Sharpening the Design


What if Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address using PowerPoint?
http://norvig.com/Gettysburg/

Five Rules for Presentations by Nancy Duarte:

More at: http://www.duarte.com/training/tools/five-rules-for-creating-great-presentations/

Do your slides pass "the glance test?" (From Nancy Duarte)
Duarte's blogpost and article from Harvard Business Review


Brain Rules: What all presenters need to know.



What do people really remember?
Part 1: http://www.polleverywhere.com/blog/what-people-remember-from-powerpoint-presentations/
Part 2: http://www.polleverywhere.com/blog/better-powerpoint-what-we-remember-from-powerpoint-part-2/

What is good presentation design?
Garr Reynolds:
http://presentationzen.blogs.com/presentationzen/2005/09/whats_good_powe.html

Talk Like TED: 3 Unbreakable Laws of Communication


Extreme makeover: #1


Extreme makeover #2 (HaikuDeck):


A few words about design.... CRAP!
(From Robin Williams, the "Non-designers Design Book")

C = Contrast
R = Repetition (our brains are wired to look for patterns)
A = Alignment (avoid centering... it's an imaginary balance point that could cause brain "static"
P = Proximity (design elements that call for your attention)


Resources for images:

Flickr Creative Commons Search
http://flickrcc.net/

Morguefile:
http://morguefile.com/

Pixabay
https://pixabay.com/en/

Wylio:
http://www.wylio.com

Visual Persuasion Kit: 61 images for impact from Bill Ferriter
http://plugusin.pbworks.com/f/Citations_VisualPersuasionDigitalKit.pdf

Create Stunning Visuals in Canva!

http://canva.com (login with Google or Facebook)

Other Resources for Presentations:

http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~cainproj/ih_presentation.html
http://delicious.com/cchausis/Presentations
http://tech.northcantonschools.org/pd/sessions/google-presentations



Find examples using an "Advanced Google search"

Such as...


and ... http://iae.wm.edu/ir/irbriefs/The_Art_and_Psychology_of_Effective_Presentations.ppt


20 x 20 Style of Presentation:
Pecha Kucha a.k.a. "Ignite"