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12 Things You Should Never Say During Your Presentation

Don’t do this; don’t do that! Yes, there are a number of “don’ts” connected with good presentations. If you keep these “don’ts” in mind, beyond any doubt your …

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Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, June 11, 12:02 PM

Solid, easy suggestions here.  I'm going to have to remember some of them the next time I present!

Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, June 11, 9:29 PM

Some important points to consider and "don'ts" to remember to leave the best impression on your audience.

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, June 21, 7:49 PM

I heard all of these things at a recent conference! I'd like to add one to the list -- "I don't want to keep boring you." How about you don't bore me at all?

 

Is it time to dust off the old public speaking textbook and brush up on some speaking skills?

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Three frequently overlooked Google Slides features

Three frequently overlooked Google Slides features.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, April 26, 4:15 AM

Richard Byrne is giving three useful tips on improving your Google Slides presentations - font selection, image layering and language choice.

Filomena Gomes's curator insight, April 27, 12:06 AM
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Richard Byrne is giving three useful tips on improving your Google Slides presentations - font selection, image layering and language choice.

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46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss: Infographic

46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss: Infographic | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it

How often do you use Google to find something on the internet?

If like a lot of people you use Google every day you’ll be astounded by the number of hidden tips and tricks their search facility offers.

Find 46 of them featured in this infographic.


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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, January 9, 9:34 AM

students still need to be taught how to be effective searchers On Google. Here are some helpful tips/tricks to show them--and learn yourself.

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, January 9, 10:38 AM

More Google search tips...

Kelly Coffee's curator insight, January 9, 10:46 AM

Nothing hidden about these "tips & tricks" - just standard every day library functions. This is not new, most these functions have been used since Win95, the days before we see the net as we do now. Nonetheless, whatever it takes for people to finally catch up and educate themselves about easier searching techniques! 

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Prezi Guide: The 5 Essentials To Stop Your Audience Feeling Sick

Prezi Guide: The 5 Essentials To Stop Your Audience Feeling Sick | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it

Prezi is nothing if not divisive. Some people love it, some people hate it - I'm in neither of those camps. I find it very useful in some situations, but still use good old fashioned PowerPoint Slides for more than half the presentations I give. Prezi should be used for a reason.

Prezi is relatively new (it's been around since 2009), it's getting more
popular (there are around 40 million users now) and it's improving its
interface all the time. Some people accuse it of being style

 

 


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Tom Walton's comment, September 26, 2014 9:01 AM
Absolutely excellent tips there!
Heinz Krettek's curator insight, September 27, 2014 10:52 AM

Prezi sinnvoll einsetzen :-)(

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PowerPoint Hyperlinks: Creating an Interactive Deck

PowerPoint Hyperlinks: Creating an Interactive Deck | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it
Trade shows are crucial. Give your booth something extra with an interactive deck. Learn how you can make one using PowerPoint hyperlinks.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, August 28, 2014 1:29 PM
A very useful piece of advice for PowerPoint users on how to put hyperlinks in your presentation that allow you to go to a specific slide directly.
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46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss: Infographic

46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss: Infographic | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it

How often do you use Google to find something on the internet?

If like a lot of people you use Google every day you’ll be astounded by the number of hidden tips and tricks their search facility offers.

Find 46 of them featured in this infographic.


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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, January 9, 9:34 AM

students still need to be taught how to be effective searchers On Google. Here are some helpful tips/tricks to show them--and learn yourself.

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, January 9, 10:38 AM

More Google search tips...

Kelly Coffee's curator insight, January 9, 10:46 AM

Nothing hidden about these "tips & tricks" - just standard every day library functions. This is not new, most these functions have been used since Win95, the days before we see the net as we do now. Nonetheless, whatever it takes for people to finally catch up and educate themselves about easier searching techniques! 

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Prezi - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience

Prezi - How to rock a presentation when you can't see your audience | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it
Giving a webinar or remote presentation? These tips will help you engage your audience even w...

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Mary Starry's curator insight, July 10, 2014 4:15 PM

As more faculty move to the "flipped classroom" approach, incorporating these tips keeps the video presentations - whether done with or without Prezi - interesting for the audience.

Alfonso Gonzalez's curator insight, July 10, 2014 6:01 PM

Good advice/ideas!

Elena Perrouin's curator insight, July 11, 2014 4:11 AM

In today's connected world we're more and more often brought to communicate "virtually", a few tips how to make it a bit more engaging

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8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it
Here are 8 ways to improve your life via Google Drive.

Google Drive is here to make your life easy, but we're here to make it even easier.

The multifaceted feature that allows you to create documents, photos, spreadsheets, drawings and more has boundless abilities. However, with Drive's constant updates and added hacks, we're only scratching the surface of what it can really do.


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Why you need a professional online presence and how to do it #RSCON5

This presentation highlights the importance of a professional online presence, what this might look like, and how to achieve it. Future of Education - April ...

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Mika Auramo's curator insight, April 14, 2014 10:44 PM

Ammatillinen verkkoläsnäolo: mitä se on ja miksi netissä pitäisi olla?

