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Creating an Effective PowerPoint

Creating an Effective PowerPointWhat to do when planning a presentationMs. SlosserPost Secondary Prep

Your ThoughtsTake a minute and answer the questions in your journals:

1. What goes through your mind when you are asked to give a presentation?2. What are trademarks of good presenters?3. Of bad presenters?

Different Styles of PresentingSpeech without visual aidesActing out a situationHolding up a poster and talking (before technology allowed for better)PowerPoints!!!

We will be focusing on how to improve your Presentation Skills while using PowerPoint.

BeforeHave a plan of attackOrganize your informationKnow the material2Where do I begin?

What Not to DoThe slides will show common mistakes

Parrot PowerPoint3This is when you have too many words written on each slide, and you stand in front of your audience reading word-for-word from the slide.The audience will see more of your back then of your presentation. You cannot make any changes if you are simply reading word-for-word.What if someone has a question?

Can you read this?Small fontColor Script letters

Spelling and Grammar3Evey errer is distraktingU R a professional, use professional txt.Punctuation! It matters?

Animation3Movable type that flies inSpeed that goes with animationImages that move too much

Cohesion2 Everything must fit togetherImages, text, and backgroundConsistency matters

Visual Aids are Good butMust match topic2Shouldnt distract2Be cohesive2Enhance your presentation

If You Dont Believe MeWatch this:How Not to Use PowerPoint1

What to DoKnow the material3Concise 5-7 word bullet points3Make it readable3 Images that relate2Include title and conclusionPresent to audienceEDIT!3

Present the MaterialLook at the audienceSpeak clearlyAnswer any questionsEngage the audience2Smile!

Things to RememberAny distraction hurts your presentationPractice with someone beforeTime yourself3PowerPoint is a visual aide, youre the presenter

To RecapWhat are some dos and don'ts of PowerPoint Presentations?

Sources1. McMillan, Don. Life After Death by PowerPoint. 24 Oct. 2010 2. McRitchie, Jeff. Dos and Donts of Effective Presentations. Ezine Articles. 20 Oct. 2010 Wuorio, Jeff. Presenting with PowerPoint: 10 Dos and Donts. Microsoft Business . 20 Oct. 2010 software/powerpoint-tips.aspx#Powerpointtips Dont Forget to Cite Your Sources!Images: Provided by Microsoft 2003 ClipArt.