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2 Effective PowerPoint 10 top tips for designing and presenting great slide shows

3 1. Keep the points simple If it is a book or report look for the contents page. Identify any chapters that you think maybe of particular relevance and focus on them. Again start from the introduction or the conclusions. You can find your way through a chapter or section by using the subheadings. Use the contents page Start with introductions and conclusions Use subheadings

4 2. Keep the background simple Keeps a clear, clean design

5 2. Keep the background simple Keeps a clear, clean design Avoids distractions

6 2. Keep the background simple Keeps a clear, clean design Avoids distractions Allows good contrast

7 2. Keep the background simple Keeps a clear, clean design Avoids distractions Allows good contrast Prevents confusion

8 2. Keep the background simple Keeps a clear, clean design Avoids distractions Allows good contrast Prevents confusion Avoid PowerPoints own templates

9 3. Keep the text clear 24 pt minimum pt for heading Contrast colours 18 point 20 point 24 point 28 point 36 point 40 point 44 point GoodBad BadGood GoodBad BadGood Good Bad BadGood GoodBad

10 3. Keep the text clear 24 point minimum for heading Contrast colours Dont use black on white

11 3. Keep the text clear 24 point minimum for heading Contrast colours Dont use black on white

12 3. Keep the text clear 24 point minimum for heading Contrast colours Dont use black on white

13 3. Keep the text clear 24 point minimum for heading Contrast colours Dont use black on white

14 Photographs are fantastic Cartoons are fun Diagrams are useful No picture? Why a slide? My PowerPoint presentation went so well, I had it made into a tattoo! 4. Always have a good picture Just SPEAK it!

15 5. Use a full sentence as your title Show where you are going!

16 6. Animate quickly and simply Avoid transitions

17 6. The next slide?

18 6. Animate quickly and simply Avoid transitions For text use: –Appear –Wipe, from left (very fast) –Fade (very fast) AppearFade For graphics use: Dissolve in

19 6. Animate quickly and simply Nothing fancy –I–It will only end up –r–really annoying –y–your poor audience Keep it quick –O–Or you try to read or recognise it before it has fully developed!

20 7. Never just read the slide This is the thing that annoys more people about PowerPoint presentations than anything else. It is boring! Keep something back!

21 8. Take control of the show Use B or W keys Change to pen (Ctrl P) – E to erase Hide the pointer (Ctrl H) Move to specific slides

22 Great for learning languages… …or adding a bit of realism! 9. Be very careful with sound No whooshes No chimes No lasers No typewriters French Hello Goodbye Thank you Français Bonjour Au revoir Merci

23 10. Give out great handouts People will listen! Dont use Handout option Send to Word?

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