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Giving a great presentation: the gift of your voice

How do you give a great presentation? In this post I want to focus in on one key elements of presenting: what you do with your voice. Nothing is as important to your presentation as your voice.  This is what … Continue reading

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Presenting and participating in the EDUCAUSE 2015 conference

This October I’ll be presenting, participating, networking, schmoozing, reconnecting, and generally hob-nobbing with people at the EDUCAUSE 2015 conference in Indianapolis. Here are some of my events: A pre conference workshop, Building an Emerging Technology and Futures Capacity in Your … Continue reading

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Giving a great presentation: notes on using PowerPoint

For this post in my series about making better presentations, we’ll turn to PowerPoint.  PowerPoint! mocked, vilified, hated all over the place, yet still the leading presentation tool.  How can we make the thing work to strengthen our speeches, rather … Continue reading

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Giving a great presentation: your body

How do you give a great presentation? In this post I want to focus in on one key element of presenting: what you do with your body. Let’s start off with the bad news.  In public speaking there are many … Continue reading

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Giving a great presentation: what to do afterwards

Nearly all advice about public speaking addresses preparation and the talk itself.  Which makes sense.  But what should a speaker do afterwards, when the questions and answers are done and the applause has faded?  I find this to be a very … Continue reading

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Giving a great presentation: some tips and advice

What makes for a great presentation?  How can presenters do a better job? I wanted to share some thoughts about this, based on my experience.  After decades  of being in a variety of audiences, I have some observations, warnings, and tips … Continue reading

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I will lead a future of education and technology seminar in June

Two months from now I’ll lead a half-day seminar on the future of technology and education.  It’s a face-to-face preconference workshop for the annual New Media Consortium conference.  Which you should definitely attend. My seminar takes place on June 9th, the … Continue reading

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