Creating-an-Effective-PowerPoint-Presentation

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Creating an Effective PowerPoint Presentation Hints for a successful presentation: o Plan carefully o Do your research o Know your audience o Time your presentation o Practice your presentation o Speak comfortably and clearly Effective PowerPoint Slides o Use design templates o Standardize position, colors and styles o Include only necessary information o Limit the information to essentials o Content should be self-evident o Use colors that contrast o Be consistent with effects, transitions and animation o Too many slides can lose your audience Text guidelines o Generally no more than 6 words a line
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Unformatted text preview: o Generally no more than 6 lines a slide o Avoid long sentences o Larger font indicates more important information o Font size generally ranges from 18 to 48 point o Be sure text contrasts with background o Fancy fonts can be hard to read o Words in all capital letters are hard to read o Avoid abbreviations and acronyms o Limit punctuation marks Clip Art and Graphics o Should balance the slide o Should enhance and complement the text, not overwhelm o No more than two graphics per slide...
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