Spring 2021 Online Session
Day 1: Tuesday, May 11 (9am – 12pm)
Day 2: Thursday, May 13 (9am – 12pm)
Day 3: Friday, May 14 (12pm – 1pm)
Evidence-based strategies for designing and delivering effective and engaging presentations.
Whether you are training staff, pitching a proposal, or marketing to potential clients, understanding how to enhance your message for focus, clarity, and engagement will help your audience retain information for the long-term.
Why take this course?
The three areas in which you will improve your presentation skills are:
Part 1 – Structure, Story and Message
Part 2 – Multimedia Design Principles for Effective Slide Design
Part 3 – Rehearsal and Delivery
Culminating on the delivery of a complete POWERFUL presentation. Win a prize for top place!
This course can be customized to your organization’s needs and can be delivered online, onsite or at the Ron Joyce Centre in Burlington. For more information, click here.
Dr. Joe Kim is an Associate Professor in Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour at McMaster University. He coordinates the innovative MacIntroPsych program (macintropsych.com), directs the Education and Cognition Lab (edcog.ca) and organizes the annual McMaster Symposium on Education & Cognition (edcog.mcmaster.ca). His research interests include multimedia learning principles and evidence-based approaches to education and training. Follow him on Twitter @ProfJoeKim
Dr. Faria Sana co-directs the directs the Education and Cognition Lab and has extensive experience in optimal learning research and has published widely in education and cognition. She is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Psychology at Athabasca University and Adjunct Professor in Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour at McMaster University. She applies her background in cognitive psychology to better understand factors that improve education and training practices.
Paulina Rzeczkowska is a digital media specialist. She applies her unique interdisciplinary background in neuroscience (Master of Science) and commercial photography to photo, video, web design, eLearning, and presentation consulting projects. She was a key member of the development team for the pioneering online web modules used in the MacIntroPsych program and continues her role as a course developer for McMaster University’s online undergraduate science courses. Paulina creates aesthetically salient, functional designs for visual communication, that are artistically creative and informed by science.