on the web
1. Be consistent with your -- Font – Choose a readable font and stick to it. – Use font sizes large enough to view from a computer screen or when projected.
– Bold indicates more important information.
– Fancy Fonts are hard to read – avoid.
Be consistent with your -- Title • Include a brief title on each slide. • Keep title at the top of the page.
Be consistent with your -- Background • Choose a consistent background. • Make an image background a watermark (transparent).
2. No more than 6 words a line. No more than 6 lines a slide.
â€˘ Do not copy/paste text into PowerPoint â€“ use your owns words!
3. Include a bibliography Adds credibility to your information! Get permission. Media (images and video) are copyrighted. Youtube and any other sites you can embed. Images and music from Creativecommons.org or other copyright-friendly sites
4. Clip Art/Graphics/Video Use only to enhance your presentation. No more than two graphics on a slide. Follow copyright guidelines.
If posting online and presenting to an audience…
5. Face your audience (I know – scary) – please don’t read from your slides. Use notes or an outline.
Examples of Good and Bad
For more information, visit your library media specialist.