This PowerPoint is entitled, “Presentations That Pop!”. It is designed for high schools students to help them improve their presentations and communication skills. The overall goal is to have them learn to see things visually and then to express themselves visually.
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The PowerPoint is on the notes pages for you to see what I would be saying during the presentation. I hope you enjoy it.
What am I looking at?
What does this image mean to me?
Relationship between image & text?
HOW CAN I VISUALLY DEPICT THIS MESSAGE?
Dog walking ad Good Dog Cool
Social invitation Invitation
School dance poster Scribble
Bible Study Old English
Business Card Lucida Sans
Serif = fancy little feet on the letters
Sans Serif = no little feet, easier on the eyes
Annual Budget Report
Heroes of the Old Testament
Games for Energizing Workshops
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Visual literacy can help someone interpret, understand the meaning of messages; communicate more effectively by applying the basic principles and concepts of visual design; produce visual messages using technologies and use visual thinking to conceptualize solutions to problems.
Visual literacy helps:
Produce with technology
Conceptualize solutionsText Guidelines…
Choose what serves your message best.
Will it distract or attract?
It is okay to not use bullets!
Burmark, L. (2002) Visual literacy: learn to see, see to learn. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Life Image Archives (2010). Retrieved from:
Riesland, E. “Visual Literacy and the Classroom.” (2005). Retrieved from: http://www.newhorizons.org/visualliteracy