The Four Keys to Discovery: Problem, Mission, Learner, and Subject Matter

Most PowerPoint presentations fail because the author does not take time to understand the audience. The author focuses on what they want to say and not what the participants need. Too many assumptions are made about the problem, learners, mission, content, and so on. The developer bases the presentation on their preferences, personality, and biases, and their presentation fails.

Before you develop your presentation, understand the problem you are solving and see it from your learners’ perspective. You need to appreciate the requirements and limitations. Your goal is to share solutions to reoccurring problems in a way that achieves their learning objectives.

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