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If you want to be effective in the use of media in your presentations, it’s important to understand how it relates to learning. So today, I’m going to give you some basic rules for being more effective.

Richard Mayer, guru of learning with multimedia in presentations

Prof. Richard Mayer

These rules come from the work of educational psychologist, Richard Mayer, in his book, “Multimedia Learning.”

Rule Number One:

We learn better with words and pictures than with words alone. Using hearing and vision to transfer information results in much better recall that lasts much longer … often years longer.

 Number Two:

We learn better when corresponding words and pictures are presented at the same time or next to each other on the same screen.

And three … we are attracted by movement. Read More …

Change. That’s mostly what I’m involved in and talk about. You don’t find the need for persuasive presentations in times where there isn’t any … change, that is. But I can’t personally remember a time when change wasn’t all around us.

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The new site taking shape

And while the world at large is going through change to the point of societal upheaval, I’m going through a bit of my own.

A new website is on the way. Hopefully it will be up and running in the next couple weeks. I can’t tell you how happy I’ll be to finally have it active. It will provide a lot more organization to my library of (hopefully) helpful tips.

I will be rolling my second website, themediamaestro.com into Read More …