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Author Williams, Robin, 1953-

Title The non-designer's presentation book : principles for effective presentation design / Robin Williams.

Publication Info. Berkeley, Calif. : Peachpit Press ; London : Pearson Education [distributor], [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  BUS 658.45 WIL    AVAILABLE
Description viii, 158 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents [I] Before you design : Where to begin? : What's a presentation? ; Does it need to be digital? ; Yes, it needs to be digital ; What's a bad presentation? ; What's a good presentation? ; Software options -- Get yourself organized : Plan, organize, outline -- [II] Optimize the content: four principles of conceptual presentation design : Clarity : Edit the text ; Spread out the text ; How many slides in a presentation? ; Sometimes you need a lot on one slide -- Relevance : Get rid of the superfluous stuff ; Backgrounds ; Don't use dorky clip art ; Use relevant photos -- Animation : Animation creates a focus ; The facts about animation -- Plot -- [III] Design the slides: four principles of visual presentation : Contrast -- Repetition -- Alignment -- Proximity -- Put it all together : Name the principles used -- [IV] Beyond the principles : Learn your software : Turn off autofit ; Align text at the top ; Adjust the spacing ; Don't squish the images -- Handouts : The truth about handouts -- Ignore these rules -- Listen to your eyes -- Sources for fonts/images/video/sound.
Subject Visual communication.
Presentation graphics software.
Added Title Principles for effective presentation design
ISBN 9780321656216 paperback
0321656210 paperback

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