Most Common PowerPoint Mistakes 1) People tend to put every word they are going to say on their PowerPoint slides. Although this eliminates the need to memorize your talk, ultimately this makes your slides crowded, wordy, and boring. You will lose your audience’s attention before you even reach the bottom of your…
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Most Common PowerPoint Mistakes 2) Many peeple do not run spel cheek before there presentation. BIG MISTAK!!! Nuthing makes you lok stupder then speling erors.
Most Common PowerPoint Mistakes Avoid Excessive Bullet- Pointing For Key Points Too Many Bullet-Points And Your Key Messages Will NOT Stand Out. In fact, The Term “Bullet-Point” Comes From People Firing Guns At Annoying Presenters.
Bad Color Schemes Clashing background and font colors can lead to: Distraction Confusion Headaches Nausea Vomiting Loss of Bladder Control
Usable Data vs. Total Number of Slides My Presentation
FONT Analysis Courier New Organized and Structured Showcard Gothic Artistic Times New Roman Lazy, Apathetic, Unimaginative (Always use the default) Comic Sans School Teacher and Do not recognize any of the above as appropriate for the classroom
If your clip art… Was last seen in a Yugo commercial Was on the Falcon Crest website Was ever in an Ally McBeal episode Was created in the Kindergarten Art Contest
If your clip art… Was created on an Apple IIE Was a character in Pac-Man
Visual Learner Easily Distracted Epileptic Animation vs. Effectiveness Simple but effective Active but confusing Effective but Boring Active but Ineffective Dull but Static Busy but Useless ADD Only Useful and Amusing Stupid and Confusing Dull Triangle Hyper Triangle Sleepy Square Dizzy Shout Out Widow Maker