[Rice University]

COMP 400: Technical Communication in Computer Science

Today's activities
Overview of course — content, style, expectations, schedule
Self-introductions in front of class — a simple public-speaking exercise
Today's slides
Readings for next class — For giving talks and PowerPoint(-ish) presentations
Becoming an Effective Presenter of Engineering and Science: Guidelines and Video Examples
Technically Speaking
Oral Communication — excerpt of online book for technology leaders
Rethinking the Design of Presentation Slides: The Assertion-Evidence Structure
Giving a technical presentation
Advice on Giving a Good PowerPoint Presentation
Presenting Data and Information
Cain Project's Speaking and Oral Presentations Resources — browse
TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) — browse
slide:ology — browse
Presentation Zen — browse
slideshare — browse
The Worst Slide Deck Ever
Life After Death By Powerpoint
Möbius Transformations Revealed — watch the video