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5 killer ways to open up your next presentation

5 killer ways to open up your next presentation

7 Steps to Giving a Killer PowerPoint Presentation Widely accepted as the most useful and accessible way to create visual aids ready to share with an audience, PowerPoint presentations are often poorly constructed making them boring and arduous to sit through. With so many uses and tools to help you give a fantastic presentation every time, it’s frustrating to see so many bad examples. Some sources claim that up to 50% of presentations are ineffective. A well-designed slideshow allows the presenter to maintain eye contact with the audience, creating an engaging experience for all involved. On the flip side, garish colour schemes, incorrect font sizes and poor image selection can turn your points from being clear to confusing. Here are our 7 best training tips for a better presentation. 1. Ok, so this one is obvious but you’ll be surprised how many people dive straight into creating a presentation without setting a plan and laying out the groundwork. Ask yourself what the key messages are that you want to get across to your audience. 2. 3.

How to Give a Killer Presentation A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from lions—especially at night. Richard had noticed that placing lamps in a field didn’t deter lion attacks, but when he walked the field with a torch, the lions stayed away. The story was inspiring and worthy of the broader audience that our TED conference could offer, but on the surface, Richard seemed an unlikely candidate to give a TED Talk. But Richard’s story was so compelling that we invited him to speak. Since the first TED conference, 30 years ago, speakers have run the gamut from political figures, musicians, and TV personalities who are completely at ease before a crowd to lesser-known academics, scientists, and writers—some of whom feel deeply uncomfortable giving presentations.

The Truth About Snapchat: A Digital Literacy Lesson for Us All The idea of Snapchat is simple, delightfully so. Take an image or a video, send it to a friend or paramour. Ten seconds after the receiver opens the file, it self-destructs, and the sender can rest assured that no trace of the message remains. Signed, sealed, delivered, deleted. But that’s not quite true. Gary Price, author of the information industry blog INFOdocket , says Snapchat illustrates an important lesson in digital literacy: the Internet never forgets. “If you make something available on the Web, you can never be sure it will ever be 100 percent be gone, even if you work to remove it,” Price says. The problem, he says, is two-pronged. Second, providers of such services often shirk their responsibility for full and visible disclosure. Citing the motto of now-defunct clothing store Syms: “An educated consumer is our best customer,” Price says, “If you think about that in the Web age, I’m not sure that that’s really true.”

Lexique médiatique pour mauvais temps politique « Activistes ». Terme préférable à « militants » quand ces derniers défient une autorité réputée pour son « réalisme »* ou son « pragmatisme »* . « Des activistes occupent le terrain dédié à un aéroport par le maire de Nantes ». « Adaptation ». S’impose à tous, en particulier aux « inadaptés » qui la refusent et témoignent ainsi de leur « extrémisme »* . « Affaires ». « Archaïsme ». « Choix ». « Classe moyenne ». « Classe ouvrière ». « Compétitivité ». « Consensus ». « Conspirationnisme ». « Démagogie ». « Europe ». « Eurobéat ». « Eurosceptique ». « Escalade » . « Excès » . « Extrêmes ». « Extrémismes ». « Isolement ». « Modèle ». « Modération ». « Pensée unique » . « Petite phrase ». « Plus d’Europe ». « Polémique ». « Populisme ». « Pragmatisme ». « Programme ». « Radicalisation ». « Réalisme ». « Responsabilité ». « Sacrifices ». « Sceptique ». « Surenchère » . Phrase automatique : Henri Maler et Julien Salingue Voir aussi nos autres lexiques .

Organize your slides into sections - PowerPoint In this article: Overview of sections Have you ever gotten lost in a giant presentation when the slide titles and numbers start blurring together, and navigating through the presentation becomes impossible? You simply lose track of where you are! In Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, you can use the new Sections feature to organize your slides, much like you would use folders to organize your files. While you can view sections in either Slide Sorter view or Normal view, Slide Sorter view tends to be more helpful when you want to organize and sort your slides into logical categories that you have defined. Below is an example of how you can view sections in Normal view: And, below is an example of how you can view sections in Slide Sorter view: Shows the selected section in the slide deck Another section in the slide deck Top of Page Add and name a section In either Normal view or Slide Sorter view, right-click between the two slides where you want to add a section. Rename a section Remove a section

