Visual Storytelling with Haiku Deck: A Digital Tools Tutorial

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June 11, 2014 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Visual Storytelling with Haiku Deck: A Digital Tools Tutorial
This $29.95 Webinar is free thanks to the support of the American Press Institute and Knight Foundation.
Originally Broadcast On:
June 11, 2014
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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As a culture, we’ve developed some bad habits when it comes to presentations—from cramming too much text on slides to choosing inappropriate images and inserting jarring transitions. What’s worse, these pervasive habits are at odds with the rising demand for more visual, mobile-friendly content.

If you’ve ever dreaded creating (or attending) a presentation, listen in for a more enlightened approach to getting your message across—with practical tips and techniques you can apply right away, no matter what presentation tool you’re using.

This training event is part of a series on digital tools in partnership with the American Press Institute and The Poynter Institute, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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What Will I Learn:
  • The foundational presentation best practices that inspired Haiku Deck, and why they matter
  • Why visual storytelling is important, and how to do it effectively
  • Specific ideas and examples of how to use Haiku Deck to create compelling visual content, share ideas, and tell stories
Who Should Take this Course:

Writers who would like to add a visual element to their work, presenters who would like to create effective slides that stand out, educators and students who want to learn how to convey information more efficiently, and anyone who would like to create more compelling presentations in less time.

Course Instructor:

Catherine Carr

As Haiku Deck’s VP of Marketing and Chief Inspiration Officer, Catherine has guided the brand identity and built a passionate, grassroots global community around Haiku Deck, a breakthrough presentation tool based on visual storytelling. Her mission is to inspire storytellers, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, educators, and creative communicators from all disciplines to set their story free with Haiku Deck, hailed as “the Instagram of Pitch Decks” by Mashable and named App of the Year by Geekwire.

Training Partners:

Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation advances journalism in the digital age and invests in the vitality of communities where the Knight brothers owned newspapers. Knight Foundation focuses on projects that promote community engagement and lead to transformational change.

American Press Institute

The American Press Institute advances an innovative and sustainable news industry by helping publishers understand and engage audiences, grow revenue, improve public-service journalism, and succeed at organizational change.

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