Learn how to avoid the pitfalls of bad presentations - too much text on a slide, uninteresting visuals, and lack of interaction. This workshop will show you ways to shake up your presentations, and get your audience actively focused and involved in what you have to say.
Expertise: Illustrator, InDesign, Xchange
Erika Hang is the Creative Media Manager at the USC Annenberg Digital Lounge, where she oversees the management of the space, the Creative Media team, our workshop portfolio, and produces graphics. As a USC alum with a background in Communication and Digital Studies, Erika brought her experience from several internships and a passion for digital media. Her work at creative agencies such as Eyes of the World Media Group and Prismatics allowed her to develop an eye for graphic design and experiment with mobile development. In addition, she worked in PR and outreach with the Hollywood Reporter and the Southern California Earthquake Center. Here at the DL, she is able to combine all of these experiences and skills into one job. She loves being able to help other Annenberg students start learning and creating with the digital tools at their disposal. Her main digital tools of choice include Illustrator, InDesign, and WordPress. Besides design, Erika can be found binge watching shows on Netflix, planning her next vacation, or eating her way through Los Angeles.
This tutorial only applies to students using the ASCJCapstone WordPress sites. It covers how to access the site and setting up the site for the first time.
In addition to the web version of Xchange, there is a mobile version that allows you to upload pictures and videos directly from your phone.
Now that USC requires Duo Authentication, you must always have your phone with you to approve that you are signing in. Here's quick method to save a little bit of time.
Knowing a little bit about what makes good design is helpful no matter what field of work you're in. To understand good design, you must understand the rules and principles that guide it
In this guide, we'll be talking about what tools you can use to create presentations, tools for creating assets and visual aids, and tips and tricks for delivering that presentation!