Howtocreateaneffective group2morningb

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Howtocreateaneffective group2morningb

  1. 1. UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE MINAS GERAISFACULDADE DE LETRASAcademic Writing Professor Vivian Margutti<br />
  2. 2. Creating effective Power Point presentations<br />
  3. 3. Effective Power Point slides<br />Use clean design templates<br />Standardize position, colors and styles <br />Limit the information to essentials<br />Use colors that contrast <br />Be consistent with effects, transitions and animation <br />Too many slides can lose your audience<br />
  4. 4. Text Guidelines<br />Generally no more than 6 words a line<br />Generally no more than 6 lines a slide<br />Avoid long sentences<br />Larger font indicates more important information <br />Font size generally ranges from 18 to 48 point<br />Be sure text contrasts with background<br />
  5. 5. Fancy fonts can be hard to read<br />Words in all capital letters are hard to read<br />Avoid abbreviations and acronyms<br />
  6. 6. Clip Art and Graphics<br />Should balance the slide <br />Should enhance and complement the text, not overwhelm <br />Too many pictures, for example, may attract audience’s attention more than you. <br />
  7. 7. References<br />It is very important to put references because it has to do with your work reliability<br />It is also an ethical question to addthe sources you used in your work.<br />
  8. 8. References <br />http://mason.gmu.edu/~montecin/powerpoint.html<br />

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