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Do Your Slides Pass the Glance Test? - Nancy Duarte. By Nancy Duarte | 11:00 AM October 22, 2012 An audience can’t listen to your presentation and read detailed, text-heavy slides at the same time (not without missing key parts of your message, anyway).

Do Your Slides Pass the Glance Test? - Nancy Duarte

So make sure your slides pass what I call the glance test: People should be able to comprehend each one in about three seconds. Think of your slides as billboards. When people drive, they only briefly take their eyes off their main focus — the road — to process billboard information. Similarly, your audience should focus intently on what you’re saying, looking only briefly at your slides when you display them. Keep It Simple Research shows that people learn more effectively from multimedia messages when they’re stripped of extraneous words, graphics, animation, and sounds. Garr Reynolds Official Site.


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Keep it Simple PowerPoint uses slides with a horizontal or “Landscape” orientation. The software was designed as a convenient way to display graphical information that would support the speaker and supplement the presentation. The slides themselves were never meant to be the “star of the show” (the star, of course, is your audience). People came to hear you and be moved or informed (or both) by you and your message. 2. Your presentation is for the benefit of the audience. We’ll talk more about this in the delivery section below, but as long as we are talking about text, please remember to never, ever turn your back on the audience and read text from the slide word for word.

This slide is not unusual, but it is not a visual aid,it is more like an “eye chart.” Try to avoid text-heavy (and sleep inducing) slides like this one. Aim for something like this simple slide above. And this is even better… 3. Use object builds and slide transitions judiciously. 4. Structure Your Presentation Like a Story - Nancy Duarte. By Nancy Duarte | 8:00 AM October 31, 2012 After studying hundreds of speeches, I’ve found that the most effective presenters use the same techniques as great storytellers: By reminding people of the status quo and then revealing the path to a better way, they set up a conflict that needs to be resolved.

Structure Your Presentation Like a Story - Nancy Duarte

That tension helps them persuade the audience to adopt a new mindset or behave differently — to move from what is to what could be. And by following Aristotle’s three-part story structure (beginning, middle, end), they create a message that’s easy to digest, remember, and retell. Here’s how it looks when you chart it out: And here’s how to do it in your own presentations. Craft the Beginning Start by describing life as the audience knows it. Organization & Preparation Tips. Before you even open up PowerPoint, sit down and really think about the day of your presentation.

Organization & Preparation Tips

What is the real purpose of your talk? Why is it that you were asked to speak? What does the audience expect? In your opinion, what are the most important parts of your topic for the audience to take away from your, say, 50-minute presentation? Remember, even if you’ve been asked to share information, rarely is the mere transfer of information a satisfactory objective from the point of view of the audience. Before you begin to formulate the content of your presentation, you need to ask yourself many basic questions with an eye to becoming the best possible presenter for that particular audience. Nancy Duarte: The secret structure of great talks.

Guía del Islam: Una Breve Guía Ilustrada para entender el Islam, los Musulmanes, y el Corán. ¿Qué es el Hinduismo y en qué creen los hindúes? Pregunta: "¿Qué es el Hinduismo y en qué creen los hindúes?

¿Qué es el Hinduismo y en qué creen los hindúes?

" Respuesta: El Hinduismo es una de las religiones conocidas más antiguas – sus escritos sagrados datan de 1400 a 1500 años a. C. Es también una de las más diversas y complejas, teniendo millones de dioses. Information on Hinduism for Kids. What is Hinduism's Holy book?

Information on Hinduism for Kids

The most ancient sacred texts of the Hindu religion are written in Sanskrit and called the Vedas. Hinduism does not just have one sacred book but several scriptures. The Vedas scriptures guide Hindus in their daily life. They also help to preserve the religious dimensions of family and society. Hindus have developed their system of worship and beliefs from the scriptures. Religion: Christianity. Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. Reconocimiento en Creative Commons.

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APA Citation Style Guide — Landmark College

(You can ask for this manual at the Front Desk for use in the Library.) Download a printer-friendly version of this APA Citation Style Guide [PDF]. Table of Contents In-Text Citations References List A References List is the list of the sources you used to write your paper.