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I've tweaked my original presentation, added more slides and builds, and uploaded it as a pdf file, so no more errors when I convert stuff to ppt format. Any comments and feedback would be very useful. Thanks

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  • 1. Presentation Skills for geography teachers Version 2.0 Simple design tips to improve learning Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 2. Welcome to your target audience... Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 3. brand savvy consumer children... Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 4. brand savvy consumer children... More than 50% of children’s christmas wishes mention a specific brand name Insight Quarterly news report: Issue 1 Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 5. ...who respond well to good design Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 6. Think about it! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 7. Bad design and presentation never killed anyone, but it never inspired anyone either! Take a look at this guy! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 8. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 9. So, our aim is to learn some basics of good design and keep things simple, balanced and above all, Beautiful! Check out “Presentation Zen: Simple ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery” by Garr Reynolds . Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 10. Garr Garr’s book Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 11. Go Visual! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 12. Go Visual! Use less than seven words in each slide. Trust me! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 13. Go Visual! Empty space allows us to Use less than appreciate what is not there, seven words in & makes our visual each slide. Trust me! messages stronger. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 14. Go Visual! Empty space allows us to Make your image fill up Use less than appreciate what is not there, the whole slide. Yes, seven words in & makes our visual right up to the edge! each slide. Trust me! messages stronger. Place your text inside it. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 15. Let the image tell your story! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 16. Use your image to draw out students high order thinking skills. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 17. Use your image to draw out students high order thinking skills. We are hardwired to understand images. Going visual improves communication. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 18. Use your image to draw out students high order thinking skills. We are hardwired to understand images. Good presentations target Going visual students “left brain” & improves “right brain”. communication. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 19. Sample Slides A good image allows students to think, wonder and reflect on an issue. A great image can help tell the story in a way bullet points never can. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 20. What will this place look like in 1000 years time? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 21. What will How would he this place describe this look like in place in a phone 1000 years call to you, time? right now? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 22. Explain the events of the last 24 hours. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 23. You are in charge. What needs to go on this plane? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 24. The art of using “Builds” Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 25. A “build” is where we repeat the image and add more text Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 26. Giving yourself and your students time to digest information. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 27. What will they need in the next six days?... Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 28. What will they need in the next six days?... ...six months? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 29. What will they need in the next six days?... ...six months? ...six years? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 30. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 31. Hammer Time. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 32. ..and yes, you can use humour to get your message across! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 33. ..children catch simple messages that are fun to remember! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 34. Vision beats all our other senses, so... Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 35. Absolutely no bullet points! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 36. Absolutely Students quickly tire of bullet points. What other options do you have? no bullet points! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 37. Absolutely Students quickly tire of bullet points. What other options do you have? no bullet points! If you have to use them, save them for the last slide! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 38. Make it easy on the eye! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 39. Make it easy on the eye! Think about the image you are using. A good quality image speaks a thousand words! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 40. Sources Flickr Dreamstime Morguefile i-Stock Photo Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 41. % of boys are affected by colour blindness... Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 42. ..one child in your class will have a colour vision deficiency. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 43. Take care to match colours and backgrounds Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 44. Take care to match colours and backgrounds Take care to match colours and backgrounds Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 45. Take care to match colours and backgrounds Take care to match colours and backgrounds Take care to match colours and backgrounds Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 46. Take care to match colours and backgrounds Take care to match colours and backgrounds Take care to match colours and backgrounds If you can’t use colour wisely, then avoid it entirely! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 47. Use simple fonts Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 48. Helvetica Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 49. Helvetica Gill Sans Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 50. Helvetica Gill Sans Impact Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 51. Helvetica The Holy Trinity! Gill Sans These are all examples of Sans Serif fonts, that give any presentation a professional look and feel. Impact Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 52. Sources Helvetica Flickr Dreamstime Morguefile i-Stock Photo Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 53. Sources Helvetica Flickr Dreamstime Gill Sans MS Morguefile i-Stock Photo Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 54. Comic Sans MS? Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 55. Comic Sans MS? Professional designers do not use this font, so why should we? I See No Evil?!!! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 56. Practice before presenting Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 57. Practice before presenting Don’t be tempted to read the text straight from the slide! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 58. Practice before presenting Don’t be tempted to read the text straight from the slide! But what about the detail? Well, the slide should lead to the worksheet, or textbook, so pupils can learn more. Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 59. Learn from this guy! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 60. Check out “The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs”by Carmine Gallo Learn from this guy! Some people even dress like this guy! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 61. Absolutely Repeat the slides in your no bullet presentation to re-enforce the message points! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 62. Absolutely Repeat the slides in your no bullet presentation to re-enforce the message points! Say what you have to say. Say it simply. Say it again! Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 63. • Go Visual • Let the image tell your story • Absolutely no bullet points (until the end) • Use simple fonts • Practice before presenting Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 64. Presentation Skills for geography teachers Version 2.0 Simple design tips to improve learning Simon Jones 2010 Tuesday, 9 March 2010
  • 65. Learn something new every day. Photo Credits: Contact: Attak simon_jones_2@hotmail.com flickr http://geographyjones.posterous.com iStockphoto moffit.moffit zipdesign Tuesday, 9 March 2010