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Designing Effective“PowerPoint Presentations”           By: Satyajeet Singh           satyajeet.singh@yahoo.com
Designing Effective  PowerPoint Presentation    Big           ProgressiveConsistent            Simple          Clear      ...
Make It   Big
Make it Big (Text)•   This is Arial 12•   This is Arial 18• This is Arial 24• This is Arial 32• This is Arial 36• This is ...
Make it Big (Text)•   This is Arial 12•   This is Arial 18         Too Small• This is Arial 24• This is Arial 32• This is ...
Make It Big (How to Estimate)• Look at it from 2 metres away                     2m
Keep It Simple
Keep It Simple (Text)• Too many colours• Too Many Fonts and Styles• The 6 x 7 rule  – No more than 6 lines per slide  – No...
Keep It Simple (Text)Instructional Technology:  A complex integrated process involving  people, procedures, ideas, devices...
Keep It Simple (Text)Instructional Technology: A process involving people, procedures & tools           Much Simpler for s...
Falling Leaves Observed                  Delhi    Mumbai           GoaJanuary      11,532,234 14,123,654     3,034,564Febr...
Falling Leaves in MillionsIn 106         Delhi   Mumbai   GoaJanuary          11        14     3February          1       ...
Falling Leaves50                                                                                          Goa45           ...
Falling Leaves50                                              Goa                                              Mumbai     ...
Keep It Simple (Picture)• Art work may distract your audience• Artistry does not substitute for content
Keep It Simple (Sound)• Sound effects may distract too• Use sound only when necessary
Keep It Simple (Transition)• This transition is annoying, not  enhancing• "Appear" and "Disappear" are better
Keep It Simple (Animation)            2m     Too distracting !
Keep It Simple (Animation)            2m  Simple & to the point
Make It Clear
Make It Clear (Capitalisation)• ALL CAPITAL LETTERS ARE  DIFFICULT TO READ• Upper and lower case letters are easier
Make It Clear (Fonts)Sanserif    Z      Serif    Z           clear           busy
Make It Clear (Fonts)•   Serif fonts are difficult to read on screen•   Sanserif fonts are clearer•   Italics are difficul...
Make It Clear (Numbers)Use numbers for lists with sequenceFor example:How to put an elephant into a fridge?1. Open the doo...
Make It Clear (Numbers)How to put a giraffe into a fridge?1.   Open the door of the fridge2.   Take out the elephant3.   P...
Make It Clear (Bullets)Use bullets to show a list without• Priority• Sequence• Hierarchy, …..
Make It Clear (Colours)• Use contrasting colours• Light on dark vs dark on light• Use complementary colours
Make It Clear (Contrast)• Use contrasting colours• Light on dark vs dark on light                       high contrast• Use...
Make It Clear (Contrast)• Use contrasting colours• Light on dark vs dark on light• Use complementary colours      This is ...
Make It Clear (Contrast)• Use contrasting colours• Light on dark vs dark on light• Use complementary colours      This is ...
Make It Clear (Complement) • Use contrasting colours • Light on dark vs dark on light • Use complementary coloursThese col...
Make It Clear (Complement)• Use contrasting colours• Light on dark vs dark on light• Use complementary colours  These colo...
Make It Clear (Size)• Size implies importance
Make It Clear (Size)• Size implies importance
Make It Clear (Focal Points)• Focal points direct attention
Make It Clear (Focal Points)• Focal points direct attention
Be Progressive
Types of Instructional Tools                      Discovery                       Learning                                ...
Types of Instructional Tools                      Discovery                       Learning                                ...
Understanding TechnologyMouse                         I/O ErrorMain Storage                  CPUFunction key   Too many & ...
Understanding TechnologyMouse                        I/O ErrorMain Storage                 CPUFunction key   Progressive &...
Be Consistent
Be Consistent• Differences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract
Be ConsistentDifferences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract This tic...