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Use the “Vanishing Spell” in PowerPoint

Use the “Vanishing Spell” in PowerPoint | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it

...Speaking of the spell, do you remember the scene when Harry wished he knew a good Vanishing Spell to escape his fan Colin’s photograph-clicking spree? Or the time when Bill Weasley used this incantation to make a stack of scrolls disappear while cleaning up after a meeting of the Order of the Phoenix during Harry's first night at number twelve, Grimmauld Place?


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Lee Hall's curator insight, March 13, 2014 4:05 PM

Great attention grabber for your presentation.

Lon Naylor's curator insight, March 24, 2014 6:53 PM

Interesting animation using one of the "legacy" effects we tend to forget about...

Anna Costikoglou's curator insight, June 30, 2014 12:44 AM

 Let objects or text disappear slowly behind an object and later make it appear slowly from behind the same object.

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The best free presentation software and other alternatives to Microsoft PowerPoint

The best free presentation software and other alternatives to Microsoft PowerPoint | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it
Want to make a splash with your presentations, but don’t want to splash out any money on a program? Forget PowerPoint, we’ve got some totally gratis...

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Solange Giardino's curator insight, March 21, 2014 4:54 PM

Ótimas alternativas para variar nas apresentações.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, March 23, 2014 3:22 PM

A new compilation of free software to prepare digital presentations.

Of course... alternatives to Power-point or Keynote.


Have a look, and if you're not into any of them, give them a try!!!

Ingrid B's curator insight, April 2, 2014 8:34 AM

Algunos programas gratuitos para hacer presentaciones, como nuevas y más completas alternativas al ppt.

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13+1 tips to reduce presentation anxiety

Are you nervous before giving a presentation? This deck explains why are we afraid of public speaking and offers some tips to cope with presentation anxiety.

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Bernard Lamailloux's curator insight, January 31, 2014 3:18 AM

Coooooooooooooool !...

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, January 31, 2014 9:28 AM

We were just talking about how students give presentations in class.  This slideshare may help them with some of their anxiety.   It may be a good resource for students as they get ready for job, college, or scholarship interviews.

MsGatto's curator insight, January 31, 2014 11:04 PM

Helpful to share with students!

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How to Count the Number of Words used in a PowerPoint Presentation

How to Count the Number of Words used in a PowerPoint Presentation | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it

It is easy to find the number of words used in a Microsoft Word document but if you are wondering how to know the number of words used in a PowerPoint .ppt....


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 6, 2013 1:38 PM

A very useful bit of knowledge for the situation when you need to know the number of words in your PowerPoint presentation.

Easy - if you know where to look!

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10 Tips for Building a Strong Story

Need to improve your storytelling? Here are 10 tips to help your presentation.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 24, 3:55 AM

This can serve as a guide to students who are learning how to build a presentation that has a strong backbone and impressive muscle.

Marco Favero's curator insight, May 24, 6:00 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Ruby Day's curator insight, May 25, 2:48 AM

Basic tips, good resource for students. I like how it encourages building a script through practice as opposed to a written script 

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A Complete Guide to Social Media Images [INFOGRAPHIC]

A Complete Guide to Social Media Images [INFOGRAPHIC] | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it

Relevant social media-isms, including image size guidelines, helpful tips & stats - that can help you navigate through the most popular social channels easily.

There’s no doubt modern businesses need to be social. But it’s really hard to be successful and keep track  image sizes, character limits, pixel requirements, engagement windows, and hashtag optimization, to name a few. It turns out there are methods behind all the madness, so we’ve compiled relevant social media-isms – including image size guidelines and helpful tips & stats – that can help you navigate through the most popular social channels easily...


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Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s curator insight, October 22, 2014 11:14 PM

Have had several of these; every time I get he "latest" one I get rid of the old ones.

Rachel Turner Dool's curator insight, October 26, 2014 6:45 AM

A great, handy resource. 

David W. Deeds's curator insight, February 18, 9:28 AM

Thanks to Lauren Moss.

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5 Fresh PowerPoint Alternatives

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PowerPoint. Everyone’s used it, everyone’s heard of it, and a lot of people are pretty tired of it. Have you found yourself seeking an exciting new angle to approach your presentations from? If so, try these five fresh PowerPoint alternatives on for size.

 


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Don Karp's curator insight, October 3, 2014 5:06 PM

Something to consider.

Susan C. Freeman's curator insight, October 16, 2014 3:42 PM

For those who fear death by PowerPoint (of whom I am  not).

 

A GREAT PowerPoint is compelling, entertaining and memorable!

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33 Steps to Great Presentations

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In 33 chapters, each of which you can read in three minutes or less, David Beckett shares his 20 years of experience, based on hundreds of presentations given to thousands of people.

 

 


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, September 9, 2014 1:16 PM

Download the free book that will give you tons of valuable tips for making and delivering better presentations.

Check out other publications below, they are all free of charge.


