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you preparing a capstone PowerPoint presentation?
gathered some tips and tricks on how to make it
effective and memorable. Learn how to engage
audience using our tips on how to create a
presentation outline and present in front of
how do you make a capstone presentation outline?
are several presentation requirements you should
and comply with for the best results. In general,
will be presenting it to a group of faculty members,
with your mentor and parents. The requirements
such presentation include:
presentation should be at least eight minutes of
student should turn in the capstone service hours
at least 40 hours of service.
presentation should have at least four pictures,
videos are also allowed with at most three
text limit on every slide must be adherent to the 3
5 rule, but there must not be more than three text
Each line must not be more than five words.
TO OUTLINE A
project’s description: It should contain information
what this capstone project involved, its location,
was served and who the people you worked with.
must also include ways you knew this capstone
description of reasons this project was selected:
are the opportunities you discovered or you
presented? What was your thought process?
of your concerns, fears and expectation
had before you started the capstone project
of your mentor’s role in this project
of your project’s impact on those that you
of the significant lesson learned
of things you’d do differently if you’re to start
of advice you’d like to give someone that
to take over the capstone project
if you would like to keep working on the
and reasons to or not to
the following, let us discuss how to create a capstone
INFORMATION TO INCLUDE
FOR CREATING A GOOD
the slide or scene length: One thing to
– avoid too much text or it will kill the PPT.
the rule stated earlier. Instead of putting too
text, focus on eye contact and building rapport.
explaining what each slide is all about in your
use more than 10 slides for an effective
Just as said earlier, you should present
at least eight minutes but not more than 20
listeners retain info you’re sharing by being
As they say, info without emotion is not
Be 100% sure of what you’re saying and
with your heart. Connect to your
good fonts and graphics.
presentation more visually appealing and less
for the eyes.
on the value of your presentation. Know
the audience wants and needs to figure out how
you’d take a look at a good capstone presentation
you can figure out what to avoid in making the
Some of the blunders to avoid include the
They can make
to add value to your presentation.
MISTAKES TO AVOID
engaging the audience
being ready for surprises
too many things on the PPT slide
your back or looking at your laptop all the
from creating a capstone presentation outline, you
also learn how to prepare for the presentation in
Tell stories. After all, humans respond to them because
are with emotions. These stories also help them to
attention to what you’re saying and to recall things
Connect with the audience. There is no better way to
and make the audience listen than to connect
them. Look at them in the eye. You must also let
passion for the subject shine through. Be at your
real self. Be honest and enthusiastic.
Focus on the audience’s wants and needs. What value
they get from the presentation? Focus on what they
to know and what they need.
TO PREPARE FOR THE
IN FRONT OF THE
front of your audience. Here are some tips to use.
Concentrate on the core message. Don’t say things
won’t contribute to your main message.
Keep smiling to build rapport and make the
these tips and tricks and create a memorable
project PowerPoint presentation that will wow
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