Be ConsistentDifferences draw attention Differences may imply importanceo Use surprises to attract not distract  These d...
Be Consistent• Differences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract      Th...
Be Consistent• Differences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract        ...
Be Consistent• Differences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract        ...
Be Consistent• Differences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract        ...
In Summary•   Big•   Simple•   Clear•   Progressive•   Consistent
Some Final Words
When Creating• Text to support the communication• Pictures to simplify complex concepts• Animations for complex relationsh...
When Presenting• Speak loudly and clearly with fluctuation• Direct your words to all aspects of the  room• Maintain eye co...
Closing Remarks• Practice your presentation before a  neutral audience  – Ask for feedback• Be particular about the time a...
Thank You !
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  1. 1. Designing Effective“PowerPoint Presentations” By: Satyajeet Singh satyajeet.singh@yahoo.com
  2. 2. Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentation Big ProgressiveConsistent Simple Clear Summary
  3. 3. Make It Big
  4. 4. Make it Big (Text)• This is Arial 12• This is Arial 18• This is Arial 24• This is Arial 32• This is Arial 36• This is Arial 44
  5. 5. Make it Big (Text)• This is Arial 12• This is Arial 18 Too Small• This is Arial 24• This is Arial 32• This is Arial 36• This is Arial 44
  6. 6. Make It Big (How to Estimate)• Look at it from 2 metres away 2m
  7. 7. Keep It Simple
  8. 8. Keep It Simple (Text)• Too many colours• Too Many Fonts and Styles• The 6 x 7 rule – No more than 6 lines per slide – No more than 7 words per line
  9. 9. Keep It Simple (Text)Instructional Technology: A complex integrated process involving people, procedures, ideas, devices, and organization, for analyzing problems and devising, implementing, evaluating, Toosolutions to those and managing detailed ! problems in situations in which learning is purposive and controlled (HMRS 5th ed.)
  10. 10. Keep It Simple (Text)Instructional Technology: A process involving people, procedures & tools Much Simpler for solutions to problems in learning (HMRS 5th ed.)
  11. 11. Falling Leaves Observed Delhi Mumbai GoaJanuary 11,532,234 14,123,654 3,034,564February 1,078,456 12,345,567 16,128,234March 17,234,778 6,567,123 16,034,786April 16,098,897 10,870,954 7,940,096MayJune Too detailed ! 8,036,897 10,345,394 16,184,345 678,095 14,856,456 4,123,656July 8,890,345 15,347,934 18,885,786August 8,674,234 18,107,110 17,230,095September 4,032,045 18,923,239 9,950,498October 2,608,096 9,945,890 5,596,096November 5,864,034 478,023 6,678,125December 12,234,123 9,532,111 3,045,654
  12. 12. Falling Leaves in MillionsIn 106 Delhi Mumbai GoaJanuary 11 14 3February 1 12 16March 17 6 16April 16 10 7 Much SimplerMay 8 10 14June 16 0 4July 8 15 18August 8 18 17September 4 18 9October 2 9 5November 5 0 6December 12 9 3
  13. 13. Falling Leaves50 Goa45 Mumbai40 Delhi353025 Too detailed !201510 5 0January February March April May June July August September October November December
  14. 14. Falling Leaves50 Goa Mumbai Delhi4030 Much Simpler2010 0January March May July September November
  15. 15. Keep It Simple (Picture)• Art work may distract your audience• Artistry does not substitute for content
  16. 16. Keep It Simple (Sound)• Sound effects may distract too• Use sound only when necessary
  17. 17. Keep It Simple (Transition)• This transition is annoying, not enhancing• "Appear" and "Disappear" are better
  18. 18. Keep It Simple (Animation) 2m Too distracting !
