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Document Design 3 Presentation Slides Technical Communication
Document Design 3
Presentation
Slides
Technical Communication
Document Design 3
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Don’t Overdo
Your Design!!
Just because it’s
available doesn’t mean
you should use it.
Too much is too
much.
CONSIDER your reader.
Look professional.
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Designing Presentation Slides
7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
1. Use large fonts 28-50pt
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides 50 pt
1.
Use large fonts (28-50 pt)
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28 pt
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
1. Use large fonts (28-50 pt)
2. Use phrases not sentences
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
1. Use large fonts (28-50pt)
2. Use phrases not sentences
3. Use clear, concise language
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2-3. When you are designing presentation
slides, use clear and concise phrases.
Do not use sentences because they are
long and they fill up the slide. Your
audience will not have time to read
everything. Big blocks of types will
discourage your readers from reading
your message. It will also distract your
readers from your presentation.
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
1. Use large fonts (28-50pt)
2. Use phrases not sentences
3. Use clear, concise language
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
1. Use large fonts (28-50 pt)
2. Use phrases not sentences
3. Use clear, concise language
4. Limit number of points or main
topics per slide (3-5)
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
(continued)
4. Limit number of points or main topics
per slide (3-5)
5. Customize with logos, charts,
photos, etc.
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
(continued)
4. Limit number of points or main topics
per slide (3-5)
5. Customize with logos, charts,
photos, etc.
6. Use light backgrounds if lights are off
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
(continued)
4. Limit number of points or main topics
per slide (3-5)
5. Customize with logos, charts,
photos, etc.
6. Use light backgrounds if lights are off
and use dark backgrounds
only when lights are on
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
(continued)
4. Limit number of points or main topics
per slide (3-5)
5. Customize with logos, charts,
photos, etc.
6. Use light backgrounds if lights are off
and use dark backgrounds
only when lights are on
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
(continued)
4. Limit number of points or main topics
per slide (3-5)
5. Customize with logos, charts,
photos, etc.
6. Use light backgrounds if lights off and
use dark backgrounds if lights are on
7. Use colors that contrast with
the background.
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
(continued)
4. Limit number of points or main topics
per slide (3-5)
5. Customize with logos, charts,
photos, etc.
6. Use light backgrounds if lights off and
use dark backgrounds if lights are on
7. Use colors that contrast with
the background.
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7 Rules for Designing
Presentation Slides
1. Use large fonts (28-50 pt)
2. Use phrases not sentences
3. Use clear, concise language
4. Limit number of points or main topics per slide
to three to five (3-5)
5. Customize with logos, charts, photos, etc.
6. Use light backgrounds if lights off
and use dark backgrounds if lights on
7. Use colors that contrast with the background
Oops! We broke Rule # 4 on this slide…
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More Tips for
Designing Presentation Slides
Parallel Structure
When using a
1. list of items in a sentence or
2. items on a bulleted or numbered list,
similar items should be expressed in
similar grammatical form
Examples: resume, outlines, procedures (pp. 306-307)
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Parallel Structure
1. List of items in a sentence
Example:
She enjoys many outdoor activities, including
running, kayaking and the design of new
wilderness trails.
She enjoys many outdoor activities, including
running, kayaking and designing new
wilderness trails.
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Parallel Structure
2. Items on a bulleted or numbered list
Example:
1. Use large fonts (28-50pt)
2. Use phrases not sentences
3. Language that is clear and concise
1. Use large fonts (28-50pt)
2. Use phrases not sentences
3. Use clear and concise language
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Powerpoint: Four Views
1. Slide Show
2. Slide Sorter
3. Notes Page
4. Normal
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Powerpoint: Four Views
1. Slide Show - to view the presentation
2. Slide Sorter – to view thumbnails
3. Notes Page – to view narration notes
4. Normal – to create and design slides
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1. Slide Show
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2. Slide Sorter – used to view thumbnails
and rearrange slides by dragging
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3. Notes Page – used as notes when
delivering the presentation
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4. Normal view – used for designing
and editing each slide
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4. Normal view – with outline
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Review:
7 Rules for
Designing Presentation Slides
Parallel Grammatical Structure
4 Ways of Viewing
Powerpoint
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