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  • 1. THE ‘HOW TO’ FOR AN EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION By: Courtney Zirkel
  • 2. Simplicity  Less is more  Limit word use  No paragraphs  Grab audience attention  Theme  Graphics  Balance  Flow
  • 3. Color Harmony Analogous Colors next to each other on the color wheel. Complimentary Colors opposite on the color wheel. Nature Colors based off nature. Saturation Level of color and ‘transparency’
  • 4. Clip Art/Pictures Illustrations  Avoid ‘cartoony’ look Photographs   Look professional Guide audience
  • 5. Shapes/WordArt     Appropriate font, color and shape Legible Balance Guidance
  • 6. Font Serif   Sans-serif Formal & professional Title   Modern & clean Textbox Both  Proper size and color (able to read from distance)  What mood are you creating?  Does it match with theme?
  • 7. Summary     Less is more Keep constant theme Compliment slides appropriately Balance & Flow
  • 8. Sources Bates Information & Library Services (2011) PowerPoint: Presentation Tips (http://www.bates.edu/ils/2011/how-do-i/software/powerpoint-presentation-tips/ Clip Art Color Matters (2012) Basic Color Theory (http://www.colormatters.com/color-anddesign/basic-color-theory) Paradi, D. (2014) 10 How to Select and Use Fonts on Presentation Slides (http://www.thinkoutsidetheslide.com/how-to-select-and-use-fonts-on-presentation-slides/) Pinola, M. (2013) How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing? (http://lifehacker.com/how-can-i-make-my-powerpoint-presentations-amazing-507552122) Reynolds, G. (2013) Top Ten Slide Tips (http://www.garrreynolds.com/preso-tips/design/) UPenn (n/a) PowerPoint Dos and Don’ts (http://gethelp.library.upenn.edu/workshops/biomed/ppt/dodont.html)