Effective PowerPoint Presentations<br />Cassandra Viola<br />
Keep it Simple<br />Avoid using paragraphs<br />Paragraphs bore your audience<br />Don’t use an overload of bullets<br />
Main Point<br />Only include main point on screen<br />Use PowerPoint as reference, not source of all your information.<br />
No Fluffing<br />Too many slides will lose your audience<br />Don’t fluff up the information just to make it seem like you...
Animations & Transitions<br />Don’t overdue use of animations and transitions<br /><ul><li> Too much can distract audience
 Makes them focus on the animations, transitions and sound 	instead of information.</li></li></ul><li>Don’t do this<br />M...
Font Selection<br />Is this easy to read?<br />Pick a basic font and make sure the font is big enough to read easily<br />...
Rules of Clipart and Images<br />Should balance the slide<br />Enhance and complement the text, not overwhelm<br />No more...
Summary<br />Be simple and go straight to important points<br />Keep font big and basic<br />Be aware of color contrast<br...
Sources<br />http://www.slideshare.net/satyajeet_02/how-to-make-effective-presentation<br />http://mason.gmu.edu/~montecin...
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Cassandra Viola Effective PowerPoint Presentations

  1. 1. Effective PowerPoint Presentations<br />Cassandra Viola<br />
  2. 2. Keep it Simple<br />Avoid using paragraphs<br />Paragraphs bore your audience<br />Don’t use an overload of bullets<br />
  3. 3. Main Point<br />Only include main point on screen<br />Use PowerPoint as reference, not source of all your information.<br />
  4. 4. No Fluffing<br />Too many slides will lose your audience<br />Don’t fluff up the information just to make it seem like you have more<br />Only include the important and main points<br />
  5. 5. Animations & Transitions<br />Don’t overdue use of animations and transitions<br /><ul><li> Too much can distract audience
  6. 6. Makes them focus on the animations, transitions and sound instead of information.</li></li></ul><li>Don’t do this<br />Make sure your color and font selection is easy to read.<br />Wrong Way<br />Right Way<br />Be Color Smart<br />
  7. 7. Font Selection<br />Is this easy to read?<br />Pick a basic font and make sure the font is big enough to read easily<br />Wrong way<br />Right way<br />
  8. 8. Rules of Clipart and Images<br />Should balance the slide<br />Enhance and complement the text, not overwhelm<br />No more than two graphics per slide<br />Make sure picture is relevant, unlike this one…<br />
  9. 9. Summary<br />Be simple and go straight to important points<br />Keep font big and basic<br />Be aware of color contrast<br />Use transitions and animations wisely<br />Keep pictures relevant<br />
  10. 10. Sources<br />http://www.slideshare.net/satyajeet_02/how-to-make-effective-presentation<br />http://mason.gmu.edu/~montecin/powerpoint.html<br />http://www.microsoft.com/atwork/skills/presentations.aspx<br />http://sbinfocanada.about.com/cs/management/qt/powerptpres.htm<br />

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