HOW TO PREPARE AN EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION February 11, 2011 Postgraduate Institute of Science M.SC. in Science Education (2...
<ul><li>Fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Structure </li></ul>Outline . ....
Contains the main topics to be covered during the presentation  Outline . . . February 11, 2011
FONT February 11, 2011
<ul><li>Font type should be very clear </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Calibri font type </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tim...
<ul><li>The text should be large enough, so that the audience can read it clearly. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Font 12 <...
<ul><li>Use different size fonts for main points, sub points and so on </li></ul><ul><li>1. Main topic </li></ul><ul><ul><...
Choose a color for text that contrasts sharply with the background Font Color  . . . Font Color Font Color Font Color Font...
BACKGROUND  February 11, 2011
<ul><li>Use an attractive background. </li></ul><ul><li>But it should be simple. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the same background...
<ul><li>Use the same color scheme every where in the presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use large number of colors for...
<ul><li>Dark letters against a light background  are best for smaller rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Light letters against a dark...
<ul><li>Background image should be highly suitable for the theme of the presentation. </li></ul>Background Image . . . Exa...
CONTENT February 11, 2011
<ul><li>Write the content in point form </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid wordiness </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paragraphs are not sui...
<ul><li>Use the same style of the bullets or numbers for all the lists </li></ul><ul><li>Use different types of bullets fo...
<ul><li>Do not add many images, graphs or tables for one page. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid using all capital letters </li></ul...
ANIMATIONS February 11, 2011
<ul><li>Use the same slide transition for all the slides  </li></ul><ul><li>It is often effective to “unveil” the list one...
SLIDE STRUCTURE  February 11, 2011
<ul><li>1 st  slide should contain, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the theme of the presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author ...
<ul><li>Each slide should have a heading </li></ul>Slide Structure . . . Topic 1 … Topic 1 (Cont) … February 11, 2011
<ul><li>Summary slide could be added at the end </li></ul><ul><li>Include a slide saying  “Thank you ” to the audience at ...
<ul><li>Slide numbers are important </li></ul><ul><li>Some times the footer can be used to insert additional details. </li...
THANK YOU February 11, 2011
SLIDE SHOW BACKGROUND SLIDE SHOW BACKGROUND SLIDE SHOW BACKGROUND SLIDE SHOW BACKGROUND February 11, 2011 BACK
<ul><li>Slide show presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Slide show presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Slide show presentation </li><...
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Use the Simple Present to express the idea that an action is repeated or usual.  <ul><ul><ul><li>I  play  tennis.  </li></...
February 11, 2011 LEARN ENGLISH . . .
February 11, 2011 LEARN ENGLISH
A pple A nt February 11, 2011 BACK
B all B at B ed B alloons B ook B ox February 11, 2011 BACK
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  1. 1. HOW TO PREPARE AN EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION February 11, 2011 Postgraduate Institute of Science M.SC. in Science Education (2010/2011)
  2. 2. <ul><li>Fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Structure </li></ul>Outline . . . February 11, 2011
  3. 3. Contains the main topics to be covered during the presentation Outline . . . February 11, 2011
  4. 4. FONT February 11, 2011
  5. 5. <ul><li>Font type should be very clear </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Calibri font type </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Times new roman font type </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arial Font type </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Old English Text font type </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FreeStyle Script font type </li></ul></ul></ul>Font Type . . . February 11, 2011
  6. 6. <ul><li>The text should be large enough, so that the audience can read it clearly. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Font 12 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Font 16 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Font 18 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Font 24 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Font 28 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Font 40 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Font Size . . . February 11, 2011
  7. 7. <ul><li>Use different size fonts for main points, sub points and so on </li></ul><ul><li>1. Main topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.1. Sub topic 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.2. Sub topic 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.2.1 Sub topic </li></ul></ul>Font Size (Cont) . . . February 11, 2011
  8. 8. Choose a color for text that contrasts sharply with the background Font Color . . . Font Color Font Color Font Color Font Color February 11, 2011
  9. 9. BACKGROUND February 11, 2011
