H ’            AC  E Y      r    e ?e’s        T EH   h +  w A  m y
TO START: I’M AN NYU   STUDENT
SO I’VE SAT THROUGH  MANY STUDENT  PRESENTATIONS
SO I’VE SAT THROUGH  MANY STUDENT  PRESENTATIONS               ALOT OF THEM             WEREN’T THAT GOOD
why’s that?
THINK ABOUT IT:
THINK ABOUT IT: YOU START YOUR PROJECT   THE NIGHT BEFORE
THINK ABOUT IT: YOU START YOUR PROJECT   THE NIGHT BEFORE YOU ONLY NEED A VISUAL FOR YOUR PRESENTATION   FOR “BONUS MARKS”
THINK ABOUT IT: YOU START YOUR PROJECT   THE NIGHT BEFORE YOU ONLY NEED A VISUAL FOR YOUR PRESENTATION   FOR “BONUS MARKS”...
THINK ABOUT IT: YOU START YOUR PROJECT   THE NIGHT BEFORE YOU ONLY NEED A VISUAL FOR YOUR PRESENTATION   FOR “BONUS MARKS”...
THINK ABOUT IT: YOU START YOUR PROJECT   THE NIGHT BEFORE YOU ONLY NEED A VISUAL FOR YOUR PRESENTATION   FOR “BONUS MARKS”...
but that justdoesn’t cut it
VISUAL IS JUST ASIMPORTANT AS VERBAL
VISUAL IS JUST ASIMPORTANT AS VERBAL  ON A SUBCONSCIOUS LEVEL AT THE LEAST
WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?
WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?MAKE YOU LOOK MORE PREPARED
WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?MAKE YOU LOOK MORE PREPARED KEEP YOUR AUDIENCE AWAKE
WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?MAKE YOU LOOK MORE PREPARED KEEP YOUR AUDIENCE AWAKE BETTER REINFORCE YOUR IDEAS
WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?MAKE YOU LOOK MORE PREPARED KEEP YOUR AUDIENCE AWAKE BETTER REINFORCE YOUR IDEAS SHOW THAT YO...
WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?MAKE YOU LOOK MORE PREPARED KEEP YOUR AUDIENCE AWAKE BETTER REINFORCE YOUR IDEAS SHOW THAT YO...
so how do you make a good powerpoint?
e:step   on                 SIZ E       N T H ESY
THIS IS A DICTIONARY
THIS IS A DICTIONARY    IT’S MEANT TO HAVE A LOT OF         WORDS WRITTEN IN IT
THIS IS A DICTIONARY    IT’S MEANT TO HAVE A LOT OF         WORDS WRITTEN IN IT     YOU’RE PRESENTATION ISN’T
THIS IS A DICTIONARY    IT’S MEANT TO HAVE A LOT OF         WORDS WRITTEN IN IT     YOU’RE PRESENTATION ISN’T    WORDS ON ...
THIS IS A DICTIONARY    IT’S MEANT TO HAVE A LOT OF         WORDS WRITTEN IN IT     YOU’RE PRESENTATION ISN’T    WORDS ON ...
THIS IS A DICTIONARY    IT’S MEANT TO HAVE A LOT OF         WORDS WRITTEN IN IT     YOU’RE PRESENTATION ISN’T    WORDS ON ...
o:step   tw               IN A L    ORIGB E
IF ONLY THERE WERE AS MANYTEMPLATES AVAILABLE AS THERE     ARE HORRIBLE FILMS
IF ONLY THERE WERE AS MANYTEMPLATES AVAILABLE AS THERE     ARE HORRIBLE FILMS   THEN YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT    A...
IF ONLY THERE WERE AS MANYTEMPLATES AVAILABLE AS THERE     ARE HORRIBLE FILMS   THEN YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT    A...
IF ONLY THERE WERE AS MANYTEMPLATES AVAILABLE AS THERE     ARE HORRIBLE FILMS   THEN YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT    A...
IF ONLY THERE WERE AS MANYTEMPLATES AVAILABLE AS THERE     ARE HORRIBLE FILMS   THEN YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT    A...
start with a blank slide in powerpoint or keynote
CHOOSE HOW YOU WANT  YOUR BACKGROUND
NOW ADD YOUR TEXT
NOW ADD YOUR TEXT THIS IS KIND OF EASY, ISN’T IT?
