19 Sites That Can Help Your PowerPoint Slide Design - Train Like a Champion. I’ll start this post by simply saying: Mike Taylor knows how to find things.
He’s constantly posting articles and resources on Twitter and LinkedIn that, if curated in one place, would probably serve you better than any masters program in instructional design. This post borrows heavily from one of his sites on which he’s compiled “a collection of the best free design resources on the web.” If you have some time, I encourage you to check out his site.
Sometimes having too many choices can be overwhelming, so I’ve narrowed his resources down into the following list of 19 resources that may be helpful if you’re specifically looking for new places to find stock photos, fonts or icons. 10 Places to Find Free and Low-cost Photo Images 5 Places to Find Your Perfect Font 4 Places to Find That Elusive Icon (or Set of Icons) I’ve had the opportunity to use some of these sites and I’ve found them very easy to use, which has resulted in much more visually appealing slide presentations. Like this: Lesson: Interactive PPT. Animations in PPT. 4 Good Google Slides Add-ons to Visually Enrich Your Presentations. How to Create an Interactive Diagram in Google Slides. The Cure for Bad PowerPoint: A Review of Presentation Zen. The Color Scheme Designer. Color schemes - Adobe Kuler.
Coolors.co - The super fast color schemes generator. 10 Tips for Making Beautiful Slideshow Presentations by www.visuali.se. Exploring-color-theory. How to Make Great Presentations the Pecha Kucha Way. We recently came across Pecha Kucha, a method of PowerPoint that has changed the landscape of presentations.
It’s pronounced pechákcha or pechákǝcha or just the slightly dorkier-sounding pecha KOO-cha. Anyway you say it, it is translated as “chitchat,” designed and patented by architects Klein/Dytham in Tokyo in 2003. A Pecha Kucha presentation utilizes imagery and efficient use of spoken word to create a seamless, memorable, meaningful and concise presentation. It’s a great method for teaching students how to create their best presentations for class projects. Designed to be completed in 6 minutes and 40 seconds, the rules regarding its composition are likened to visual Haiku. 20 images, 20 seconds each, and connected seamlessly with well-developed narration are your only rules. Here is a video on what Pecha Kucha is, a brief history, and current practices: Here is a video showcasing tips to make great Pecha Kucha presentations: Here are some examples of Pecha Kucha in action:
Free vector icons - SVG, PSD, PNG, EPS & Icon Font - Thousands of free icons. The BARE Criteria for images. Video Training - 13 techniques that will make designing your slides EASY - PowerPoint Tips Blog. PowerPoint tips - PowerPoint Tips Blog. Ellenfinkelstein.com 10 tips for modern design in 2017. Ellenfinkelstein.com Why you need a story for your presentations. Ellenfinkelstein.com How to create a self running presentation. Ellenfinkelstein.com 4 steps to create a video from PowerPoint slides. Ellenfinkelstein.com A quick way to design better photo slidesthe 3 side rule.