Forgive me but I need to rant: Your presentation slides suck.
That was the thought going through my mind when I was searching for good examples of presentation slides for a course I am teaching.
All I wanted to find were slides that were clean, simple, and readable. Sounds easy, right?
I was eager to attend the very first Social Media Day here in Halifax and it did not disappoint! I set the day aside for my own professional development and was content to be on the audience side of things – which isn’t always easy for me to do. Armed with a go-with-the-flow mindset, I showed up to absorb some learning nuggets and be inspired. There were close to 300 people from various backgrounds and interests sharing one thing in common – a desire to get better at social media.Read More
On the weekend, I attended WordCamp Halifax 2018. It was a great event and I learned a lot despite being out of my comfort zone. And I almost didn’t go. Even as I am typing this on my WordPress site, I admit to not being WP literate. I can add blog posts, and change some of the content, but this is where my savviness ends.Read More
I remember the first time I ever designed and facilitated a course. It definitely suffered from TMI – Too Much Info. I wanted to share everything I knew about the topic and being a rookie, I didn’t realize how overwhelming and frankly, boring it was for my audience. I know I am not alone in the TMI department…Read More