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Is Your Audience on Facebook During Your Presentation?

Is Your Audience on Facebook During Your Presentation?

Isaac Castillo is leading a 3-part series about public speaking skills and nonverbal communication for evaluators. Isaac has taught public speaking and debate at the high school and college levels, and he was an All American debater before entering the evaluation field. I hope you enjoy reading his third…

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Should Evaluators Share Statistical Results During Evaluation Conferences?

Should Evaluators Share Statistical Results During Evaluation Conferences?

I’m asking evaluators and non-evaluators to think about some of the most effective conference presentations they’ve seen as part of the American Evaluation Association’s new Potent Presentations Initiative (P2i). When talking about the ingredients for great presentations, Herb Baum commented, “Do not present results unless…

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We are Seeing the Same Thing: Potent Presenters Connect with Their Audience

We are Seeing the Same Thing: Potent Presenters Connect with Their Audience

As part of the American Evaluation Association’s Potent Presentations Initiative, I’ve been asking people to think about some of the most effective presentations they’ve seen (conference presentations, grad school classes, webinars, you name it). I hope you enjoy reading Mika Yoder Yamashita’s explanation about the best…

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My Evaluation Pre-Test for Non-Evaluators

My Evaluation Pre-Test for Non-Evaluators

I love helping non-evaluators use results to improve programs. Click here to read what I’m aiming for in this quest for evaluation use. Sometimes program staff already know a lot about evaluation. Often, I’m teaching them about evaluation for the first time. So where do…

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What Are You Really Trying to Communicate With Your Presentation?

What Are You Really Trying to Communicate With Your Presentation?

I’ve been asking evaluators and non-evaluators to think about the most potent presentations they’ve seen and heard. While everyone’s mentioned a bunch of similarities (“Don’t read off your slides” is a given), there have also been some differences. Most recently, my former teammate taught me about the value…

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