Contents I. How to prepare the slide? II. How to make an impressive talk? III. Conclusions
I. Preparation of the slides 1. Fonts * No smaller than 28 points. * Do not use all capital letters * Bulleted items should be no smaller than 22 points. * Fonts style: Times new Roman, Arial, et al.
2. Color * Reds and oranges are high-energy but can be difficult to stay focused on. * Greens , blues , and browns are mellower, but not as attention grabbing. * Using black on the white backgrounds. * D o n o t d e c o r a t e y o u r s l i d e w i t h d i f f e r e n t c o l o r
3. Illustrations * Using only when needed, otherwise they become distracters instead of communicators. * Relation to the message and helping to make a point
4. Using the chart instead of table Table 1. Prices of building materials in last 2007 200 50 150 12 Steel, USD/ton Rock, USD/ton Cements, USD/ton Months
5. Optimizing the work art * Make the slide shortly but clearly * Using a consistent style of work art: He is happy because he is falling in love with her = falling in love with her, making he is happy. Evaluate the cell adhesion “or” Evaluating the cell adhesion
II. The way to present. * Greeting the audience: “ Ladies and gentleman, “et al”. 1. Opening the talk * Outlining the main contents of the talk * The purpose of the talk. * Topic of the talk. * Introducing your name and your institute.
* Do not to be a slaver on your slides. 2. Present the contents * Using the connecting work : “Let see, let me turn to”. * Establishing the eye contact with the audience. * Do not speak rapidly.
* Highlighting the important points: To our surprise, as we expected, importantly, et al. * Giving the signal before coming to the final talk. “In the last of my talk, let me turn to the conclusion” * Do not forget to ask the questions before finishing the talk.
III. Conclusions * Fonts : 22-28 for normal work 30-32 for title work * Background : White * Works : Black * Slide : 10-15 slides * Time : 15-25 minutes * Practice in front of the mirror at home to improve our presentation. Suggesting a common presentation
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