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Dodging Bullets: Using PowerPoint to get your message across

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  • 1.Dodging Bullets :Using PowerPoint to get your message across

2. PowerPoint has become a universal language we use... in business and education 3. You need to give presentations thatreachyour audience... 4. The current text and bullet point approach is boring and ineffective. 5. You want your presentation to be as sticky as possible. 6. Sticky is another way to say that your idea or message isunderstoodandmemorable . 7. To make your ideasstick , you need to:

  • (1)Simplify your slides.
  • (2) Make them visual.

(3) Tell a story. 8. Simplify 9. Why? Long Term Memory Working memory:Research shows we can process a MAXIMUM of 7 things actively in our working memory at any time CAPACITY PROBLEM 10. Why? Long Term Memory Avoid overload... 11. Tosimplify , find thecore of each slide 12. Keep yourcoresimple compact 13. Give each slide its owncoreby placing a sentence at the top and supporting it with an image 14. Properties of Sound

  • Sound waves travel like the ripples in a pond after a stone is thrown in
  • Sound is caused by vibrating objects
    • More vibrations means a higher sound; less vibrations means a lower sound

15. Move the text to the speaker notes 16. Sound wavestravel like the ripples in a pond after a stone is thrown in

    • More vibrations means a higher sound; less vibrations means a lower sound

Remove everything that is not necessary to get your point across 17. Sound wavestravel like the ripples in a pond after a stone is thrown in 18. Visual Make them 19. Visionsurpasses all other senses 65% 10% 20. Cognitive scientists say we process information through two channelsvisual auditory 21. The mind pays attention to only a few pieces of information in each channel visual auditory Narration Text 22. If youre reading this youre not listening to me 23. The mind pays attention to only a few pieces of information in each channel visual auditory Narration Text Image Narration 24. We can use the power of the metaphor to appeal to logic and emotion 25. Story Tell a 26. Write ascriptto focus your ideas 27. Thefirst fiveslides Act 1: Set Up the Story Setting Educators give presentations for different purposes.Role You have a presentation to give.Point A (problem)You want to make your presentation as sticky as possible Point B (goal) Sticky presentations are memorable and understood.CALL TO ACTION Follow three steps to make your presentation more sticky. 28. Supportyour ideas 1 2 3,4,5 6 Act 2: Develop the Action 5 minute column 15-minute column 45-minute column Make your slides simple Make them visual Tell a story 29. Use the storyboard template to help distil and structure your story 30. Sketch out your story to decide how best to illustrate it 31. Recap Act 3: Frame the Resolution Crisis Solution Climax Resolution 32. Astickypresentation ismemorable and understood 33. To make your presentationsticky , remember three things: 34. Thank you