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Cassandra Viola Effective PowerPoint Presentations

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