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20 World-Class Presentation Experts Share Their Top Tips

20 World-Class Presentation Experts Share Their Top Tips | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it
Have you ever sat through a presentation that seemed to slog on and on? Presenters that are disorganized, dwell on trivial information and give long winded explanations that lead nowhere? Too many presentations are afflicted by poor planning and poor visuals. The audience who come to see these presentations, pay attention [...]

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johanna krijnsen's curator insight, August 18, 2014 6:15 AM

presentations - getting it right

Gary Harwell's curator insight, August 18, 2014 3:29 PM

What type of presentations are we using?

Tim Brook's curator insight, August 22, 2014 6:18 AM

There's loads of this kind of stuff out there but this one actually has some good advice!

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46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss: Infographic

46 Hidden Tips and Tricks to Use Google Search Like a Boss: Infographic | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it

How often do you use Google to find something on the internet?

If like a lot of people you use Google every day you’ll be astounded by the number of hidden tips and tricks their search facility offers.

Find 46 of them featured in this infographic.


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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, January 9, 9:34 AM

students still need to be taught how to be effective searchers On Google. Here are some helpful tips/tricks to show them--and learn yourself.

Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, January 9, 10:38 AM

More Google search tips...

Kelly Coffee's curator insight, January 9, 10:46 AM

Nothing hidden about these "tips & tricks" - just standard every day library functions. This is not new, most these functions have been used since Win95, the days before we see the net as we do now. Nonetheless, whatever it takes for people to finally catch up and educate themselves about easier searching techniques! 

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Beyond PowerPoint: 10 Business Presentation Tools

Beyond PowerPoint: 10 Business Presentation Tools | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it
Need to step up your business presentations? These presentation tools can help.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, June 4, 2014 12:27 PM

The article reviews ten most popular presentation tools that are perfectly applicable in education, not only business.

minimundos's curator insight, June 6, 2014 3:29 AM

¡Hay vida más allá del powerpoint! Otras herramientas para presentaciones.

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How to Choose the Right Photographs for Your Presentation

How to Choose the Right Photographs for Your Presentation | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 12, 2014 11:51 AM

The article deals with the role of photos in your presentations and discusses 3 methods of using images with purpose.

Great image examples and explanations!

Lon Naylor's curator insight, May 13, 2014 8:50 AM

Some interesting design considerations when it comes to using photo images.

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, May 13, 2014 7:41 PM

Como elegir fotografías para una presentación.

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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it
An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as

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Deborah Rinio's curator insight, April 9, 2014 11:28 AM

Evaluating information is a critical life skill. Without sufficient practice, our students will not internalize this skill, and will not remember it from lesson to lesson. Talk to you librarian today about integrating the process of evaluating information into your research projects and lesson plans today!

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 9, 2014 1:18 PM

Interesting article showing what school  librarians teach every day, if they get the chance...

liz deskins's curator insight, April 29, 2014 9:09 AM

Something m ost librarians already do; but good to remind us about it!

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10 Common Blog Writing Mistakes (Infographic)

10 Common Blog Writing Mistakes (Infographic) | Skolbiblioteket och lärande | Scoop.it
Ever wondered what the most common grammar mistakes are that bloggers make? Run-on sentences, punctuation, or maybe use of wrong tenses? This infographic highlights common blog post writing errors and blogging facts.

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Phillip Newsome's curator insight, September 26, 2014 10:11 AM

 92% of companies that attributed the  acquisition of just 1 customer from blog activity posted multiple times per day.  Stay focused on your customers and hire a competent writer to handle this activity.

Christopher Lopez's curator insight, October 7, 2014 12:38 AM

Blogging is very essential to attract customers. It should be flawless.

Helen Stark's curator insight, October 7, 2014 10:17 AM

Cool infographic that will be useful for any blogger.

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The Presentation Planning Checklist - Free eBook

The planning stage of your presentation is crucial but too often presenters don’t know where to start and don’t follow a clear process. This planning checkli...

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PCGS_rEDUcation's curator insight, March 22, 2014 5:09 AM

Una presentación muy sencilla con los puntos más importantes a recordar a la hora de preparar e implementar una presentación

Marisa Maiocchi's curator insight, March 25, 2014 6:51 AM

Muy buen resumen de las cosas que hay que tener en cuenta a hora de hacer una presentación efectiva, para un auditorio sin ojos cerrados ni bostezos!

Kamian's curator insight, April 9, 2014 10:24 AM

Documento recomendado para hacer presentaciones decentes (Muy buenos tips).

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Presenters Checklist for Success

Presenter's Checklist for Success! Wether you are a new speaker or a seasoned one, these 12 Items is a must to check off before your next presentation. Created by Camille Wong.


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Cynthia Kivland's curator insight, January 23, 2014 11:20 AM

Engaging audiences requires an emotional connection.  Sharing this slideshare with some presentation tips.

Donna Hudson's curator insight, January 24, 2014 7:23 PM

Great Ideas!

 

Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, January 26, 2014 12:11 AM

love this presentation. Look at it! what great visuals