About Brigitte Hertz

Brigitte has over 20 years of experience with training scientists to become better at their work. For her PhD she did research into the presentations of conference papers with PowerPoint, the first body of work to evaluate the effectiveness of scientific presentations. She gives workshops on how to become a better presenter, all evidence-based.

PowerPoint: a double-edged sword

PowerPoint presentations have received much criticism regarding excessive use of text and the lack of contact with the audience. Interviews with beginning and advanced presenters shed a light on the reasons why. They show that [...]

PowerPoint: a double-edged sword2018-08-15T08:08:17+00:00

PowerPoint requires new presentation behavior

Most scholars use PowerPoint to present a conference paper. At the same time many authors offer harsh criticism regarding its use. We found that PowerPoint does bring on a new form of presentation, but it [...]

PowerPoint requires new presentation behavior2017-11-16T14:39:31+00:00
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