Bullets should be on the left hand side of the screen NOT the right. It is harder to read when they are lined up on the right.Bad Bullets
Bullets should line up on the left.It is easier for the eye to follow from left to right.Well Done!Good Bullets
Backgrounds are important for aesthetics of yourpower point.They should never over power the words or informationyou are trying to display.Bad Backgrounds
Good BackgroundWhen you are trying toportray a message when usingclip art or images, alwaysmake sure they do not distractfrom the information.
Fonts and backgrounds should compliment eachother and be easy to read.The background color and font color should bedistinctively different.Bad Contrast and Color
When choosing background and font colorsthey should be complimentary.The font color should stand out on thechosen background color.Easy for audience to view!Good Contrast and Color
Bad GraphicsWhen usinggraphics, one goodgraphic will dobetter then severalpoor ones. Makegood choices!
Good GraphicsWhen choosing graphicsthey should relate to theinformation you are tryingto portray. If someonecould question why youare using a graphic don’tuse it.
When making lists of information on your page do not…1. Add2. More3. Information4. Then5. Make6. Sense to7. SubjectBad Rule of Four
When making lists on your power point…Remember the rule of four.Four items on the page…Is easier for the mind to remember.Good Rule of Four
Bad ProximityIn order for the eye tocontinue to moveacross the screen andOtherwise theeye will stop inthe wrong places.View yourchosen imagesand text, theyshould havecloseproximity.
Good Proximity…from the beginning to theend of your information…When the proximity……isappropriate, eyeswill move……with the help of graphics.
Use visually distracting fontsStay away from gimmicky fontsKeep type sizes consistentDONT USE ALL CAPS!Avoid text overload. When too much information is on thescreen your audience will begin to loose interest in yourblah blah blah blah blah blah blah!Bad Fonts
Vary font for emphasis or to group wordstogether.Use visually simple fonts. For a visuallysimulating appearance.Good Fonts
When two properties must differ use fonts orcolors to make the difference obvious.Backgrounds should not interfere.Bad Perceptual Differences
Good Perceptual DifferencesWhen you want twoproperties to differ…They must be obviousenough to theaudiences eye.