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Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
Essentials Of Power Point
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  • 1. Essentials of PowerPoint Creation and Presentation Tips
  • 2. General Tips <ul><li>Create the skeleton </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Storyboard first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intended audience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Context </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 3. General Tips <ul><li>KISS –Keep It Simple and Short </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make the text concise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One idea per slide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep bullets to a minimum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep remarks short and to the point </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep audience wanting to hear more </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. Font and Color <ul><li>Use a Font type and size that is readable from a distance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can your audience read this? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>28 point font is the minimum </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Font and Color <ul><li>Format text different from background </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use 1 color for background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use 1 color for title and highlighting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use 1 color for text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use contrasting colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be consistent </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. General Tips <ul><li>Grammar is important!!!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use small words and sentences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the same tense throughout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use strong verbs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use few prepositions, adverbs, and adjectives </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. General Tips <ul><li>Follow the 6 X 6 rule </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6 words per line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 lines per slide </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. General Tips <ul><li>Under 50 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No more than 50 words per slide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less is better </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phrases work </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. General Tips <ul><li>Be consistent </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the same slide design or layout throughout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the same font throughout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t use all capital letters except for titles </li></ul></ul>
  • 10. Graphic Tips <ul><li>Use for enhancement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One or two per slide is plenty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Should convey over all impression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too many can overwhelm the message </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are they appropriate for the presentation? </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. Graphic Tips <ul><li>KISS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep it simple and sweet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Too many can overwhelm your audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ones that don’t fit the presentation distract the audiences attention </li></ul></ul>
  • 12. Graphic Tips <ul><li>Relevant to topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use only the graphics that will enhance the presentation topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t use graphic just to use graphics </li></ul></ul>
  • 13. Presentation Tips <ul><li>Prepare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proofread slides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do the slides convey what you want them too? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can the text be read from a distance? </li></ul></ul>
  • 14. Presentation Tips <ul><li>Practice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Run through your presentation before presenting it to the audience </li></ul></ul>
  • 15. Presentation Tips <ul><li>Print </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Notes view to have your speech in front of you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t read from the notes or slides </li></ul></ul>
  • 16. Storyboard <ul><li>Rough sketch of each slide </li></ul>
  • 17. Storyboard <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the purpose of the slideshow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State the objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summarize content </li></ul></ul>
  • 18. Storyboard <ul><li>Audience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who will this be presented to or who will view the slideshow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify characteristics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine appropriate language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Children will require a different vocabulary than adults </li></ul></ul></ul>
  • 19. Storyboard <ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Text, images, and other objects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Should emphasize key points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spread over several slides </li></ul></ul>

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