Have you ever seen PowerPoint presentations that were basically all the instructor notes or so much text it’s like reading a book? When most people create a PowerPoint presentation, they are actually hampering learning. We will explore how to improve your presentation to maximize learning and understanding from your audience. At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to: explain why this method of presentation aids learning, develop PowerPoint presentations that help learning, and use principles to deliver better presentations.
Presented by: Stan Skrabut, Ed.D.
Stan Skrabut is a card carrying lifelong learner who has spent his career helping people and organizations achieve improved performance. He is a scholar, teacher, author, veteran, martial artist, and avid reader. Throughout his working life, he has changed roles and responsibilities countless times. He worked as a guard, organizational trainer, instructional technologist, webmaster, systems programmer, lecturer, and director. He uses informal learning, especially reading, as a way to improve himself and subsequently his teams. His interest in informal learning inspired his dissertation topic, Study of Informal Learning Among University of Wyoming Extension Educators.
He lives with his wife and two dogs in Rhode Island. Nomadic in nature, he loves to travel and has lived in Germany, Belgium, Holland, Turkey, and various locations across the United States. His number one passion is helping others achieve their goals. He has been a member of ATD for over ten years and this is his third chapter.
Training Delivery & Facililtation
Central Massachusetts Chapter has been pre-approved by the ATD Certification Institute to offer programs that can be used towards initial eligibility and recertification of the Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) credentials. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.5 points.