BeyondPowerPointimproving presentations to    improve learning
Our objectives today…
ObjectivesFlickr photo by
Death by PowerPoint                 Flickr photo by                  Leo Reynolds
What is the point?
Audience
AudienceFlickr photo by Dani Photograherhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/dani_photographer/5588725376/in/photostream/
Visuals can improvelearning, but only if they   illustrate the point.
Use images tocommunicateNOT decorate
Does this picture belongwith this presentation?
Pay attention to  the design
Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv-fMZgyuaw
MAYBE this picturebelongs with this presentation?
How Humans Learn?
Flickr photoby verbeeldingskr8
Meaningful visuals can help build/connect memories
Visual Literacyhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQNbAtK3c3g
Design tips
Remove visual clutter
ContrastFlickr photoby Chris Fitz
Make it big or make it small
Make it     BIG          or make it                       small
Which graphic more impact?
How about now?
Whats wrong with this picture?
What is wrongwith this picture?
Is this effective?• Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste  is essential to good oral health. Not only does  brushin...
Is this effective?• Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste  is essential to good oral health. Not only does  brushin...
Brushing twice a day prevents        gum disease
To many colors become distracting    So do animated pictures and crazy    transitions!
Just say NO!                  or at least try to limit use•   People will•   Remember•   Visuals•   Better•   Than•   Bull...
Flickr photobycogdogblog
Nobody’s perfect
…but I am getting better!
100%
Don McMillan: Life After Death byPowerPoint
Sample Slides – lets look at somepresentations designed by the pro’s!
Start with a killer title  and opening slide!
www.flickr.com/photos/ronica/4333549698/DANE                          MUNDANE        MUNDPOINTS                      POWER...
Finding quality images &PowerPoint tips and tricks!                     smoothsailin.blogspot.com
ResourcesSlideshare - @JESSEDEE
Beyond Powerpoint: 2011
Beyond Powerpoint: 2011
Beyond Powerpoint: 2011
Beyond Powerpoint: 2011
Beyond Powerpoint: 2011
Beyond Powerpoint: 2011
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  1. 1. BeyondPowerPointimproving presentations to improve learning
  2. 2. Our objectives today…
  3. 3. ObjectivesFlickr photo by
  4. 4. Death by PowerPoint Flickr photo by Leo Reynolds
  5. 5. What is the point?
  6. 6. Audience
  7. 7. AudienceFlickr photo by Dani Photograherhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/dani_photographer/5588725376/in/photostream/
  8. 8. Visuals can improvelearning, but only if they illustrate the point.
  9. 9. Use images tocommunicateNOT decorate
  10. 10. Does this picture belongwith this presentation?
  11. 11. Pay attention to the design
  12. 12. Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv-fMZgyuaw
  13. 13. MAYBE this picturebelongs with this presentation?
  14. 14. How Humans Learn?
  15. 15. Flickr photoby verbeeldingskr8
  16. 16. Meaningful visuals can help build/connect memories
  17. 17. Visual Literacyhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQNbAtK3c3g
  18. 18. Design tips
  19. 19. Remove visual clutter
  20. 20. ContrastFlickr photoby Chris Fitz
  21. 21. Make it big or make it small
  22. 22. Make it BIG or make it small
  23. 23. Which graphic more impact?
  24. 24. How about now?
  25. 25. Whats wrong with this picture?
  26. 26. What is wrongwith this picture?
  27. 27. Is this effective?• Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste is essential to good oral health. Not only does brushing your teeth help prevent tooth decay, it also helps prevent gum disease, which is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults and has been linked to heart attacks and strokes. Removing tooth stains and avoiding bad breath are added benefits of brushing your teeth.
  28. 28. Is this effective?• Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste is essential to good oral health. Not only does brushing your teeth help prevent tooth decay, it also helps prevent gum disease, which is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults and has been linked to heart attacks and strokes. Removing tooth stains and avoiding bad breath are added benefits of brushing your teeth.
  29. 29. Brushing twice a day prevents gum disease
  30. 30. To many colors become distracting So do animated pictures and crazy transitions!
  31. 31. Just say NO! or at least try to limit use• People will• Remember• Visuals• Better• Than• Bullet• Points!
  32. 32. Flickr photobycogdogblog
  33. 33. Nobody’s perfect
  34. 34. …but I am getting better!
  35. 35. 100%
  36. 36. Don McMillan: Life After Death byPowerPoint
  37. 37. Sample Slides – lets look at somepresentations designed by the pro’s!
  38. 38. Start with a killer title and opening slide!
  39. 39. www.flickr.com/photos/ronica/4333549698/DANE MUNDANE MUNDPOINTS POWERPOINTS POWERP
  40. 40. Finding quality images &PowerPoint tips and tricks! smoothsailin.blogspot.com
  41. 41. ResourcesSlideshare - @JESSEDEE

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