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Digital Forensics Trial Graphics by Digital Forensics Trial Graphics: Teaching the Jury Through Effective Use of Visuals helps digital forensic practitioners explain complex technical material to laypeople (i.e., juries, judges, etc.). The book includes professional quality illustrations of technology that help anyone understand the complex concepts behind the science. Users will find invaluable information on theory and best practices along with guidance on how to design and deliver successful explanations. Helps users learn skills for the effective presentation of digital forensic evidence via graphics in a trial setting to laypeople such as juries and judges Presents the principles of visual learning and graphic design as a foundation for developing effective visuals Demonstrates the best practices of slide design to develop effective visuals for presentation of evidence Professionally developed graphics, designed specifically for digital forensics, that you can use at trial Downloadable graphics available at: http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780128034835
Call Number: HV8079.C65S266 2017
Publication Date: 2017-03-16
How to Design TED-Worthy Presentation Slides (Black and White Edition) by Black & White editionThis is the B&W edition of the book. All pictures inside will be in grayscale. "Reading this book changed my presentation style and my slides, both for the better - and I've been a professional speaker for over 30 years."~ Becki L. James How to Design TED-Worthy Presentation Slides is a short, practical and step-by-step guide to creating sexy slides. It is based on an extensive analysis of some of the best TED speakers, such as Brene Brown, Daniel Pink, Amy Cuddy, Larry Lessig, Seth Godin, Bill Gates and many, many more. LEARN HOW TO BREATHE LIFE INTO YOUR SLIDES, INSTEAD OF DRAINING IT OUT OF YOUR AUDIENCE By the end of this guide, you too will be able to create sexy presentation slides that keep your audiences mesmerized. More importantly, you will be able to design presentations that breathe life into your slides, instead of draining it out of your audience. Here's just a taste of what you'll learn inside the book: *The most common mistake most presenters make - and how you can avoid it *The one principle that will make you better than 90% of most speakers *How to quickly create a presentation storyboard *Bill Gates' trick for transforming his slides from dull to dashing *The Seth Godin presentation formula *The importance of contrast *Locating and using sexy fonts *Spicing up your presentations with video *Displaying data without being dull *Ensuring consistency between slides *How to deliver a great TED talk (or any other speech or presentation) *And much, much more... "A must read...An essential tool for preparing effective, interesting and "sexy" presentations...a must read for any professional who wants to improve his communicational skills."~ Rosalinda Scalia "The lessons shared in this short book will a go a long way to helping a person give better public presentations. The insights shared by Akash are like golden nuggets in a river full of info!"~ Alan Portugal "I have been teaching workshops at universities and Fortune 500 Campuses up and down the East Coast on building better presentations. Akash hits all the right notes in this book. A must read for anyone wanting to build powerful presentations."~ David Bishop "Excellent for those who want to really engage their audience. I incorporated many of the principles within and developed a more effective product presentation."~ Tom Tipps "Right on the mark. Just what I was looking for as a non-designer."~ Erik J. Zettelmayer "Make a greater impact with your presentations. While reading this book I was mentally reviewing my talks where I use PowerPoint slides. I am now changing some of those slides to make a greater impact on the listeners. These tips are easy to implement and make sense."~ John C. Erdman "As always we can expect the best from Akash and we are getting more."~ Payam Bahrampoor "This book gives practical advice. However, it does not stop there. It demonstrates how to use that advice, gives visual examples of what to do and what not to do and explains why. It turns creating a presentation from a dreaded event to one allowing creativity to flow and your passion about your subject matter to emerge on the screen through your slides."~ Pandora Training and Consulting "I will admit to rarely reviewing books. However, this book was such a step above any others I've read on the art of PowerPoint presentations, I had to give it a five star review."~ David Schwind
Call Number: PN4193.I5K37 2015
Publication Date: 2015-02-01
Powerpoint in One Hour for Lawyers by The difference between a successful presentation and an unsuccessful one can often be traced to a presenter's use--or misuse--of PowerPoint®. PowerPoint® in One Hour for Lawyers offers practical advice for creating effective presentations quickly and easily. PowerPoint® expert and attorney Paul Unger will help you avoid mishaps and develop a compelling presentation using storyboarding techniques.
Call Number: KF322.5.M53U54 2014
Publication Date: 2014-05-07
Beyond Bullet Points by Unlock the amazing story buried in your presentation--and forget boring bullet points forever! Now updated for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, this widely-acclaimed book includes seven new examples of compelling presentations from board room to classroom. Communications expert Cliff Atkinson guides you, step by step, through his revolutionary three-step method for increasing the impact of your presentations. You'll discover how to combine classic storytelling techniques with the power of visual media to create a rich, engaging experience. Transform the way you create and deliver your critical message--and quickly bring your ideas to life! FOCUS: Learn how to distill and shape your best ideas into a crisp and compelling narrative. CLARIFY: Use a storyboard to illustrate your ideas, creating the right blend of message and media. ENGAGE: Move from merely reading your slides to creating a rich, connected experience with your audience--and increase your impact! CD includes: Cliff's custom templates--build your story! Quick reference checklists for compelling presentations Complete eBook--plus bonus content! For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Call Number: HF5718.22.A87 2008
Publication Date: 2007-10-10
Beyond Bullet Points by Unlock the amazing story buried in your presentation--and forget boring, bullet-point-riddled slides forever! Guided by communications expert Cliff Atkinson, you'll walk you through an innovative, three-step methodology for increasing the impact of your presentation. Discover how to combine classic storytelling techniques with the power of visual media to create a rich, engaging experience with your audience. Fully updated for PowerPoint 2010, and featuring compelling presentation examples from classroom to boardroom, this book will help transform your presentations--and your business impact!
Publication Date: 2011-04-15