Strategies For More Visual Presentations

Abstract:

Humans process visuals 60,000 times faster than text! In this practical seminar, come see how you can use visuals to enhance presentations and accelerate classroom instruction. Recognize that we live in a visual world and that our students are primarily visual learners. Move from boring PowerPoint text and bullets to compelling full-screen photos. Use colors to evoke predictable responses, and typefaces, charts and graphs to tell your story. Experience the impact of visual humor, and clip art versus actual photographs. Learn the rules of text, where to stand when presenting, and many other practical tips regarding more visual instruction. Get ideas for specific classroom projects and resources for free, royalty-free, high-quality images to make instructor and student presentations more powerful.

NOTE: Session based in part on Dr. Burmark's book, Visual Literacy, published by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).

Presentation type... keynote or breakout session
Audience................ K-12 educators, business community
Duration................. 45-90 minutes
Handouts................ Strategies For More Visual Presentations

Dr. Burmark will gladly tailor any presentation to your specific needs.