Powerpoint Overview by xa0usF8Q

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									          PowerPoint
         Presentations:
          An Overview
Goals:
 1. Understand the basic
    components of a GOOD
    PowerPoint presentation
 2. Develop your communication
    objective
 3. Brainstorm the components of
    your presentation
      The PowerPoint
         Metaphor
• Slideshow
• Large audience
• Primarily visual
• The big picture
   Components of a
 PowerPoint Slideshow
• Communication objective
• Unifying theme
• Text, graphics, animation,
  sound
• Audience participation
      Communication
        Objective
• WIIFM?
• AWBAT
• Inform
• Persuade
• Elicit dialogue
        Unifying Theme


• Color
• Key graphics
• Animation and/or sound
• Templates
• Custom
    Text, graphics,
 animation, and sound

• Purposeful
• Readable/seeable/hearable
• Necessary
 Audience Participation
• Speak
• Write
• Read
• Listen
    Linear Slideshow
• End goal
• Logical progression
• Build-up
 Non-Linear Slideshow
• Discussion-based—could go
  anywhere
• Hyperlinks to other slides or
  files
• Some non-linear abilities in
  all slideshows
Coltan and the Congo

     A Hotspots!
     Presentation
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About this big
       Coltan
(columbium tantalite)

Used in:
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•Light-bulb filaments
•Cell phones
•Computers
•Game consoles
 (such as Playstations)
                   Price per Pound

$400
$350
$300
$250
$200
                                                   Coltan
$150
$100
 $50
  $0
        2000       2001

   Source:http://www.virunga.org/jbin/story/4613
   The Democratic
 Republic of the Congo
• Civil War since 1944
• 2,345,410 sq km (about one-
  fourth the size of the US)
• 77% forests and woodlands


Source: CIA World Factbook 2001
         Civil War
• government revenue

•Foreign debt
        Wildlife Population in Kahuzi-Biega
                   National Park

10000              9000

 8000
 6000
           3600                                               Elephants
 4000                                                         Gorillas
 2000                                  0      130
   0
              1996                     2001
          Source: Wildlife Conservation Society
        http://www.eces.org/articles/static/9903348006466.shtml
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“…there is no point in the West
  pointing a finger at the slaughter…”




   "We have got to stop buying this stuff,
           and end the flow of money..."


                     Greg Cummings,
                     Executive Director of the
                     Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
    What You Can Do
• Write to the companies who
  make the products you use—
  ask them to make sure that
  their coltan doesn’t come from
  mines in the protected National
  Parks in the DROC
• Money TALKS!
         Designing your
           Slideshow
•   State your communication objective
•   List your components
•   Outline your narrative
•   Create your speaker notes
•   Create your slides
•   Test-drive your slideshow
•   Create audience materials

								
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