Captovation: Online Presentations by Design - Book Introduction


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This week, we feature the Introduction to Captovation: Online Presentations by Design.
About the Book

  • We've interviewed industry experts, studied the research, and written one of the first comprehensive guides to crafting, revising, and delivering online presentations that are engaging and effective. Our book examines all aspects of presenting online, from the planning process to designing your environment to selecting the images and text on your slides to the principles of delivery-all adapted to the nuances and new norms of presenting in an online setting. We include practical tips for the savvy executive, hungry HiPo, resourceful student, and anyone wanting to learn, develop, and grow.

Praise for Captovation

  • Captovation: Online Presentations by Design offers a timely guidebook that will elevate your online presentation skills. Whether you’re a senior executive or an employee with high potential, looking to set yourself apart, you will gain new and useful skills from this text, from planning your presentation, to delivering your deck. —Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times #1 bestselling author
  • Captovation: Online Presentations by Design is the essential guide for presenters planning engrossing and engaging online presentations. Many of the principles and concepts enunciated in the book go beyond the scope of online presentations and apply equally to in-person presentations. This well researched and erudite book is an indispensable addition to the bookshelves of presenters and participants alike. —Deepak Menon, DTM, 2019-2020 Toastmasters International President

About Maria Soriano Young, M.A.
Maria is a Communication Manager for the Chair of the Heart, Vascular, & Thoracic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. She is also a freelance editor who has worked across a number of industries. Her background includes 11 years in higher education; she taught a variety of courses at John Carroll University, including business communication and first-year writing, directed the Writing Center, and coached graduate assistants to become effective teachers. She has presented at numerous conferences throughout her career, and has also published on various topics in the field of composition and rhetoric.

About Scott J. Allen, Ph.D.
Scott is the Standard Products—Dr. James S. Reid Chair in Management at John Carroll University. He is an associate professor and teaches courses in leadership, management skills, and executive communication. He is also a communications coach, consultant, author, podcast host, and entrepreneur. For almost two decades, he’s worked with clients to improve their leadership and communication skills.

About Captovation

Intro/Outro music by Stephen Burks of GoodCity Concepts

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