  10. 10. <ul><li>Use an attractive background. </li></ul><ul><li>But it should be simple. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the same background template for all the slides of the presentation. </li></ul>Background Template . . . Example February 11, 2011
  11. 11. <ul><li>Use the same color scheme every where in the presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use large number of colors for the background. </li></ul>Background Colors. . . February 11, 2011 Example
  12. 12. <ul><li>Dark letters against a light background are best for smaller rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Light letters against a dark background are best for larger rooms </li></ul><ul><li>TEACHING – 1 st option is better </li></ul>Background Color and Text Color. . . February 11, 2011
  13. 13. <ul><li>Background image should be highly suitable for the theme of the presentation. </li></ul>Background Image . . . Example 1 February 11, 2011 Example 2
  14. 14. CONTENT February 11, 2011
  15. 15. <ul><li>Write the content in point form </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid wordiness </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paragraphs are not suitable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sentences are simple and brief </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No need of complete sentences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do not repeat the same </li></ul></ul></ul>Content . . . February 11, 2011 Example
  16. 16. <ul><li>Use the same style of the bullets or numbers for all the lists </li></ul><ul><li>Use different types of bullets for sub points </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Point 1 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Point 2 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sub point1 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sub point2 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Content (Cont). . . February 11, 2011
  17. 17. <ul><li>Do not add many images, graphs or tables for one page. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid using all capital letters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AVOID USING ALL CAPITAL LETTERS </li></ul></ul>Content (Cont). . . Example February 11, 2011
  18. 18. ANIMATIONS February 11, 2011
  19. 19. <ul><li>Use the same slide transition for all the slides </li></ul><ul><li>It is often effective to “unveil” the list one by one </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use large number of animations </li></ul>Animations . . . February 11, 2011
  20. 20. SLIDE STRUCTURE February 11, 2011
  21. 21. <ul><li>1 st slide should contain, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the theme of the presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author of the presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any other applucable </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 nd slide contains the outline </li></ul>Slide Structure . . . February 11, 2011
  22. 22. <ul><li>Each slide should have a heading </li></ul>Slide Structure . . . Topic 1 … Topic 1 (Cont) … February 11, 2011
  23. 23. <ul><li>Summary slide could be added at the end </li></ul><ul><li>Include a slide saying “Thank you ” to the audience at the end of the presentation </li></ul>Slide Structure (Cont) . . . February 11, 2011
  24. 24. <ul><li>Slide numbers are important </li></ul><ul><li>Some times the footer can be used to insert additional details. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Date of the presentation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Author of the presentation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Institute </li></ul></ul></ul>Slide Structure (Cont) . . . February 11, 2011
  25. 25. THANK YOU February 11, 2011
  26. 26. SLIDE SHOW BACKGROUND SLIDE SHOW BACKGROUND SLIDE SHOW BACKGROUND SLIDE SHOW BACKGROUND February 11, 2011 BACK
  27. 27. <ul><li>Slide show presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Slide show presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Slide show presentation </li></ul>SLIDE SHOW BACKGROUND February 11, 2011 BACK
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  31. 31. Use the Simple Present to express the idea that an action is repeated or usual. <ul><ul><ul><li>I play tennis. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>She does not play tennis. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Does he play tennis? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The train leaves every morning at 8 AM. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The train does not leave at 9 AM. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When does the train usually leave ? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>She always forgets her purse. </li></ul></ul></ul>EXAMPLES: February 11, 2011 BACK
  32. 32. February 11, 2011 LEARN ENGLISH . . .
  33. 33. February 11, 2011 LEARN ENGLISH
  34. 34. A pple A nt February 11, 2011 BACK
  35. 35. B all B at B ed B alloons B ook B ox February 11, 2011 BACK
  36. 36. This page contains too many words for a presentation slide. It is not written in point form, making it difficult both for the audience to read and for the presenter to present each point. This looks much more complicated. In short, your audience will spend too much time trying to read this paragraph instead of listening to the presenter. Content: Example . . . February 11, 2011 BACK

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