How to Create a Captivating Presentation “Creativity” isn’t the first word you’d associate with the average business presentation. The phrase “Death by PowerPoint” has been a cliché for years, but sadly the same clichés are being perpetuated day in day out – slides “designed” using hideous templates, crawling with bullet points and paragraphs in tiny fonts, which presenters then read out in a monotone (turning their backs to the audience), using interchangeable meaningless corporate jargon. But there is an alternative – and you hold the keys to it.Now, you may not consider yourself a natural presenter. Maybe, like many creatives, you are slightly shy by nature, at your most comfortable when seated at your desk or alone in the studio with your work. As an introverted poet, I can relate. But I managed to transform myself from someone who was terrified of standing up in front of an audience to an in-demand public speaker and workshop leader. Treat the presentation as a creative project in its own right. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

5 Tools to Create a Collaborative Classroom 1 in Share Teachers often focus on tools such as blogs that allow their students to connect to the outside world. This is fantastic because it allows students to see how their learning connects to their ‘real’ lives and helps to bridge the gap between their school and home lives. In order to create a collaborative classroom environment, however, students need to know how to work with each other as well as with people from around the world. 1. Edmodo is the go-to tool for many educators. It is fantastic at teaching students to use social media effectively, and to connect students as a whole, and for any small group activities. 2. Celly is a fantastic tool for quick comments, questions and thoughts. 3. Wikis are quite an old tool now, and are rarely discussed in EdTech forums anymore. My students have used them in small groups when planning personalized inquiries, and as a class to build resources they could use for summative assessments. 4. 5. Get our free updates!

Unbound PowerPoint 2013: See What's Coming with Presenter View | MS PowerPoint hints, tips, tutorials & discussion One of the most common questions in PowerPoint training is “how can I see something different on my screen to the audience?” The answer is complicated and involves multiple graphics card outputs. The Presenter View was added in 2010 but has really come into it’s own in PowerPoint 2013. In Presenter View you can see the current slide as well as the next slide and your notes on your monitor whilst the audience only sees the current slide. There’s a whole bunch of other tools underneath the main thumbnail, such as being able to zoom into slides to add emphasis, display a laser pointer to draw attention, and jump around the presentation without the delegates seeing what you’re doing. How to: The Presenter View will be used by default.

Cómo escribir buenos titulares ¿Has escrito un texto sublime? ¿No encuentras el título adecuado? Pues es como si no hubieras escrito nada. Si no sabes construir la puerta, no importa el castillo que haya detrás. El problema es que no hay Merlín que nos enseñe a construir buenos titulares. En España, además, no hay una gran tradición de titulares. La prensa anglosajona, en cambio, ha desarrollado a lo largo de su historia una relación con sus lectores que le permite jugar con titulares simpáticos, atrevidos, curiosos, paradójicos y hasta irreverentes. Y eso que es prensa económica, la cual en teoría debe ser muy seria. Y ahora, vamos a la materia. Aunque se podrían seguir poniendo ejemplos, y salir decenas de titulares, que serían una mezcla de los anteriores, la cuestión clave es qué titular emplear. En los cursos de periodismo no se dan muchas pistas para titular. Informativos: expresan el hecho y el protagonista. Aunque se pueden establecer tantas categorías como se quiera, parece que es una cuestión de niveles.

The packet-driven classroom Jeff Bliss got our attention when he shared his frustration with his teacher, classmates, and the world about his learning environment. The now viral video captures a room of students, some with their heads down, some with a facepalm, some staring into space, all silently sitting at their empty desks seemingly disconnected not only from each other, but also from their behind-a-desk-fortress teacher. That is until Jeff Bliss got up and spoke: Jeff Bliss: [I’m tired of] hearing this freakin’ lady go off on kids because they don’t get this crap. According to classmate Colleen Hunt, “Everyone at our school is proud of him for speaking his mind and not being rude about it.” I experienced this first hand. As I was leaving the school I happened to run into their teacher and commended her for doing such wonderful work. I looked around to make sure no one else was listening and whispered, “Why don’t you just keep teaching the way you teach and close your door?” We then realize that Ms.

Toutes les couleurs du linge de bain - Pastel et Acidule It Turns Out You Can Make Pretty Charts in Excel Whenever we make graphs using Excel, they turn out pretty ugly. But, actually Excel charts don't have to be ugly. While the default options provided by Excel are downright hideous, you can clean them up with a few tricks. Here's the before and after of the same chart. For those of you under the age of 15 that prefer seeing things in GIF format, here are some tips from Darkhorse Analytics that show the general process of making your charts look presentable. To get occasional notifications when we write blog posts, sign up for our email list.