Do’s and the Do NOT’s Do’s speak clearly Know what each slide is about before presentation time connect to audience have a clear, readable presentation so the class can read it Know your material Do Not’s stumble over slides overcrowd your slides with work use minimum color and have a tastily presentation rush through slide only time the presentation if you are exactly on mark and needed
Before you start :
Have a clear understanding on what your presentation will be focused on.
create an outline
Build a draft
build a flow
Make sure you stay on topic, professional and on key
Run your information before your professor to make sure your topic is clear.
Ask all questions before jumping into the project
Make sure all your work has been cited
EAMPLE SLIDE: Devote 75% or your page to knwowledge..not to much not to little. Do not use sentences , use bullets (no more than 5) Create a smooth layout Grab the attention with your header or title http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2008/01/mac-office-2008-review.ars/3
The WORKS Font:*for a whole presentation you can use up to 3 fonts
for a single page you can use up to 2 fonts
*use both upper and lower case letters (never use all capitals)
Size: do not use anything less than size 18. * for a whole presentation you may use up to 4 sizes * For a single page do not use more than 3 sizes Color: try to use no more than 3 colors (primarily in the same range) on one slide.
background color is most important…make sure it is illegible
Layout: organized and easy to read and follow
possibly use the “Z” pattern or the Rule of Thirds
Uploading Pictures Steps (non- Mac comp.)
Display the slide.
Choose Insert – Picture - From File or click the Insert Picture icon on the Drawing. Choose an image file to insert.
Select the image and move it to the desired location. You can also drag on a corner handle to resize it.
Mac Comp. : simply drag the image to the desktop and then drag it again to the area you want to place the image. http://www.ellenfinkelstein.com/powerpoint_tip_where&how_insert_images.html
Technology With your presentation think about other ways to use visuals: Document Cameras. Digital projector, overhead projector Theses things may help your audience understand the topic more clearly. Also possibly posting your powerPoint on a broadcast or internet sites likeYoutubemay help also because than the presentation is available to view at home. http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.flatscreen-tv-wallmounts.net
Because most PowerPoint presentation you have to present, consider reviewing your project in advance so you can be a dynamic speaker.
Know your PowerPoint
Present with confidence and passion
Consider using aids such as visual handouts, projector or video along with the presentation.
Checklist to have complete before SUBMITTING: rubric topic is clear and on point all slides tastily uses color pictures are uploaded correctly, not blurry and cited all work is properly cited spelling, grammar and punctuation is clean and understandable
Youtube: Don McMillan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpvgfmEU2Ck LIFE AND DEATH BY POWEROINT This link is a video taken from Youtube….. Explaining what NOT TO DO when you give a PowerPoint…..