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Beyond PowerPoint by Jen Hegna

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Beyond PowerPoint by Jen Hegna

  1. 1. Beyond Powerpoint Beyond PowerPoint By Jen Hegna By Jen Hegna Flickr photo By jimd
  2. 2. Our objectives today…
  3. 3. Objectives Flickr photo by
  4. 4. Death by PowerPoint Flickr photo by Leo Reynolds
  5. 5. Do schools kill creativity? By Sir Ken Robinson - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY
  6. 6. Revenge of the Right Brain INFORMATION AGE → CONCEPTUAL AGE Flickr photo by vaXzine
  7. 7. What is the point?
  8. 8. Visuals can improve learning, but only if they illustrate the point.
  9. 9. Does this picture belong with this presentation?
  10. 10. Pay attention to the design
  11. 11. Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv-fMZgyuaw
  12. 12. MAYBE this picture belongs with this presentation?
  13. 13. Flickr photo by verbeeldingskr8
  14. 14. How Humans Learn?
  15. 15. Meaningful visuals can help build/connect memories
  16. 16. Visual Literacy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQNbAtK3c3g
  17. 17. Design tips
  18. 18. Remove visual clutter
  19. 19. Contrast Flickr photo by Chris Fitz
  20. 20. Make it big or make it small
  21. 21. Make it BIG or make it small
  22. 22. Which graphic more impact?
  23. 23. How about now?
  24. 24. Is this effective? • Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste is essential to good oral health. Not only does brushing your teeth help prevent tooth decay, it also helps prevent gum disease, which is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults and has been linked to heart attacks and strokes. Removing tooth stains and avoiding bad breath are added benefits of brushing your teeth.
  25. 25. Brushing twice a day prevents gum disease
  26. 26. To many colors become distracting So do animated pictures and crazy transitions!
  27. 27. Just say NO! or at least try to limit use • People will • Remember • Visuals • Better • Than • Bullet • Points!
  28. 28. Flickr photo by cogdogblog
  29. 29. Nobody’s perfect
  30. 30. …but I am getting better!
  31. 31. 100%
  32. 32. Sample Slides – lets look at some presentations designed by the pro’s!
  33. 33. My Tips and a couple of tricks! • Flickr Creative Commons • IE and Office Images • Fonts and techniques
  34. 34. Resources

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