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Presentation Patterns: Techniques for Crafting Better Presentations, 1st edition

  • Neal Ford
  • Matthew McCullough
  • Nathaniel Schutta

Published by Addison-Wesley Professional (August 15th 2012) - Copyright © 2013

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Presentation Patterns: Techniques for Crafting Better Presentations

ISBN-13: 9780132963398

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Table of contents

List of Figures ix

 

Introduction 1

Origins 2

Toward Patterns 3

How This Book Is Organized 10

How to Use This Book 11

Summary 11

 

Part I: Prepare 13

 

Chapter 1: Presentation Prelude Patterns 15

Pattern: Know Your Audience 16

Pattern: Social Media Advertising 18

Pattern: Required 20

Pattern: The Big Why 22

Pattern: Proposed 24

Antipattern: Abstract Attorney 26

 

Chapter 2: Creativity Patterns 29

Pattern: Narrative Arc 30

Pattern: Fourthought 34

Pattern: Crucible 38

Pattern: Concurrent Creation 41

Pattern: Triad 43

Pattern: Expansion Joints 45

Pattern: Talklet 46

Pattern: Unifying Visual Theme 48

Pattern: Brain Breaks 51

Antipattern: Alienating Artifact 53

Antipattern: Celery 56

Pattern: Leet Grammars 58

Pattern: Lightning Talk 59

Pattern: Takahashi 60

Pattern: Cave Painting 62

 

Part II: Build 65

 

Chapter 3: Slide Construction Patterns 67

Antipattern: Cookie Cutter 68

Pattern: Coda 70

Antipattern: Injured Outlines 71

Pattern: Peer Review 72

Pattern: Foreshadowing 75

Antipattern: Bullet-Riddled Corpse 77

Pattern: Greek Chorus 80

Antipattern: Ant Fonts 81

Antipattern: Fontaholic 83

Antipattern: Floodmarks 86

Antipattern: Photomaniac 89

Pattern: Composite Animation 92

Pattern: Á la Carte Content 95

Pattern: Analog Noise 99

Pattern: Vacation Photos 104

Pattern: Defy Defaults 106

Antipattern: Borrowed Shoes 108

 

Chapter 4: Temporal Patterns 111

Antipattern: Slideuments 112

Pattern: Infodeck 114

Pattern: Gradual Consistency 116

Pattern: Charred Trail 120

Pattern: Exuberant Title Top 123

Pattern: Invisibility 127

Pattern: Context Keeper 131

Pattern: Breadcrumbs 133

Pattern: Bookends 135

Pattern: Soft Transitions 137

Pattern: Intermezzi 139

Pattern: Backtracking 141

Pattern: Preroll 142

Pattern: Crawling Credits 143

 

Chapter 5: Demonstrations versus Presentations 145

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