More Yawning: Designing and Delivering Successful Presentations

HealthLINE , the North Central Texas consortium of medical librarians and libraries, is offering the “No More Yawning: Designing and Delivering Successful Presentations” CE class on Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 1:00pm-5:00pm, following the quarterly HealthLINE meeting. The class will be taught by the dynamic Michelle Malizia, Associate Director of the NN/LM SCR Regional Medical Library. Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive 4 hours of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.

Class description:
Are people falling asleep or checking their watches during your presentations or classes? Learn to develop a presentation/class from start to finish. This train-the-trainer workshop will give you the tools needed to engage your audience and increase learning. Four steps of class development and delivery will be discussed: Understanding, Designing, Developing, and Revising. Participants will practice analyzing audience needs and creating lesson plans.

Participants will learn to:
understand characteristics of adult learners; create a lesson plan; develop learning objectives; design effective visual aids and supporting training material; apply basic tips to create a more engaging and dynamic presentation.

The class will be held at Haggar Hall, in the Fogelson Forum at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital-Dallas ( campus.

To register, please fill out the form at There is not a registration fee for the class; however, space is limited.
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