93. So what?
    90. 94. Be memorable…
    91. 95. … not boring.
    92. 96. You can be killer…
    93. 97. … by stopping the bullets.
    94. 98. Micki Voelkel Center for Business and Professional Development University of Arkansas-Fort Smith [email_address]

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