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Unformatted text preview: Using Visual Aids Dual Coding Dual Coding Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 EFFECTIVE EFFECTIVE Interaction with Visual Aids Don’t let visual aids upstage you. Visual aids are a tool, not a crutch. The purpose of your visual aids should be clear to your audience. Display the visual aid ONLY when you are discussing it, otherwise it becomes a distraction. Making Your Point: Power Point Chapter Thirteen; see also Save Our Slides by Dr. Billy Earnest, 2006 1. Pick a Good Template 1. Pick a Good Template Stick to basic, simplistic slides (the more detailed, the harder to focus on the text or picture) Watch out for the “clichéd” design templates “Uniform” background colors: light or REALLY dark 2. Limit the Number of Words 2. Limit the Number of Words PowerPoint is not a word processor PowerPoint is not a word processor PowerPoint is not a word processor PowerPoint is not a word processor PowerPoint is not a word processor PowerPoint is not a word processor PowerPoint is not a word processor PowerPoint is not a word processor PowerPoint is not a word processor PowerPoint is not a word processor PowerPoint is not a word processor From Billy Earnest, Save Our Slides, 2006 Austin is the next exit. If that is your destination, you should probably get into the right lane and activate your turn signal. Austin Practical Advice Practical Advice 1. Reduce sentences to key words 2. Aim for < 40 words per slide 3. Keep type sizes large enough to read 4. Use accepted symbols & abbreviations 5. No more than 7 main bullets per slide From Billy Earnest, Save Our Slides, 2006 3. Sans serif, or the 3. Sans serif, or the Honda Civic of Electronic Fonts Practical Popular Efficient Easy to handle From Billy Earnest, Save Our Slides, 2006 4. Handle Graphic Elements 4. Handle Graphic Elements Professionally Photos (ownership) Clip art—whimsical, usually cheesy Objects/word art Sounds Volume Quality Backgrounds (watermark) Animation effects Stationary v. moving effects Clicking/timing issues 5. High­Contrast Color Combos 5. High­Contrast Color Combos Light Text on Dark Background Dark Text on Light Background Mixing Bright Colors Makes People Nauseous From Billy Earnest, Save Our Slides, 2006 Basic Guidelines for Using Visual Basic Guidelines for Using Visual Aids Relevancy Legibility Clarity Simplicity Balance What’s Wrong With This Picture? Bill of Rights Bill of Rights Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. Amendment II A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Amendment III No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law. Amendment IV The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. Amendment V No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation. Amendment VI In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense. Amendment VII In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law. Amendment VIII Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. Amendment IX The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. Amendment X The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people. Amendment I Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. SEX SEX Recognizing Malignant Melanoma McDONALD'S CORPORATION RESTAURANT INFORMATION* TRADITIONAL RESTAURANTS U.S. Operated by franchisees Operated by the Company Operated by affiliates Outside of the U.S. Operated by franchisees Operated by the Company Operated by affiliates By Type Operated by franchisees Operated by the Company Operated by affiliates 1996 1995 8,282 7,902 1,643 1,598 599 428 10,524 9,928 3,251 2,061 1,584 6,896 17,420 11,533 3,704 2,183 17,420 --------------------------------SATELLITE RESTAURANTS U.S. 1,157 Outside of the U.S. 686 1,843 --------------------------------SYSTEMWIDE RESTAURANTS U.S. 11,681 Outside of the U.S. 7,582 19,263 2,770 1,642 1,367 5,779 15,707 10,672 3,240 1,795 15,707 733 344 1,077 10,661 6,123 16,784 Increase Number Percent 380 45 171 596 5 3 40 6 481 419 217 1,117 1,713 17 26 16 19 11 861 464 388 1,713 424 342 766 1,020 1,459 2,479 8 14 22 11 58 99 71 10 24 15 Consumer Price Index, Per Capita Personal Income, and Consumer Price Index, Per Capita Personal Income, and Gross National Product, 1950­1986 16000 14000 Consumer Price Index (1967=100) 12000 10000 Gross National Product (in billions) Per Captita Income (in dollars) 8000 6000 4000 2000 0 1950 1960 1970 1980 1986 13th Century Europe 13th Chartres Cathedral Donde esta el Beef? 24% Non-U.S Non-U.S U.S. U.S. 0 5 10% 10 15 20 25 30 Percent Increase In Growth of McDonald’s By Region CMS Alumni Career Placement Sales & Marketing 46% Teaching 8% Management 23% Public Relations 10% Personnel & HR 13% A .H.A Guidelines • Eat a balanced diet: – – – – 30% of calories from fat 5 Servings of fruit or vegetables Reduce sodium & cholesterol Increase carbohydrate intake • Get plenty of exercise – – – 20 minutes at 80% capacity 3 times a week Combine aerobic and anaerobic exercise consult with your doctor before beginning any exercise program • Quit smoking • Reduce stress Mend your speech a little, Lest it may mar your fortunes. King Lear: Act i, Sc. 1 Mend your speech a little, Lest it may mar your fortunes. King Lear: Act i, Sc. 1 Do NOT forget to cite your sources on visual aids. (Common Sense for CMS 306M, 2007) Reminders Reminders Analyze your environment Evaluate your equipment Test your design in actual use (arrive early on presentation days) Make back­up plans Plan how to handle technology problems ...
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