How to give a Power Point Presentation

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					How to give a Power Point
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   Holly Hunts, Ph.D., C.F.C.S.
   Family and Consumer Sciences
   Montana State University
Choose a topic that fits power
point
   Lecture format
   Hard to do hands-on
       Lights off
       Two things at once
   Cognitive objectives
   Affective – work at it
       Add frills
       Add statistics
Start with a title slide


    Your name, position and company
Set the ground rules (with or
without a slide about it)
   How long is the presentation going to last?
   Can they ask questions during the
    presentation?
   What material are they responsible for?
   Will there be an exam? Homework?
   Should they take notes?
   Is there a hand-out with the material on it?
Give them a road map
   Introduction
   Main topics
   Summary
   Questions and answers
   Small group work
Anticipatory Set
   Music
   Interesting photo
   Interesting quote (Internet)
   Interesting statistic (Internet)
   Provocative statement
Group Topics Together
   Like an essay – similar topics together
   Control what the audience sees at one time.
       One slide – one topic
Help your audience with
transitions
   Use the title of your slides
   Use your voice – YOU are value added
       REMEMBER: Talk to the audience, not the
        screen!
   The show should NOT be totally self-
    explanatory
   Use bullet points that are meaningful
       And, but, or (chalkboard story)
Note there are bullet points not
paragraphs!
   Think about their notes
   Keywords
   Key statistics
Add graphics
   Make use of the
    power of power point
Add charts
   Power of Power Point   100
                            90
                            80
                            70
                            60
                            50               Boredom
                            40               Learning
                            30               Interest
                            20
                            10
                             0
                                 10    30
                                 min   min
Edit!!!
   Think about controlling what the audience
    sees all at once (go back and edit)
   Control what the audience sees
   check that you are consistent about
    capitalization.
   Capitalization
   Check spellling (or you look like a phool!)
ALWAYS!!
   Know every word/diagram/equation/etc.
    YOU put on YOUR slide
       Ph.D. Exam example: “Power Pump”
       Doubling ?
Add animation -movement
   Go to slide sorter
   Be consistent –
    professional
   Too much is
    well…too much
Add sound effects
   Make sure they can be heard when
    presented
       Speed of computer for presentation
       Software of computer for presentation
       Speakers?
Assignment Requirements
   Topic - from this class
   Music – not just sound effects
   Timed – means self-running
   Animation – means the graphics move