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Resources and assistance for preparing and delivering high-quality, effective presentations.
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E-Books on Presentations

The UH Libraries offer access to a number of e-books on presentation skills. Some titles include:


    Presentation Showcase


    General Presentation Resources

    With a little bit of knowledge, some great resources and some practice, you can drastically improve your presentations, making you more at-ease in front of an audience, and making the experience more enjoyable for them as well.

    Here are some general resources to get you started:

    Microsoft Office PowerPoint | Apple Keynote | Prezi
    These are three of the most-used slide presentation tools.
    SlideShare is a forum where you can upload and share your own presentation slides, as well as view others. It's a great site for techniques and inspiration for your slides. (Assertion-Evidence Slide Design)
    Developed by Dr. Michael Alley at Penn State University, the Assertion-Evidence slide design model is especially useful for research presentations.
    Garr Reynolds’ blog, “Presentation Zen” is one of the best. Read it regularly.

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    FREE Image Resources

    "People learn better from words and pictures than from words alone." This is the Multimedia Principle articulated by Dr. Richard Mayer, UC-Santa Barbara, after years of research. For a more effective presentation, minimize your use of text on your slides and add high-quality images. Here are some of my favorite resources for free images:

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