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