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2 Strategies to Enhance Large Group Presentations Bonnie C. Desselle, MD Program Director LSUHSC Department of Pediatrics

3 How to Present Like a Pro! By the end of the session, participants will be able to:By the end of the session, participants will be able to: –Prepare a formal presentation –Create effective Power Point slides –Be able to delivery a lecture in an engaging, coherent and concise manner

4 Characteristics of the Worst Lecture

5 Characteristics of the Best Lecture

6 Preparation Select a caseSelect a case –Interesting diagnosis –Interesting presentation of a common illness –Case with good teaching points which may not be discussed routinely on clinical rounds

7 Preparation Locate appropriate resourcesLocate appropriate resources –Textbooks –Review articles –Guidelines –PubMed search

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12 Organization Introduction Case presentation List learning objectives Body/Discussion Summary

13 Power Point 101

14 Choose colors carefully Choose colors carefully Dark background, light textDark background, light text Poor contrast = hard to readPoor contrast = hard to read

15 Carefully Choose Color Combinations

16 Don’t Choose Nauseating Color Combinations

17 Shouting Shouting TEXT WRITTEN IN ALL CAPS IS MORE DIFFICULT TO READ THAN THE SAME SIZE TEXT WRITTEN WITH UPPER AND LOWER CAPS TEXT WRITTEN IN ALL CAPS IS MORE DIFFICULT TO READ THAN THE SAME SIZE TEXT WRITTEN WITH UPPER AND LOWER CAPS

18 Savvy Slides (44 point) Arial 36Arial 36 Arial 28Arial 28 Arial 20Arial 20 Comic Sans MS 36Comic Sans MS 36 Comic Sans MS 28Comic Sans MS 28 Comic Sans MS 20Comic Sans MS 20 Times New Roman 36Times New Roman 36 Times New Roman 28Times New Roman 28 Times New Roman 20Times New Roman 20

19 Backgrounds Readable, classic Readable, classic But, fatiguing over time But, fatiguing over time

20 Pointless backgrounds Are distracting

21 Slide Content One major point per slideOne major point per slide About one minute per slideAbout one minute per slide –This ratio increases as the length of the talk increases Simplify information (on the slide!)Simplify information (on the slide!)

22 Rule of 666 Maximum of 6 words per lineMaximum of 6 words per line Maximum of 6 lines per slideMaximum of 6 lines per slide Maximum of 6 sequential text slidesMaximum of 6 sequential text slides

23 Slide Content For goodness sakes, don’t read your slides!For goodness sakes, don’t read your slides! Avoid STDsAvoid STDs –Speaker/text dissonance

24 Savvy Slides Use animations sparinglyUse animations sparingly Focus on Content, Not “Show”Focus on Content, Not “Show”

25 Dim Text Good for lists Keeps audience focused on current point The rest of list is available for review

26 Effective Habits Prepare in advance!Prepare in advance! –“It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.” Mark Twain Practice, practice, practicePractice, practice, practice –Particularly the introduction

27 Can anyone read this? Can anyone read this? Flather MD, et al. Lancet : 1575

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31 Tables, Charts, and Graphs Avoid tables & figures from journals – they do not project wellAvoid tables & figures from journals – they do not project well Tables & figures should be clearly labeled, and make sense at a glanceTables & figures should be clearly labeled, and make sense at a glance Orient the audience & walk them through the dataOrient the audience & walk them through the data

32 TrialTrialACEIACEIControlsControls RR (95% CI) CONSENSUS I SOLVD (Treatment) SOLVD (Prevention) Chronic CHF Post MI SAVESAVE TRACETRACE AIREAIRE 39%39%54%54% 0.56 (0.34–0.91) 40%40%35%35% 0.82 (0.70–0.97) 15%15%16%16% 0.92 (0.79–1.08) 25%25%20%20% 0.81 (0.68–0.97) 17%17%23%23% 0.73 (0.60–0.89) SMILESMILE6.5%6.5% 8.3% 8.3% 0.78 (0.52–1.12) 0.78 (0.67–0.91) 35%35%42%42% ACE Inhibitors and Mortality Reduction MortalityMortality Garg R et al. JAMA. 1995;273:1450–1456. AverageAverage21%21%27%27% Make another point with text box or highlighting

33 Accessed 7/2/2009

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36 Always face the audienceAlways face the audience You are the focus of attention, not the slidesYou are the focus of attention, not the slides Use eye contactUse eye contact Voice quality – pleasing, enthusiastic, and engagingVoice quality – pleasing, enthusiastic, and engaging

37 Delivery Tips Be confidentBe confident Stand up straight and firmStand up straight and firm Gestures – use movements with emphasisGestures – use movements with emphasis Nervousness – normal, plan aheadNervousness – normal, plan ahead Observe yourself in front of mirrorObserve yourself in front of mirror

38 Take Home Points Be knowledgeable and enthusiasticBe knowledgeable and enthusiastic Focus on a few take home pointsFocus on a few take home points Legible slidesLegible slides Develop good presentation styleDevelop good presentation style


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