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1 PRESENTATION SOFTWARE PowerPoint, Keynote, Prezi Purpose?

2 PRESENTATION SOFTWARE  Provide support for an oral presentation  Helps viewer visualize concepts  Focuses attention on key points

3 BE CAREFUL  Poorly developed slides can ruin a presentation Common problems  Too much text  Poorly selected graphics

4 CREATING SLIDES  Keep the design basic and simple  Choose a font that is easy to read  Carefully select font sizes for headers and text  Decorate scarcely but well  Do not let the slide design restrict your message

5 BE CONSISTENT  Use the same font and sizes on all slides  Match colors throughout presentation  Use contrast  White background with black text is best  Make sure color choices are easy on the eyes

6 KISS  Keep it straight and simple  Keywords only  No sentences  Never read your slides…. Talk freely  Use the 8 by 8 rule  No more than 8 words per line  No more than 8 lines per slide by

7 ADDING IMAGES  Use more images than text  Do not use images to decorate  Use images to visualize or explain  Images can reinforce or compliment your message  A picture can say more than a thousand words.

8 PRACTICE  A well prepared and enthusiastic talk will keep audience attention  Know your slides inside and out  Speak with confidence – loud and clear  Slow down  Maintain eye contact with your audience

9 KEEP YOUR AUDIENCE IN MIND  What do they need to know?  What do you need to tell them?  What do they expect?  What will be interesting to them?  What can you teach them?  What will keep them focused?

10 YOUR TURN  Design 3 – 5 slides on assigned topic  Choose consistent design  Follow guidelines discussed  Use effective transitions and animations  Add effects to images  Insert a hyperlink

11 ADDING A HYPERLINK  Create a hyperlink to a page or file on the Web  In Normal view, select the text or the object that you want to use as a hyperlink.  On the Insert tab, in the Links group, click Hyperlink.  Under Link to, click Existing File or Web Page, and then click Browse the Web.  Locate and select the page or file that you want to link to, and then click OK.

12 TOPICS  Computer Technology Etiquette – “netiquette”  Cyber Bullying  Responsible Emailing  Social Media Site Etiquette  Computer Ethics  Chatting and Texting  Blogs and Wikis

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