Presenting your paper with PowerPoint: Module 8. Why write with PowerPoint? To supplement an oral presentation To incorporate visual and audio media into.
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Before You Start Audience –Who is your audience? What is your relationship with them? Purpose –Are you informing? Arguing? Occasion –Is this a professional presentation? Are you at a conference, at a meeting, in a classroom? Ethos –How do you want the audience to perceive you? Are you representing a business or organization?
Your Canvas View Options Text & Content Options Design Options Save & Print Options
View Options Normal View –Add and develop text and content –Manipulate individual slides Slide Sorter View –View and change organization –Move and hide slides Slide Show View –View overall development –Give completed presentation
A Closer Look at Normal View Create new slides Add and edit text and content Compose facilitator notes
Custom Design Considerations Simplicity –Moderate color palette –Clear, unadorned fonts Consistency –Color and background graphics –Font style and sizes
Choosing a Design Template Avoid templates with themes that don’t fit your information If your content includes images, avoid templates with large background graphics Streamlined templates with minimal background graphics present a professional image
Text & Content Text –Facilitates presentation –Reinforces key terms and concepts Images –Complement presentation –Illustrate or highlight main points Tables and Graphs –Support presentation –Present information in a visually appealing way
Text Considerations Keep text to a minimum Use “white space” to set off blocks of text Make phrase structure consistent within bulleted lists
Content Considerations Keep content to a minimum Use white space to set off visual content from text Choose appropriate images
Allows presenter to control the appearance of text and content Provides transitions between slides Draws audience’s attention to the object being animated Distracting when used to excess
Save Options Disable Fast Saves –Keeps file size manageable To get to this dialog box: Tools Options Save
Print Options Slides –Prints each slide on a separate page Handouts –Prints a specified number of slides on each page Notes Pages –Prints facilitator notes along with slides Outline View –Prints the text of each slide
Reminders Consider your context –Audience –Purpose –Occasion –Ethos Communicate Effectively –Simple designs –Concise text –Relevant content