[ Skip Navigation] [CSUSB] / [CNS] / [Comp Sci & Eng] / [RJBotting] / [CSci489]
[Index and Blog] [Syllabus and Schedule] [Contact] [Submit] [Search]
Sessions: [01] [02] [03] [04] [05] [06] [07] [08] [09] [10] [11]
[CS489] [Text Version] 03.html Wed Oct 31 10:11:25 PDT 2012

Opening Microsoft files (winzip, word, excel, powerpoint) on this page may require you to download a special viewer. Or you can download and save the files and use your preferred office applications to view and edit them.

Contents


    03 Presentations


      Table
      SessionTopic
      Previous Finding things out [ 02.html ]
      Next TBA [ 04.html ]

      (Close Table)

      Face to Face Presentations

        The Brain Lady Video

        [ 44267609 ]

        Guy Kawazaki Video

        [ watch?v=liQLdRk0Ziw ] the 10-20-30 rule for pitching an idea to a venture capitalist. 10 slides + 20 Minutes + 30 Point font.

        Piled Higher and Deeper on getting PowerPoint to work

        [ archive.php?comicid=1534 ] (by the way... if you are thinking of going to graduate school at a research university you should study all these comics, first).

        Article by Mike Vardi

        [ http://thenextweb.com/lifehacks/2012/09/02/here-secrets-giving-engaging-presentation/ ]

        20 slides 20 seconds Pecha Kucha

        If you think that Guy Kawasaki was extreme consider these [ http://www.pecha-kucha.org/ ] [ st_pechakucha ] [ Pecha_Kucha ]

        Presentations in this class

        1. Team presents solutions to problem from book
        2. Team or individual presents a hot topic (listed in sesion one).

        My advice on preparing and making a presentation

        [ present.outline.html ]

        To see an extreme example of these hints try [ presentation.slides.ppt ] which goes over the same ideas in Power Point.

        Stand up comic skewers bad Power Point

        [ watch?v=6tGq3tH4qSw ] (Don McMillan).

        Resources

          Introduction to ways of displaying data

          HeerBostockOgievesky10

          1. Jeffrey Heer & Michael Bostock & Vadim Ogievetsky
          2. a tour through the visualization zoo
          3. Commun ACM V53n6(Jun 2010)pp59-67 [ 1743546.1743567 ]
          4. =DEMO GRAPHICS HCI CS489

          A useful table of presentation ideas

          Here is a link to a site that tabulates 100s of ways to present complex data. Go to [ periodic_table.html ] to get ideas when you have to communicate something complicated in a presentation.

          By the way --- [ http://thisisindexed.com/ ] is a fine collection of examples of using simple mathematical diagrams to illustrate ideas.

          Edward Tufte -- Attacks PowerPoint

          [ powerpoint ]

          Carolyn -- Why Learning from PowerPoint Lectures is Frustrating

          Enrichment: [ ?p=154 ]

          More from Guy Kawazaki

          Enrichment: [ index.php?passcode=epbcSNExIQr ] The art of innovation.

          How Steve Jobs does it

          [ watch?v=2-ntLGOyHw4&NR=1 ]

        . . . . . . . . . ( end of section Resources) <<Contents | End>>

      . . . . . . . . . ( end of section Face to Face Presentations) <<Contents | End>>

      Written Reports

      1. Know your audience.
      2. Know your goals.
      3. Know your content.
      4. Keep it simple.

        Reports to Management

          A Manager will read a one paragraph memo....

          Get the key information up front "Source" + "Executive Summary"

          Put details later.

        Research papers

          A good book: Zobell.

          Zobell

          1. Justin Zobell
          2. Writing for Computer Science: The Art of Effective Communication
          3. Springer Verlag, Any edition
          4. Try Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble

          . . . . . . . . . ( end of section Zobell) <<Contents | End>>

          You will need to write an abstract

          [ comics.php?f=1121 ]

        . . . . . . . . . ( end of section Research Papers) <<Contents | End>>

      . . . . . . . . . ( end of section Written Reports) <<Contents | End>>

. . . . . . . . . ( end of section 03 Presentations) <<Contents | End>>

Abbreviations

  • TBA::="To Be Announced", something I have to do.
  • TBD::="To Be Done", something for you to do.
  • CSE::="Computer Science and Engineering School at CSUSB".

    End