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Let the Word be Intelligible

This statement is so basic that it hardly seems worth mentioning, but in fact it cannot be taken seriously enough. In meeting situations, speech intelligibility is absolutely essential. When a few people meet in a small room, or many people in a large hall, or perhaps when a handful of people attend a video conference, if the spoken word is not equally intelligible to everyone, the meeting is not really a meeting. But what could possibly go wrong?
 
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EIBTM13: the FRESH track session on PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES

Presentation techniques and presentation improvement are probably the most challenging and potentially the most rewarding of all improvement area's in meeting design.
Learn about Prezi and Haiku Deck.
Experience the Launch of BARCO's new CLICKSHARE, an affordable version 2.0.
Come and see the backstage of the FRESH SET by the COO of Watchout.
After this session you will be able to decide what to do to increase the impact of your next meeting's speakers.

(Science Daily) Video Captions Improve Comprehension

A simple change -- switching on captions -- can make a big difference when students watch educational videos, an SF State professor has discovered.

Robert Keith Collins, an assistant professor of American Indian studies, found that students' test scores and comprehension improved dramatically when captions were used while watching videos. The tool is often utilized for students with learning disabilities, but Collins says his results show captions can be beneficial to all students.

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