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Power In Your Power Point.Email Version

  1. 1. Putting More Power <br />in Your PowerPoint<br />Dr. William H. Baker<br />
  2. 2. Foundations of Modern Biology<br />Foundations of Modern Biology<br />Cell theory<br />Evolution<br />Gene theory<br />Homeostasis<br />Research<br />Structural<br />Physiological<br />Evolution<br />Taxonomy<br />Environmental<br />Example of a poorly designed PowerPoint slide.<br />Outlines taken from Wikipedia, March 2008<br />
  3. 3. Where we’re going today<br />PowerPoint<br />1. Problems<br />2. Design tips<br />3. Sample show<br />
  4. 4. 7 Design Tips<br /> Use PPT templates sparingly<br /> Follow a layout and color theme<br /> Use OABC and a running agenda<br /> Avoid clutter<br /> Use readable type<br /> Show relationships visually<br /> Use animations purposefully<br />
  5. 5. 1. Use PPT templates sparingly<br />No<br />7. Organization<br />6. Information Systems<br />5. Financing<br />4. Operations<br />3. Marketing<br />2 . Background<br />1. Executive Summary<br />Business Plan<br />Yes<br />XYZ Innovations<br />
  6. 6. 2. Follow a layout & color theme<br />No<br />Yes<br />
  7. 7. 3. Use OABC & a running agenda<br />Yes<br />No<br />
  8. 8. 4. Avoid clutter<br />Yes<br />No<br />
  9. 9. 5. Use readable type<br />Business Plan<br /><ul><li>Executive summary
  10. 10. Background
  11. 11. Marketing
  12. 12. Operations
  13. 13. Financing
  14. 14. Information systems
  15. 15. Organization</li></ul>Yes<br />No<br />Large size<br />Sans-serif font<br />High-contrast color<br />
  16. 16. 6. Show relationships visually<br />Yes<br />No<br />
  17. 17. 7. Use animations purposefully<br />
  18. 18. Revising<br />Macro items<br /><ul><li>Content
  19. 19. Organization
  20. 20. Paragraphs
  21. 21. Sentences</li></ul>Micro items<br />No<br />
  22. 22. The World Bank<br />The World Bank<br />Working for a World Free of Poverty<br />Working for a World Free of Poverty<br />English<br />Search<br />FEATURES<br />At the World Bank we have <br />made the world&apos;s challenge—to <br />reduce global poverty—our challenge.<br />Our mission is to help developing countries and their people reach the goals by working with our partners to alleviate poverty. <br />To do that we concentrate on building the <br />climate for investment, jobs and sustainable <br />growth, so that economies will grow, and by <br />investing in and empowering poor people <br />to participate in development.<br />Saving Forests and the Climate: <br />World leaders discuss how to put a price tag on preserving forests at the UN Climate Change Conference in Kenya.<br />more…<br />EVENTS<br /><ul><li>Nov. 30: Remittances and Competitiveness: Evidence from Latin America and Eastern Europe
  23. 23. Nov. 30: World Bank Institute Game Design Call for Proposals Deadline
  24. 24. Dec. 13-15: World Bank’s Global Forum on Flaring Reduction and Gas Utilization</li></ul>About<br />News<br />Events<br />Country Projects<br />Research & Publications<br />Interactive<br />Visitor Resources<br />The World Bank Group<br />© 2006, All rights reserved.<br />Site Map<br />Index<br />FAQ<br />Contact Us<br />Search<br />News<br />About<br />Country Projects<br />Events<br />Visitor Resources<br />Research & Publications<br />Interactive<br />Yes<br />
  25. 25. Summary<br /> Use templates sparingly<br /> Follow a layout and color theme<br /> Use OABC and a running agenda<br /> Avoid clutter<br /> Use readable type<br /> Show relationships visually<br /> Use animations purposefully<br />

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