Useful Links

Rethinking the Design of Presentation Slides

This is the authoritative site for the Assertion-Evidence slide design. Edited by Michael Alley, Associate Professor of Engineering Communication at Penn State and author of The Craft of Scientific Presentations, this site should be considered a must read for presenters of engineering and science.

 TED: Ideas Worth Spreading

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds.

The annual conference brings together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 or so minutes).

This site makes the best talks and performances from TED available to the public, for free.

Speaking About Presenting

A comprehensive and meticulously maintained site by Olivia Mitchell that provides articles of presentation advice and chronicles new books and blogs in the presentation discipline.

 Presentation Zen

Garr Reynolds' blog on issues related to professional presentation design.

The Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education

The College of Engineering, Penn State

Department of Communication Arts & Sciences, Penn State

Recommended Reading

The Craft of Scientific Presentations by Michael Alley

Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath

Resonate by Nancy Duarte

Slide:ology by Nancy Duarte

Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds

About the Site Editor