Effective use of powerpoint as a presentation tool

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  • 1. Use of PowerPoint as a Presentation ToolBy: Rona Marie Angelica A. Obillo
  • 2. PowerPoint is an easy-to- use presentation tool – but, like with any tool, itsuse is only as effective as the presenter who is using it.
  • 3. Presenting With PowerPointIn putting together your slideshow, you’ve obviouslyconsidered key elements such as: Who is the audience? What do they already know about the material? What do you want them to learn by the end of the lecture? Where will the presentation take place and under what conditions?
  • 4. 10 Best Practices in Presenting with PowerPoint
  • 5. 1. Thinkabout goals andpurpose of hand outs
  • 6. 2. Minimize the number of texts To discourage yourself from readingslides, use fewer slides with concise text
  • 7. 3. Don’t parrot PowerPoint. keep in mind that99% of the time, you should be looking at your students, notthe projection screen or your computer screen
  • 8. 4. Hold up  Make sure that you are in your end their foreground – that what you are saying and how you are saying it is compelling enough to keep them focused on you, and not on your slides
  • 9. 5. Time your talk.  Remember that another potential problem occurs when your important comments coincide precisely with the appearance of a fresh PowerPoint slide
  • 10. 6. Give it a rest Don’t be shy about blanking the screen on occasion when you need your students to focus on you
  • 11. 7. Make it interactive  Ask students to anticipate information on an upcoming slide, or use PowerPoint for interactive games using action buttons, for instance
  • 12. 8. Mix up the media Put a range of media into your PowerPoint styles.
  • 13. 9. Hide your pointer Some students are easily distracted when the pointer moves across the screen during the presentation
  • 14. 10. Rehearse before presenting Practicing your presentation in the slideshow view
  • 15. Uses and Importance of Powerpoint way of attracting audience towards your views and arguments one of the most helping factors behind success of every meeting combines audio and visual both aspects, making it easier to understand for audience makes it easier for people in marketing, advertising, and sales to make presentations for motivation of their subordinates. Inclusion of different types of charts, images, clip-arts, other graphical structures, makes a presentation eye catchy
  • 16. Guidelines for an effective presentation session Your presentation should be to the point and focusing over actual purpose. There should be a professional look deciding your organizations identity. You need to practice properly before delivering a presentation in any seminars
  • 17.  There should be less text, and maximum possible graphics in presentations. Take care of your time, users positive responses, and their ease, dont make people bored with longer duration presentations There should be uniform colors and font appearance throughout the presentation to avoid in-convenience http://eglobiotraining.com/
  • 18. Effective Slideshow Construction
  • 19.  must beText Size readable  dark text onContrast light backgrounds http://eglobiotraining.com/
  • 20. Transitions  Sparing and andAnimations consistent  consistent Template and minimal
  • 21. Hints for a successful presentation Plan carefully Do your research Know your audience Speak comfortably and clearly
  • 22. Effective PowerPoint Slides Use design templates Standardize position, colors and styles Include only necessary information Limit the information to essentials Use colors that contrast Be consistent with effects, transitions and animation Too many slides can lose your audience
  • 23. Text guidelines Generally no more than 6 lines a slide Avoid long sentences Larger font indicates more important information Font size generally ranges from 18 to 48 point Be sure text contrasts with background Avoid abbreviations and acronyms
  • 24. Clip Art and Graphics Should balance the slide Should enhance and complement the text, not overwhelm No more than two graphics per slide
  • 25. Best Practices: Delivery Set an appropriate background Navigate slides smoothly
  • 26. Example of PowerPoint Presentation
  • 27. Sources:http://www.microsoft.com/atwork/skills/presentat ions.aspx#fbid=GPoRcF7KAgShttp://www.utexas.edu/lbj/21cp/syllabus/powerp oint_tips2.htmhttp://www.fctl.ucf.edu/teachingandlearningreso urces/technology/powerpoint/index.phphttp://mason.gmu.edu/~montecin/powerpoint.ht ml
  • 28. Respectfully Submitted to Prof. Erwin M. Globio, MSIT