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    • PowerPoint: Do’s and Don’ts
    • Keep it Simple
      • This slide is extremely hard to read.
      • The background is too obnoxious and there are too many words.
      • There are too many different fonts and colors.
      • The animation is very distracting and over the top.
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    • Slide Design
      • Don’t use design templates
        • Customize your own
        • Use AutoShapes
        • Keep backgrounds simple
    • Colors
      • Do pick contrasting neutral colors
        • Avoid neon colors
      • Dark room = dark background
      • Light room = light background
    • Dark Background
      • Example of dark background
      • Use light text on dark background
    • Light Background
      • Example of light background
      • Use dark text on light background
    • Fonts & Text
      • Do limit presentation to 2-3 fonts
        • Use sans-serif for titles/headings
        • Use serif for body
        • Avoid script fonts
      • Do use 28-32 pt font sizes
      • Do limit fonts to 2-3 font sizes
    • Content
      • Do limit text on each slide
        • Six by six rule
      • Don’t use sentences or periods
      • Do capitalize
        • First word of a bullet
        • Each word in a title or heading
    • Pictures & Graphics
      • Do use pictures for enhancement
        • Worth more than 1,000 words
      • Use graphics and clipart sparingly
        • Overly used
        • Show lack of creativity
    • Sounds & Movement
      • Don’t use obnoxious animations or transitions
        • Only pick from Basic or Subtle
        • Text should appear all at once
      • Avoid unnecessary sounds
        • Distract from message
    • Consistency
      • Do keep slides consistent
        • Same fonts
        • Same background/design
        • Same transitions/animations
        • Same colors
    • Unique
      • Do make your PowerPoint unique
        • You’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all
    • Presentation
      • Don’t rely on PowerPoint
        • Interact with the audience
        • Use other visual aids if appropriate
      • Do practice your presentation
      • Do be sure your equipment works
        • Have a backup plan ready
    • Keep it Simple
      • Colors
      • Animations/Transitions
      • Sounds
      • Content
      • Pictures/Graphics