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Creating Effective Presentations

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Some basic tips for creating more effective PowerPoint-type presentations.

Some basic tips for creating more effective PowerPoint-type presentations.

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  • In addition to the life skills previously mentioned, powerpoint specifically also does these
  • In addition to the life skills previously mentioned, powerpoint specifically also does these
  • Do not use a template or start playing with colors.
  • * * * * * Difficult to do. Interact with the audience.
  • * * * TV v. projector, etc.
  • * * * TV v. projector, etc.
  • * * Scanned images and video are large. Do you need to email this? Teach students how to resize images.
  • * Or vice versa
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    • 1. Creating Effective Presentations
      • By Steve Katz
    • 2. Keynote (PowerPoint) Terms
      • Presentation
      • Slide
      • Title
      • Bullets
      • Transition
      • Animation
    • 3. Why?
      • Practice oral presentation skills
      • Used widely in education & business
    • 4. Project Steps
      • Start working on a blank presentation.
      • Complete all text first.
      • Add graphics and clip art.
      • Select theme.
        • Need to change images?
      • Transitions and animation
      • Sound
    • 5. Presentation Checklist
      • Know your audience.
      • Keep a focused message.
      • Use graphics to help make your point.
        • Use graphics wisely.
      • Do not read off the screen when you present.
    • 6. Presentation Tips - Text
      • Use statements, not sentences.
      • Be brief
      • Use key words
      • One topic per slide
      • One thought per line
    • 7. Presentation Tips - Text Size
      • Use default size
      • Then adjust size for your equipment
      • 6 x 6 Rule
      • Use upper & lower case (not all caps)
    • 8. Presentation Tips - Graphics
      • Images can strengthen your message
      • Can greatly increase your file size
      http://thephilter.com/2006/11/anvil-club/
    • 9. Presentation Tips - Color
      • Dark backgrounds with light text
      • Consistent design
        • Background, transitions, & animation
      http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4a/Colorful_pottery.jpg
    • 10. Creating Effective Presentations
      • By Steve Katz