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Multimedia Resources: Presentations

Sources for video, images, and audio; tips and tools for creating and editing media; and information on citing media sources.

Design tips

17 Examples of Great Presentation Design
A fantastic blog post by Kipp Bodnar which includes a fine collection of presentations

10 Slide Design Tips
TechRepublic's tips for business presentations

Design Tips for Successful Presentations
An in-depth tutorial from the University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Creating Effective Poster Presentations
North Carolina State University

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
A guide to slide design from the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries

Presentation Tips

10 Rules to Instantly Improve your presentations
by Kipp Bodnar

10 Tips for More Effective Presentations
Best practices for structuring a presentation

10 Tips for Improving Your Public Speaking Skills
by Marjorie North, a consultant who runs a private practice specializing in public speaking.



Examples of Great Presentations

Story, Imagery and the Art of 21st Century Presentations by Garr Reynolds
Presentation Guru Garr Reynolds masterfully blends humor, personal vignettes and professional speaking advice to create a spellbinding example of public speaking magic.

Michael Wesch presents at TEDxKC - from Knowledgeable to Knowledge-able. Mr. Wesch is a fantastic presenter in the way his slides and matter-of-fact tone tells us a story while secretly educating us.

BrightHub: Samples of great PPT presentations
Some of us learn better from examples. We try to create our own whiz bang PowerPoint presentations only to fall back on bad habits. Learn what makes a good presentation and see great examples.

Don't rely too heavily on the technology to carry you through a presentation.

Jones Media Center resources

Quick Reference Tutorials
Create video and audio files that can be incorporated into a presentation

Lynda Training Videos
Thousands of video tutorials on a wide range of software programs. Now available across campus to all members of the Dartmouth community. Access from your dorm room, your office, or come in to Jones Media Center.

Presentation Assessment

Oral Report Rubric
Oral Evaluation Rubric from Iowa State University.

Student Presentation Evaluation form
"Planning Student Presentations", Teaching Tips, Perlman Center for Learning and Teaching, Carleton College.

Free presentation tools

Prezi: The Zooming Presentation Editor
Create non-linear presentations that can be used live or as stand-alone online modules (account required)

Basic HTML Slides
Librarian Jessamyn West has a template for creating basic HTML slides

S5: Simple Standards-Based Slide Show System
Eric Meyer's standards-compliant tool for creating HTML presentations

Glogster EDU
Create and share posters and collages

Media Learning Technologist

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Susan Simon
6025 Jones Media Center

Baker-Berry Library

Phone: 603-646-0629