NOW ADD YOUR TEXT THIS IS KIND OF EASY, ISN’T IT?   FIND YOUR STYLE AND BE         CONSISTENT
NOW ADD YOUR TEXT THIS IS KIND OF EASY, ISN’T IT?   FIND YOUR STYLE AND BE         CONSISTENT  AND YOU’LL BE IMPRESSING  P...
e:step thre              ISE LY       SE WC HO O
USE CLEAR IMAGES PIXELATED IMAGES ARE A RESULT OF  USING ONES THAT ARE TOO SMALL
USE CLEAR IMAGES PIXELATED IMAGES ARE A RESULT OF  USING ONES THAT ARE TOO SMALL     KIND OF LIKE THIS WHOLE       BACKGRO...
USE CLEAR IMAGES PIXELATED IMAGES ARE A RESULT OF  USING ONES THAT ARE TOO SMALL      KIND OF LIKE THIS WHOLE        BACKG...
ISN’T THIS A LOT    BETTER?
EMBED YOUR VIDEOS
EMBED YOUR VIDEOS  VIDEOS CAN DEFINITELY ENHANCE        YOUR PRESENTATION
EMBED YOUR VIDEOS  VIDEOS CAN DEFINITELY ENHANCE        YOUR PRESENTATION BUT DON’T MAKE A SLIDE WITH JUS T A      LINK TO...
EMBED YOUR VIDEOS  VIDEOS CAN DEFINITELY ENHANCE        YOUR PRESENTATION BUT DON’T MAKE A SLIDE WITH JUS T A      LINK TO...
EMBED YOUR VIDEOS  VIDEOS CAN DEFINITELY ENHANCE        YOUR PRESENTATION BUT DON’T MAKE A SLIDE WITH JUS T A      LINK TO...
EMBED YOUR VIDEOS  VIDEOS CAN DEFINITELY ENHANCE        YOUR PRESENTATION BUT DON’T MAKE A SLIDE WITH JUS T A      LINK TO...
fou r:                   TI M Estep           R           YOUTAK E
PRESENTATIONS AREN’T JUSTSUMMARIZED REGURGITATIONS
PRESENTATIONS AREN’T JUSTSUMMARIZED REGURGITATIONS THEY REQUIRE SOME REAL TIME AND THOUGHT
THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY:
THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY:YOU MAY BE COMMUNICATING SIMILAR       IDEAS TO YOUR ESSAY
THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY:YOU MAY BE COMMUNICATING SIMILAR       IDEAS TO YOUR ESSAYBUT THE MODE OF COMMUNICATION IS       C...
THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY:YOU MAY BE COMMUNICATING SIMILAR       IDEAS TO YOUR ESSAYBUT THE MODE OF COMMUNICATION IS       C...
five:          Rstep          O VE     C K ITC H E
with all that said
always review your work for mistakes
after all, you quite some time on it
sp entafter all, you quite some time on it
A+ ...     or anso, f       SIZE         HE         NT        AL 1. S Y         IN          OR IG      LY 2 . B  E       W...
K S!      A NT H      web: www.barbaraleung.com      email: me@barbaraleung.com              twitter: @barb_leung
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  1. 1. H ’ AC E Y r e ?e’s T EH h + w A m y
  2. 2. TO START: I’M AN NYU STUDENT
  3. 3. SO I’VE SAT THROUGH MANY STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
  4. 4. SO I’VE SAT THROUGH MANY STUDENT PRESENTATIONS ALOT OF THEM WEREN’T THAT GOOD
  5. 5. why’s that?
  6. 6. THINK ABOUT IT:
  7. 7. THINK ABOUT IT: YOU START YOUR PROJECT THE NIGHT BEFORE
  8. 8. THINK ABOUT IT: YOU START YOUR PROJECT THE NIGHT BEFORE YOU ONLY NEED A VISUAL FOR YOUR PRESENTATION FOR “BONUS MARKS”
  9. 9. THINK ABOUT IT: YOU START YOUR PROJECT THE NIGHT BEFORE YOU ONLY NEED A VISUAL FOR YOUR PRESENTATION FOR “BONUS MARKS” YOU OPEN POWERPOINT AND FIND A TEMPLATE
  10. 10. THINK ABOUT IT: YOU START YOUR PROJECT THE NIGHT BEFORE YOU ONLY NEED A VISUAL FOR YOUR PRESENTATION FOR “BONUS MARKS” YOU OPEN POWERPOINT AND FIND A TEMPLATE YOU INSERT PICS AND SNIPPETS OF YOUR ESSAY
  11. 11. THINK ABOUT IT: YOU START YOUR PROJECT THE NIGHT BEFORE YOU ONLY NEED A VISUAL FOR YOUR PRESENTATION FOR “BONUS MARKS” YOU OPEN POWERPOINT AND FIND A TEMPLATE YOU INSERT PICS AND SNIPPETS OF YOUR ESSAY AND BAM! YOU’RE DONE!
