Loathsome Presentations and how to not give one

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Horrendous Presentations (… and how to not give one) Katherine Compton Dept. of ECE UW-Madison Mark L. Chang Dept. of ECE Olin College of Eng.

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Why A Good Presentation? You need individuals to: Understand your work Be INTERESTED in your work Think you're incredible! What happens on the off chance that you give a terrible one? Few focus They may nod off Might think your work is not vital

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Tips For Presenting How to give GOOD presentations: Part I: Presence Attitude Voice Mannerisms Part II: Slide style Understandable Interesting Will indicate cases of what NOT to do

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Part I Keep group of onlookers intrigued Keep them with you Things that can influence this Topic, point profundity Attitude/Presence Mannerisms

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Know Your Topic Be set up to get questions! "Imagine a scenario in which I don't have the foggiest idea about the reply?" Know WHEN to say "I don't have the foggiest idea" Know HOW to say "I don't have a clue" Don't quite recently remain there uncomfortably. Have the capacity to recuperate from intrusions Know what to skip in case you're running late Don't simply talk speedier!

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Know Your Audience Do they have a foundation like yours? What amount of hand-holding? Will you hop right into specifics? What amount of inspiration for your work? How definite would it be advisable for you to get?

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Know Your Location Need to bring a portable workstation? Need to bring a CD, or email a PPT ahead of time? Need to print transparencies ? How far is gathering of people from screen? Will you point with your hand, or do you require a laser pointer?

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Attitude. (Yours) Are you INTERESTED in your theme? Assuming no, get an alternate one! In the event that yes, ACT LIKE IT If YOU aren't energized… Can't anticipate that OTHER individuals will be! Try not to speak condescendingly to crowd You know more than them about THIS… They know more than you about other stuff

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Dead Man Talking Are you taking cover behind the platform? Are your hands/confront unmoving? It is safe to say that you are gazing… at your consultant/manager? at your portable workstation? at the screen? at the roof? Is your back to the group of onlookers? Provided that this is true… you're most likely BORING!

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I Drank A Case Of Mountain Dew! Here and there nerves make for quick talking Calm down. E-religious recluse see-ate. It's not a race People require time to retain data Take a jug of water if vital Bottles in the event that you can work a top (spillage) Glass in case you're utilizing a laser pointer

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Is This Thing On <tap tap>? Criticism slaughters individuals! Most PA frameworks are tuned so that the amplifier can be center of your mid-section Not 2mm from your mouth Modulate your voice equitably Careful – turning head influences volume! If not utilizing a mic – extend your voice!

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Where are your hands? You have an arrangement of "moves" that rehash amid your discussion Make beyond any doubt they aren't senseless looking Don't point with your center finger Can tape yourself speaking Do a practice for companions Make beyond any doubt they're not very decent You need genuine input!

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Look Ma, I have a L-A-S-E-R! In the event that fundamental, get a laser pointer Will rely on upon your discussion Get it a couple of weeks before your discussion Play with it. Circle things. Make shapes. Be agreeable Get Borg pantomimes off the beaten path Get a second one for reinforcement, or ensure session seat/have has one

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Common Laser Pointer Moves The circle The underline The back-gave flick The epileptic-seizure inducer DO NOT POINT AT EVERYTHING Not all things are similarly essential Your voice can give accentuation as well

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Right Here. Could it be any more obvious? Try not to point at your portable workstation screen They can't see it

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Ummmm… The… Uh… Yeah. Careful discipline brings about promising results Caveat: OVER honing can be awful… Do not read your slides like a script Most individuals lose 20 IQ focuses before a group of people

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Part II: Slide Design Goals: Convey the essential data Be discernable/reasonable Be (sufficiently fascinating) Avoid: Over incitement Booooring

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Logos We know you had bolster Don't have to rundown every one of them each slide If on first slide, don't dark title/writers Maybe spare it for last slide

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Outline Title Slide Introduction Outline My Work Results Conclusions

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Outline Slides Previous slide didn't "help" gathering of people If utilize diagram slide, make it USEFUL Everyone (ideally) presents their subject Everyone clarifies their work, gives comes about What is particular to YOUR discussion? Talk length relates to blueprint require Talk is 45 minutes, possibly! Talk is 5 minutes… most likely not.

