THE PRINCIPLES OF EFFECTIVE       COMMUNICATION                In a PowerPoint show  By Gordon Clark
Question 1Which one of these smilies are suitable  8=D                             >;)                                   ...
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CongratulationsYou should never use smilies inappropriately, if atall, inappropriate smilies might be a barrier togetting ...
Question 2What is the correct spelling? becase                     because becuase                    beecause
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CongratulationsSpelling words wrong is a common mistake and makesyour PowerPoint look sloppy and unprofessional, spellingi...
Question 3What is appropriate body language?Looking at the            Looking at your notesfloor                          ...
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Congratulations Body language is essential for a good PowerPoint show, keeping the audience interested. If you are constan...
Question 4What is appropriate grammar?There are many folders on a   There are manycomputer including files .    folders on...
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Congratulations  Make sure your PowerPoint presentation has  good grammar or else the audience will think  that you made t...
Question 5What barriers are there to a good PowerPointshow?The audience is too big     The enter key on the               ...
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Congratulations  You need to make sure that you wont have any  Barriers in your PowerPoint such as; background  noise, dis...
Question 6What are the correct types of questions?Open and closed            Far and nearUp and down                Big an...
Congratulations  Well done, you should use open and closed  questions when your are presenting your  PowerPoint, this will...
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Question 7What could you use to help people withdisabilities?Make it a silent presentation   Shout really loudDon’t look a...
Congratulations  You should never forget there may be a deaf  citizen watching your PowerPoint, and if you  don’t read wha...
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Question 8What is positive language?Yes                          No , that’s not rightGo home                      You loo...
Congratulations  Yes is very positive language, nodding your head  with what an audience member is saying shows  that you ...
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Question 9What is Negative language?Finishing other people’s     YessentencesCrouching down and talking   Nodding in agree...
Congratulations  Never use negative language, it brings down the  atmosphere of the audience and make them feel  bored. Yo...
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Question 10How quickly are you meant to reply tosomeone?Before they have finished   Shortly after theytalking             ...
Congratulations  Speed of response is vital to a PowerPoint, if you  reply too quickly you will start to annoy the  audien...
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Question 11What wouldnt be a Health and Safety hazard?Placing a box in front of a fire   Running round duringescape door  ...
Congratulations  While presenting you need to make sure you  follow the Health and Safety act and any other  rules or poli...
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Question 12When would it be more appropriate to use anemail instead of a letter?When the expiry date is 2 days   When you ...
Congratulations  You need to make sure that while sending a letter  that it will reach the recipient in time, or if it wil...
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Question 13Why is it appropriate to proofread yourPowerPoint?To make sure you have no         In case you are on holidaysp...
Congratulations  It is essential you proof read your PowerPoint and  get another person to read it or it could have  spell...
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Question 14Why is it important to have alternative viewpoints in your PowerPoint?To make the audience think      To make s...
Congratulations  Getting the other side of the argument is  essential to a persuasive PowerPoint, it shows  you understand...
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Question 15Why should you have different notes to yourPowerPoint slide?To make the audience think         The audience may...
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Congratulations  The audience will get very bored if you have a  half hour long PowerPoint and are just looking at  you re...
Question 16Why should you use Capitalisation in yourPowerPoint?You shouldn’t, it makes it look   Because it is incorrectun...
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Congratulations  The audience will get very bored if you have a  half hour long PowerPoint and are just looking at  you re...
Question 18Why should you keep the PowerPoint relevantto the subject of discussion?Don’t, people like listening to   It ke...
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You have Finished thePowerPoint game!Congratulations, if you follow thesesimple rules you are sure to create andpresent a ...
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  1. 1. THE PRINCIPLES OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION In a PowerPoint show By Gordon Clark
  2. 2. Question 1Which one of these smilies are suitable 8=D >;)  :@@@@@@
  3. 3. Wrong! Click here to try again
  4. 4. CongratulationsYou should never use smilies inappropriately, if atall, inappropriate smilies might be a barrier togetting your point across to the audience in the wayyou intended. Overusing smilies is just as bad, thismay also be a barrier to communication. Click here to go the next slide
  5. 5. Question 2What is the correct spelling? becase because becuase beecause
  6. 6. Wrong! Click here to try again
  7. 7. CongratulationsSpelling words wrong is a common mistake and makesyour PowerPoint look sloppy and unprofessional, spellingis an easy barrier to overcome, you can use the spellchecker on all documents you make which checks yourspelling, however if the word your mistype is anotherword it will not see it as a mistake. You can also getanother person’s view on it, to double check the spellingto make sure it is all correct. Click here to go to the next slide
  8. 8. Question 3What is appropriate body language?Looking at the Looking at your notesfloor Scanning around theKeeping your audience and keepinghands in your attention on youpockets
  9. 9. Wrong! Click here to try again
  10. 10. Congratulations Body language is essential for a good PowerPoint show, keeping the audience interested. If you are constantly looking at a sheet of paper or the floor you are not going to keep them very interested. The easiest way to keep them interested is to look around, occasionally glance down at your notes and don’t keep your hands in your pockets. Click here to go to the next slide
  11. 11. Question 4What is appropriate grammar?There are many folders on a There are manycomputer including files . folders on a computer. Including filesThere are many There are many folders on afolders in a computer, including files.computer!Including files!
