Shirelle thomas effective power point presentations

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Shirelle thomas effective power point presentations

  1. 1. Effective PowerPoint Presentations<br />Shirelle Thomas<br />
  2. 2. What makes an effective PowerPoint Presentation?<br />Not a lot of animations<br />All your slides do not need to have an animation <br />Have fun with your slides but not too much fun<br />Limit Information<br />You do not need to have every single word you are going to say on your slide<br />Don’t bore your audience<br />Color Scheme<br />Use colors that are easy to read off of your chosen background<br />Don’t blind your audience or make it hard to read<br />
  3. 3. Time your presentation<br />
  4. 4. Fancy Fonts can be hard to read<br />
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  6. 6. Summary<br />Powerpoint is more visual than verbal: “a picture is worth a thousand words”<br />The audience will take away the last thing you say<br />Images should be good: not pixilated , out of focus, too dark<br />Make graphs simple as possible<br />
  7. 7. Source<br />Virginia Monticello. Creating an Effective PowerPoint. Retrieved September 1, 2011, from http://mason.gmu.edu/~montecin/powerpoint.html<br />PowerPoint Presentation Slides. Retrieved September 1, 2011, from http://powerpointpresentationwriting.com/<br />Bates University. Powerpoint: Presentation Tips. Retrieved September 1, 2011 from http://www.bates.edu/powerpoint-tips.xml<br />
  8. 8. Picture Source<br />Picture on Slide 5. http://powerpointpresentationwriting.com/<br />
  9. 9. The End<br />

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