How To Give An Effective PowerPoint Presentation Mrs. Staats 2006

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<ul><li><p>How To Give An EffectivePowerPoint PresentationMrs. Staats2006</p></li><li><p>Elements of This PresentationPart IBehind the Scenes Work</p><p>Part IIAdding Information and Preparing for the presentation</p><p>Part IIIQuestions and Exit Pass</p></li><li><p>Part IBehind the Scenes Work</p></li><li><p>Things To Consider BeforeAdding Specific InformationBackground</p><p>Font</p><p>Purpose of Presentation</p><p>Audience</p><p>Visuals or Other Non-Text Elements</p></li><li><p>Selecting A BackgroundSelect Something Simple</p><p>Be Consistent</p><p>Find a Background That Enhances Your Presentation</p></li><li><p>BackgroundsNotice How the Change In Background Impacts the Audience.Kinda bright, huh?Some Background Changes Can Be Effective, But Use Them Carefully!!Also, Some Templates Come With Specific Fonts That Look the Best.</p></li><li><p>BackgroundsReadability Changes With The Background.</p></li><li><p>BackgroundsSometimes Backgrounds make it hard to read the text</p></li><li><p>BackgroundsDesigns Can Also Distract Your Audience.</p></li><li><p>BackgroundThe Most Important Thing To Remember: BE CONSISTENT!!</p></li><li><p>FontStyle</p><p>Size</p><p>ColorWhen Choosing a Font There Are Three Things To Consider:</p></li><li><p>FontStyle Although it is fun to include different fonts, some may be difficult to read.Although it is fun to include different fonts, some may be difficult to read.Although it is fun to include different fonts, some may be difficult to read.Although it is fun to include different fonts, some may be difficult to read.Although it is fun to include different fonts, some may be difficult to read.Although it is fun to include different fonts, some may be difficult to read.Although it is fun to include different fonts, some may be difficult to read.</p></li><li><p>FontSize All of the Different Fonts Were the Same Size: 20General Rule: Three Inches to Every Foot</p></li><li><p>FontEven by changing the size, some fonts are easier to read than othersThat does not mean that the creative fonts dont have a place somewhere!</p></li><li><p>FontColor and ShadeThe Last Thing That You Want to Consider is Color and ShadingContrasting ColorShading to Emphasize the TextWith ShadingWithout ShadingBe Sure It Is Readable From A Distance</p></li><li><p>Adding Text to the SlideDont Fill the Slide!!! </p><p>It Becomes Too Tempting to Read</p><p>Also Notice the Border Area</p></li><li><p>Purpose of the PresentationBefore creating your presentation, remember WHY you are developing itWhat is your purpose?</p></li><li><p>Purpose of the PresentationPossible Presentation Types:Share IdeasPresent ResearchShare ImagesTeach/Introduce A New Idea</p></li><li><p>AudiencePurpose and Audience go hand-in-handFor Example:You are sharing information you found in your researchWho is your audience?What do you want them to see? What do you want them to learn?</p></li><li><p>AudienceWhat do you want them to learn?Important information about your topicWhy it is interesting or importantFun factsHow do you do this?Work in ReverseIn other words, Start With The End In Mind</p></li><li><p>AudienceKnowing what you want them to leave with helps develop your plan of attack</p><p>I want my audience to know</p><p>In order to do this I need to include</p></li><li><p>AudienceImportant Points to Consider:You know more than they doThe audience is selfishYou need to relate things to them some waymake a connectionAllow questionsYou are the expert, but it is ok if you dont know everythingDont try and fake it!</p></li><li><p>Visuals or Other Non-Text ElementsVisuals are a good resourceWhen used sparinglyWhen emphasizing the main points of the slideVisuals are overwhelmingWhen they obstruct the main focus of the presentationThey obstruct the textThey have nothing to do with the focus</p></li><li><p>Visuals or Other Non-Text ElementsVisuals Can Include:Pictures</p><p>Clip Art</p><p>Graphs</p><p>Diagrams</p></li><li><p>Visuals or Other Non-Text ElementsThey Can Also Include:Animation</p><p>Videos</p><p>Music</p><p>Text Animation</p><p>Sound</p></li><li><p>Visuals or Other Non-Text ElementsThe most important thing to remember about these elements: </p><p>Use them SPARINGLY!!</p></li><li><p>The Least You Need to KnowBackgroundKeep it simple</p><p>FontKeep it visual and legible</p><p>Purpose of PresentationWhy? What is your goal?</p><p>AudienceWhat is their connection? Why should they care?</p><p>Visuals or Other Non-Text ElementsUse sparingly</p></li><li><p>Part IIAdding Information and Preparing for the Presentation</p></li><li><p>Things To Consider As You Add Specific InformationHave an Introduction, Body, and Conclusion</p><p>Follow A Logical Timeline/Procession </p><p>Add Major Points</p></li><li><p>Introduction-Body-ConclusionRemember the salesmans pitch:</p><p>Tell them what you are about to tell them</p><p>Tell them</p><p>Tell them what you told them</p></li><li><p>Introduction-Body-ConclusionIntroductionAttention getterTell the audience what you will coverBodyGive detailsnot necessarily in the PowerPoint, you can explain some in your speechConclusionSummarize your main pointsReview what you want/need the audience to remember</p></li><li><p>Follow A Logical Timeline/ProcessionThink of your thesisPoint A, B, and C in your thesis becomes:Point A, B, and then C in your paper/presentationSkipping or jumping around causes confusionWhich leads to other problems!</p></li><li><p>Adding Major PointsRemember: Dont fill the slide!Add major ideas that you can then expand onKeep like ideas togetherIf they dont all fit on one slide, keep them under the same or a similar title</p></li><li><p>The Least You Need To KnowIntroduction, Body, and ConclusionDont keep it secret, let you audience see the progression</p><p>Follow A Logical Timeline/ProcessionKeep it clear</p><p>Add Major PointsUse the slides as note cards</p></li><li><p>The Least You Need To KnowOne more thingRemember to practice your presentation to correct errors and refine your timing.</p></li><li><p>Part IIIQuestions and Exit Pass</p></li><li><p>Exit PassThere are some things that I did wrong in this presentationidentify one and tell me why it is wrong.</p></li></ul>


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