Presentation                      Making Guidelines                      Key Points of Making PresentationsDoncho MinkovTe...
Table of Contents Clearing the Idea Collecting the Information Getting Started Formatting the Content Styling of the ...
Clearing the IdeaWhat to Include? What to Exclude?
Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1.   Draw a circle
Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1.   Draw a circle 2.   Write the topic                               Topic
Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1.   Draw a circle                        Smth 2.   Write the topic     Smth 3.   Mak...
Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1.   Draw a circle                             Smth 2.   Write the topic          Smt...
Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1.   Draw a circle                                 Smth 2.   Write the topic         ...
Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1.   Draw a circle 2.   Write the topic          Smth 3.   Make more circles         ...
Arranging                      Styling                    Making          Presentation makingCollect             Before   ...
Clearing the Idea (2) At the end you should have something like a Table of Contents   Or at least a blueprint, something...
Remember                      the complexity      While Clearing the IdeaKnow your audience!             How detailed shou...
Collecting the Information
Google               ColleaguesCollecting the Information           How to do it?              Books              Blogs
Collecting the Information    Live Demo
Getting Started
Getting Started1.   Table of Contents (mind map)        2.   Bunch of materials             What we have so far?
Getting Started You should make sure that your presentations are well structured, organized and consistent  Not a random...
Formatting the Content  How to Format the Information?
Key Principles                                Use as large fonts as possibleKeep the sentences short    Key principles of ...
Example of Bad PresentationHello! My name is Doncho Minkov and today wewill talk about HTML Fundamentals. We will seethe b...
Avoid "all words slides"        Words                            Make text into bullet points             Content Formatti...
Content Formatting (2)The audience starts reading     and not listening     When too much text on a slideLess flexible for...
Arranging the Content        The title is not fully corresponding witha bad slide  Example of the content                ...
Arranging the Content Can be easily   transformed in two slides
Styling of the ContentWhat Background, Font and Colors to Use?
Use contrast background and foreground!                      orDark background and        Light background andlight foregr...
Example of a Badly Selected                 Background and Colors Can anything be seen?  Hardly  Image if the sun is li...
Consistent                             Large                        FontContrast to the                         Use common...
Example of a                     Badly Selected Font What if I choose such a Font?  Does it look Good?  Does it look go...
Avoid Fancy Colors! Sample text with different colors   This is an example how not to use colors   This is an example h...
Using PPT TemplatesBuild-In and Professional Templates
What is a PTT Template? This is a ready template for your presentations   Defined font colors and faces   Defined place...
PowerPoint Templates There are some built-in templates   But can also be downloaded from the web Examples of free PPT t...
Styling the Content      Live Demo
Decorations It is Almost Over
Title slides           Contents slides        What to decorate?In all empty places of the presentation
Final Touches (2) The pictures/images should not be random   This only makes the presentation more    distracting The p...
Tips and Tricks  Media, Animations
Very pretty                            So Shiny!Takes time to make             Animations?                           But H...
Summary Clearing the Idea Collecting the Information Getting Started Formatting the Content Styling of the Content U...
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Presentation Making Guidelines

  1. 1. Presentation Making Guidelines Key Points of Making PresentationsDoncho MinkovTechnical TrainerTelerik Corporationwww.telerik.com
  2. 2. Table of Contents Clearing the Idea Collecting the Information Getting Started Formatting the Content Styling of the Content Using PPT Templates Decorations Tips and Tricks Summary
  3. 3. Clearing the IdeaWhat to Include? What to Exclude?
  4. 4. Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1. Draw a circle
  5. 5. Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1. Draw a circle 2. Write the topic Topic
  6. 6. Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1. Draw a circle Smth 2. Write the topic Smth 3. Make more circles Topic Smth Smth
  7. 7. Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1. Draw a circle Smth 2. Write the topic Smth 3. Make more circles Topic 4. Connect with the first Smth Smth
  8. 8. Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1. Draw a circle Smth 2. Write the topic Smth 3. Make more circles Topic 4. Connect with the first Smth 5. Select the most important circles Smth
  9. 9. Clearing the Idea Use mind mappings 1. Draw a circle 2. Write the topic Smth 3. Make more circles Topic 4. Connect with the first Smth 5. Select the most important circles 6. Remove the rest Smth
  10. 10. Arranging Styling Making Presentation makingCollect Before Research Clear the Idea Mind mapping
  11. 11. Clearing the Idea (2) At the end you should have something like a Table of Contents  Or at least a blueprint, something to begin with Mind mapping software  FreeMind  iMindMap  Etc…
  12. 12. Remember the complexity While Clearing the IdeaKnow your audience! How detailed should it be?
