Always do an outline slide!
Summarize the structure of your presentation

Go from broad to specific

List main points!
The Power of Multi-Level
Lists
With multi-level lists you can convey separate
ideas
Making the slide neater
And easier to ...
Avoid Text Paragraphs
When you write a lot, no one can really focus on what
you’re saying because they’ll be too busy read...
Some General Tips
• Keep presentations
simple

• Choose colors wisely!

• FONTS are important too
• Limit text on slides
•...
Make effective use
of PICTURES!!
• People identify with pictures
• They are simple and fun!

Choose a RELEVANT photo and
t...
Slide layouts are
important!!
Can you read this without
tilting your head?

Remember,
Good Layouts
Equal
Effective
Present...
No!!! Using photos off the Internet
require citations!
Try using Clip Art instead!

(“Insert”)

(“Clip Art”)
Last minute tips?
Expand on ideas
written on slides
Speak and involve
to the audience
Note cards
should be used
Summary
Keep presentations short and simple

Don’t read off slides, come PREPARED

Use photos and other graphics!
Questions?
Sources
Markowitz, Eric. (2011, February 7). How to Create a Great PowerPoint Presentation. Retrieved February 3,
2014, fr...
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Effective PowerPoint 101

  1. 1. Always do an outline slide! Summarize the structure of your presentation Go from broad to specific List main points!
  2. 2. The Power of Multi-Level Lists With multi-level lists you can convey separate ideas Making the slide neater And easier to read
  3. 3. Avoid Text Paragraphs When you write a lot, no one can really focus on what you’re saying because they’ll be too busy reading whatever is on the slide. So by the time you’re actually done speaking, no one would have listened at all! Avoid big long paragraphs as they are frivolous and messy! INSTEAD, use short sentences like this!
  4. 4. Some General Tips • Keep presentations simple • Choose colors wisely! • FONTS are important too • Limit text on slides • Charts are good!
  5. 5. Make effective use of PICTURES!! • People identify with pictures • They are simple and fun! Choose a RELEVANT photo and talk! (What do ducks have to do with PPT??)
  6. 6. Slide layouts are important!! Can you read this without tilting your head? Remember, Good Layouts Equal Effective Presentations!
  7. 7. No!!! Using photos off the Internet require citations! Try using Clip Art instead! (“Insert”) (“Clip Art”)
  8. 8. Last minute tips? Expand on ideas written on slides Speak and involve to the audience Note cards should be used
  9. 9. Summary Keep presentations short and simple Don’t read off slides, come PREPARED Use photos and other graphics!
  10. 10. Questions?
  11. 11. Sources Markowitz, Eric. (2011, February 7). How to Create a Great PowerPoint Presentation. Retrieved February 3, 2014, from http://www.inc.com/guides/201102/how-to-create-a-great-powerpoint-presentation.html. Microsoft. (2014). Tips for creating and delivering an effective presentation. Retrieved February 3, 2014, from http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint-help/tips-for-creating-and-delivering-an-effective-presentationHA010207864.aspx. Morton, J.L. (2012). Basic Color Theory. Retrieved February 3, 2014, from http://www.colormatters.com/colorand-design/basic-color-theory. Reynolds, Garr. (2013). Top Ten Slide Tips. Retrieved February 3, 2014, from http://www.garrreynolds.com/preso-tips/design/. Rrichar2. (2011, August 31). Powerpoint: Presentation Tips. Retrived February 3, 2014 from http://www.bates.edu/ils/2011/how-do-i/software/powerpoint-presentation-tips/.
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