How to Design a Presentation

Objectives

Introduce design concepts and how they contribute to the effectiveness of a visual presentation.

Outcomes

  Apply design concepts to the development of a PowerPoint presentation

  Demonstrate how design concepts contribute to an effective visual presentation

 Warm-Up

  Read these pages to understand how to apply the following four basic design concepts:  http://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/Effective_visuals/105.html 

O   BIG:  http://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/Effective_visuals/120.html

O   SIMPLE:  http://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/Effective_visuals/130.html

O   CLEAR:  http://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/Effective_visuals/140.html

O   CONSISTENT:  http://www.kumc.edu/SAH/OTEd/jradel/Effective_visuals/150.html

  Color has a powerful influence on a presentation.  Read this article to understand how using the right colors will help you create an effective visual presentation http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA010120721033.aspx

 New Instruction

Create a PowerPoint presentation on a topic of your choice, applying the four design concepts.

 Feedback and Review

  Review these lessons for more information on how to create an effective visual presentation:

o        How to Write a Visual Presentation

o        How to Use PowerPoint

 

  Have another student review your presentation for feedback on how you applied design concepts.  If necessary, make the recommended changes.

  View another studentís presentation and provide feedback based on what you learned.

 Transfer Knowledge or Skills:

Present your topic to an instructor, class, or classmate.

 

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