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PowerPoint with Flavor Ellyssa Kroski
How to  Spice  Up Your Presentations <ul><li>14 Presentation Best Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Tips to Optimize PowerPoint ...
Best Practices
#1 People Can Read
#2 Stories, not…
#3 Don’t Start with History
#4 Don’t Use Illegible Fonts
#5 Transitions Can be Irritating
#6 Limit Text
#7 Use Quality Images
#8 Provide an Agenda
#9 Keep the Lights On
#10 Mix it Up with Video http://tinyurl.com/2r7p2r
#11 Use  Color  for Emphasis
#12 Practice!!!!
#13 You don’t have to be Steve Jobs
#14 Don’t Go Overboard
PowerPoint Tips
Slide Sorter
Slide Master
Shapes
Custom Animations
Record Narration
Alternatives to PowerPoint
Alternatives to PowerPoint <ul><li>Presentation Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based Presentation Apps </li></ul></ul>...
Alternatives to PowerPoint <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PBWiki  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http:// pbwiki.com <...
Resources <ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr’s Creative Commons Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://flic...
Resources
Resources <ul><li>Toastmasters International </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.toastmasters.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Resources <ul><li>The Experts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation Zen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.presentatio...
Resources <ul><li>Good PowerPoint Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet Henry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slid...
Ellyssa Kroski <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs: </li></ul><ul><li>iLibrarian </li></ul><ul><li>http://oedb...
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    1. 1. PowerPoint with Flavor Ellyssa Kroski
    2. 2. How to Spice Up Your Presentations <ul><li>14 Presentation Best Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Tips to Optimize PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Alternatives to PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
    3. 3. Best Practices
    4. 4. #1 People Can Read
    5. 5. #2 Stories, not…
    6. 6. #3 Don’t Start with History
    7. 7. #4 Don’t Use Illegible Fonts
    8. 8. #5 Transitions Can be Irritating
    9. 9. #6 Limit Text
    10. 10. #7 Use Quality Images
    11. 11. #8 Provide an Agenda
    12. 12. #9 Keep the Lights On
    13. 13. #10 Mix it Up with Video http://tinyurl.com/2r7p2r
    14. 14. #11 Use Color for Emphasis
    15. 15. #12 Practice!!!!
    16. 16. #13 You don’t have to be Steve Jobs
    17. 17. #14 Don’t Go Overboard
    18. 18. PowerPoint Tips
    19. 19. Slide Sorter
    20. 20. Slide Master
    21. 21. Shapes
    22. 22. Custom Animations
    23. 23. Record Narration
    24. 24. Alternatives to PowerPoint
    25. 25. Alternatives to PowerPoint <ul><li>Presentation Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based Presentation Apps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://mashable.com/2008/02/16/forget-powerpoint-online-presentations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.openoffice.org </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.slideshare.net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload to Facebook & other networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog Sidebar </li></ul></ul>
    26. 26. Alternatives to PowerPoint <ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PBWiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http:// pbwiki.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WetPaint Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.wetpaint.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Common Craft “In Plain English” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.commoncraft.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Screencasting Applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://mashable.com/2008/02/21/screencasting-video-tutorials </li></ul></ul></ul>
    27. 27. Resources <ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr’s Creative Commons Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://flickr.com/creativecommons </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free/Low-Cost Stock Photo List </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://presentationzen.blogs.com/presentationzen/2006/01/where_can_you_f.html </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web/Technology Comics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://blaugh.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Image Generators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://txt2pic.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.comicstripgenerator.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://generatorblog.blogspot.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.customsigngenerator.com </li></ul></ul>
    28. 28. Resources
    29. 29. Resources <ul><li>Toastmasters International </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.toastmasters.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Speaking Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-Profit organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11,500 clubs in 92 countries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>226,000 members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly Meetings </li></ul></ul>
    30. 30. Resources <ul><li>The Experts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation Zen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.presentationzen.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guy Kawasaki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://blog.guykawasaki.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seth Godin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://sethgodin.typepad.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Masayoshi Takahashi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Takahashi_method </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lawrence Lessig </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_Lessig#Lessig_Method </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steve Jobs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs </li></ul></ul></ul>
    31. 31. Resources <ul><li>Good PowerPoint Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet Henry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/chereemoore/meet-henry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Death by PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/thecroaker/death-by-powerpoint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shift Happens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/jbrenman/shift-happens-33834 </li></ul></ul></ul>
    32. 32. Ellyssa Kroski <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs: </li></ul><ul><li>iLibrarian </li></ul><ul><li>http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian </li></ul><ul><li>InfoTangle </li></ul><ul><li>http://infotangle.blogsome.com </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.slideshare.net/ellyssa </li></ul>
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