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PowerPoint for Teachers

  1. 1. PowerPoint Presentations: Design, Content & Delivery
  2. 2. A good presentation needs… <ul><li>Sexy Design </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging Content </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Delivery </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Good Design?
  4. 4. Would you rather look at this?
  5. 6. Or this?
  6. 8. Easier to Understand = Simple Design
  7. 9. How do we create engaging Content?
  8. 10. Drip-feed text
  9. 11. Too much writing <ul><li>Common Problem: </li></ul>
  10. 12. & writing Too small <ul><li>It was one of those summery days when the air is heavy and warm and nobody wants to do very much. Jonathan and Robbit were resting on top of one of Moley's hummocks, relaxing and watching the rest of the world go by. Jonathan could feel the sun's warmth through his shell and it was making him feel comfortable and drowsy. He wriggled contentedly. Last night, before he'd gone to bed, Jonathan had taken off his shell and given it a special polish, and this morning it gleamed in the sunlight. Beside him on the soft warm molehill, Robbit lay on his back, his paws behind his head, gazing up at the clear blue sky, thinking about things in his own rabbity way. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Why do nettles have stings?&quot; He asked suddenly </li></ul><ul><li>Jonathan had just begun to doze off, and woke with a start </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Why do nettles have what?&quot; He asked, not quite awake. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Stings,&quot; Robbit scratched one of his ears in a comfortable, absent-minded sort of way. </li></ul><ul><li>Jonathan pondered, his head tilted to one side as he thought. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;I suppose,&quot; He said eventually, &quot;They have stings so nobody will eat them.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;That's silly,&quot; Said Robbit, &quot;Nobody'd want to eat a rotten old nettle, anyway: they're all tough and stringy.&quot; </li></ul>
  11. 13. Media Rich
  12. 14. Media Sources <ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>www.youtube.com </li></ul><ul><li>Photographs </li></ul><ul><li> www.flickr.com </li></ul><ul><li>Sound Effects </li></ul><ul><li>www.freesound.iua.upf.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Books </li></ul><ul><li>www.archive.org </li></ul>
  13. 15. Explain complex theory with diagrams
  14. 16. A = Energy B = You A B Power Electricity B A
  15. 18. Images are Powerful
  16. 24. What is a good way to Deliver this?
  17. 25. Teacher, meet Presenter
  18. 26. You already do this.
  19. 27. Lets also do this Presenting Teacher Engaged Student
  20. 28. Present interactively
  21. 29. Which TV show’s theme is this? The Outer Limits The Bill The X-Files Eastenders
  22. 30. Play games <ul><li>Who wants to be a Millionaire </li></ul><ul><li>Observation </li></ul><ul><li>Odd One Out </li></ul><ul><li>A Question of Sport </li></ul>
  23. 31. PowerPoint + Quizdom = Formative Assessment
  24. 32. Common Mistake: <ul><li>People tend to put every word they are going to say on their PowerPoint slides. Although this eliminates the need to memorise your talk, ultimately this makes your slides crowded, wordy, and boring. You will lose your audience's attention before you even reach the bottom of your.... </li></ul>
  25. 33. <ul><li>[Continued] first slide. </li></ul>
  26. 34. Common Mistakes: <ul><li>Many people do not run spell cheek before showing their presentation - BIG MISTAK!!! Nothing makes you look stupider then spelling erors. </li></ul>
  27. 35. Common Mistakes <ul><li>Avoid </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive </li></ul><ul><li>Bullet-pointing. </li></ul><ul><li>Only </li></ul><ul><li>Bullet </li></ul><ul><li>Your </li></ul><ul><li>Key </li></ul><ul><li>Points. </li></ul><ul><li>Too Many </li></ul><ul><li>Bullet-points </li></ul><ul><li>And </li></ul><ul><li>Your </li></ul><ul><li>Key </li></ul><ul><li>Messages </li></ul><ul><li>Will </li></ul><ul><li>NOT </li></ul><ul><li>Stand </li></ul><ul><li>Out. </li></ul><ul><li>In-fact </li></ul><ul><li>The </li></ul><ul><li>Term </li></ul><ul><li>Bullet-point </li></ul><ul><li>Comes </li></ul><ul><li>From </li></ul><ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>Firing </li></ul><ul><li>At </li></ul><ul><li>Annoying </li></ul><ul><li>Presenters. </li></ul><ul><li>Guns </li></ul>
  28. 37. Be careful using too much data
  29. 38. Useful Data v Total Number of Slides
  30. 39. Final Tip <ul><li>W for White, B for Black. </li></ul>
  31. 40. Have a Definite Ending
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