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Visual Powerpoint Presentation Examples

Posted on the 26 December 2016 by Lifecoachbloggers

Types of visual presentations for College Students and Business Professionals-using Easy Mnemonic 6S

Understanding the human memory is fascinating. People take conscious effort to enhance their memory skills through various memory techniques. Mnemonic devices are one such method to remember long list of names, objects and concepts. And, it can be applied for visual presentations skills too. For both college students and office executives, 6S--is a simple mnemonic, to remember various types of effective note making strategies.
For college students, this memory trick will help while presenting powerpoint academic lectures; For business professionals, 6S mnemonic comes handy while presenting visually through powerpoint presentation during meetings.

Two purposes of Visual Presentation are:- 

1. Capture whatever has been discussed.
2. Refer and reflect whenever the emphasis  are required.
The checklist include:
1. Shape 2. Size
3. Show Up
4. Shade
5. Spot
6. Skew
Shape, Symbols and Signs and abbreviations Save TimeDuring a business meeting, writing a triangle against a list may simply mean that the list is in increasing order. A tick and a cross symbol during an academic lecture may show the dos and don’ts of a topic. Giving a common code or sign for a group of similar things can save time on repetition of writing.
Use of an abbreviation, a shortcut, or a formula are other best ways of creative visual presentation in class or while summarizing from the text book.

Increase or Decrease the Size

Minutes of meeting is one common business scenario faced by almost all business executives, and the shortage of time is one common challenge. Changing the font size to extremely big or minutely small, slanting or bold indicates emphasis or importance of a particular point in a meeting. later, during leisure, before giving the final minutes of the meeting report, the presentation could be converted in to business language with right words and phrases.

One Note-Many Shades

Recognizing colors is one of the admired traits of humans beings. Many presenters color code for reference. For instance, while taking delivering presentations during a meeting, using green may indicate completed tasks, yellow shows yet to complete and red reveals impossible to complete tasks. So, by just looking at this sticky note, the message is clear and crisp on the status of the task.

Show Up(highlight) for Emphasis-A Simple Note Taking Style

Many students learn this study habit during middle school. Highlighting a point by using contrasting background colors, or by spacing the fonts farther are some of the most common methods of study techniques followed by students. In fact, this style can be applied both while writing on books or working in the computer.
And, highlighting a slide can be effective while delivering meeting slides too.

Altering the Spot(Position)—Specially for College Students

Position indicates modifying the location. Some examples of changing the position include writing notes upside down, scribbling in the extreme corners of the page, or writing only in the middle of page. This is one of the basics of note taking methods used by teachers, and lectures during lesson planning. Break the Conventional Type to Linear-Skew it up (Change the Direction)
It is common to see that many presenters use linear note taking while writing the outline of topic. Instead, for a change, changing the direction of notes can be both appealing and comprehensive. Tony Buzan’s mind mapping is one such technique that encourages the note takers to break the linear note taking habit. Some people also write the words vertically to show prominence.
There are variety of creative powerpoint presenation styles and shortcuts and each method has its own benefits and advantages. 6S mnemonic device, which summarize the basic types of note making methods, can be applied by both students and business professionals in class and at work. Creative thinking plays an important role in order to develop this style.

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