Jerry Michalski

Just uploaded my Bucharest presentation

Jerry Michalski

I uploaded the presentation I’m using to SlideShare here. Tags: social media travel presentations microfinance tech conferences I’m in Bucharest for another IDLO program , showing microfinance experts from the region what social media can do.

Thriving in the Relationship Economy

Jerry Michalski

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At last: a decent, simple vector graphics tool

Jerry Michalski

It just separated the drawing tool from the others, meaning you can use it on its own, not just within Docs, Spreadsheets or Presents. I’ve long whined about the lack of simple drawing tools, blaming Adobe for vacuuming up all the simple tools so that we might all buy its Illustrator offering — a piece of software I will never learn to use. Google’s been improving its Apps suite steadily.

Do You Sociate? » Blogging from VizThink, surrounded by lonely visual thinkers

Jerry Michalski

Do You Sociate? » Wooo hooo! Got my OLPC

Jerry Michalski

International MOOCs Past and Present

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

OpenLearning.com , a venture born out of the University of New South Wales ( UNSW ) in Sydney, Australia. Starting this week, you can begin taking two of their courses ( Observing and Analysing Performance in Sport & Services Marketing – The Next Level ). University of Western Australia. By next March, the Perth-based university plans to offer two courses (one in sociology, the other in oceanography) using an adapted version of Stanford’s open source platform, Class2Go. SpanishMooc ?

Keynote at TheNextWeb: The future is motion graphic presentations

Ross Dawson

However one of the most interesting aspects of my keynote is that my visual presentation will consist entirely of motion graphics, 3D, and video – there will be no still images. For many years I have wanted to create an entirely moving graphic presentation.

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2011 Top 100 Tools List and Presentation finalised

Jane Hart

The final list and presentation is available… Read the rest. Yesterday, I finalised the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list. In the last few days of voting there was a surge of contributions (both online and by email) that brought the number of contributions to 531. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to share their Top 10 Tools and help me compile this, the 5th annual survey of learning tools. Social learning

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A few recent presentations

George Siemens

Haugesund. Canadian School of Public Service

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Parallel Supercomputing: Past, Present and Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

From the early days of the industry, supercomputers have been pushing the boundaries of IT, identifying the key barriers to overcome and experimenting with technologies and architectures that are then incorporated into the overall IT market a few years later.

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Good Presentations Matter to Rock an Audience

Luis Suarez

Over the course of the last couple of years I have developed that habit of watching the recordings of the presentations that I give myself at public speaking events. Good presentations matter from Ned Potter.

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Presentation: Build Your Business with Crowdsourcing

Ross Dawson

Below are the slides from my presentation. Usual disclaimer: these slides are meant to accompany my presentation, not to stand alone. View more presentations from rossdawson. Today I spoke at Australian Chambers Business Congress on Build Your Business with Crowdsourcing.

The ideal Christmas present for your staff …

Jane Hart

Are you are looking for a Christmas present for one of your staff? Then why not give them a gift voucher that can be redeemed for a place of their choice on one of the pubic online workshops facilitated by Harold Jarche or me at The Connected Workplace Consultancy in 2014. Here is the schedule [.]. Social learning

Presentations: MOOC Research Initiative

George Siemens

This past week, in preparation for our upcoming MOOC research conference ( early bird registration ends Oct 31 ), I held two online presentations on a) MOOC Research Initiative (a review of literature, research themes) and b) Lessons MOOCs can learn from online education.

Payment Technologies: Past, Present and Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I was reminded of this dictum when recently attending a very interesting workshop, Payment Technologies: Past Present and Future. History can be a useful guide to the future, especially when trying to predict the impact of disruptive changes on human organizations and cultures.

Presentations I’ve recently enjoyed watching

George Siemens

The number of lectures and presentations freely available online provide great opportunities for professional development. Here are a few I’ve recently enjoyed: Hub DE summit Sydney. Learning analytics, soft and hard. Learning Analytics: Notes on the Future. The Future of Learning.

Managing the situated present

Dave Snowden

Key to it is the idea of managing the situated present. If the past is traumatic, as it has been in Colombia (where I am at the moment) then re-situating the past in the context of present needs is important.

Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux

Luis Suarez

I am sure that you would probably still remember how a couple of weeks back I put together a blog post where I shared a good number of resources with plenty of hints and tips on helping “ Improve Your Presentation Skills “ No wonder. Are you ready for some more Presentation Zen?

Open presentations on MOOCs and MOOC Research Initiative

George Siemens

Several presentations this next week that might be of interest to readers: 1. Daily presentations starting Oct 21 on MOOCs, OERs, open access, libraries, and more. This presentation will provide a timeline of the development of the MOOC Research Initiative, its goals, the review and selection process, and lessons learned. A framework will be presented that bridges what is known about online learning and what we are learning about MOOCs.

The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Luis Suarez

Yes, of course, I am talking about learning plenty more about killer presentation skills. but still wonderfully accurate on the state of not just “ Death by PowerPoint “, but overall presentation skills in general. View more presentations from www.kapterev.com.

7 Ways to Kill Your Presentation and How to Fix Them

Luis Suarez

The key thing though is whether we are all ready to absorb, change and adapt our presentation skills to make even better pitches to engage our audience(s), which, I guess, is what matters at the end of the day… But what happens when you inadvertently kill your own presentation without even knowing?

Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

Yes, I know, another article on the topic of Productivity , although this time around with a slightly different flavour: how can we improve the way we deliver messages through presentations? Whatever happened to all of those meetings, events, presentations, seminars, workshops, etc.

Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace: the presentation #socolearn

Jane Hart

Today I gave a webinar presentation on Social & Collaborative Learning. Below is the slideset I made available on Slideshare, but if you would like to read the slide notes and get the links to further resources, you will find them here: Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace. Social learning

Internet Time Alliance Insights: the presentation

Jane Hart

My colleague Harold Jarche has created the following presentation which brings together some thoughts (in the form of short quotes) about workplace transformation from each the 5 Principals of the Internet Time Alliance (ITA).

[VIDEO] The world’s first full motion-graphics presentation

Ross Dawson

I have for many years intended to develop a full motion graphics presentation. I have long used highly visual presentations to accompany my keynotes, often including numerous videos without sound as well an array of full screen images.

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Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations

Tony Karrer

It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur. A larger percentage of the audience these days brings a laptop to presentations and it seems that the factor of Laptop Distraction is quieting down. In fact, this is on of my favorite things about online presentations (see Examples of eLearning 2.0 I had a recent presentation at a large corporation.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Web course tools, then became mechanisms for collecting, packaging, and presenting these. And there is a lot of talk about the need of the instructor to be present, with the interaction between the student and instructor, or a student and a team of teaching assistants, or whatever. Where experts, or people who are in active in the field, make presentation, provides resources, and generally serve as a focus or an attractor to bring people to the event.

Noodling on my fOSSa presentation

Nancy White

October is a month on the road… and one stop is Lyon, France, where I’ll be presenting at the third edition of the fOSSa Conference taking place from October 26 to 28, 2011.

2011: My year in blog posts, presentations and other resources

Jane Hart

Today, I take a look at some the key moments of my own year in terms of resources, blog posts and presentations I have produced. This is my second blog post reviewing 2011.

Some Thoughts About Remote Presentations: Mekong ICT Camp

Beth Kanter

I was invited to present a key note at the Mekong ICT Camp in Thailand about nonprofits, social media, and measurement. ” Unfortunately, I could make it to Thailand, so I presented and lead a discussion remotely using Google Hangouts from California.

Remote Sex: the perfect Valentine’s Day present

Ross Dawson

Our online magazine FutureofSex.net explores this fascinating aspect of the intersection of technology and society. The rise of our connected world has implications that reach into almost every aspect of our lives. I did many Valentine’s Day interviews back in 2003 and 2004, talking about proximity dating , one way in which technology is changing how we connect romantically.

Call for Presenters: Conference on Volunteering and Service

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Whether you are planning to present at a conference or deliver a one-day workshop, the secret to success is in good design. We recently launched the Call for Presenters (CFP). We see seasoned experts and first-time presenters eager to share their knowledge with others.

Unstartling presentation

David Weinberger

I fell for an ad today because it promised to tell me four startling things that happen to you before you get a heart attack. The video , which has no pause or fast forward button, is a grating infomercial, with a heavy emphasis on the “mercial.” ” So, here’s the startling information Dr. Chauncey Crandall so selflessly is imparting to us: The four things are: Chest discomfort.

Internet Time Blog » Upcoming presentations

Jay Cross

Presentation from iPad Strategy Workshop at Newspaper Publishers Association

Ross Dawson

Here are the slides from opening presentation, as promised: iPad Strategy Workshop at Newspaper Publishers Association Future Forum View more presentations from rossdawson. The iPad Strategy Workshop at Newspaper Publishers Association Future Forum was a big success. In a large room laid out for 120 there was just standing room by the time it started, with great content and a highly engaged audience.

From “Command & Control” to Encourage & Engage”: the presentation

Jane Hart

Here’s the presentation Today, I am speaking a LearningLive in Birmingham. The topic of my session is “From managing and controlling learning, to enabling and supporting learning&#. I am going to be talking about the ideas in my last two posting: Social learning doesn’t mean what you think it means – Part 1 and Part 2.

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Jay Cross

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Future Mobile Learning

Nancy White

Future Mobile Learning (29 August 2011) You may also be interested in a presentation on changing technology in education which I gave in August 1996 in which I also talked about mobile. Changing Technology from 1996 View more presentations from Judy Brown.

The future of events: technology to make presentations interactive and social

Ross Dawson

However many conferences still sport essentially the same format as ever, a series of people presenting on a stage in front of a passive audience. Technology eenables us to re-conceive what a presentation is and can be. A recent article in Sydney Morning Herald on how the new app Zeetings helps “keep audiences awake” looks at Zeetings , “a presentation app that is both interactive and social, and promises to stop audiences slumbering in their chairs.”

NineShift 2016 Presentation Packs the Hall

Nine Shift

"I wanted to congratulate you on an excellent NineShift presentation. The annual all-new NineShift presentation, this year in New Orleans, drew a packed room for our latest new prediction about The Coming Building Boom. O'Brien, who sat in the front row for maybe his last NineShift presentation before retiring. They get better every year, and yesterday's was by far the best yet." - Michael Garamoni, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.