Tag archive for presentations

Color-Coding to Make Dense Information Feel Less Complicated

Color-Coding to Make Dense Information Feel Less Complicated

Last week, a workshop participant asked me who I hired to design my materials. At first, I thought she was joking. When she assured me that she wasn’t making fun of me, and that she loved my design, I taught the participants these simple techniques. Here’s…

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I Present Today, but I Lost My Voice! What Do I Do? [Guest Post by Isaac D. Castillo]

I Present Today, but I Lost My Voice! What Do I Do? [Guest Post by Isaac D. Castillo]

You’ve taken great care to visualize your data and prep for your big conference presentation… until disaster strikes. Get back in the game with today’s post from Isaac Castillo. –Ann   I present today, but I lost my voice! What do I do? By Isaac…

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Is Your Audience on Facebook During Your Presentation? [Guest post by Isaac Castillo]

Is Your Audience on Facebook During Your Presentation? [Guest post by Isaac Castillo]

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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And then he flashed a slide that made the whole room gasp… [Guest post by Jen Hamilton]

And then he flashed a slide that made the whole room gasp… [Guest post by Jen Hamilton]

Today’s guest post is from Jen Hamilton, a.k.a. superwoman. Jen is an experienced evaluator, the communications committee co-chair for the Eastern Evaluation Research Society, and, perhaps officially now, an evaluation blogger. Check out Jen’s previous posts about the magical ingredient in potent presentations and evaluation…

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“We are seeing the same thing:” Potent presenters connect with their audience [Guest post by Mika Yoder Yamashita]

“We are seeing the same thing:” Potent presenters connect with their audience [Guest post by Mika Yoder Yamashita]

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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