Presentation: Approach Prior to Production

This article examines categories related to the approach the presenter takes to the presentation prior to engaging in the phases of the production model.  Key factors and emphasis must be considered related to the content, delivery, choice of goals, identification of target audience, and understanding of the situation.

Presentation: Overall Effectiveness

This article discusses my conception of overall effectiveness as a metric of success in many areas but focused on presentations. After a general introduction, it focuses upon understanding the way content and delivery are integrated to be successful to attain a goal for a specified target in a given situation.

Presentations: Elements of GOALS Components

Oral presentations utilizing digital technology, especially video, need to consider how best to integrate delivery with content. The key components to consider are the GOALS or Graphic/visuals, Oral, Alignment, Lucidity, and Synthesis. This article described a series of elements that comprise each of these major components.

Presentation: Components of Effective Integrated Productions

This article presents the scaffold for understanding the components of effectiveness tied to the major areas of integrated delivery of presentations including graphic/visual Elements, oral elements, Alignment, Lucidity, and synthesis. These components assist creators to more easily and effectively integrate the content and methods of delivery in order to attain a goal for a selected target in a given situation as part of the production process.

Presentation: Production Model Roles

Students can utilize the phases of the production model (Prepare, Perform, Publish) and the tools of video to create effective presentations in learning environments.  To do this, students should understand the roles that exist and the responsibilities for each general category involved in a production.  This article discusses the following roles: producer, performer, designer, editor, judge, critic, and subject-matter expert.

Graphic Organizers: Visual Elements

Graphics organizers comprised of visual elements that support and enhance many types of presentations. Often oral presentations are supported with graphic and visual elements to increase effectiveness. When combined, these lead to more advanced visuals like images and eventually organizers. This article reviews the various concepts and visual elements that lead to the design of a graphic for oral presentations that include: style, layout, composition, and relationships.

Presentation: Conception, Costs, and Consequences (3C’s)

Often students approach oral presentations without a scaffold or structure to assist them to get started much less excel.  Some simple parameters will assist them to step back and reflect on the process more than just the performance.  For each presentation, students can prepare by considering their conceptions, costs, and consequences.