Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentation

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Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentation: Information Packaging and much more than just power point instructions.

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Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentation:

Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentation Click the words to explore Press <-- to go back Press Esc to stop Simple Consistent Clear Big Progressive Summary

Make It Big:

Make It Big

Make it Big (Text):

Make it Big (Text) This is Arial 12 This is Arial 18 This is Arial 24 This is Arial 32 This is Arial 36 This is Arial 44

Make it Big (Text):

Make it Big (Text) This is Arial 12 This is Arial 18 This is Arial 24 This is Arial 32 This is Arial 36 This is Arial 44 Too Small

Make It Big (How to Estimate):

Make It Big (How to Estimate) Look at it from 2 metres away 2 m

Keep It Simple:

Keep It Simple

Keep It Simple (Text):

Keep It Simple (Text) T o o m a n y c o l o u r s Too Many Fonts and Styles The 6 x 7 rule No more than 6 lines per slide No more than 7 words per line

Keep It Simple (Text):

Keep It Simple (Text) Instructional Technology: A complex integrated process involving people, procedures, ideas, devices, and organization, for analyzing problems and devising, implementing, evaluating, and managing solutions to those problems in situations in which learning is purposive and controlled (HMRS 5th ed.) Too detailed !

Keep It Simple (Text):

Keep It Simple (Text) A process involving people, procedures & tools for solutions to problems in learning (HMRS 5th ed.) Instructional Technology: Much Simpler

Falling Leaves Observed:

Falling Leaves Observed Christchurch Dunedin Wellington January 11,532,234 14,123,654 3,034,564 February 1,078,456 12,345,567 16,128,234 March 17,234,778 6,567,123 16,034,786 April 16,098,897 10,870,954 7,940,096 May 8,036,897 10,345,394 14,856,456 June 16,184,345 678,095 4,123,656 July 8,890,345 15,347,934 18,885,786 August 8,674,234 18,107,110 17,230,095 September 4,032,045 18,923,239 9,950,498 October 2,608,096 9,945,890 5,596,096 November 5,864,034 478,023 6,678,125 December 12,234,123 9,532,111 3,045,654 Too detailed !

Falling Leaves in Millions:

Falling Leaves in Millions In 10 6 Christchurch Dunedin Wellington January 11 14 3 February 1 12 16 March 17 6 16 April 16 10 7 May 8 10 14 June 16 0 4 July 8 15 18 August 8 18 17 September 4 18 9 October 2 9 5 November 5 0 6 December 12 9 3 Much Simpler

Falling Leaves:

Falling Leaves Too detailed !

Falling Leaves:

Falling Leaves Much Simpler

Keep It Simple (Picture):

Keep It Simple (Picture) Art work may distract your audience Artistry does not substitute for content

Keep It Simple (Sound):

Keep It Simple (Sound) Sound effects may distract too Use sound only when necessary

Keep It Simple (Transition):

Keep It Simple (Transition) This transition is annoying, not enhancing "Appear" and "Disappear" are better

Keep It Simple (Animation):

Keep It Simple (Animation) 2 m Too distracting !

Keep It Simple (Animation):

Keep It Simple (Animation) 2 m Simple & to the point

Make It Clear:

Make It Clear

Make It Clear (Capitalisation):

Make It Clear (Capitalisation) ALL CAPITAL LETTERS ARE DIFFICULT TO READ Upper and lower case letters are easier

Make It Clear (Fonts):

Sanserif Z Serif Z Make It Clear (Fonts) busy clear

Make It Clear (Fonts):

Serif fonts are difficult to read on screen Sanserif fonts are clearer Italics are difficult to read on screen Normal or bold fonts are clearer Underlines may signify hyperlinks Instead, use colours to emphasise Make It Clear (Fonts)

Make It Clear (Numbers):

Make It Clear (Numbers) Use numbers for lists with sequence For example: How to put an elephant into a fridge? 1. Open the door of the fridge 2. Put the elephant in 3. Close the door

Make It Clear (Numbers):

Make It Clear (Numbers) How to put a giraffe into a fridge? 1. Open the door of the fridge 2. Take out the elephant 3. Put the giraffe in 4. Close the door

Make It Clear (Bullets):

Make It Clear (Bullets) Use bullets to show a list without Priority Sequence Hierarchy, …..

Make It Clear (Colours):

Make It Clear (Colours) Use contrasting colours Light on dark vs dark on light Use complementary colours

Make It Clear (Contrast):

Make It Clear (Contrast) Use contrasting colours Light on dark vs dark on light Use complementary colours low contrast high contrast

Make It Clear (Contrast):

Make It Clear (Contrast) Use contrasting colours Light on dark vs dark on light Use complementary colours This is light on dark

Make It Clear (Contrast):

Make It Clear (Contrast) Use contrasting colours Light on dark vs dark on light Use complementary colours This is dark on light

Make It Clear (Complement):

Make It Clear (Complement) Use contrasting colours Light on dark vs dark on light Use complementary colours These colours do not complement

Make It Clear (Complement):

Make It Clear (Complement) Use contrasting colours Light on dark vs dark on light Use complementary colours These colours complement

Make It Clear (Size):

Make It Clear (Size) Size implies importance

Make It Clear (Size):

Make It Clear (Size) Size implies importance

Make It Clear (Focal Points):

Make It Clear (Focal Points) Focal points direct attention

Make It Clear (Focal Points):

Make It Clear (Focal Points) Focal points direct attention

Be Progressive:

Be Progressive

Types of Instructional Tools:

Complexity of Interactions Mode of Instruction Individual Pair Group Direct Instruction Guided Inquiry Discovery Learning Individual Instructive Tools Individual Constructive Tools Social Constructive Tools Social Communicative Tools Informational Tools Types of Instructional Tools Too many in one go!

Types of Instructional Tools:

Complexity of Interactions Mode of Instruction Individual Pair Group Direct Instruction Guided Inquiry Discovery Learning Individual Instructive Tools Individual Constructive Tools Social Constructive Tools Social Communicative Tools Informational Tools Types of Instructional Tools Progressive & thus focused

Be Consistent:

Be Consistent

Be Consistent:

Be Consistent Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distract

Be Consistent:

Be Consistent Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distract This tick draws attention

Be Consistent:

Be Consistent Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distract These differences distract!

Be Consistent:

Be Consistent Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distract This implies importance

Be Consistent:

Be Consistent Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distract Confusing differences!

Be Consistent:

Be Consistent Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distract This surprise attracts

Be Consistent:

Be Consistent Differences draw attention Differences may imply importance Use surprises to attract not distract These distract!

In Summary:

In Summary Big Simple Clear Progressive Consistent

Some Final Words:

Some Final Words Communication is the key Text to support the communication Pictures to simplify complex concepts Animations for complex relationships Visuals to support, not to distract Sounds only when absolutely necessary

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