  12. 12. Wrong! Click here to try again
  13. 13. Congratulations Make sure your PowerPoint presentation has good grammar or else the audience will think that you made the PowerPoint in 5 minutes. Click here to go to the next slide
  14. 14. Question 5What barriers are there to a good PowerPointshow?The audience is too big The enter key on the keyboard doesn’t workBackground The computer is too smallnoise
  15. 15. Wrong! Click here to try again
  16. 16. Congratulations You need to make sure that you wont have any Barriers in your PowerPoint such as; background noise, distractions or lack of concentration. Click here to go to the next slide
  17. 17. Question 6What are the correct types of questions?Open and closed Far and nearUp and down Big and small
  18. 18. Congratulations Well done, you should use open and closed questions when your are presenting your PowerPoint, this will keep the audiences interest. Click here to go to the next slide
  19. 19. Wrong! Click here to try again
  20. 20. Question 7What could you use to help people withdisabilities?Make it a silent presentation Shout really loudDon’t look at them while Get a sign reader to sign whatpresenting you say
  21. 21. Congratulations You should never forget there may be a deaf citizen watching your PowerPoint, and if you don’t read what’s on your power point they wont know what your talking about. Click here to go to the next slide
  22. 22. Wrong! Click here to try again
  23. 23. Question 8What is positive language?Yes No , that’s not rightGo home You look nice
  24. 24. Congratulations Yes is very positive language, nodding your head with what an audience member is saying shows that you are agreeing with what they are saying. You can also smile to convey a positive reactions Click here to go to the next slide
  25. 25. Wrong! Click here to try again
  26. 26. Question 9What is Negative language?Finishing other people’s YessentencesCrouching down and talking Nodding in agreement
  27. 27. Congratulations Never use negative language, it brings down the atmosphere of the audience and make them feel bored. You are unlikely to persuade anyone if you use negative language. Click here to go to the next slide
  28. 28. Wrong! Click here to try again
  29. 29. Question 10How quickly are you meant to reply tosomeone?Before they have finished Shortly after theytalking have finishedWait 5 minutes then reply Wait 10 minutes then reply
  30. 30. Congratulations Speed of response is vital to a PowerPoint, if you reply too quickly you will start to annoy the audience, however if you take too long then you will bore them. Try keep lively to make the audience more lively and more likely to ask questions. Click here to go to the next slide
  31. 31. Wrong! Click here to try again
  32. 32. Question 11What wouldnt be a Health and Safety hazard?Placing a box in front of a fire Running round duringescape door your presentationLaying on the floor Not leaving anything in the way of fire escapes
  33. 33. Congratulations While presenting you need to make sure you follow the Health and Safety act and any other rules or policies the venue or office that you are working in. Click here to go to the next slide
  34. 34. Wrong! Click here to try again
  35. 35. Question 12When would it be more appropriate to use anemail instead of a letter?When the expiry date is 2 days When you are on holidayawayWhen you have a lot of paper When your email provider isn’t working
  36. 36. Congratulations You need to make sure that while sending a letter that it will reach the recipient in time, or if it will reach the recipient at all. However, they may not have an email account but they will certainly have an address. Click here to go to the next slide
  37. 37. Wrong! Click here to try again
  38. 38. Question 13Why is it appropriate to proofread yourPowerPoint?To make sure you have no In case you are on holidayspelling mistakesIt makes the PowerPoint longer People like PowerPoints better when there is incorrect spelling
  39. 39. Congratulations It is essential you proof read your PowerPoint and get another person to read it or it could have spelling or grammar mistakes. If you don’t you may have incorrect spelling and the audience will think it isn’t very professional. Click here to go to the next slide
  40. 40. Wrong! Click here to try again
  41. 41. Question 14Why is it important to have alternative viewpoints in your PowerPoint?To make the audience think To make sure there’s nothat you are wrong spelling mistakesTo show the other side of the To make sure no-one gets boredargument and prove it wrong.
  42. 42. Congratulations Getting the other side of the argument is essential to a persuasive PowerPoint, it shows you understand the other side’s strong points then disprove them. This is very effective for persuading someone. Click here to go to the next slide
  43. 43. Wrong! Click here to try again
  44. 44. Question 15Why should you have different notes to yourPowerPoint slide?To make the audience think The audience may getthat you are very intelligent by bored with reading whatwriting a lot. you are sayingSo you don’t have to look at To make sure no-one gets boredthe audience when speaking
  45. 45. Wrong! Click here to try again
  46. 46. Congratulations The audience will get very bored if you have a half hour long PowerPoint and are just looking at you reading the words off the slides. This is why you should write basic information on your slides and write some notes in too. Click here to go to the next slide
  47. 47. Question 16Why should you use Capitalisation in yourPowerPoint?You shouldn’t, it makes it look Because it is incorrectunprofessional spelling if you don’t and doesn’t look professionalThe keyboard might break if You shouldn’t, it just wastes timeyou hold shift for too long
  48. 48. Wrong! Click here to try again
  49. 49. Congratulations The audience will get very bored if you have a half hour long PowerPoint and are just looking at you reading the words off the slides. This is why you should write basic information on your slides and write some notes in too. Click here to go to the next slide
  50. 50. Question 18Why should you keep the PowerPoint relevantto the subject of discussion?Don’t, people like listening to It keeps the audiencespointless information attention when you stay on the subjectTo waste time To save time
  51. 51. Wrong! Click here to try again
  52. 52. You have Finished thePowerPoint game!Congratulations, if you follow thesesimple rules you are sure to create andpresent a successful PowerPointpresentation.
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