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Creating an effective power point presentation

Creating an effective power point presentation



Week 4-Power Point Presentation

Week 4-Power Point Presentation



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    • Creating an Effective PowerPoint Presentation By: Linda Stoecklin Sharing Tool: slideshare
    • Today…
      • We will be focusing on how to create an effective PowerPoint for our next class project.
      • Your mission:
      • You are a travel agent, trying to convince your audience to take this trip to your favorite destination.
      • You will be using PowerPoint and slideshare (www.slideshare.net) for this project, or a predesigned template if desired.
    • Things to remember…
      • Know your topic, this is your presentation
      • Be organized and consistent
      • Practice and be sure how to pronounce the words you are using
      • Use handouts, create a travel brochure
      • Know your audience and thank them for listening
      • Have fun!
    • Images
      • Your eyes are the gateway to your mind. Images are communication.
      • Use photos rather than clip art.
      • One image per page and leave white space.
      • Make sure the pictures are consistent with your theme.
      • Pictures can provide information.
      • http://images.google.com
    • Transition from slide to slide
      • As in writing, make sure that the audience sees a clear and comprehensible transition.
      • Your first slide needs to introduce your topic
      • Place your least important slide in the middle of the presentation.
      • End with a question and answer slide, allow time for this.
    • Font
      • Do not use more than 2 fonts from the same type face family
      • Decorative fonts need to align with the theme of your presentation
      • Serif fonts are highly readable and allow for ease of eye movement, e.g. Comic Sans
        • http://www.urbanfonts.com/fonts/serif-fonts.htm
      • Make sure the font is not too large or too small
    • Clarity of Color
      • Use light on dark or dark on light
      • Black ink on a white background is most readable
      • Deep shades of blue and green are good backgrounds, they are calming and cool
      • Yellow letters on blue background is a compelling combination
      • www.colormatters.com/colortheory.html
      • http://www.smiletemplates.com/free-templates/powerpoint-templates/0.html
    • Body Language
      • Maintain eye contact with your audience
      • Speak clearly, do not mumble
      • Do not fidget, move around or act silly
      • Be confident and proud, this your work
      • Stay calm and do not be this person
    • Question and Answer Time
    • References
      • Open Your Mind image taken from:
      • http://www.medicaldentalfs.com/uploads/Image/OpenYourMind.jpg
      • Color Wheel image taken from:
      • http://www.wetcanvas.com/Articles2/19957/674/images/colorwheel.gif
      • Nervous Presenter image taken from:
      • http://www.bobinoz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/nervous.jpg
      • Q and A image taken from:
      • http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_WsE6M_RjBIY/SEtSWuqjj2I/AAAAAAAAKGE/O6tJKRP1Gyo/s400/QA.jpg