Episode 37: A Wilderness of Text-Filled Slideware

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Show Notes

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Followup:

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Sponsorship: HHMI Biointeractive

This Week's Topic: Professional Development

  • The “Wall of Text” approach to PD
  • Life lessons from Paul: Just because the PD session isn’t awesome doesn’t make it’s okay to violate Wheaton’s Law.
  • The secret to good PD lies in its Drive by Daniel Pink
  • Good PD can still have uninspiring visuals. See Sir Ken Robinson for an example.

TWIL: