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How to create an effective ppt presentation


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How to create an effective ppt presentation

  1. 1. How to create effective Power Point Presentations Elisa, Jéssica and Luise
  2. 2. The Power Point Presentation <ul><li>A complement to the oral presentation, not the presentation itself. </li></ul><ul><li>Function: illustrate and emphasize the main points of the presentation. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Step 1: Planning and writing <ul><li>Short texts. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan in advance the content of your presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Use subtitles for each different topic. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Step 1: Planning and writing <ul><li>Show one point at a time. </li></ul><ul><li>Use key words. </li></ul><ul><li>Check grammar. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Step 2: Background <ul><li>Use contrasting colors. </li></ul><ul><li>Dark text with light background is recommended. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the same background for every slide. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid using an image as background. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Step 3: Font <ul><li>Use standard fonts (Times New Roman, Arial, etc.). </li></ul><ul><li>Font 24 or larger. </li></ul><ul><li>Different fonts sizes show hierarchy. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Step 4: Additional Information <ul><li>Images can be used, but do not overdo it. </li></ul><ul><li>Add tables and graphics when possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not add unnecessary animation. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use transition for the slides. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Step 5:  Keep Your Audience In Mind <ul><li>What do they know? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you need to tell them? </li></ul><ul><li>What do they expect? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Step 5:  Keep Your Audience In Mind <ul><li>What will be interesting to them? </li></ul><ul><li>What can you teach them? </li></ul><ul><li>What will keep them focused? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Step 6: The presentation <ul><li>Write notes to yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid reading directly from the slides. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a conclusion slide. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Step 6 - The Presentation <ul><li>Know your slides inside out. </li></ul><ul><li>Speak with confidence – loud and clear. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain eye contact with the audience. </li></ul>
  12. 12. References <ul><li>http ://www. citehr .com/40818- how -prepare- effective - powerpointpresentations . html #axzz1Vr5jrywq     </li></ul><ul><li>www. health . vic . gov . au / healthpromotion / downloads /pres_ skills . ppt </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www. makeuseof .com/ tag /10- tips -for- preparing -a- professional - presentatio n/ </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank you!