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  • 1. The Art of PowerPoint Making a quality presentation
  • 2. Page  2
  • 3. MAKE IT BIGPage  3
  • 4. Keep your text BIG  This is Arial 12  This is Arial 14 Too Small  This is Arial 18  This is Arial 20 This is Arial 28 This is Arial 36 This is Arial 44 This is Arial 48Page  4
  • 5. Keep it BIG Step back about six feet / two meters. 2 Meters Can you read it real good? Yes? Ok!Page  5
  • 6. Simplicity Simple is better and also easier to do. Simple means: No Fancy Fonts colors No fancy No fancy stylesPage  6
  • 7. The 6 by 7 by 3 Rule 6 words to a line. 7 lines to a slide. Max 3 slides with no picture.Page  7
  • 8. SIMPLE TEXT Traditional teachers often focus on grammatical rules rather than meaning when teaching a grammatical structure as they believe that learning a foreign language is about learning to master its linguistic system and if students know the grammar rules, they will be able to communicate in the language. The facts shows that although students can learn and remember grammar rules very well, they can not communicate in the target language at all. The following is the typical traditional grammar lesson in Vietnam (Nguyen Bang et al, 2003)Page  8
  • 9. SIMPLE TEXT Traditional teachers  focus on grammatical rules  when teaching a grammatical structure  they believe that learning a foreign language  about learning to master its linguistic system  facts show students learn, remember rules  (Nguyen Bang et al, 2003)Page  9
  • 10. Population of the top 7 states in the USA July 1, July 1, July 1, July 1, July 1, 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010California 31,589,000 32,521,000 34,441,000 41,373,000 49,285,000Texas 18,724,000 20,119,000 21,487,000 24,280,000 27,183,000New York 18,136,000 18,146,000 18,250,000 18,916,000 19,830,000Florida 14,166,000 15,233,000 16,279,000 18,497,000 20,710,000Illinois 11,830,000 12,051,000 12,266,000 12,808,000 13,440,000Pennsylvania 12,072,000 12,202,000 12,281,000 12,449,000 12,683,000Ohio 11,151,000 11,319,000 11,428,000 11,588,000 11,744,000Page  10
  • 11. Population in millions of top 7 states in the USA July 1, July 1, July 1, July 1, July 1, 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 California 31.5 32.5 34.4 41.3 49.2 Texas 18.7 20.1 21.4 24.2 27.1 New York 18.1 18.1 18.2 18.9 19.8 Florida 14.1 15.2 16.2 18.4 20.7 Illinois 11.8 12.0 12.2 12.8 13.4 Pennsylvania 12.0 12.2 12.2 12.4 12.6 Ohio 11.1 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.7Page  11
  • 12. Population in millions of top 7 states in the USA California60 Texas50 New York40 Florida30 Illinois20 Pennsylvania10 Ohio 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015 2020Page  12
  • 13. Population in millions of top 7 states in the USA California60 Texas50 New York40 Florida30 Illinois20 Pennsylvania10 Ohio 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015 2020Page  13
  • 14. Simple is Better (Pictures) Too much art is distracting! You need content also!Page  14
  • 15. Simple is Better (Sound) Sound effects are very distracting! Use them only as necessary!Page  15
  • 16. Simple is Better (Transitions) Some transitions are very bothersome and distracting.Page  16
  • 17. Simple is Better (Animations) Too Much - BoringPage  17
  • 18. Simple is Better (Animations) Much BetterPage  18
  • 19. Page  19
  • 20. Clear (Capitals) USING ALL CAPITAL LETTERS MAKES IT VERY HARD TO READ. Using upper and lower case letters is always easier to read and looks clean!Page  20
  • 21. Clear (Fonts) Arial Z Clear Century Schoolbook Z Not ClearPage  21
  • 22. Clear (Fonts) oFancy fonts are not clear. oArial fonts are clear. oItalics are much harder to read. oBold types are easier to read. oUnderline can mean hyperlinks. oInstead, use colors to emphasize.Page  22
  • 23. Clear (Numbers) Use numbers for lists that are in order. Example: How to open a door. 1. Put hand on knob. 2. Turn knob 3. Pull or push on door.Page  23
  • 24. Clear (Numbers) Example: How to go through the door. 1. Stand back from door about 10 feet. 2. Run fast at the door. 3. Hit the door with your body. 4. Pick yourself up on the other side.Page  24
  • 25. Clear (Bullets) Use bullets to show lists with no Priority Sequence HierarchyPage  25
  • 26. Clear (Colors) Use contrasting colors. Use dark on light or light on dark. Use complimentary colorsPage  26
  • 27. Clear (Contrast) Use contrasting colors. Use dark on light or light on dark. High contrast Use complimentary colors Low contrastPage  27
  • 28. Clear (Colors) Use contrasting colors. Use dark on light or light on dark. Use complimentary colorsPage  28
  • 29. Clear (Colors) Use contrasting colors. Use dark on light or light on dark. Use complimentary colors This is light on darkPage  29
  • 30. Clear (Compliment) Use contrasting colors Light on dark or dark on light Use complimentary colors These colors do not compliment.Page  30
  • 31. Clear (Compliment) Use contrasting colors Light on dark or dark on light Use complimentary colors These colors do compliment.Page  31
  • 32. Clear (Size) Size = importancePage  32
  • 33. Clear (Size) Size = importancePage  33
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  • 35. Types of Instructional Tools Discovery Learning Individual SocialMode of Instruction Constructive Constructive Tools Tools Guided Inquiry Too many at one Informational Tools Individual Social Instructivetime! Communicative Tools Tools Direct Instruction Individual Pair Group Page  35 Complexity of Interactions
  • 36. Types of Instructional Tools Discovery Learning Individual SocialMode of Instruction Constructive Constructive Tools Tools Guided Progressive & Informational Tools Inquiry Focused Individual Social Instructive Communicative Tools Tools Direct Instruction Individual Pair Group Page  36 Complexity of Interactions
  • 37. Understanding Technology Mouse I/O Error Main Storage CPU Function key Too many & User interface Software not focused Debugger Floppy disk Backup systemPage  37
  • 38. Understanding Technology Mouse I/O Error Main Storage CPU Function key Progressive & interface User thus focused Software Debugger Floppy disk Backup systemPage  38
  • 39. Consistency is best!Page  39
  • 40. Consistency is Best Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distractPage  40
  • 41. Consistency is Best Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distract Check mark draws attention!Page  41
  • 42. Consistency is Best Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance oUse surprises to attract not distract These distractPage  42
  • 43. Consistency is Best Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distract Implies importancePage  43
  • 44. Consistency is Best Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distract Very distractingPage  44
  • 45. Consistency is Best Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distractPage  45
  • 46. Consistency is Best Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distractPage  46
  • 47. Summary Big Simple Clear Excellence Progressive ConsistentPage  47
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  • 49. Making Your PowerPoint Presentation Text to support the communication Pictures to simplify complex concepts Animations for complex relationships Visuals to support, not to distract Sounds only when absolutely necessary Think about the people in the back of the room when creating slidesPage  49
  • 50. Presenting Speak loudly and clearly with fluctuation Direct your words to all aspects of the room Maintain eye contact with your audience Ask questions of your audience (if applicable) Don’t read the slides word-for-word, use them for referencePage  50
  • 51. In Closing Practice your presentation before a neutral audience Ask for feedback Be particular about the time allotted for presentation Leave time for questionsPage  51
  • 52. That’s all and “Good Luck” http://amerenglish.tripod.com amerenglish63@yahoo.comPage  52
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