for Knowing How and When
Check you have enough paper for the amount of writing you intend to do.
Check that it is positioned where all the group can see it.
Check you have pens and that they work. Use color pens if possible.
Write legibly, i.e., large, clear writing.
Use headings, and subheads as appropriate.
Take your time when writing.
Plan what you are going to write.
When not needed as visual support, turn to a blank sheet.
Watch your spelling.
Drawing etc. can be prepared invisibly in light (yellow) pen.
Check focus and position before starting.
Check that there are no spelling/grammatical errors.
Allow plenty of time for the slides to be read by the group.
Use overlays or masking to reveal information gradually.
Switch off when changing transparencies and when you arent using it.
When pointing at items of information etc., point at the slide or transparency not the screen image.
Use graphics instead of words whenever possible.
The font should be large with no more than 4 lines per slide or transparency.
Make sure you have spare bulbs/fuses and know how to use them.
When storing them, keep the slides and transparencies in exact sequence.
Check that information can be seen by all the group before starting.
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