Posts tagged with: Presentation

Konnichiwa from Tokyo!

The Meiji Shrine will be a stop on my itinerary during my visit to Japan
In my role as president of PCS, I am traveling this week to visit Shibauru Institute of Technology in Tokyo, Japan.  The purpose of the trip is to give two talks …

Oh Wow!

Here’s an image I can get behind: a dog with graph and chart!
Check out the latest Prism magazine, published by the American Society for Engineering Education, to read more about how engineering educators are helping students improve their written and oral communication skills.
Thomas K. Grose, in …

If Communication is a “Soft Skill,” Then Why Is It So Hard?

Calling communication a “soft skill” implies that it’s easier, less technical, and of reduced value.
Recently the phrase “soft skills” created a heated debate among the members of the PCS AdCom.  The question was, should communication be referred to as one of the “soft skills,” or …

Telling the Story of Technical Information

What do storytelling and technical presentations have in common?  At first, you may think, “absolutely nothing!”  And yes, there is a deep chasm between The Brothers Karamazov and the update you give your boss about progress with the design of a drug-eluting stent (just to give …

Podcast: Creating Effective Presentation Slides

Jean-luc Doumont, a world-acclaimed expert in oral presentations and a senior member of IEEE, addresses in his informative podcast the key methods you can employ to create effective presentation slides.