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Basics of Good PowerPoint Design By Sue Heraper This image used under a CC license from http://www.fotopedia.com/items/051...
This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/wilderdom/3340381990/
Your audience can read your slides
faster than can you talk. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/ivanlanin/2558459173/
Use 7 words or less in each slide. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/ahhyeah/101408115/
This image used under a CC license from http://shiftingpixel.com/2007/08/03/happy-waterdrop/ Make your image fill up the w...
This image used under a CC license from http://shiftingpixel.com/2007/08/03/happy-waterdrop/ Place your text inside it.
This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/toasty/1247049723/ A good image allows the audience
This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/toasty/1247049723/ to think and reflect on an issue.
This image used under a CC license from http://www.wallpaper4me.com/wallpaper/Blu-Ray-Bullet/ A great image can help tell ...
in a way bullet points never can. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/earth2marsh/4681774...
Use strong visuals to help add to what you are saying This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos...
and not give it away before you say it.  This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/oceanflynn/2...
This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/5996465579/ Images you can use
 
 
Get your text right. Never use more than 3 styles of font. Keep them in the same family. Use different sizes. Animated tex...
Use simple fonts Arial Gills Sans Impact for a professional look and feel.
Take care to  match colors   and backgrounds If you can’t use color wisely, avoid it entirely. Image used under a CC licen...
Image used under a CC license from http://www.freefoto.com/preview/09-11-51/Red-Pepper Never use BLACK text on RED
Save bullets for a recap on the last slide.
<ul><li>Go visual – let the image tell your story </li></ul><ul><li>Use few words and simple fonts on your slides. </li></...
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  1. 1. Basics of Good PowerPoint Design By Sue Heraper This image used under a CC license from http://www.fotopedia.com/items/05111690-bfaf-4f1e-b4f5-d7dad57c2f1e The Basics of Good PowerPoint Design by Sue Heraper
  2. 2. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/wilderdom/3340381990/
  3. 3. Your audience can read your slides
  4. 4. faster than can you talk. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/ivanlanin/2558459173/
  5. 5. Use 7 words or less in each slide. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/ahhyeah/101408115/
  6. 6. This image used under a CC license from http://shiftingpixel.com/2007/08/03/happy-waterdrop/ Make your image fill up the whole slide.
  7. 7. This image used under a CC license from http://shiftingpixel.com/2007/08/03/happy-waterdrop/ Place your text inside it.
  8. 8. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/toasty/1247049723/ A good image allows the audience
  9. 9. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/toasty/1247049723/ to think and reflect on an issue.
  10. 10. This image used under a CC license from http://www.wallpaper4me.com/wallpaper/Blu-Ray-Bullet/ A great image can help tell the story
  11. 11. in a way bullet points never can. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/earth2marsh/4681774673/in/photostream/
  12. 12. Use strong visuals to help add to what you are saying This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/oceanflynn/276344173/
  13. 13. and not give it away before you say it. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/oceanflynn/276344173/
  14. 14. This image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalexanderson/5996465579/ Images you can use
  15. 17. Get your text right. Never use more than 3 styles of font. Keep them in the same family. Use different sizes. Animated text is not cool. A slight rotation makes it a little more interesting.
  16. 18. Use simple fonts Arial Gills Sans Impact for a professional look and feel.
  17. 19. Take care to match colors and backgrounds If you can’t use color wisely, avoid it entirely. Image used under a CC license from http://www.guydavid.com/art/digital_art/3d_abstracts/ice_cream_mountains.html
  18. 20. Image used under a CC license from http://www.freefoto.com/preview/09-11-51/Red-Pepper Never use BLACK text on RED
  19. 21. Save bullets for a recap on the last slide.
  20. 22. <ul><li>Go visual – let the image tell your story </li></ul><ul><li>Use few words and simple fonts on your slides. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice before presenting </li></ul>
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