13 Jun What is ‘Split Attention’?

1747867Ever felt confused about where to look in a presentation? Do you look at the slides or the presenter? It’s called ‘Split Attention’.

The best way to make life easier for your audience and avoid ‘Split Attention’ in a workplace presentation is to follow this rule:

Either they are looking at you as you stand in the middle of the room and engage them with your eye contact (screen is blank) or they are looking at your slide as you stand to the side, out of the way (standing still and not looking at them).

To blank the screen, simply press ‘B’ key on the keypad or the ‘blank’ button on the remote.

 

 

A blank screen between slides helps your audience focus on you and your message