1.Why.ppt? 2.How to approach? 3.Major elements? 4.Basic principle and Guidelines 5.Golden tips 4
Visual perception contributes to about 90% to all human learning; Maximum attention span of an adult learner is 20 min; 20% of what is heard is remembered; > 40 % of what is seen is retained in memory; > 70 % retained in memory if both seen & heard. 5 Some Facts
Dynamic, innovative and Interactive display to support or enhance formal lecture. Improve the delivery of spoken message by visual reinforcement of the key points. Suited for any audiences. Highly absorbing. Increased speed and depth 6 Why.ppt…?
7 How to approach? Define session contents Creating the.ppt Slide designing Fine tuning your.ppt Rehearse, pack and go…
Novelty: something new. Utility: provide relevant learning cues. Conversational value: create interest in topic. Emotional value: strike a chord with audience. Entertainment value: should not bore the audience. 8 Major elements
1.Create logical flow to your presentation. 2.Slides should be concurrent with verbal content. 3.Presentation should be readable. 4.Remember, less is more. 5.Media is not the message, content is the message. 9 Five basic principle
Dark background Vs light font: “hot” Light background Vs dark font: “cool” 10 Contrast is important !!! Eye is attracted to light on the screen
Busy backgrounds are distracting all the stuff distracts you from my message and the picture you are having trouble seeing this keep it simple
This is a sans serif font (Arial): electronic media This is a serif font: printable media Size: ≥ 44 pt for headings and ≥ 28 pt for content. Use bold when you want some words to stand out. 13 Font selection funky fonts are distracting and hard to read
14 AVOID CAPITALIZATION EXCEPT FOR SHORT TITLES AND ABBREVIATIONS Sentence case is much more readable!
≠ Do not centre bullet points. ≠ it makes text ragged & hard to read & follow with your eyes. Bullets on left, this keeps things neat & easy to follow. 16 Balance Graphics off centre, centred graphics leave little room for text.
× Chromatic aberration of the eye causes different colors in the slide to appear to be at different depths; and makes it hard to read. 17 Colours Don’t do it!
Simple Clear Meaningful Relevant 18 Picture “A picture is worth more than 10,000 words “ - Chinese proverb
19 Imagine the heart to be like a hose with a one-way valve in it.