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  1. PowerPoint Presentations Mediocre or Memorable? Kim Laursen, ITS Education Coordinator University of Nebraska Medical Center klaursen@unmc.edu

  2. “Quick and Mediocre” Presentations • Why and when to create a mediocre presentation • How to create a quick and dirty presentation

  3. Enhancing Presentations • Change template/background colors • Clipart and other drawing tools • From drawing toolbar or Insert menu option (go to Microsoft Online for better selection of clipart) • Google Images or www.unmc.edu/library -Electronic resources - References – Medical Images on the Web • Adding charts • Animation schemes

  4. PowerPoint Secrets Tips Before’s How To’s After’s

  5. Problems with PowerPoint Presentations • Too many slides • Multimedia overkill • Too much text • Text too small or in caps • Presenters read from slides • Bad color combinations • Not what audience is expecting

  6. Effective Presenters • Know their audience • Plan ahead • Clear and to the point • Know their subject – don’t read slides • Use visuals to make an impact

  7. Avoid Too Much Text • KISS – Keep it short and simple. • Use the 5 x 5 rule – No more than five lines on a page and each line should be no more than five words. • Use short phrases rather than complete sentences. • Make certain each phrase is parallel in grammatical structure

  8. Avoid Too Much Text • KISS • 5 x 5 rule • Short phrases • Consistent structure

  9. Text Don’ts • DON’T USE ALL CAPS • AVOID UNUSUAL FONTS • USE HIGH CONTRAST • TRY ILLUSTRATING KEY CONCEPTS WITH DIAGRAMS OR DRAWINGS • DON’T USE FONTS THAT ARE TOO SMALL

  10. Text Do’s • Use mixed case (not CAPS) • Use simple fonts (san serif best) • Use high contrast • Use large fonts (at least 24 point) • Try illustrating key concepts with diagrams or drawings

  11. ITS Organization

  12. If you have to apologize for a slide, don’t use it!

  13. Information Technology ServicesUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center Last Updated 03/25/03

  14. Information Technology Services Administration

  15. ITS Administration Administration • Andersen, Eileen • Holly, Yvette • Hopson, Marla • Strohbehn, Kim • Welna, Sharon

  16. Academic Computing and LEIS • Pera, Steve • Reardon, Tom • Birk, Thomas • Diers, Melissa • Faylor, Anne • Laursen, Kim • Moser, Dan • Peleschak, Sandra • Rayamajhi, Atul • Spain, John • Ziskovsky, Joseph

  17. Administrative Computing • Clausen, Mary • Eicher, Kim • Gloeb, Geoffrey • Knoell, Gary • Leaders, Shannon • Majors, Christine • O'Donnell, James • Pisasale, Teresa • Susman, Katharine • Trant, Lee R

  18. Operations • Araujo, Pat • Bell, Maedi • Bennett, Christopher • Cercena, Christopher • Chipasula, James • Dixson, Robert • Everhart, Stephanie • Francisco, Shaun • Grasso, Joe • Holas, Gail • Hughes, Dave • Johnson, Linda • King, Rodney • Kitt, Greg • Knudsen, Kevin • Kroenke, Cheryl • Lavine, James • Lugert, Rodney • Mc Cullough, Donna • Parker, Richard • Plendl, Nicholas • Samson, Richard • Sangimino, Steven • Stoley, Stephen • Vermehren, Daniel John • Windels, Jeffrey

  19. Extreme Events Confidence in Projected Change Change in Phenomenon

  20. Extreme Events Confidence in Projected Change Change in Phenomenon

  21. Vary Slide Elements Enlarge graphic on title slide

  22. My Big Fat Geeky PowerPoint Presentation

  23. Transition Plan • Transparent • Seamless • Addition of existing services • 9 step process with QC including training and personnel

  24. Transition Plan “Hardly a transition!” • No interruption of service • Minimal redeployment of existing personnel • Enhancement of existing services with few new hires!

  25. Current methods fail to address the cause of violence and terrorism Peace agreements Cease fires Negotiations Building a wall The root causes are Racial stress Political stress Religious stress Societal stress How to Attain Peace?

  26. Peace agreements Negotiations Cease fires Constructing a wall How to Attain Peace FAIL Because they don’t address the cause of Racial stress Religious stress Violence and terrorism Political stress Societal stress

  27. The Problem-Solving Process • Synthesize • Hypothesize • Analyze

  28. The problem-solving process

  29. Objectives Objective is Either Financial or Non-Financial

  30. Analyze the Data:Objectives Non-Financial Financial

  31. Living Longer • Life Expectancy: • Exceeding 80 years of age today. • Will approach 90 years of age by the year 2030. • 1 in 10 Baby Boomers will live to be 100!

  32. “Happy birthday, dear…..” Expectancy Life • Average today: 80 years • Average in 2030: 90 years 1 in 10 Baby Boomers will live to be 100!

  33. Ask yourself these questions? • Yes, It Could Happen To Me? • When It Does, How Will I Pay For This Expensive Care? • Is This The Greatest Rick I Face Today, For Which I Am Not Insured?

  34. How will I pay for this expensive care? Is this the greatest risk I face today, for which I am NOT insured? Risk Financial

  35. Wildflower Gardening • Enlarge an image for the background • Add a shape and add text • Format > Autoshape and add fill color with transparency – try 40% • Building a wildflower garden

  36. The state of Java development • Success also brings chaos… • …JSF, MDA, JSD 1.5, AOP, JDO, SWT, J2EE Extensions, SOA, JSR, JSP, j2ME, EjB, JNX

  37. State of Java MDA AOP ISF JSD JSR Ij2MESF J2EE Extensions SOA JSP 1.5 SWT

  38. Fire Safety! • Check Outlets for Crowding • Install Smoke Alarms • Practice Exit Strategies • Check misc. items: Space Heaters, Fire Places, Wood Stoves, etc. Curious kids set fires!

  39. Fire Safety! Talk about it! …in your home • Check Outlets for Crowding • Install Smoke Alarms • Practice Exit Strategies • Check misc. items: Space Heaters, Fire Places, Wood Stoves, etc. Curious kids set fires! Curious kids set fires!

  40. Fire Safety! • Check Outlets for Crowding • Install Smoke Alarms • Practice Exit Strategies • Check misc. items: Space Heaters, Fire Places, Wood Stoves, etc. Curious kids set fires!

  41. Talk about it! Fire Safety • Check Outlets for Crowding • Install Smoke Alarms • Practice Exit Strategies • Check all locations: Computer Centers, Faculty Offices, Storage Rooms, etc. Curious kids set fires!

  42. Fire Safety! • Check Outlets for Crowding • Install Smoke Alarms • Practice Exit Strategies • Check misc. items: Space Heaters, Fire Places, Wood Stoves, etc. Curious kids set fires!

  43. Take the time to talk about it Fire Safety • Check Outlets for Crowding • Install Smoke Alarms • Practice Exit Strategies • Check misc. rooms: Warehouse, Storage Rooms, Labs, Data Centers, etc. in your workplace Save Money…. Save Lives!