  13. 13. Collecting the Information
  14. 14. Google ColleaguesCollecting the Information How to do it? Books Blogs
  15. 15. Collecting the Information Live Demo
  16. 16. Getting Started
  17. 17. Getting Started1. Table of Contents (mind map) 2. Bunch of materials What we have so far?
  18. 18. Getting Started You should make sure that your presentations are well structured, organized and consistent  Not a random list of bullet points with no logical order
  19. 19. Formatting the Content How to Format the Information?
  20. 20. Key Principles Use as large fonts as possibleKeep the sentences short Key principles of presentation creation Use high contrast colors Keep the text on slide small
  21. 21. Example of Bad PresentationHello! My name is Doncho Minkov and today wewill talk about HTML Fundamentals. We will seethe basics of the Hyper-Text-Markup Languageand will explain what is a tag in HTML, the partsof a HTML document, and some of the tags….<a> this is the tag a. a comes from anchor andthis tag is used for redirecting from one HTMLdocument to another…bla bla bla
  22. 22. Avoid "all words slides" Words Make text into bullet points Content Formatting Keep lines up to 7 (+/-2) for a slideLimit the bullet points to 4-8
  23. 23. Content Formatting (2)The audience starts reading and not listening When too much text on a slideLess flexible for the speaker The audience could fall asleep
  24. 24. Arranging the Content The title is not fully corresponding witha bad slide Example of the content This could be split into at least four bullet points (4 sentences)
  25. 25. Arranging the Content Can be easily transformed in two slides
  26. 26. Styling of the ContentWhat Background, Font and Colors to Use?
  27. 27. Use contrast background and foreground! orDark background and Light background andlight foreground? dark foreground?
  28. 28. Example of a Badly Selected Background and Colors Can anything be seen?  Hardly  Image if the sun is lighting the screen  This looks much better!  But generally this background is too fancy
  29. 29. Consistent Large FontContrast to the Use common background font faces Gives impression of professionalism
  30. 30. Example of a Badly Selected Font What if I choose such a Font?  Does it look Good?  Does it look good?  Does it look good?  Does it look good?  Does it look good? Do e s i t l o o k g o o d ?
  31. 31. Avoid Fancy Colors! Sample text with different colors  This is an example how not to use colors  This is an example how not to use colors  This is an example how not to use colors  This is an example how not to use colors Sample text with non contrast colors  This is an example how not to use colors  This is an example how not to use colors  This is an example how not to use colors
  32. 32. Using PPT TemplatesBuild-In and Professional Templates
  33. 33. What is a PTT Template? This is a ready template for your presentations  Defined font colors and faces  Defined places for the titles, contents, etc.  Defined background  Etc. Sometimes it is a good idea to use templates  Not all ready templates are good  Spares you thinking of the right color  They are made by designers
  34. 34. PowerPoint Templates There are some built-in templates  But can also be downloaded from the web Examples of free PPT templates:  http://www.presentationpoint.com/powerpoint-templates/  http://www.templateswise.com/
  35. 35. Styling the Content Live Demo
  36. 36. Decorations It is Almost Over
  37. 37. Title slides Contents slides What to decorate?In all empty places of the presentation
  38. 38. Final Touches (2) The pictures/images should not be random  This only makes the presentation more distracting The pictures should be connected with the subject  i.e. if the title is "C# OOP" Good picture is Bad picture is
  39. 39. Tips and Tricks Media, Animations
  40. 40. Very pretty So Shiny!Takes time to make Animations? But Harmful Or may be…
  41. 41. Summary Clearing the Idea Collecting the Information Getting Started Formatting the Content Styling of the Content Using PPT Templates Decorations Tips and Tricks Summary
  42. 42. Presentation Making GuidelinesQuestions?

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