This is a not a talk about slides.

Slides are like the teeth of a meth addict.


– Scott Weingart, November 14, 2016


New episode of The Teaching Course podcast is up, and it’s a beauty. Fresh from #TTCNYC16, Scott Weingart of EMCrit shares his comprehensive and nuanced yet surprisingly easy-to-grasp approach to presentation preparation, from the “Why?” to the “What? to the “How?”

One of his best tips? Don’t give your audience your slides, but rather give them something actually useful, like a “handout” or webpage that adds something to what they’ve already learned from you. Perfect example? Here’s his list of resources, references, and recommended reading for this talk:


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