Effective PowerPoint Presentations<br />Ben Osterling<br />
Tell a Story<br />Sell the idea to the audience.<br />What the audience needs to know:<br />Where we are now<br />Where we...
One Thing at a Time<br />The only thing on the screen should be the thing that you are talking about<br />One point at a t...
No Paragraphs!<br />Jamming everything into a paragraph is<br />Slides should be used as illustrations for the presentatio...
Use Audio/Video<br />Audio<br />Video<br />
Rule of 10:<br />- Avoid using more than ten slides<br />
Summary<br />Make sure the presentation is coherent and tells a story<br />One bit of information on each slide at a time<...
Sources<br />"10 Tips for More Effective PowerPoint Presentations." Stepcase Lifehack.org. 24 Nov. 2010. Web. 06 Sept. 201...
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Effective PowerPoint Presentations

  1. 1. Effective PowerPoint Presentations<br />Ben Osterling<br />
  2. 2. Tell a Story<br />Sell the idea to the audience.<br />What the audience needs to know:<br />Where we are now<br />Where we want to end up<br />How we’re going to get there<br />
  3. 3. One Thing at a Time<br />The only thing on the screen should be the thing that you are talking about<br />One point at a time to keep audience interested<br />
  4. 4. No Paragraphs!<br />Jamming everything into a paragraph is<br />Slides should be used as illustrations for the presentation<br />Boring<br />
  5. 5. Use Audio/Video<br />Audio<br />Video<br />
  6. 6. Rule of 10:<br />- Avoid using more than ten slides<br />
  7. 7. Summary<br />Make sure the presentation is coherent and tells a story<br />One bit of information on each slide at a time<br />Avoid using paragraphs<br />Enhance the presentation using audio/video<br />Shoot for using 10 slides or less<br />
  8. 8. Sources<br />"10 Tips for More Effective PowerPoint Presentations." Stepcase Lifehack.org. 24 Nov. 2010. Web. 06 Sept. 2011. <http://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/10-tips-for-more-effective-powerpoint-presentations.html>.<br />"PowerPoint Presentation Tips." Microsoft.com. Web. 06 Sept. 2011. <http://www.microsoft.com/atwork/skills/presentations.aspx>.<br />Roos, David. "HowStuffWorks "5 Tips for More Effective PowerPoint Presentations"" HowStuffWorks "Communication" Web. 06 Sept. 2011. <http://communication.howstuffworks.com/effective-powerpoint-presentations4.htm><br />
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