Pennsylvania Convention Center, Terrace Ballroom IV
In many cases, the most selected and delivered method of storytelling, information, and knowledge is through presentations. The primary purpose of this session is to identify ways in which we can design, and in turn, deliver presentations that have the power to covert, engage, and inspire an audience.
The key objectives of this session are the following:
-Attendees will be able to differentiate the characteristics of good v. bad presentation design -Attendees will be able to identify the key components to a well-designed presentation
-Attendees will be provided with supporting research/resources available on visual literacy
-Attendees will learn the key principles of visual literacy (color, contrast, typeface, shape, size, and slide real estate)
-Attendees will learn how to differentiate images based upon classification and intended story
-Attendees will be provided with a variety of strategies for identifying the most effective visuals to use in support of a message or concept
Introduction and Introductory Activity (10 minutes)
Discussion on theories and concepts of visual literacy/visual learning (15 minutes)
Discussion and interactive analysis of imagery: categories, design, stories, and composition (10 minutes)
Design activity with imagery including typeface, contrast, image "real estate," and overall message (15 minutes)
Exposition and discussion of bad or ineffective presentation design (15 minutes)
Demonstration/Examination of effective presentation design and delivery (20 minutes)
Demonstration and sharing of free resources available for the curation of content (multimedia and images) and publishing work (5 minutes)
Each component of this session includes interactive participation with attendees throughout the design process.
The distribution of assets for this BYOD will occur prior to the workshop.
Duarte, N. (2008). Slide:ology: The art and science of creating great presentations. Beijing: O'Reilly Media. Duarte, N. (2010). Resonate: Present visual stories that transform audiences. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley. Reynolds, G. (2011). The naked presenter: Delivering powerful presentations with, or without, slides. Berkeley, CA: New Riders. Reynolds, G. (2008). Presentation zen: Simple ideas on presentation design and delivery. Berkeley, CA: New Riders Pub. Burmark, L. (2011). They snooze, you lose: The educator's guide to successful presentations. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Burmark, L. (2002). Visual literacy: Learn to see, see to learn. Alexandria, Va.: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Gallo, C. (n.d.). Talk like TED: The 9 public speaking secrets of the world's top minds. Duarte, N and Sanchez, P (2016). Illuminate: Ignite Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies, and Symbols
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