effective PowerPoint presentations<br />Trisha Notaro<br />
Text guidelines<br />No more than 6 words per line<br />No more than 6 lines a slide<br />Keep it simple! No unnecessary w...
Pick colors wisely:<br />READ ME<br />^ That is not easy to read, and it can give people a headache.<br />Color<br />Use c...
Visual images<br /><ul><li> Should enhance and complement the text, not overwhelm!
 Images too small are not helpful
 Keep graphs, charts and diagrams simple, if possible. </li></ul>Does this make <br />sense? NO!<br />
Font<br />Font size generally ranges from 18 to 48 point<br /><ul><li>Titles should be bigger than the text body!</li></ul...
Summary<br />Be conscious of:<br />Text guidelines<br />Color<br />Visual Images <br />Font<br />Bullet Points<br />
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  1. 1. effective PowerPoint presentations<br />Trisha Notaro<br />
  2. 2. Text guidelines<br />No more than 6 words per line<br />No more than 6 lines a slide<br />Keep it simple! No unnecessary words!<br />RUN SPELLCHECK! <br />
  3. 3. Pick colors wisely:<br />READ ME<br />^ That is not easy to read, and it can give people a headache.<br />Color<br />Use colors sparingly, 2 to 3 at <br /> most<br />Any clipart or graphics <br /> should have the same color <br /> theme as slides<br />Not all colors match!<br />
  4. 4. Visual images<br /><ul><li> Should enhance and complement the text, not overwhelm!
  5. 5. Images too small are not helpful
  6. 6. Keep graphs, charts and diagrams simple, if possible. </li></ul>Does this make <br />sense? NO!<br />
  7. 7. Font<br />Font size generally ranges from 18 to 48 point<br /><ul><li>Titles should be bigger than the text body!</li></ul>Fancy Fonts can be hard to read<br />SENTENCES IN CAPTIALS CAN BE TOUGH TO READ!!!<br /><ul><li>(or it could seem like you’re yelling)</li></li></ul><li>Bullet Points<br />Do not get crazy with bullet points<br />It is distracting<br />It can start to be obnoxious<br />If there is a new topic, start a new slide<br />Don’t try to fit everything in one slide<br />Don’t use a lot of arrows either!<br />
  8. 8. Summary<br />Be conscious of:<br />Text guidelines<br />Color<br />Visual Images <br />Font<br />Bullet Points<br />
  9. 9. Sources<br />Ameen, S. (2009). How to make attractive and effective powerpoint presentations. Retrieved from http://us.deskdemon.com/pages/us/training/attractive-powerpoint-presentations<br />Montecino, V. (1999, July). Creating an effective powerpoint presentation . Retrieved from http://mason.gmu.edu/~montecin/powerpoint.html<br />Saylor, T. (2001). Creating an effective powerpoint presentation . Retrieved from<br /> homepages.csp.edu/saylor/Documents/CREATING_AN_EFFECTIV.doc<br />

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