Who?



Where?

            What made
             it great?
Ian Jukes

  David Warlick

 Steve Jobs
 Dick Hardt
Based on the article Avoiding Seven Deadly Multimedia Design
and Presentation Sins by Thomas H. Cunningham.
Letter fonts are too ornate

 There are too many different fonts
 There are too many DIFFERENT font styles
 And there ...
Avoid the temptation to use fancy fonts

    Choose one that is easy to read!



  Limit to one or two letter fonts

 ...
Be Consistent!
If you must use an ornate font, use it

  with only a few words
 Use ornate fonts correctly


           OLD ENGLISH
   ...
Font sizes and/or graphics are too small

Font sizes and/or graphics are too small

Font sizes and/or graphics are too small
     




Image Source: Flickr User InSectHunter
Font sizes and/or graphics are too small
     




Image Source: Flickr User InSectHunter
Do not rely on default font sizes

     Sometimes they will be too small for people
      in a large room to read
     ...
Too Busy!
The background and text color
  combinations do not have
 enough contrast for legibility.
Make sure that designs and colors in the

  background don’t conflict with the text
 Avoid the color red for text
Never crowd too much information onto

  a single screen.
 Doing so distracts the participant’s
  attention and forces t...
Image Source: Funnyhub.com
K.I.S.S.

    Usually less is more!

     Keep screens simple and clear
     Do not crowd text
     Give more informa...
Follow the eight-by-eight rule of thumb



    Generally:

     No more than eight words per line
     No more than ei...
Use key words
Use contrast
Not leaving a screen up long enough for

  participants to take notes
 Leaving a screen unchanged for too long
If you will not refer to onscreen

  information for a while, insert a blank
  slide
 Use the handout feature so partici...
Build suspension by progressively
      revealing information
Overusing special effects

  Overusing special effects

 Overusing special effects
 Overusing special effects
 Overus...
Be consistent in the use of special

  effects (flying text, dissolving, etc.)
 Avoid “eye candy” except to add
  emphasis
What’s more important:
Your message or your special effects?
Presentation is all text, no pictures

    Using only text can be a real drag.

    Today’s audience demands a more visu...
Don’t forget
               Use pictures,
 that you’re
                 charts,
working with
               graphs, and
  ...
Color Wheel

Photos!



    Google Images:

    http://images.google.com/

    Flickr Storm:

    http://www.zoo-m.com/flickr-storm/
Photos!



    Flickr:

    http://www.flickr.com/

    Creative Commons:

    http://www.creativecommon.org/
File Conversion:

    http://www.zamzar.com/

    Sharing Presentations:

    http://www.slideshare.net/
T4 Website:

    http://t4.jordandistrict.org/powerpoint

    Darren Draper

     http://t4.jordandistrict.org/
     8...
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Presentation 101

  1. 1. Who? Where? What made it great?
  2. 2. Ian Jukes  David Warlick   Steve Jobs  Dick Hardt
  3. 3. Based on the article Avoiding Seven Deadly Multimedia Design and Presentation Sins by Thomas H. Cunningham.
  4. 4. Letter fonts are too ornate   There are too many different fonts  There are too many DIFFERENT font styles  And there are too many different font colors
  5. 5. Avoid the temptation to use fancy fonts  Choose one that is easy to read!  Limit to one or two letter fonts   Limit to one or two letter styles  Limit to one or two letter colors
  6. 6. Be Consistent!
  7. 7. If you must use an ornate font, use it  with only a few words  Use ornate fonts correctly OLD ENGLISH Old English
  8. 8. Font sizes and/or graphics are too small 
  9. 9. Font sizes and/or graphics are too small 
  10. 10. Font sizes and/or graphics are too small  Image Source: Flickr User InSectHunter
  11. 11. Font sizes and/or graphics are too small  Image Source: Flickr User InSectHunter
  12. 12. Do not rely on default font sizes   Sometimes they will be too small for people in a large room to read  Think of the people in the back row Try the 10-foot rule 
  13. 13. Too Busy!
  14. 14. The background and text color combinations do not have enough contrast for legibility.
  15. 15. Make sure that designs and colors in the  background don’t conflict with the text  Avoid the color red for text
  16. 16. Never crowd too much information onto  a single screen.  Doing so distracts the participant’s attention and forces them to really concentrate in order to merely understand your presentation. It’s best to focus the items in your presentation to only include important points.
  17. 17. Image Source: Funnyhub.com
  18. 18. K.I.S.S.  Usually less is more!   Keep screens simple and clear  Do not crowd text  Give more information as you speak than is presented on your slides
  19. 19. Follow the eight-by-eight rule of thumb  Generally:   No more than eight words per line  No more than eight lines of text per screen
  20. 20. Use key words
  21. 21. Use contrast
  22. 22. Not leaving a screen up long enough for  participants to take notes  Leaving a screen unchanged for too long
  23. 23. If you will not refer to onscreen  information for a while, insert a blank slide  Use the handout feature so participants don’t have to take copious notes
  24. 24. Build suspension by progressively revealing information
  25. 25. Overusing special effects  Overusing special effects   Overusing special effects  Overusing special effects  Overusing special effects  Overusing special effects  Overusing special effects  Overusing special effects
  26. 26. Be consistent in the use of special  effects (flying text, dissolving, etc.)  Avoid “eye candy” except to add emphasis
  27. 27. What’s more important: Your message or your special effects?
  28. 28. Presentation is all text, no pictures  Using only text can be a real drag.  Today’s audience demands a more visual presentation. They want to be entertained while you are teaching them. That’s just the way it is.
  29. 29. Don’t forget Use pictures, that you’re charts, working with graphs, and a visual cartoons! media!
  30. 30. Color Wheel 
  31. 31. Photos!  Google Images:  http://images.google.com/ Flickr Storm:  http://www.zoo-m.com/flickr-storm/
  32. 32. Photos!  Flickr:  http://www.flickr.com/ Creative Commons:  http://www.creativecommon.org/
  33. 33. File Conversion:  http://www.zamzar.com/ Sharing Presentations:  http://www.slideshare.net/
  34. 34. T4 Website:  http://t4.jordandistrict.org/powerpoint Darren Draper   http://t4.jordandistrict.org/  801-567-8774  darren.draper@jordan.k12.ut.us

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