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  • Bad PowerPoint

    1. 1. PREPARING POWERPOINT SLIDES <ul><li>It is good to keep your slides very simple and to limit the amount of material you put on a slide so that the slide has information that is relevant to your message </li></ul><ul><li>You should be consistent with the colors you use for your background </li></ul><ul><li>It is also more professional looking if you keep a consistent font </li></ul><ul><li>Also note that red letters tend to bleed into the background </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT TYPE IN ALL UPPERCASE, IT IS DIFFICULT TO READ </li></ul><ul><li>Use images that support your topic. These could be pictures, graphs or charts. </li></ul>
    2. 2. PrEpaRing PoWeRPoint SliDes <ul><li>Use large fonts so that people in the back of the room can read them </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid strongly patterned backgrounds </li></ul>
    3. 3. Death by PowerPoint!
    4. 5. 1. What is PPT good for? Pros Cons Visual aid Can encourage passiveness
    5. 6. B ctrl K
    6. 7. Preparing PowerPoint Slides <ul><li>Keep it simple </li></ul><ul><li>Six by Six </li></ul><ul><li>Plain fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Light on dark </li></ul><ul><li>Dark on light </li></ul><ul><li>Run spellchecker </li></ul>
    7. 8. Credits <ul><li>Sleeping students by Virginia Association for Developmental Education </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.telepromptermirrors.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Soldiers by Raideres </li></ul><ul><li>Camera by orangeacid </li></ul><ul><li>Waikiki by Mastery of Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Blue ppt screen iStockphoto </li></ul><ul><li>Atkinson, C. and Mayer, R.E. (2004) “ Five ways to reduce PowerPoint overload .” </li></ul><ul><li>Great ideas all around Garr Reynolds (go buy Presentation Zen right now!) </li></ul>This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License

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