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7 Tips to Beautiful PowerPoint by @itseugenec

Short talk about presentations given at Startup Dynamo, a workshop held by Startup@Singapore NUS using the Learn Startup Methodology. My segment was on Present

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Alex Grech's curator insight, October 9, 2013 4:18 PM

It's the first time I've taught undergraduates.  I've found myself stripping slides to the core message and trying to find visuals that can communicate that message quickly, simply and yet - resonate.  There is nothing as tough as trying to unclutter the mind and focus on what really needs to be said - as opposed to 'making a point' or simply 'showing off'.  This presentation is about the art of visuals, clear design, and keeping it 'stupidly simple'.

Linda Dougherty's curator insight, October 12, 2013 10:14 AM

Have started showing students during Google presentation tutorials how to outline their presentations like they always do with those bulleted lines on the slides.  Then take those sentences, change them into titles, and put one title on each slide. Select one image per slide. If needed, add URL links. Add the works cited for the image in tiny print at the bottom of the slide. Move those outlined bulleted points to the note section or toss into a document to print out for a group presenetation.

 

No more slides crowded with text and 4 images! No more students sleeping in the classroom while their classmates read from the Smartboard.

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, January 17, 2014 1:28 AM

While beautiful Powerpoint may seem like an oxymoron  this slideshow proves it is possible.

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Big Data: It Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Big Data: It Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
Marketers must stop abusing the term Big Data in order to harness it. Here's how.
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Recommendations for Digital Literacy Program and Libraries | Librarian by Day

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Lourense Das's curator insight, July 3, 2013 8:31 AM

4 Recommendations from ALA on digital literacy displayed and commented by blogger Bobbi Newman, Librarian by Day

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In the Digital Age, What Becomes of the Library? | MindShift

In the Digital Age, What Becomes of the Library? | MindShift | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
The main reason most parents go to libraries is to get books for their kids. So what becomes of the magic of being surrounded by books when e-readers become more prevalent?
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Características de las bibliotecas 2.0 | Blog de la Cultura y el Deporte de Andalucía

Características de las bibliotecas 2.0 | Blog de la Cultura y el Deporte de Andalucía | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
La biblioteca 2.0 no es un espacio, sino una función social que se apoya en un sistema informático para recuperar recursos multimedia de forma eficiente y, además, una actitud que permite compartir informaciones y documentos, y participar en los...
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What is Entrepreneurial Librarianship?

What is Entrepreneurial Librarianship? | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
  There’s no committee that says, ‘This is the type of person who can change the world – and you can't.'  Realizing that anyone can do it is the first step. The next step is figuring out how you're...
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Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer

Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
"Deep reading" is vigorous exercise from the brain and increases our real-life capacity for empathy
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The library of the future | Arts Council

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Lourense Das's curator insight, June 2, 2013 7:14 AM

The (public) library of the future; Report from Arts Council UK. What's the response from school libraries? 

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35 Things To Do With All Those Books

35 Things To Do With All Those Books | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
Let's talk bookshelves. Both practically and impractically.
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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, May 29, 2013 9:59 AM

Not reading really but really cool! 

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Informe OCED sobre el política y economía del libro electrónico | Universo Abierto

Informe OCED sobre el política y economía del libro electrónico | Universo Abierto | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
Gosling, L., C. Hemmerlein, et al. (2012). [e-Book]  E-books: Developments and Policy Considerations, OECD Publishing. Descargar Este informe
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Global trends: The world is changing faster than at any time in human history

Animation describing some of the trends and changes we're seeing in the world around us
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Envisioning the library of the future | Arts Council

Envisioning the library of the future | Arts Council | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
Envisioning the library of the future is a major research project undertaken by the Arts Council in 2012/3 that will help us to understand the future for libraries, and how we can enable them to develop.
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Maria Jose Vitorino's curator insight, May 27, 2013 4:09 PM

...four priority areas for development which have been tested and corroborated by stakeholders:

1     place the library as the hub of the community

2     make the most of digital technology and creative media

3     ensure that libraries are resilient and sustainable

4     deliver the right skills for those who work in libraries

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10 must-read resources from June

10 must-read resources from June | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
Every day I tweet links to resources I have found of interest. At the end of the month I review them as I add them to my 2013 Reading List and pick out my favourites. So here are my favourites from...
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Could Bookless Libraries Revolutionize Access for the Poor?

Could Bookless Libraries Revolutionize Access for the Poor? | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
They require less space, and they offer what under-served communities often really need -- internet access.
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'Personal Learning Environments' Focus on the Individual

'Personal Learning Environments' Focus on the Individual | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
But defining what exactly a "personal learning environment," or PLE, is supposed to look like is proving to be challenging.
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What is Entrepreneurial Librarianship?

What is Entrepreneurial Librarianship? | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
  There’s no committee that says, ‘This is the type of person who can change the world – and you can't.'  Realizing that anyone can do it is the first step. The next step is figuring out how you're...
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Data Sets You Free: Analytics for Content Strategy - Confab 2013

The value of content strategy is hard to measure and even harder to forecast. For many content strategists, the hardest part of the job isn't even the content s
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What does a school library look like in the digital age?

What does a school library look like in the digital age? | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
As more of her students use ebooks and iPads to read, principal Tricia Kelleher reflects on the role of her school's library
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9 questions to see if your organisational view of learning is broad enough

9 questions to see if your organisational  view of learning is broad enough | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
Organisations often plan learning carefully around needs, provide formal interventions and then look at how well the learning is applied. But that's not the only model: sometimes i'm curious, i rea...
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Children’s use of online technologies in Europe : a review of the European evidence base. - LSE Research Online

Children’s use of online technologies in Europe : a review of the European evidence base. - LSE Research Online | The Ischool library learningland | Scoop.it
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LIS Trends: REPORT (May 2013): Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy

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