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A few design tips when using Power Point Mark Klinkefus Technology Consultant, Keystone AEA
Use visuals to... <ul><li>Clarify or emphasize a point </li></ul><ul><li>Change focus </li></ul><ul><li>Record main points...
Three basic design principles <ul><li>Keep it simple. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave lots of “white” space. </li></ul><ul><li>Be ...
Legibility = Text <ul><li>Less is better </li></ul><ul><li>6 lines/slide, 6 words/line </li></ul><ul><li>Left justify </li...
Fonts <ul><li>No smaller than 24 point </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to read </li></ul><ul><li>No  italics  or  underlining   </l...
Graphics <ul><li>Avoid graphics with thin lines </li></ul><ul><li>Be consistent about placement </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure ...
Sound <ul><li>Use sound sparingly </li></ul><ul><li>Check speaker volume </li></ul>
 
 
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  1. 1. A few design tips when using Power Point Mark Klinkefus Technology Consultant, Keystone AEA
  2. 2. Use visuals to... <ul><li>Clarify or emphasize a point </li></ul><ul><li>Change focus </li></ul><ul><li>Record main points </li></ul><ul><li>Add variety </li></ul><ul><li>Mark a presentation as special </li></ul>
  3. 3. Three basic design principles <ul><li>Keep it simple. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave lots of “white” space. </li></ul><ul><li>Be consistent. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Legibility = Text <ul><li>Less is better </li></ul><ul><li>6 lines/slide, 6 words/line </li></ul><ul><li>Left justify </li></ul><ul><li>Parallel structure </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fonts <ul><li>No smaller than 24 point </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to read </li></ul><ul><li>No italics or underlining </li></ul><ul><li>No ALL CAPITALS </li></ul>
  6. 6. Graphics <ul><li>Avoid graphics with thin lines </li></ul><ul><li>Be consistent about placement </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure graphic faces “into” slide </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sound <ul><li>Use sound sparingly </li></ul><ul><li>Check speaker volume </li></ul>

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