A Non Talk On Giving Talk Analysis

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Lucianne Walkovicz used several examples of her own advice from her article “A Non Talk on Giving Talks” in her talk about starlight. Her use of empathy in telling the audience her story of her first sight of starlight as well as using images intended to evoke emotion captivated her audience not only in the beginning but also throughout her talk. In her article “A Non Talk on Giving Talks” she stresses to not make wordy slides, for this causes the audience to choose between listening to the speaker and reading the slide. During her presentation, she did not use words but instead used images to keep the audience’s attention while she spoke. Another rule she stressed in her article was to not use flashy slides or lots of animations. None of

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