Extra Credit Blog
In this article by PR Daily, it talks about the negative ways people use presentation slides during their lectures or speeches. We all were brought up with the idea of making sure to have a slide to explain every point we are talking about, and to include everything we want to say just in case we forget while presenting. Presentation slides are not supposed to be a direct outline of our presentation, yet just a guide that helps engage your audience.
After taking a public speaking class, I quickly learned what to do and what not to do when using presentation slides. Cramming paragraphs onto slides is a major issue because your audience can read ahead and already know what you are about to say. This can cause the audience to lose interest in your speaking.
Some rules that the article states in order to giving a better presentation with using presentation slides are:
All of these tips will make your presentations more beneficial and hold the attention of your audience.