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README.TXT Do not endeavor to put all the content, code, or clarification of what you are discussing straightforwardly onto the slide, particularly on the off chance that it comprises of full, long sentences. Then again sections. There's no place for passages on slides. In the event that you have finish sentences, you can most likely take something out. In the event that you do that, you will have an excess of stuff to peruse on the slide, which isn't generally something to be thankful for. Like the past slide, individuals don't generally read all the stuff on the slides. That is the reason it's known as a "presentation" and not "a perusing" of your work Practice makes idealize, which is the thing that makes tracks in an opposite direction from having every one of you "notes" in printed frame on the screen before you. Use the Notes capacity of PowerPoint, have them printed out for your reference. The group of onlookers doesn't have to hear precisely the same that you are perusing to them. The visual cues are just arguments and ought to endeavor to condense the enormous thoughts that you are attempting to pass on If you've achieved anything under 18 point textual style, for's the love, please: Remove a portion of the content Split up the content and put it on isolated slides Perhaps you are attempting to do much in this one slide? Perusing a slide is irritating. You ought not just be a content to-discourse converter.

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Font Size You are near your screen Your gathering of people is a long way from the screen Tahoma 32 pt 28 pt 24 pt 20 pt 18 pt 16 pt 14 pt 12 pt 10 pt Comic 32 pt 28 pt 24 pt 20 pt 18 pt 16 pt 14 pt 12 pt 10 pt Lucida Sans 32 pt 28 pt 24 pt 20 pt 18 pt 16 pt 14 pt 12 pt 10 pt TNR 32 pt 28 pt 24 pt 20 pt 18 pt 16 pt 14 pt 12 pt 10 pt Courier 32 pt 28 pt 24 pt 20 pt 18 pt 16 pt 14 pt 12 pt 10 pt

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Squint City If you wind up saying "you most likely can't read/see this, however… " Then you presumably have a BAD SLIDE! There are exemptions, yet not very many Test on genuine screen in meeting room Not only your PC screen 15" away.

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This is a truly long title for this single slide, I ought to have quite recently condensed Hard to peruse Many individuals don't read the title at any rate Should have been "Long Slide Titles"

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Know Slide Boundaries People can't read message that keeps running off the side of the slide

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Bullets Aren't Everything what number Levels of Hierarchy do You think You require * To express -Your point?

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Speelchick How samrt will poeple thikn yuo are? Look for: there/their/they're as well/to/two its/it's

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System Architecture System Architecture There's a CPU, a RAM and a FPGA and they're all associated - The FPGA interfaces with the CPU's information store - The transport is 32 bits wide - Blah yakkity yak You need to envision it yourself CPU information reserve fundamental memory 32 FPGA Picture This There are exemptions, however all in all Don't have just content on the greater part of your slides Try to draw charts wherever pertinent (Well-drawn) pictures simpler to comprehend

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You are not Pixar Studios Previous slide(s) utilized "liveliness"… Use just where it is USEFUL Know whether presentation framework will handle Different variants of PowerPoint, Macs, and so on. On the other hand utilize different slides to securely energize Flip-book style Animation Use it sparingly Can (it can disturb) Be Very Distracting

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Line Them Up This is a terrible attracting Put some exertion FPGA CPU

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The Art of Suspense

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The Art of Suspense Don't

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The Art of Suspense Don't Be

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The Art of Suspense Don't Be A

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The Art of Suspense Don't Be A Tease

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Anticipatory Lecturing Don't Be A Tease Let the gathering of people think at their own pace It just gives advantage if there's an "amaze" result

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Mommy, my eyes are blazing! Can you take a gander at this for 45 minutes? Hues look changed on each LCD projector Colors look changed amongst transparencies and projector Side note: if printing slides, might need to pick white foundation to spare ink!

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I See A Ghost More differentiation on screen than projector Different projectors == distinctive results Colors to stay away from with white are: Light Green Light Blue Pale Yellow Your slides ought to have great difference Usually can't read this…

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Contrast Guidelines White foundation, dark content is clearest Can utilize other (dim) content hues… But be cautious - don't divert! Make a point to not utilize light-on-white or white-on-light Don't utilizing glaring hues If not a workmanship major, don't need to get favor

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Equations Ummm… approve…

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Keep It Simple Do you truly require each one of those conditions? This is exceptionally occurrence subordinate! Relies on upon what you're talking about Depends on your crowd Sometimes you may require them Explain the factors and what they mean Give a "plain-content" depiction of it If you needn't bother with them

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