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DO’S AND DON’TS
OF POWERPOINT
PRESENTATIONS
Bullets
Keep
It
Simple
Don’t
Use too many bullet points
■ Avoid too many bullet points
■ Avoid too many bullet points
■ Avoid too many bullet poi...
Do
Choose images
that match
your message
Don’t
Use too much information
Consistency
Do
Choose easy to read fonts
&
Stay in a font family
Don’t
Use visually complex fonts
Especiallyavarietyofthem
Do
Vary a font's size, Style or colour for emphasis
or group words together *
*But avoid doing it all on one slide
Don’t
Underline words for emphasis
People mistake these for hyperlinks and
they are harder to read.
Do
Use san-serif fonts like;
Ariel, Gil Sans, or Century Gothic
They are easier on the eye
Don’t
Choose Serif fonts like;
Times New Roman
They are harder to read on a screen
Do
Check your spelling
Proofread each slide
Make sure all information is correct
Don’t
■ Fillupthescreenwithlotsandlotsinformationwritteninsentenceform.Orev
enbulletafterbulletafterbullet.Thevisualsinyou...
Background
■ Pretty, simplistic
■ & consistent
Dark Backgrounds
Example of dark backgrounds
Use light text on dark backgrounds
Contrast & colour
■ Make sure to contrast your colours.
■ Particularly font and background.
■ but please make sure they re...
Reference list
http://www.slideshare.net/covs/ppt-dos-and-donts
http://www.slideshare.net/sudarsansahu/powerpoint-do-dont?...
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  1. 1. DO’S AND DON’TS OF POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS
  2. 2. Bullets Keep It Simple
  3. 3. Don’t Use too many bullet points ■ Avoid too many bullet points ■ Avoid too many bullet points ■ Avoid too many bullet points ■ Avoid too many bullet points ■ Avoid too many bullet points ■ Avoid too many bullet points ■ Avoid too many bullet points ■ Avoid too many bullet points ■ Avoid too many bullet points
  4. 4. Do Choose images that match your message
  5. 5. Don’t Use too much information
  6. 6. Consistency
  7. 7. Do Choose easy to read fonts & Stay in a font family
  8. 8. Don’t Use visually complex fonts Especiallyavarietyofthem
  9. 9. Do Vary a font's size, Style or colour for emphasis or group words together * *But avoid doing it all on one slide
  10. 10. Don’t Underline words for emphasis People mistake these for hyperlinks and they are harder to read.
  11. 11. Do Use san-serif fonts like; Ariel, Gil Sans, or Century Gothic They are easier on the eye
  12. 12. Don’t Choose Serif fonts like; Times New Roman They are harder to read on a screen
  13. 13. Do Check your spelling Proofread each slide Make sure all information is correct
  14. 14. Don’t ■ Fillupthescreenwithlotsandlotsinformationwritteninsentenceform.Orev enbulletafterbulletafterbullet.Thevisualsinyourpresentationshouldhelpg uideyourspeaking,notreplaceit.Peoplecanreadfasterthantheycanspeak, andtheydon‟twanttohearyoujustreadfromtheslides.Plus,themoreyoupu tonaslide,thesmallerthetextwillgetandthesmallerthetextgets,theharder itistoread.Then,youwillannoyyouraudienceastheytrytofollowalong,butf alterintheirattempts.Anannoyedaudienceisnotahappyaudienceandanun happyaudiencewon‟treallygiveyoutheattentionyourhardandcarefullyres earchedpresentationdeserves.Inotherwords,didyoureallyreadallofthis? Wouldyouexpectyouraudienceto
  15. 15. Background ■ Pretty, simplistic ■ & consistent
  16. 16. Dark Backgrounds Example of dark backgrounds Use light text on dark backgrounds
  17. 17. Contrast & colour ■ Make sure to contrast your colours. ■ Particularly font and background. ■ but please make sure they re not blinding and or too contrasting.
  18. 18. Reference list http://www.slideshare.net/covs/ppt-dos-and-donts http://www.slideshare.net/sudarsansahu/powerpoint-do-dont?qid=117dceac-f773-4a18-812f-5e06c1a7ca27&v=&b=&from_search=5 http://www.slideshare.net/ethos3/text-me-dos-donts-of-presentation-design?from_action=save http://www.slideshare.net/monikadoshi31/dos-and-donts-of-powerpoint-presentations http://www.slideshare.net/ETRC/power-point-presentations-dos-and-donts http://www.slideshare.net/Archela/dos-and-donts-of-powerpoint-21565051?qid=dd55a853-1658-4922-a422-6609d72d55bd&v=&b=&from_search=6 http://www.slideshare.net/mariaverna17/powerpoint-dosdonts-d?qid=4d69a0fc-5101-4cda-879c-c94045947e21&v=&b=&from_search=8

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