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  1. 1. PowerPoint and You or How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Presentations Danielle Kellum [email_address]
  2. 2. “One Look is Worth a Thousand Words” <ul><li>Frederick R. Barnard. December 8, 1921. Printers Ink, pg 96-97 </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Do I Do? <ul><li>Presentations are confusing </li></ul><ul><li>I just don’t get it </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations are hard to make </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t know where to start </li></ul>
  4. 4. Everyone has qualms about doing a presentation Follow these simple steps to achieve success
  5. 5. What is the goal? <ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who is the presentation for? <ul><li>Mature or young audience </li></ul><ul><li>Educated or layman </li></ul>This will determine the tone of the presentation
  7. 7. Rules to help get it right <ul><li>No small text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>24 point font or larger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limit font type to 1 or 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Limit capitalization for easy reading </li></ul><ul><li>5 bullets or less </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 levels of bullets only </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consistent wording </li></ul>
  8. 8. Rule of 7 <ul><li>Limit slide to no more than: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>7 lines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7 words per line </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Keep it simple <ul><li>Simple backgrounds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid clutter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pleasant color scheme </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilize templates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Watch line endings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Shift + Enter to break sentence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change margins </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Outline topic </li></ul><ul><li>Go over topic </li></ul><ul><li>Summarize topic </li></ul>
  11. 11. Remember <ul><li>Do: </li></ul><ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul><ul><li>State your goals </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it simple </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t: </li></ul><ul><li>Use unsightly color scheme </li></ul><ul><li>Be wordy </li></ul>
  12. 12. Are there any questions? <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>

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