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  1. 1. Enhancing Presentationswith Slides and Other VisualsCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  2. 2. Learning Objectives• Explain how visuals enhance presentations and list several popular types of visuals• Explain the difference between structured and free-form slides• Explain why design consistency is important in electronic slides and other visuals Copyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  3. 3. Learning Objectives• Describe the effective use of transitions and builds in electronic presentations• Identify three types of non-content slides you can use to support your presentation• Highlight nine major issues to consider when you’re preparing to give a presentation online Copyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  4. 4. Planning Visual Aids• Improve quality and impact• Promote audience learning• Provide support and clarityCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  5. 5. Types of Visual Aids• Electronic slides• Overhead transparencies• Chalkboards and whiteboards• Flip charts• Other visualsCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  6. 6. Verifying Your Design Plans• Review your plan• Check the style• Keep things simple• Use time wisely Copyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  7. 7. Creating Effective Slides• Audience experience• Rational instincts• Creative instinctsCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  8. 8. Choosing Slide Style• Structured or Free-form slides – Elements of design – Amount of content – Number of slidesCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  9. 9. Using Structured Slides• Advantages – Fast and easy creation – Complex data and ideas – Standalone senseCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  10. 10. Using Structured Slides• Disadvantages – Text-heavy format – Repetitive appearance – Audience effectsCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  11. 11. Using Free-Form Slides• Advantages – Complement information – Manage information – Process informationCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  12. 12. Using Free-Form Slides• Disadvantages – Creative demands – Speaker demands – Information cohesivenessCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  13. 13. Writing Readable Content• Limit a slide to one concept or idea• Limit slide content to four or five lines• Don’t show a large number of text- heavy slides in a row• Write short bulleted phrases Copyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  14. 14. Writing Readable Content• Use sentences to share quotes or text items verbatim• Phrase list items in grammatical form• Use the active voice• Include short informative titlesCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  15. 15. Modifying Slide Graphics• Reduce the detail• Keep it simple• Shorten numbers• Limit amount of data shown• Highlight key points• Adjust the size and designCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  16. 16. Selecting Design Elements• Color schemes• Background designs and artwork• Fonts and type stylesCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  17. 17. Achieving Consistency• Slide Master • Templates – Color choices – Titles – Font styles – Graphics – Design elements – Bulleted textCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  18. 18. Adding Special Effects• Functional animation• Transitions and builds• Hyperlinks and action buttons• Multimedia elementsCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  19. 19. Completing Slides and Support Materials• Review your message• Review the visuals• Make a back-up planCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  20. 20. Navigation and Support• Title slides• Agenda and program details• Navigation slidesCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  21. 21. Effective Handouts• Complex charts and diagrams• Articles and technical papers• Summaries of case studies• Lists of websites• Copies of presentation slidesCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  22. 22. Practicing Your Delivery• Present naturally• Check your equipment• Track your time• Speak clearlyCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  23. 23. Practicing Your Delivery• Introduce the slides• Plan for questions• Prepare for objections• Check message clarityCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  24. 24. Presenting Online• Advantages – Cost savings – Convenience• Disadvantages – “Digital Divide” – “Human Moments”Copyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  25. 25. Online Presentations• Consider your alternatives• Consider sending preview materials• Keep your presentation simple• Ask for feedback frequently• Consider audience viewing experienceCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -
  26. 26. Online Presentations• Ensure audience can view the content• Allow everyone to get connected• Consider a moderator• Engage the audience frequently• Don’t get lost in the technologyCopyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Chapter 17 -

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