Creating a presentation is an effective way to tell a story with data and display information to accompany a speech or a longer text report. Presentations are typically created using slideshow tools, but they can also be generated using print media or audio and video. Described here are presentation tools that create or support slideshows and video presentations.
Presentations General Resources
- Evergreen, S. (2014). Presenting data effectively. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. This general resource is packed with tips for designing effective presentations and reports.
- Rule of Thirds PowerPoint slide template with the Rule of Thirds drawn in (Office 2010).
- Jean-Luc Doumont’s Creating effective slides: Design, Construction, and Use in Science offers excellent principles for creating and delivering engaging presentations.
- Geoff Hart’s Geoff Hart’s Speake’s Guide provides 10 pointers to keep in mind when developing a presentation.