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Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen
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Intro to PPT with Presentation Zen

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  • 1. Presentation Zen Inpsired by Garr Reynolds Presented by Cynthia Chandler cchandler@nu.edu Original Slides by Nick Dvoracek
  • 2. The strength of presentations Use to focus & direct attention
  • 3. The strength of presentations 1 what •One idea per slide •Don’t dilute your message
  • 4. or Put as little as you can on each slide!
  • 5. Nicholas Negroponte Being digital Atoms Bits Slides, overheads .htm, .ppt, .jpg Costly Costly to copy Costly to move Cheap -D or Ctrl-D You’ve got mail!
  • 6. Everything has the same emphasis Can’t tell what’s important
  • 7. Title • Point • Point • point
  • 8. Don’t tell me!
  • 9. Use diagrams
  • 10. models
  • 11. maps Appleburg Winneburg Oshburg
  • 12. Pictures Cool!
  • 13. Charts
  • 14. The Basics
  • 15. The idea is sequencing
  • 16. Presentation problems • Reading • Making others read • Showing off • Pontificating • Hiding • Title, point, point, point
  • 17. Presentation problems • Reading • Making others read • Showing off • Pontificating • Hiding • Title, point, point, point
  • 18. Presentation problems Reading
  • 19. Presentation problems Making others read
  • 20. Presentation problems Showing off
  • 21. The idea is sequencing … not animation
  • 22. Don’t let your presentation compete with your message
  • 23. • Movement effects are attention getting • if used sparingly • The default effect is Fly from left
  • 24. Motion sickness • Caused by difference between • visual field • inner ear perception • Motion soon becomes repetitive • Nobody notices anymore • Until someone throws up
  • 25. • Save flashy transitions and emphasis effects for • Gives pacing and dynamics to your presentations
  • 26. • Stay low key Dissolv Smooth and subtle e Wipe Revealing!
  • 27. Presentations with PowerPoint
  • 28. Background issues
  • 29. Background issues Contrast Use light objects on a dark backgound
  • 30. Background issues Contrast Or dark objects on a light backgound
  • 31. Low contrast is difficult to read Even with strongly contrasting colors Low contrast is difficult to read Even with strongly contrasting colors
  • 32. (Darker than background) What looks good on your monitor (Lighter than background) May not look good projected High contrast has more impact!
  • 33. Type issues
  • 34. Type issues Legibility • Bigger type is easier to read • If you need to use smaller type, you probably have to much on the slide. • 36 pt minimum for all text. • 24 pt. minimum for graphics
  • 35. Type issues Legibility
  • 36. Type issues Legibility Normal upper and lower case is easier to read than ALL CAPITALS
  • 37. Type issues Legibility Normal upper and lower case is always easier to read than ALL CAPITALS
  • 38. Type issues Legibility Normal upper and lower case is always easier to read than ALL CAPITALS Use bold, italics, size, colors for emphasis
  • 39. Type issues Legibility Legibility LEGIBILITY • Upper and lower case words form unique shapes • All upper case words are all rectangles
  • 40. Type issues Legibility Legibility LEGIBILITY All upper case takes up more room without adding legibility
  • 41. Type issues Mixing type styles Combine normal, bold, italic, bold italic within a typeface freely Use to define function For emphasis Never underline
  • 42. Type issues
  • 43. Align Group Power Layer The power of computer graphics is at your fingertips
  • 44. Less is more Appleburg Winneburg Oshburg

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