  12. 12. but that justdoesn’t cut it
  13. 13. VISUAL IS JUST ASIMPORTANT AS VERBAL
  14. 14. VISUAL IS JUST ASIMPORTANT AS VERBAL ON A SUBCONSCIOUS LEVEL AT THE LEAST
  15. 15. WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?
  16. 16. WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?MAKE YOU LOOK MORE PREPARED
  17. 17. WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?MAKE YOU LOOK MORE PREPARED KEEP YOUR AUDIENCE AWAKE
  18. 18. WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?MAKE YOU LOOK MORE PREPARED KEEP YOUR AUDIENCE AWAKE BETTER REINFORCE YOUR IDEAS
  19. 19. WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?MAKE YOU LOOK MORE PREPARED KEEP YOUR AUDIENCE AWAKE BETTER REINFORCE YOUR IDEAS SHOW THAT YOU REALLY WENT THE EXTRA MILE
  20. 20. WHAT CAN A GOODPOWERPOINT DO?MAKE YOU LOOK MORE PREPARED KEEP YOUR AUDIENCE AWAKE BETTER REINFORCE YOUR IDEAS SHOW THAT YOU REALLY WENT THE EXTRA MILE CONVINCE THE PROF THAT YOU DESERVE AN A+
  21. 21. so how do you make a good powerpoint?
  22. 22. e:step on SIZ E N T H ESY
  23. 23. THIS IS A DICTIONARY
  24. 24. THIS IS A DICTIONARY IT’S MEANT TO HAVE A LOT OF WORDS WRITTEN IN IT
  25. 25. THIS IS A DICTIONARY IT’S MEANT TO HAVE A LOT OF WORDS WRITTEN IN IT YOU’RE PRESENTATION ISN’T
  26. 26. THIS IS A DICTIONARY IT’S MEANT TO HAVE A LOT OF WORDS WRITTEN IN IT YOU’RE PRESENTATION ISN’T WORDS ON A SLIDE ARE ONLY TO AID YOUR PRESENTATION
  27. 27. THIS IS A DICTIONARY IT’S MEANT TO HAVE A LOT OF WORDS WRITTEN IN IT YOU’RE PRESENTATION ISN’T WORDS ON A SLIDE ARE ONLY TO AID YOUR PRESENTATION SO, BE CONCISE
  28. 28. THIS IS A DICTIONARY IT’S MEANT TO HAVE A LOT OF WORDS WRITTEN IN IT YOU’RE PRESENTATION ISN’T WORDS ON A SLIDE ARE ONLY TO AID YOUR PRESENTATION SO, BE CONCISE AND JUST INCLUDE KEY WORDS OR SHORT PHRASES
  29. 29. o:step tw IN A L ORIGB E
  30. 30. IF ONLY THERE WERE AS MANYTEMPLATES AVAILABLE AS THERE ARE HORRIBLE FILMS
  31. 31. IF ONLY THERE WERE AS MANYTEMPLATES AVAILABLE AS THERE ARE HORRIBLE FILMS THEN YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT A PEER’S PRESENTATION LOOKING LIKE YOURS
  32. 32. IF ONLY THERE WERE AS MANYTEMPLATES AVAILABLE AS THERE ARE HORRIBLE FILMS THEN YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT A PEER’S PRESENTATION LOOKING LIKE YOURS BUT IT’S PRETTY EASY TO AVOID
  33. 33. IF ONLY THERE WERE AS MANYTEMPLATES AVAILABLE AS THERE ARE HORRIBLE FILMS THEN YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT A PEER’S PRESENTATION LOOKING LIKE YOURS BUT IT’S PRETTY EASY TO AVOID MAKE YOUR OWN PRESENTATION WITHOUT POWERPOINT OR KEYNOTE TEMPLATES
  34. 34. IF ONLY THERE WERE AS MANYTEMPLATES AVAILABLE AS THERE ARE HORRIBLE FILMS THEN YOU WOULDN’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT A PEER’S PRESENTATION LOOKING LIKE YOURS BUT IT’S PRETTY EASY TO AVOID MAKE YOUR OWN PRESENTATION WITHOUT POWERPOINT OR KEYNOTE TEMPLATES IT’S PRETTY EASY - I’LL SHOW YOU
  35. 35. start with a blank slide in powerpoint or keynote
  36. 36. CHOOSE HOW YOU WANT YOUR BACKGROUND
  37. 37. NOW ADD YOUR TEXT
  38. 38. NOW ADD YOUR TEXT THIS IS KIND OF EASY, ISN’T IT?
