How to Make a Good PowerPoint May 2012

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An updated version of my English Language Lesson and PowerPoint Slide Design tips made especially for the language department of Bolzano University, Italy.

If you want to skip straight to the PowerPoint tips - go to slide number 48.

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How to Make a Good PowerPoint May 2012

  1. 1. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gigi62Seth Dickens - www.digitalang.com
  2. 2. Warmer
  3. 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/gigi62Seth Dickens - www.digitalang.com
  4. 4. There’s a Yale professor, Edward Tufte, whowrote a whole book about how thepresentations we give are fundamentallyflawed. He explains how the mass of facts,figures and information up on the screenactually detract attention from what thepresenter is saying.He goes on to mention many of the worst faultsof presenters who use PowerPoint.Ummmmmm……Faults like reading out every single word ontheir ever so verbose slides.
  5. 5. badhttp://markandrewgoetz.com/blog/index.php/2009/11/my-new-wallpaper/
  6. 6. www.ted.com
  7. 7. WE HEAR LOTS ABOUT .
  8. 8. ECONOMIES .
  9. 9. EDUCATION S.
  10. 10. GOVERNMENTS .
  11. 11. OBAMA S. © http://www.barackobama.com
  12. 12. © http://www.barackobama.com
  13. 13. NOT ONLY OBAMA S. © http://www.barackobama.com
  14. 14. WE © http://www.barackobama.com
  15. 15. 3 THINGS THAT HAVE D ME. © http://www.barackobama.com
  16. 16. 2001
  17. 17. Frank.Columbia.
  18. 18. Tropical Fruit
  19. 19. Sonny.Taiwan.
  20. 20. WarmSoya-Milk
  21. 21. Alessandro.Argentina.
  22. 22. Mate(Herb Drink)
  23. 23. Jin-Ho.Korea.
  24. 24. Kimchee – Vegetables & Rice
  25. 25. 2001
  26. 26. 2002
  27. 27. Gyaltsen Norbu.Lhasa, Tibet.Holding a banner.4 Months.
  28. 28. Tsering Tempa.Lhasa, Tibet.Slogans.2 Months.Torture.
  29. 29. 2008 & 2011
  30. 30. WHO, OR WHAT HAS D YOU? © http://www.barackobama.com
  31. 31. Don’toverload the audience withinformation
  32. 32. Places I Have TaughtSchool Country CityThe English Language United Kingdom BrightonCentreAustralian College of English Australia SydneyEast Coast College of Brisbane AustraliaEnglishMelbourne Language Melbourne AustraliaCollegeCLM-Bell Trento ItalyArtigianelli Trento ItalyI.I. Martino Martini Mezzolombardo Italy
  33. 33. People Who Have Influenced MeName Country InformationFrank Colombia Tropical FruitSonny Taiwan Warm Soya MilkAlessandro Argentina Yerba (Herb Drink)Andrei Czech Republic Rye BreadJin-Ho Korea KimcheeTsering Tibet TortureGyaltsen Tibet Prison
  34. 34. Keep it simple
  35. 35. Do usehigh-quality full-screen images
  36. 36. WarmSoya-Milk
  37. 37. Warm Soya Milk
  38. 38. WarmSoya-Milk
  39. 39. www.compfight.com
  40. 40. www.compfight.com
  41. 41. A “public image archive for creatives by creatives” http://morguefile.com/ The “leading free stock photo site!” http://sxc.hu/
  42. 42. Don’t use clip art
  43. 43. Six per cent ofchildrenexperiencefrequent andsevere emotionalmaltreatmentduring childhood
  44. 44. Six per cent of children experience frequent andsevere emotional maltreatment during childhood
  45. 45. Do makesure text is legible
  46. 46. Six per cent of children experience frequent andsevere emotional maltreatment during childhood
  47. 47. Six per cent of children experience frequent andsevere emotional maltreatment during childhood
  48. 48. Six per cent of children experience frequent andsevere emotional maltreatment during childhood
  49. 49. Do think aboutalignmentand layout
  50. 50. People Who Have Influenced MeName Country InformationFrank Colombia Tropical FruitSonny Taiwan Warm Soya MilkAlessandro Argentina Yerba (Herb Drink)Andrei Czech Rye Bread RepublicJin-Ho Korea KimcheeTsering Tibet TortureGyaltsen Tibet Prison
  51. 51. Places I Have Taught School Country City The English United Kingdom Brighton Language Centre Australian College Australia Sydney of English East Coast College Brisbane Australia of English Melbourne Melbourne Australia Language College CLM-Bell Trento Italy Artigianelli Trento Italy I.I. Martino Mezzolombardo Italy Martini
  52. 52. Places I Have TaughtSchool Country CityThe English Language United Kingdom BrightonCentreAustralian College of English Australia SydneyEast Coast College of Brisbane AustraliaEnglishMelbourne Language Melbourne AustraliaCollegeCLM-Bell Trento ItalyArtigianelli Trento ItalyI.I. Martino Martini Mezzolombardo Italy
  53. 53. People Who Have Influenced MeName Country InformationFrank Colombia Tropical FruitSonny Taiwan Warm Soya MilkAlessandro Argentina Yerba (Herb Drink)Andrei Czech Republic Rye BreadJin-Ho Korea KimcheeTsering Tibet TortureGyaltsen Tibet Prison
  54. 54. • What makes me who I am?
  55. 55. • What makes me who I am?
  56. 56. • What makes me who I am?
  57. 57. • What makes me who I am?
  58. 58. What makesme who Iam?
  59. 59. Don’t use bullets
  60. 60.  What makes me who I am?
  61. 61. • What makes me who I am?
  62. 62. Guns don’t kill people•••• bullets do.
  63. 63. Do use subtleeffects only.
  64. 64. Am I thesame Seth?Now? And then?
  65. 65. Am I thesame Seth?Now? And then?
  66. 66. Do adjust square photos(when you can.)
  67. 67. The Nuts and Bolts
  68. 68. Cropping for Focus
  69. 69. Frank.Columbia.OtherInformation.
  70. 70. Monochrome for focus
  71. 71. Younger, fitter,healther Seth.
  72. 72. Mono-chromeediting
  73. 73. Do thinkabout colour schemes
  74. 74. Matching colour
  75. 75. Non-matching colour
  76. 76. Non-matching colour
  77. 77. Matching colour
  78. 78. Don’toverload the audience withinformation
  79. 79. Do usehigh-quality full-screen images
  80. 80. Don’t use clip art
  81. 81. Do makesure text is legible
  82. 82. Do think aboutalignmentand layout
  83. 83. Do avoidstandard themes
  84. 84. Don’t use bullets
  85. 85. Do use subtleeffects only.
  86. 86. Don’t use colouredbackgrounds with photos
  87. 87. Do adjust square photos (whenneeded.)
  88. 88. Do thinkabout colour schemes
  89. 89. NOW ITS OVER TO
  90. 90. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/m4bvle3azibvpo9/DDLrg Ppwlm
  91. 91. http://tinyurl.com/brnjfg7
  92. 92. http://www.slideshare.net/sethdickens/
  93. 93. voicethreadhttp://voicethread.com/
  94. 94. Sources & ThanksAlvin Trusty’s “How To Create A Great PowerPoint”http://tinyurl.com/AlvinVideoChris Hill’s “Free Photos” http://tinyurl.com/ChrisHillBlog

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