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facts are enough

There is a belief among some presenters that the truth and import of a message will speak for itself. This is incorrect. Through history there have been many important and model changing messages that have failed due to the nature…
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don’t overlay

don't overlay

Don’t overlay multiple images. Images can only be viewed in isolation. Superimposing one image over another is visually confusing and may lose the value of both. Consider carefully if all images are required at the same time and either fully…
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frequently asked questions

frequently asked questions are a good way of gaining understanding about a topic. The site was originally a series of blog posts but over time and with discussion it has evolved into a presentation skills resource. Listed below are some…
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On being creative


It is always encouraging to engage with colleagues in social media and I try to answer questions from there. Thanks to┬áJennifer Wyman for raising the idea of creativity in presentations. Data slides (2) via @ffolliet Check out the P3…
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Case based teaching

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I am always happy to try to give an answer to questions from twitter such as this from Rachel Roberts on case based teaching. @ffolliet any tips for crafting the media for case based teaching when you want to convey history, exam,…
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A scientific presentation at BBTS Conference

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Think of the best scientific presentation you have watched. It captured your interest as soon as it began, asked a question pertinent to your specific needs and proceeded to succinctly answer that question leaving you with a purpose to change…
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A red rectangle doesn’t make things clearer

A bad data slide is not made better by adding a red rectangle. It appears to be the latest fashion in presentations. Clearly some folk have “found” the animation function but the reality is that simply using a red rectangle…
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Seven Deadly Sin of Presentations

No matter how amazing your research is, how life changing your story was, how impressive your business case is, if you commit any of the following deadly sins in the construction and delivery of your presentation it will not received…
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Less pies

The use of charts to visually display data is helpful in a presentation. Care is required to ensure that the correct message is transmitted. Pie charts are currently dominating presentation screens. Importantly they often (unintentionally) misrepresent data.Consider the following charts…
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Herding chickens

The major drawback of text on screen is that the audience cannot help but read it. Mountain View Ca. They are hypnotised like a chicken. It is important in construction of p2 (the supportive media) to remember that one’s audience,…
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