Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Presentation II Spring 2013 Week 3: Presentation Zen

Hello everyone,
Today we are going to continue preparing for our first presentation.
Let's watch a video by a great presenter called Garr Reynolds. Take out some loose leaf paper. While you are watching the video, take notes and answer the questions below.

Part 1: Preparation
  1. What are the 3 parts of a presentation?
  2. What are the 3 Zen principles that Reynolds relates to presentations?
  3. What is a "slideument", and why should we avoid it?
  4. What are the 6 key elements of "stickiness"?
  5. What are the 3 parts in the process of preparing a presentation?

Part 2: Design
  1. What three Japanese words does Reynolds relate to design?
  2. What is the 1-7-7 rule? Is it a good rule, why/why not?
  3. What is the "rule of thirds"
  4. What are the 7 design concepts?
OK, now look at a set of slides I made. What are some good points and what are some bad points about the slides? 

OK, now it's your turn. Start storyboarding your presentation. You should have at least 14 slides, so your storyboard should have at least 14 panels.

See you next week.

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