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EFFECTIVE VISUAL AIDS IN PRESENTATION
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  • EFFECTIVE VISUAL AIDS IN PRESENTATION

  • WHY USE VISUAL AIDS IN PRESENTATIONS?

  • Did you know? Up to 50% of information is taken in through the eyes

  • WHY USE VISUAL AIDS IN PRESENTATIONS?

    Makes presentation more interesting and lively

    Helps audience understand the presentation

    Helps speaker present information more systematically

  • WHY USE VISUAL AIDS IN PRESENTATIONS? (continued)Reinforce and add impact to information

    Illustrate a relationship between ideas

    Show information patterns or pictures

  • WHY USE VISUAL AIDS IN PRESENTATIONS? (continued)Present figures, graphs or charts

    Summarize key points

    Help audience follow passages or quotations

  • TYPES OF VISUAL AIDS

    1) Handouts + Audience can concentrate better - Too many can be distracting * Should be distributed earlier

  • TYPES OF VISUAL AIDS (continued)

    2) Flipcharts + Economical and easy to use + Suitable for small groups + Can be prepared in advance or spontaneously * Make drafts and transfer to the flipchart

  • TYPES OF VISUAL AIDS (continued)3) Photographs and prepared diagrams/posters+ used at the precise moment to illustrate point+ visible throughout presentation* consider how it should be displayed* may need a pointer

  • TYPES OF VISUAL AIDS (continued)

    4) Objects/models + adds sensory dimension to presentation * consider cost and benefit

  • TYPES OF VISUAL AIDS (continued)

    5) Whiteboards + Flexible and interactive + suits small group - Writing clearly can be slow - Back to the audience

  • TYPES OF VISUAL AIDS (continued)

    6) PowerPoint Slides + Colourful and professional looking + Suits groups of various sizes - hard to keep audience attentive - technical problems - lighting issues

  • TYPES OF VISUAL AIDS (continued)

    7) Video clip+ can show clips of specific examples discussed+ add another dimension to presentation- possible technical problem

  • TYPES OF VISUAL AIDS (continued)

    8) Transparencies+ can be prepared in advance+ can add or create transparencies while presenting- Lighting problem

  • TIPS FOR DESIGNING VISUAL AIDS

    KEEP IT SIMPLE: Display ONE IDEA on each visual

    MINIMISE WORDS 25 words/slide

    KEYWORDS and PHRASES

  • TIPS FOR DESIGNING VISUAL AIDS (continued)COLOUR - clear & appropriate - one colour for main idea, two complementary colour for sub points. - avoid red-green and pastels

    LAYOUT and SPACE

  • TIPS FOR DESIGNING VISUAL AIDS (continued)

    STYLE - Select one style and use consistently

    TeXt STYLE AND SIZE - Choose carefully

  • TIPS FOR DESIGNING VISUAL AIDS (continued)

    AVOID GIMMICKS - Computer graphics (background, patterns, clip art etc.) should be used to enhance presentation.

    PROOFREAD! Proofreed! Profread! Proof read! ProofreaD! Proofread!

    PLAN AHEAD

  • TIPS FOR USING VISUAL AIDSINTEGRATE visual aids

    REHEARSE with your visual aids

    Maintain EYE CONTACT

    DO NOT READ from your visual aid

    STOP SPEAKING while audience read

  • TIPS FOR USING VISUAL AIDS (continued) DO NOT PASS OUT items while presenting

    REVEAL AIDS only when NEEDED

    USE THEM, dont just display them!

    CHECK ROOM & EQUIPMENT in advance

    CHECK visual is VISIBLE to audience

  • CLASS ACTIVITY MUSIC BOX GAME!

  • In groups of 6-7, prepare a group presentation based on the situation given below:

    SITUATIONYou are working in the marketing department of a clothing/ handbag/ cosmetic company. Prepare a poster of your latest product and present it to the class.

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