TEEING UP YOUR PRESENTATION The most important consideration CONSIDER YOUR AUDIENCE Why? Your Thoughts K. I. S. S.
POWERPOINT PRESENTATION About Making PowerPoint Presentations & Other Products OVERVIEW Overview: Tell them what youre going to tell them. Main Slides: Tell them. Conclusion: Tell them what you told them. What Im going to tell you today: Teeing up your presentation Manipulation Techniques What to do & not to do Sample products, exercises, and ideas Conclusion & Questions K. I. S. S. TEEING UP YOUR PRESENTATION The most important consideration CONSIDER YOUR AUDIENCE Why? Your Thoughts K. I. S. S. TEEING UP YOUR PRESENTATION (Its not all stand & deliver) Class Newsletter Invitations Handouts Pamphlets Posters MANIPULATION TECHNIQUES (1 OF 2) OBJECTS Inserting shapes & objects Tweaking & Copying Shapes Selecting Multiples Bordering, Fills, Shading, Accents Rotation & Mirroring Layering (Send to Front / Back) Finding a lost layer Grid & Guides BALANCING ELEMENTS Breathing space Words: Less is more! Promoting / demoting bullets Using / removing bullets Imagery / Clipart / Photos Background Images / Elements Using Slide Master Creating contrast, when elements blend together or are unclear K. I. S. S. SLIDES & SLIDE SHOWS Creating slide duplicates Slide Rehearsals (if requested) During the Show White Screen Black Screen Home Screen Jump to #___ Embedding videos (yikes!) How to unlock a.ppsx show BUILDS & TRANSITIONS The debate: Worth having? Reveals & fly-ins Fades and checkerboards Add value vs. memory use/delays TRADE SHOWS & AUTO-CYCLING Setting automatic advance Auto-repeat K. I. S. S. MANIPULATION TECHNIQUES (2 OF 2) WHAT TO DO DO: Keep your product: Clean-running Consistent Fact-checked Error-free Speling and grammar is important -- mistakes distract Keep it simple, give your audience their due Stay cool; you might have been the only one who noticed! K. I. S. S. WHAT NOT TO DO DONT: Overpopulate Overstimulate Dazzle your audience with special effects Read your slides verbatim Provide so much detail they forget everything Underestimate the power of a single image K. I. S. S. SAMPLE SLIDES The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly In reverse order K. I. S. S. THE UGLY (An example) THE BAD (An example) THE GOOD (An example) EVERYTHING ELSE When should I use PowerPoint in place of other Office Automation? Word or Excel may be inadequate Presentation & visuals are important Multiple media types have to blend well You have a wider audience Using the entire page (edge to edge) Need to save in a variety of formats (pdf, gif, jpg, show, etc.) Examples: Newsletters containing charts, maps, clipart, or photos Handouts: worksheets, pamphlets, flyers, tri-folds, invites, cards, answer sheets K. I. S. S. DISCUSSION About Making PowerPoint Presentations