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1 A GUIDE How to use presentation software

2 Are you fed up with bad and boring presentations? Did you always want to know the secret of PowerPoint presentations? Click here to find answers

3 Introduction This is a guide for using presentation software as PowerPoint in a professional way. Important note: The following presentation is a self explanatory learning tool. It follows different rules as PowerPoint presentation which are made for speeches. So do not compare this presentation with what is taught about how presentation for speeches.

4 Overview Important facts Summary Rules for presenting Create slides Links

5 Important facts Use of presentation software 1/2 To guide a speech Not the center of a presentation Outline key terms of the speech The use The teacher The audience Visual / auditive Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting

6 Important facts Use of presentation software 2/2 Therefore keep in mind that presentations must not: Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Be self-explanatory be understandable without speaker contain the whole content The use The teacher The audience Visual / auditive

7 Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting The use The teacher The audience Visual / auditive Has the biggest influence on: Is more important than the presentation itself Should know how to create effective presentations The teacher the speaker presentation Learning success

8 Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting The audience Presentation slides are made for the audience Take care of listener's needs: - red line - easily understandable notes - catch their attention The use The teacher The audience Visual / auditive

9 Important facts Visual / auditive Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting The use The teacher The audience Visual / auditive Klick here to see the video

10 Create slides Bullet Points or Graph? Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant Max 7 per slide 7 items memor- able at one time Short overview Does not work with all topics Always decide what fits better better learning success with graphs and with well structured slides

11 Create slides Special Effects Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant When do you use them? Klick to start multiple choice task

12 Create slides I use special effects to make my presentation nicer looking 2....to wake up my students 3....to highlight a key term Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant

13 Create slides I use special effects to make my presentation nicer looking 2....to wake up my students 3....to highlight a key term Answer C is correct. Special effects should only be used to make the listener focus on a key issue not on anything else Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant

14 Create slides I try to use as many different effects as possible to make it more exciting 2....almost no effects, because it draws the attention from the content 3....moving effects, because it is the newest technique and we should use it. Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant

15 Create slides I try to use as many different effects as possible to make it more exciting 2....almost no effects, because it draws the attention from the content 3....moving effects, because it is the newest technique and we should use it. Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant Answer B is correct PowerPoint guides a speech and the slide contains selected information. The text should be reduced so there is mostly no need to highlight an aspect.

16 Create slides Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant Task: 1. What can be improved at the following example 2. and why? Start example → Use pen and paper and take notes, while watching the following example

17 Create slides Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant Do not write too small Do not overuse special effects Keep the sentences short Use no more than 5-7 items on a slide Layout all slides the same Do only use special effects when it is really neccesary If you use effects, try to use the same one through the whole presentation Try to click as less as possible on a slide

18 Create slides Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant Possible answers to the example: What can be done better ? The same effect Write in the same size Use only effects when it is necessary Show the heading at first Use a calmer background Use bullet points Write less on the slide or use two Format more constant (same bound)

19 Create slides Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant The same example presented in a better way → Do not overuse special effects Make everything appear at the same time, except for special reasons Click as less as possible on a slide Use the same effect through the system Only use special effects when it is necessary Layout all slides the same Special effects

20 Create slides Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Bullet points Special effects Simple and constant Max. 5-7 bullet points Max. 33 words per slide No sentences but short terms learners need habits, new layout confuses and disturbs the learning always the same layout, font and size Learners need to get an overview and to understand the slide fast

21 Rules for presenting Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Max 10 slides Speech max. 20 minutes Font size min Interaction Interruption

22 Rules for presenting Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Why do we need interaction? Make the presentation more interesting Catch the learners attention Cause a bigger learning success Involve the learner Interaction Interruption

23 Rules for presenting Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Interaction Interruption Ways of Interaction Ask questions Give tasks Catch the learner's attention by using videos, graphs, pictures or sound Start Example

24 Rules for presenting Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Interaction Interruption Klick here to see the video

25 Rules for presenting Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Interaction Interruption Task: Watch the video and find out why interrupting a presentation causes problems

26 Rules for presenting Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Interaction Interruption Question: Why causes interruption problems?

27 Summary Important facts Create slides Rules for presenting Graph vs. Bullet points Give questions And tasks 10 – 20 – 30 Do not overuse Special effects Use own words Short sentences About 5 Bullet points Visual and Auditive channel Focus on text, Calm background Do not Interrupt Red line Keep it simple Teacher is important Constant layout Klick as less as possible Slides for Audience, Not presenter

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