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Rochester Institute of Technology

Visual Presentation

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Visual elements are critical components in effective communication and presentation. The importance of imagery and how it relates to branding, memory recall, and awareness cannot be underestimated. Whether it's a document, presentation, or video, using one relevant image can replace an entire section of text and be more impactful.

This course, part of the Communication Skills Professional Certificate program, is an introduction to key principles, best practices, and ethics of visual communication for professionals who are not designers by trade. Learners will practice creating visual communication that seeks to educate, inform, persuade, and/or entertain specific target audiences. You will also analyze visual messages appearing in a variety of media and digital platforms.

Taught by

Andrea Hickerson PhD


4.3 rating, based on 3 Class Central reviews

4.6 rating at edX based on 24 ratings

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  • Anonymous
    Good class that show you an effective ways to make your presentation become professional

    It needs an additional optional videos for some how to make that presentation using PowerPoint
  • Very interactive way to understand subject matter with ease of Home Comfort . Method was digital platform but feeling was just like a class training session.
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    Ted Watson
    Insightful and with good references to further details. A bit too short and not very focused on tools but more on principles.

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