Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

  • 194 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

☉ Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks to read ☹ By Jonathan Schwabish ♓ Many smart people often become selfish idiots when they give a presentation Jon s much needed book is a must read for just about anyone asked to share some slides Seth Godin, author of Really Bad Powerpoint Do us all a favor read this book before your next presentation From font size to data visualization, Schwabish guides you through creating a presentation that will both hold your audience s attention and effectively deliver information Susan Dynarski, University of Michigan Modern scholars spend many hours a week watching or giving presentations every one of us should be forced to practice the wisdom of Jonathan Schwabish s wonderful short book I thought I had mastered this craft and imposed my mastery on others, but I learned so much from Better Presentations that from now on, I ll just say Read the book Robert E Hall, Stanford University Your work can shape the future only when others understand you You can show how your ideas matter if you master the fundamentals of communication, and this book shows how to do just that Carmen Simon, author of Impossible to Ignore If you are a scientist or scholar who doesn t care about designing beautiful slides for your presentations, you are doing it wrong Elegance, clarity, and good visual composition make your messages understandable In this concise book, Jonathan Schwabish outlines simple but essential rules of design and data visualization that anybody can benefit from Apply them, and I guarantee that you will never again see a bored face in your audience Alberto Cairo, University of Miami, author of The Truthful Art Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication Data visualization has provided a new set of powerful tools to help analysts communicate their ideas clearly and effectively Jon Schwabish helped to pioneer the use of these tools in the policy community, and Better Presentations is full of valuable insights that teach his approach to others Both new and experienced analysts would benefit immensely from reading this book Douglas Elmendorf, former director of the Congressional Budget OfficeJonathan Schwabish is a senior research associate at the Urban Institute s Income and Benefits Policy Center He is also a member of the Institute s communication team, specializing in data visualization and presentation design He has published widely in economics journals, including the National Tax Journal, the Journal of Human Resources, and the Journal of Economic Perspectives He is the coauthor, with Robert Haveman and Andrew Bershadker, of Human Capital in the United States from 1975 to 2000 Patterns of Growth and Utilization 2006 He can be found on Twitter at jschwabish. 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