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Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentations
Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentation Simple Clear Big Summary
Make It  Big
Make it Big (Text) <ul><li>This is Arial 12 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 18 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 24 </li></u...
Make it Big (Text) <ul><li>This is Arial 12 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 18 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 24 </li></u...
Make It Big (How to Estimate) <ul><li>Look at it from 7 feet away </li></ul>7 ft
Keep It Simple
Keep It Simple (Text) <ul><li>T o o  m a n y   c o l o r s </li></ul><ul><li>Too   Many   Fonts   and   Styles </li></ul><...
Keep It Simple (Text) <ul><li>Instructional Technology: A complex integrated process involving people, procedures, ideas, ...
Keep It Simple (Text) <ul><li>A process </li></ul><ul><li>involving people, procedures & tools </li></ul><ul><li>for solut...
Keep It Simple (Picture) <ul><li>Art work may distract your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Artistry does not substitute for co...
Keep It Simple (Sound) <ul><li>Sound effects may distract too </li></ul><ul><li>Use sound only when necessary </li></ul>
Make It Clear
Make It Clear (Capitalisation) <ul><li>ALL CAPITAL LETTERS ARE DIFFICULT TO READ </li></ul><ul><li>Upper and lower case le...
<ul><li>Sanserif Z </li></ul><ul><li>Serif Z </li></ul>Make It Clear (Fonts) busy clear
<ul><li>Serif fonts are difficult to read on screen </li></ul><ul><li>Sanserif fonts are clearer </li></ul><ul><li>Italics...
Make It Clear (Bullets) <ul><li>Show ideas, not sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Keep them simple </li></ul><ul><li>Remember th...
Make It Clear (Colors) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors  </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light </li></ul><ul><li>...
Make It Clear (Contrast) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light </li></ul><ul><li...
Make It Clear (Contrast) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors   </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light </li></ul><ul><...
Make It Clear (Contrast) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors   </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light </li></ul><ul><...
Make It Clear (Complement) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light   </li></ul><ul...
Make It Clear (Complement) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light   </li></ul><ul...
Make It Clear (Size) <ul><li>Size implies importance </li></ul>
Make It Clear (Size) <ul><li>Size implies importance </li></ul>
In Summary <ul><li>Big </li></ul><ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Clear </li></ul>
Tips for Presenting  <ul><li>Speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Talk at a natural, moderate rate of speech  </li></ul><ul><li>Proj...
Tips for Presenting  <ul><li>Body language </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your eyes on the audience  </li></ul><ul><li>Use natural...
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  1. 1. Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentations
  2. 2. Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentation Simple Clear Big Summary
  3. 3. Make It Big
  4. 4. Make it Big (Text) <ul><li>This is Arial 12 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 18 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 24 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 32 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 36 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 44 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Make it Big (Text) <ul><li>This is Arial 12 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 18 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 24 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 32 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 36 </li></ul><ul><li>This is Arial 44 </li></ul>Too Small
  6. 6. Make It Big (How to Estimate) <ul><li>Look at it from 7 feet away </li></ul>7 ft
  7. 7. Keep It Simple
  8. 8. Keep It Simple (Text) <ul><li>T o o m a n y c o l o r s </li></ul><ul><li>Too Many Fonts and Styles </li></ul><ul><li>The 6 x 7 rule </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No more than 6 lines per slide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No more than 7 words per line </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Keep It Simple (Text) <ul><li>Instructional Technology: A complex integrated process involving people, procedures, ideas, devices, and organization, for analyzing problems and devising, implementing, evaluating, and managing solutions to those problems in situations in which learning is purposive and controlled </li></ul>Too detailed !
  10. 10. Keep It Simple (Text) <ul><li>A process </li></ul><ul><li>involving people, procedures & tools </li></ul><ul><li>for solutions </li></ul><ul><li>to problems in learning </li></ul>Instructional Technology: Much Simpler
  11. 11. Keep It Simple (Picture) <ul><li>Art work may distract your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Artistry does not substitute for content </li></ul>
  12. 12. Keep It Simple (Sound) <ul><li>Sound effects may distract too </li></ul><ul><li>Use sound only when necessary </li></ul>
  13. 13. Make It Clear
  14. 14. Make It Clear (Capitalisation) <ul><li>ALL CAPITAL LETTERS ARE DIFFICULT TO READ </li></ul><ul><li>Upper and lower case letters are easier </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Sanserif Z </li></ul><ul><li>Serif Z </li></ul>Make It Clear (Fonts) busy clear
  16. 16. <ul><li>Serif fonts are difficult to read on screen </li></ul><ul><li>Sanserif fonts are clearer </li></ul><ul><li>Italics are difficult to read on screen </li></ul><ul><li>Normal or bold fonts are clearer </li></ul><ul><li>Underlines may signify hyperlinks </li></ul><ul><li>Instead, use colors to emphasise </li></ul>Make It Clear (Fonts)
  17. 17. Make It Clear (Bullets) <ul><li>Show ideas, not sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Keep them simple </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the 6 x 7 rule </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No more than 6 lines per slide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No more than 7 words per line </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Make It Clear (Colors) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light </li></ul><ul><li>Use complementary colors </li></ul>
  19. 19. Make It Clear (Contrast) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light </li></ul><ul><li>Use complementary colors </li></ul>low contrast high contrast
  20. 20. Make It Clear (Contrast) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light </li></ul><ul><li>Use complementary colors </li></ul>This is light on dark
  21. 21. Make It Clear (Contrast) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light </li></ul><ul><li>Use complementary colors </li></ul>This is dark on light
  22. 22. Make It Clear (Complement) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light </li></ul><ul><li>Use complementary colors </li></ul>These colours do not complement
  23. 23. Make It Clear (Complement) <ul><li>Use contrasting colors </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark vs dark on light </li></ul><ul><li>Use complementary colors </li></ul>These colours complement
  24. 24. Make It Clear (Size) <ul><li>Size implies importance </li></ul>
  25. 25. Make It Clear (Size) <ul><li>Size implies importance </li></ul>
  26. 26. In Summary <ul><li>Big </li></ul><ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Clear </li></ul>
  27. 27. Tips for Presenting <ul><li>Speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Talk at a natural, moderate rate of speech </li></ul><ul><li>Project your voice </li></ul><ul><li>Speak clearly and distinctly </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t read the slides aloud </li></ul>
  28. 28. Tips for Presenting <ul><li>Body language </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your eyes on the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Use natural gestures </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t turn your back to the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t hide behind the lectern </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid looking at your notes </li></ul>
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