Theme ◦ Key component to effective presentation Font ◦ Avoid Times New Roman Make sure the color is
Keep background consistent and subtle ◦ Keep design clear and uncluttered Limit number of graphicsAvoid Internet pictures For copyright reasons
✔Credibility will be lost if you misspell a word.
Don’t Confuse the Audience with a slide like this.?!?
Always face the audience Make sure the presentation flows nicely If sound effects are present, wait till they are finished than speak Most of all, GOOD LUCK
Animations should be subtleLike this one…Music shouldn’t be obnoxious and overpoweringShould be basic, like this…Timings should make senseLike this presentation…
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