  39. 39. NOW ADD YOUR TEXT THIS IS KIND OF EASY, ISN’T IT? FIND YOUR STYLE AND BE CONSISTENT
  40. 40. NOW ADD YOUR TEXT THIS IS KIND OF EASY, ISN’T IT? FIND YOUR STYLE AND BE CONSISTENT AND YOU’LL BE IMPRESSING PEOPLE WITH YOUR SLIDES
  41. 41. e:step thre ISE LY SE WC HO O
  42. 42. USE CLEAR IMAGES PIXELATED IMAGES ARE A RESULT OF USING ONES THAT ARE TOO SMALL
  43. 43. USE CLEAR IMAGES PIXELATED IMAGES ARE A RESULT OF USING ONES THAT ARE TOO SMALL KIND OF LIKE THIS WHOLE BACKGROUND IMAGE
  44. 44. USE CLEAR IMAGES PIXELATED IMAGES ARE A RESULT OF USING ONES THAT ARE TOO SMALL KIND OF LIKE THIS WHOLE BACKGROUND IMAGESO MAKE SURE YOUR IMAGES ARE LARGE ENOUGH SO THAT IT’S CLEAR (MIN. 800 PX FOR BACKGROUNDS)
  45. 45. ISN’T THIS A LOT BETTER?
  46. 46. EMBED YOUR VIDEOS
  47. 47. EMBED YOUR VIDEOS VIDEOS CAN DEFINITELY ENHANCE YOUR PRESENTATION
  48. 48. EMBED YOUR VIDEOS VIDEOS CAN DEFINITELY ENHANCE YOUR PRESENTATION BUT DON’T MAKE A SLIDE WITH JUS T A LINK TO THE VIDEO ONLINE
  49. 49. EMBED YOUR VIDEOS VIDEOS CAN DEFINITELY ENHANCE YOUR PRESENTATION BUT DON’T MAKE A SLIDE WITH JUS T A LINK TO THE VIDEO ONLINE IF INTERNET ISN’T WORKING, YOU’RE OUT OF LUCK
  50. 50. EMBED YOUR VIDEOS VIDEOS CAN DEFINITELY ENHANCE YOUR PRESENTATION BUT DON’T MAKE A SLIDE WITH JUS T A LINK TO THE VIDEO ONLINE IF INTERNET ISN’T WORKING, YOU’RE OUT OF LUCK AND IT’S DISTRACTING - IT DRIVES FOCUS AWAY FROM THE POWERPOINT
  51. 51. EMBED YOUR VIDEOS VIDEOS CAN DEFINITELY ENHANCE YOUR PRESENTATION BUT DON’T MAKE A SLIDE WITH JUS T A LINK TO THE VIDEO ONLINE IF INTERNET ISN’T WORKING, YOU’RE OUT OF LUCK AND IT’S DISTRACTING - IT DRIVES FOCUS AWAY FROM THE POWERPOINT SO JUST EMBED YOUR VIDEO INTO YOUR POWERPOINT SLIDES
  52. 52. fou r: TI M Estep R YOUTAK E
  53. 53. PRESENTATIONS AREN’T JUSTSUMMARIZED REGURGITATIONS
  54. 54. PRESENTATIONS AREN’T JUSTSUMMARIZED REGURGITATIONS THEY REQUIRE SOME REAL TIME AND THOUGHT
  55. 55. THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY:
  56. 56. THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY:YOU MAY BE COMMUNICATING SIMILAR IDEAS TO YOUR ESSAY
  57. 57. THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY:YOU MAY BE COMMUNICATING SIMILAR IDEAS TO YOUR ESSAYBUT THE MODE OF COMMUNICATION IS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT
  58. 58. THINK ABOUT IT THIS WAY:YOU MAY BE COMMUNICATING SIMILAR IDEAS TO YOUR ESSAYBUT THE MODE OF COMMUNICATION IS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT YOU’RE GOING FROM WRITTEN TO VERBAL AND VISUAL
  59. 59. five: Rstep O VE C K ITC H E
  60. 60. with all that said
  61. 61. always review your work for mistakes
  62. 62. after all, you quite some time on it
  63. 63. sp entafter all, you quite some time on it
  64. 64. A+ ... or anso, f SIZE HE NT AL 1. S Y IN OR IG LY 2 . B E WI SE OO SE TI ME 3 . CH YO UR TA KE OVER 4. CK IT 5 . C HE
  65. 65. K S! A NT H web: www.barbaraleung.com email: me@barbaraleung.com twitter: @barb_leung
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