  19. 19. Keep It Simple (Animation) 2m Simple & to the point
  20. 20. Make It Clear
  21. 21. Make It Clear (Capitalisation)• ALL CAPITAL LETTERS ARE DIFFICULT TO READ• Upper and lower case letters are easier
  22. 22. Make It Clear (Fonts)Sanserif Z Serif Z clear busy
  23. 23. Make It Clear (Fonts)• Serif fonts are difficult to read on screen• Sanserif fonts are clearer• Italics are difficult to read on screen• Normal or bold fonts are clearer• Underlines may signify hyperlinks• Instead, use colours to emphasise
  24. 24. Make It Clear (Numbers)Use numbers for lists with sequenceFor example:How to put an elephant into a fridge?1. Open the door of the fridge2. Put the elephant in3. Close the door
  25. 25. Make It Clear (Numbers)How to put a giraffe into a fridge?1. Open the door of the fridge2. Take out the elephant3. Put the giraffe in4. Close the door
  26. 26. Make It Clear (Bullets)Use bullets to show a list without• Priority• Sequence• Hierarchy, …..
  27. 27. Make It Clear (Colours)• Use contrasting colours• Light on dark vs dark on light• Use complementary colours
  28. 28. Make It Clear (Contrast)• Use contrasting colours• Light on dark vs dark on light high contrast• Use complementary colours low contrast
  29. 29. Make It Clear (Contrast)• Use contrasting colours• Light on dark vs dark on light• Use complementary colours This is light on dark
  30. 30. Make It Clear (Contrast)• Use contrasting colours• Light on dark vs dark on light• Use complementary colours This is dark on light
  31. 31. Make It Clear (Complement) • Use contrasting colours • Light on dark vs dark on light • Use complementary coloursThese colours do not complement
  32. 32. Make It Clear (Complement)• Use contrasting colours• Light on dark vs dark on light• Use complementary colours These colours complement
  33. 33. Make It Clear (Size)• Size implies importance
  34. 34. Make It Clear (Size)• Size implies importance
  35. 35. Make It Clear (Focal Points)• Focal points direct attention
  36. 36. Make It Clear (Focal Points)• Focal points direct attention
  37. 37. Be Progressive
  38. 38. Types of Instructional Tools Discovery Learning Individual SocialMode of Instruction Constructive Constructive Tools Tools Too many in one go! Guided Inquiry Informational Tools Individual Social Instructive Communicative Tools Tools Direct Instruction Individual Pair Group Complexity of Interactions
  39. 39. Types of Instructional Tools Discovery Learning Individual SocialMode of Instruction Constructive Constructive Tools Tools Guided Informational Tools Inquiry Progressive & Individual Social Instructive focused thus Communicative Tools Tools Direct Instruction Individual Pair Group Complexity of Interactions
  40. 40. Understanding TechnologyMouse I/O ErrorMain Storage CPUFunction key Too many & User interfaceSoftware not focused DebuggerFloppy disk Backup system
  41. 41. Understanding TechnologyMouse I/O ErrorMain Storage CPUFunction key Progressive & interface UserSoftware thus focusedDebuggerFloppy disk Backup system
  42. 42. Be Consistent
  43. 43. Be Consistent• Differences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract
  44. 44. Be ConsistentDifferences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract This tick draws attention
  45. 45. Be ConsistentDifferences draw attention Differences may imply importanceo Use surprises to attract not distract These differences distract!
  46. 46. Be Consistent• Differences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract This T implies importance
  47. 47. Be Consistent• Differences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract Confusing differences!
  48. 48. Be Consistent• Differences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract This surprise attracts
  49. 49. Be Consistent• Differences draw attention• Differences may imply importance• Use surprises to attract not distract These distract!
  50. 50. In Summary• Big• Simple• Clear• Progressive• Consistent
  51. 51. Some Final Words
  52. 52. When Creating• 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 slides
  53. 53. When 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 reference
  54. 54. Closing Remarks• Practice your presentation before a neutral audience – Ask for feedback• Be particular about the time allotted for presentation• Leave time for questions
  55. 55. Thank You !
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