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Effective powerpoint presentations Dunlavey

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Effective powerpoint presentations Dunlavey

  1. 1. By: Benjamin Dunlavey
  2. 2. Think Simple 4-6 Points per slide  Don’t be wordy Be visual NOT verbal  Gain attention
  3. 3. Use consistent background Pick the template carefully  Templates set the tone Use high-quality graphics
  4. 4.  Invoke  Feeling  Emotion  Attention
  5. 5.  Use point 20-24  no smaller than 18 TITLE Larger Point Sub points/Content Smaller Point
  6. 6.  Use Transition judiciously  Avoid using slow moving transition  Be professional  Wipe “left-to-right”  “Move” or “Fly”  No more than three Transitions used
  7. 7. Content  Be visual not wordy Design  Be consistent use the same background/ Template Color  Invokes feeling Fonts  Sans-serif  Use 20-24 size point Transition  Be simple/Fast
  8. 8. Sources  Reynolds, G. (2013) Top Ten Slide Tips, Retrieved from     http://www.garrreynolds.com/preso-tips/design/ Bates Information & Library Services (2011) PowerPoint: Presentation Tips, Retrieved from http://www.bates.edu/ils/2011/how-doi/software/powerpoint-presentation-tips/ Color Matters (2012) Basic Color Theory, Retrieved from http://www.colormatters.com/color-and-design/basic-color-theory Microsoft Office PowerPoint (2013) Tips For Giving A Better Presentation, Retrieved from http://office.microsoft.com/enus/powerpoint-help/tips-for-giving-better-presentationsHA001077405.aspx Sieber, T. (2009) 10 PowerPoint Tips for Preparing a Professional Presentation, Retrieved from http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-tipsfor-preparing-a-professional-presentation/

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