No post tomorrow because I’m taking the day off work. It’s another professional day at school, so we’ll all be home. I will also be putting the finishing touches on a presentation that I have to give at the Moncton Cultural Forum on Saturday morning. I will be using PowerPoint. For those of you who aren’t familiar with my views on PowerPoint, they can be read here.
Here is a screenshot of the “Slide Sorter” view of the PowerPoint deck that was prepared for me to use:
Yes, that is what it looks like. Seventeen pages of text so thick you can’t even make it out. I have 15 minutes to present. I tried reading one of the pages aloud, and it took me 2½ minutes. Do the math.
Here is the slide sorter view of the slides that I created to use instead:
Granted, my version will require that I actually speak, instead of just letting the audience read the slides, but, hey – I figure that’s my value-add.