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Why Most PowerPoint Presentations Suck, And how you can make them better

I have focused some during the last few years on presentation skills. Here is a recording of a presentation that I wanted to share by Rick Altman, author of “Why Most PowerPoint Presentations Suck, And how you can make them

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Simple Design (from Slideshare)

Here is a great slide deck on simple design from Slideshare. Simple Design from Chiara Ojeda

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Storytelling for Presentations

I am a strong believer in storytelling! You can check out some of my previous posts and papers on narrative, digital storytelling, and effective presentation skills! Today Mike Pascoe shared this slide deck created by Alex Rister on Facebook. I

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Presentation 3.0 ??? Storytelling 3.0 ???

I have been interested in instructional communication and how academics present for some time. My interest began a number of years ago with my love for storytelling and hate for PowerPoint (or should I say the poor use of PowerPoint).

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Faculty Learning Community — Web Presence and Search Engine Optimization for Academics: Rethinking scholarship, “impact”, and knowledge dissemination in a “Google World”

Join us at the Faculty Learning Community Web Presence and Search Engine Optimization for Academics: Rethinking scholarship, “impact”, and knowledge dissemination in a “Google World” Have you googled yourself lately? What did you find? What didn’t you find? In this

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“Best” Presentations

For years I have been interested in how people present (both face-to-face and online) and how they use technology to deliver effective presentations.  For instance, the following are a few things I have done over the years on this topic:

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Lessons Learned Presenting at Conferences

I am a strong believer in attending and presenting at conferences for professional development.  Each year I try to attend the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) —http://www.aera.net/AnnualMeeting.htm — as well as the annual meeting of the

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