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Better presentations : a guide for scholars, researchers, and wonks.

Author: Jonathan Schwabish
Publisher: New York : Columbia Unibersity Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals how to effectively convert written information into a visual presentation. Offers a guide to data visualisation design including charts, fonts, colour, and images. Includes tips on delivering your presentation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Schwabish
ISBN: 9780231175210 0231175213 9780231175203 0231175205
OCLC Number: 1016032782
Target Audience: Details strategies for developing clear, sophisticated, and visually captivating presentations. Follows three core principles-visualize, unify, and focus to describe how to visualize data effectively, find and use images appropriately, choose sensible fonts and colours, edit text for powerful delivery, and restructure a written argument for maximum engagement and persuasion.
Description: 177 pages
Contents: DESIGNING YOUR PRESENTATION: Theory, planning, and design --
Color --
Type. BUILDING YOUR PRESENTATION: The text slide --
The data visualization slide --
The image slide --
The scaffolding slides. GIVING YOUR PRESENTATION: Presenting --
The technical nitty-gritty.

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Designed for presenters of scholarly or data-intensive content, Better Presentations details essential strategies for developing clear, sophisticated, and visually captivating presentations. With a  Read more...

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Many smart people often become selfish idiots when they give a presentation. Jon's much-needed book is a must read for just about anyone asked to share some slides. -- Seth Godin, author of Really Read more...

 
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