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Presentation Design: A Picture is Worth 1000 Words & Better Evaluations?

Background: Lectures are the most common education form at medical conferences. For simplicity sake, generally, the lecturer stands in front of a group of learners and disseminates information via the use of slides. Learning theories, such as Mayer’s cognitive theory …

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REBEL Cast Ep 45: How to Build a Great Presentation

What’s Wrong With Lectures/Presentations Now? Lecturing style has remained stagnant despite the fact that our understanding of how people learn has changed. Most presentations make the supportive media (i.e. slides) the focus of the presentation without thought about the story …

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Don't Kill Your Audience with Bulletpoints

It is impossible for the audience to read and listen at the same time.  A person can task switch, but cannot multitask, therefore if they are reading your slides, they are not listening to you.  Vision is one of our …

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Redo Data

If there’s one thing that bothers me most in presentations, it’s this: the insertion of data tables into slides.  Often times you’ll see snapshots of random tables taken from an article PDF filled with rows of numbers, p-values, and confidence intervals, occasionally accompanied …

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Presentation Zen

Recently, I just finished reading a book called Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds.  This book is a game changer in the presentation world in my humble opinion.  If you are giving presentations at any level, this is a must read …

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