Year in Review: My Most Viewed SlideShare Presentations (2014)

  I have been on SlideShare since 2010 and am a big proponent of the platform. Think of it as the YouTube of presentations. This year I was designated a “Keynote Author” by SlideShare which saw the traffic to my content increase SIGNIFICANTLY.  The following is a review of my most viewed presentations from 2014.

My 2013 “Year in Review” on SlideShare – Top 4% of All Users

The Future in 6 Minutes and 40 Seconds

Today, I am pleased to launch a resource page for higher education and student affairs professionals interested in organizing their own PechaKucha presentations as a part of the “Future Series.” The “Future Series” is something I first conceived of back in the Summer of 2012.  The Future series entails a diverse group of colleagues coming together to present mini-presentations on their prognostications for the future.  These presentations use a PechaKucha style, a format that entails a presenter speaking over 20 slides, each set to advance every 20 seconds, producing a talk of exactly 6 minutes… Read More

Presentation Tip: Finding Free High Quality Images

A key part of a good presentation is finding and using the right images.  The Internet has made this incredibly easy… easy to steal images, that is.  When searching for images, most people go to the search engine of their choice and do an image search.  This makes sense as it is an incredibly easy and intuitive way to find images.  The problem with doing this is that (1) you tend to find a lot of junk, and (2) you are often taking images without regard for copyright and attribution. There is… Read More

Guest on Student Affairs Live: Building Innovative Slidedecks

I had a blast as a guest on the Student Affairs Live broadcast on Wednesday, April 24 at Noon EST.  We talked about how to design and give presentations.  I love this topic and frequently present on it, and media design in general, to my students.  If you’re curious about some of my work, you can check it out on SlideShare. The link to the show is here.  I’ve also embedded a recording below.