Re: [Atlanta-Skeptics] SkeptiBOOTcamp 2010!

From: Tim F.
Sent on: Thursday, March 11, 2010 1:46 PM
I'm up for this.  I could give some tips on PowerPoint stuff and show  
a little of my TAM6 "one word per slide" presentation.  I wish more  
folks would do those type of slide decks.

--Tim


On Mar 11, 2010, at 7:20 AM, Christian wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> This message comes from our very own Taylor Proctor. If you haven't  
> met Taylor, seek her out at one of the meetings. Touching her on the  
> forehead brings good luck!
>
> ====
>
> Greetings again, SkeptAtlantans!
>
> I'm putting together a SkeptiBOOTcamp (see what I did there). Which  
> will consist of a series of workshops designed to assistant campers  
> as they prepare for Skepticamp, and provide weekly opportunities for  
> us to work on our presentations together. Because we're a  
> SkeptiMMUNITY! That's "skeptic + community", if you didn't catch it.
>
> The purpose of SkeptiBOOTcamp workshops is NOT to give lectures  
> about how to give lectures. But to provide campers informal setting  
> to review presentation techniques, receive tips and advice, ask  
> questions and work on presentations together with the support of  
> peers and community, SKEPTImmunity.
>
> There will be a different SkeptiBOOTcamp "workshop" each week in  
> April, given to small groups of 6 or 7 people. (additional sessions  
> of each workshop will be scheduled according to interest level.)
>
> Tentative workshop focus areas:
>
> Workshop 1: Topic Brainstorm & Research Tips
> Workshop 2: Outlining and Format Techniques & Overview of Types and  
> Styles of Presentations
> Workshop 3: Presentation Design (aka POWERPOINT)
> Workshop 4: Public Speaking? AHHHHHHHHH!

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