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How to give a powerful presentation

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How to give a powerful presentation

  1. 1. How to Give a Powerful Presentation By: Lucy Johnson
  2. 2. Step 1. Having a Good Visual Design <ul><li>Must have a balanced design </li></ul><ul><li>Legible text </li></ul><ul><li>Minimal letter styles and sizes </li></ul><ul><li>Appealing colors </li></ul><ul><li>Provides unity and direction </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent and cohesive </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant images </li></ul>
  3. 3. Nonprojected Visuals That are Used and Helpful in Presentations <ul><li>Real Objects </li></ul><ul><li>Models </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibits </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics and Photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Flip Chart </li></ul><ul><li>Magnetic Board </li></ul><ul><li>Felt Board </li></ul><ul><li>Chalkboard </li></ul><ul><li>Whiteboard </li></ul>
  4. 4. Projected Visuals That are Used and Helpful in Presentations <ul><li>Overhead Projectors with transparencies </li></ul><ul><li>Document Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Projector </li></ul>http://www.avistarentals.com/projection-equipment-rentals/projection-equipment-accessories/overhead-projectors.html http://techelemed.wordpress.com/ http://salestores.com/plusu701.html
  5. 5. Learning With Visuals <ul><li>Use color contrast to add interest </li></ul><ul><li>Include graphics but keep them simple and avoid complex diagrams </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminate unnecessary detail to maintain a clear message </li></ul><ul><li>Include minimal text </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to Use Presentation Software <ul><li>Be consistent </li></ul><ul><li>Use text effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Use special effects sparingly </li></ul><ul><li>Break down your message </li></ul><ul><li>Cut text down to the bare minimum </li></ul><ul><li>Edit information continuously </li></ul>
  7. 7. Graphic Design Using PowerPoint <ul><li>Only add images that reinforces your message </li></ul><ul><li>Remember proportion, relevancy, and theme when choosing images </li></ul><ul><li>Technical quality </li></ul><ul><li>Apparent motion </li></ul><ul><li>The impact of color on the audience </li></ul><ul><li>Contrast </li></ul><ul><li>Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Overall design </li></ul><ul><li>For more information on Graphic design guidelines visit: http:// desktoppub.about.com/od/designguidelines / </li></ul>
  8. 8. References <ul><li>I used the Teaching and Learning with Technology textbook by Judy Lever-Duffy and Jean B. McDonald and the handout titled Bringing Down the House: Creating Sensational Knock-Your-Socks Off Presentations: How to Deliver Your Message with Power and Pizzazz by Ian Jukes </li></ul>

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