Kosslyn, S. (2007, Aug. 13). Clear and to the Point: 8 Psychological Principles for Compelling PowerPoint Presentations. Oxford University Press USA - OSO. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/nu/reader.action?docID=415168&ppg=32 This chapter of Stephen Kosslyn’s Clear and to the Point offers insight into how best to approach the creation and delivery of a slideshow presentation. Take the tips contained in this text as help with how to structure your presentation for this week’s assignment.
Vanderbilt University. (n.d.). Making better PowerPoint Presentations [PowerPoint slides]. https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/guides-sub-pages/making-better-powerpoint-presentations/ Review this slide presentation to assist you in this week's assignment.
McMillan, D. (2012, Sep. 12). Life after death by PowerPoint (Corporate
Comedy Video) [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjcO2ExtHso&feature=youtu.be This week, your goal is to take everything you’ve learned in this course and teach the broad strokes to a hopeful room of (imaginary) would-be creative writers. To help with this is Vanderbilt University’s webpage “Making Better PowerPoint Presentations” and the embedded video, thereby comedian Don McMillan titled, Life After Death by PowerPoint. Both of these offer essential tips and tricks on how to structure your presentation so that, like a successful work of creative writing, your creation engages its audience from beginning to end. Don’t hesitate to refer to these resources as you work through your presentation, as they can help you curtail potential missteps before they take up too much of your valuable time!