Posts about Slide design

  • Do you know the trick with the black slide?

    What does your audience look at when you are on stage? You. Except when there are slides. And precisely that is the problem with slides. …

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  • Your research is the book, your presentation is the film adaptation

    Recently, I re-read the first part of The Lord of The Rings. Did you know that about a third of the book is not in …

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  • A lazy researcher fills his slides with a lot of text

    One of the reasons why researchers are often hesitant to apply our tips is because they think it will come across as lazy. A single …

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  • Slide design for Dummies Part II

    Reworking your slides is not as painstaking as you may think. It is often just a matter of adding some extra boxes and selecting the …

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  • Slide design for dummies

    Because all too many researchers struggle with the design of their presentation, I wanted to show you a couple of before-and-after slide examples. Extreme slide …

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  • Why general practitioners are bad presenters, and what you could learn from this

    The guidelines for the thesis presentations for our future general practitioners (GP's) are as follows: Give a 10-minute presentation containing no more than 10 slides with …

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  • Templates: three ground rules

    You probably know them all too well: those presentation templates with each slide displaying the institute’s logo, a dash of color here, a bit of …

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  • How Word is your PowerPoint?

    Question: how essential are you for your own presentation? Chances are you are of much less value to your presentation than you would hope. The problem: …

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