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From the Prezi Company Blog: How to Hook Your Audience Prezi – Blog – How to Hook Your Audience in 10 Seconds Or Less.
Carmine Gallo is a popular keynote speaker, communication coach, and author of seven books including international bestsellers, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs and Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds. He works with executives … Continue reading
Improve Your PowerPoint Design with One Simple Rule | Faculty Focus. We’ve all heard the expressions “Death by PowerPoint” and “PowerPoint-induced coma.” I think we’d all agree that most of PowerPoints stink. Yet after sitting through presentation after presentation that … Continue reading
From Michael Alley at Penn State, check out these videos of student presentations. Here’s Michael Alley’s explanation: Because of TED.com, many high quality films exist of engineers and scientists presenting. However, corresponding examples of students presenting are lacking. Such model … Continue reading
The science of stage fright and how to overcome it – Mikael Cho | TED-Ed. Heart racing, palms sweating, labored breathing? No, you’re not having a heart attack — it’s stage fright! If speaking in public makes you feel like … Continue reading
For 264/265/266, check out this article about giving presentations from the curator of TED, Chris Anderson. Anderson gives solid advice for making your audience care about what you have to say. How to Give a Killer Presentation – Harvard Business … Continue reading
Hacking Prezi as a Platform for Visual Composition and Design Experimentation – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education
Check out this article for ways to use Prezi as a platform that extends beyond a presentation tool: If one looks past the presentation use case, the combination of the flexibility of a nearly infinite digital canvas and easy-to-use design … Continue reading