Presentations and Keynote
Tell me about this presentation – the speaker, the slides, the format…
- How to Live to be 100+
- Presentations should mimic the framework of a good story. Read this blog post and summarize about the use of story
- What are the major points of “Presentation Zen?” Take a look at this Slideshare deck
- Here’s Garr Reynolds talking about Presentation Zen
- Try your hand – I have a Keynote Template for you to try your hand at – each person will develop their own Keynote presentation and then present to us. I’ll then give you feedback.
15 Minutes of Work Time
Download the template and look at details in the notes section.
- Some Power Tips – John shares some of his presentations
- Simple Slides and Backgrounds
- Use color slides to divide up presentation
- It’s okay to break some rules
- Refine, refine, refine – get feedback
- fast tempo – keep engagement up by using a lot of slides
- emphasize visuals over text when you can
- Check out the manual and videos from Apple
- ask yourself what’s the purpose of the slides? Am I giving information away? Or am I leading someone through an experience?
- Best handouts are a written document – how to copy/paste content from the slides into Pages
- Another good handout is a podcast episode – narrated slides into Quicktime.
- Export to PPT into Google Presentations
- Presentation Mode in Keynote with non-mirrored display setting
- Dan Meyer’s Algebra Keynotes
- Steve Jobs with NeXT
- Introduction of PowerMac G4 Cube
- Introduction of the iPhone
Post any questions you have in the comments!