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Revised Media Fluency #2

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​I changed my picture with a clearer one that still focused on the theme of my message. I made the picture take up the whole page and placed the quote on the bottom left corner of the page. I wanted the audience to focus more on the picture and then have their eyes drift toward the quote. I used the bolding technique from Zen. They said bolding can make the words pop off the page. I also want the viewers to be able to read the words easily. What I learned from this is that there are many different right and wrong ways to create a poser that is appealing to people and gets their message across at the same time. I also learned the many techniques that can make your poster or page more memorable and make the people remember the message that you were trying to get across.


http://www.presentationzen.com/presentationzen/2008/08/learning-from-the-design-around-you-ikea.html


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SLA Interview Weekend

​We look forward to meeting everyone for SLA's interview weekend. As a reminder perspective students must have signed up in advanced for an interview. All interviews are conducted at SLA Center City  at 55 N 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Remember your child must bring a project from 7th or 8th grade that they feel is a representation of their best work. Please be aware, if your child does not attend at their allotted time, we cannot reschedule interviews due to high demand. SLA does not have a parking lot, we recommend using public transportation whenever and wherever possible. 
There are pay lots and meters available near SLA but spaces are limited.


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that's me 2

So I change the anime girl into the anime artist, and make the letters bigger. Also, I made the background blue smaller. and I change the words to match up the "bad girl" more. 

Extra links: http://blog.slideshare.net/2014/04/07/presentation-design-dos-and-donts/
http://www.ethos3.com/services/presentation-design/
Copy of Tech presentation try out 4
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William Figueiredo Slide!!!!!!

This is the slide i have made. I followed a few directions from some websites like http://therulesofdesign.com/. One thing that this website thought me that i have changed was to never use italics, because if everything is emphithised nothing is. I have also followed a direction that states, texts are meant to be read, and it should never be smalled than 17px in heigh. Lastly this website have thought me that design should be simple and over-complicated is often a poor excuse for deth. 
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Saamir Slide Pt.2 Revised slide


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This time I got a different picture for my background because the previous picture pixelated when it was my background and that would be a design flaw in my billboard. I also changed my logo so it could be transparent and not be out of place from the rest of my billboard and blend in more with my theme. I also rearranged where I put my basic title ¨Running Man¨ on the right side and put my logo on the left side to give my bilboard a better balance while still keeping it very simple, professional, and empowering. The main things I kept the same was my color scheme and my quote.
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Tech Slide 2.0

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It's time for improvement! As you will notice I have stretched the Lamborghini to take up more of the slide. I aim for this car to attract eyes, as they do in real life. I also changed the background color to grey to allow the car and letters to stand out more. I also noticed that the misspelled fanatic and colorful letters took away from my main point I am attempting to communicate, so I just stuck with silver/white.
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TAYTIANA'S SLIDE PART 2

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What I learned since my first slide is that I slanted the words a bit too much! I also learned that if I continue to use this I will make great presentations and that my slides will get better each time I adjust. I have also learned that constructive critisism is an amazing! I kept my elemets in the slide. My slide was trying to potray doominance and put making a message  clear. 
I used the rule of thrids and big type and bold from http://www.presentationzen.com/presentationzen/2008/08/learning-from-the-design-around-you-ikea.html I also used complementary colors at the advice of http://zachholman.com/posts/slide-design-for-developers/ I also used some design tips from http://www.creativebloq.com/design/billboard-advertising-1131681
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Media Fluency



On my edited slide I decided to have a 96 pt font to make the words ¨pop¨. The background I chose made more emphasis on the ¨good vibes¨. I kept it simple so it can be easy on the eyes. From my recent feedback, I was told to change everything. So, I did. When I think about it, my first slide was horrific. The triangle wasn't stretched out accordingly and the photos did not represent me. On Garr Reynolds' blog post he stated to use the color well. Certain colors evoke different emotions. So, the light warm colors will make the reader feel light-hearted. 

http://www.garrreynolds.com/preso-tips/design/
http://zachholman.com/posts/slide-design-for-developers/
http://www.presentationzen.com/presentationzen/2008/08/learning-from-the-design-around-you-ikea.html


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Revised Kenna Barrett

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I didn't really do much, what I did change was the size and orientation of the spotify logo. I increased the size of it to eliminate some negative space, and increased the size of the text to have a good ratio with the logo. Then I switched the words Concerts and Spotify because Concerts is longer than Spotify so it created an equallibrium.
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Me Magazine Slide: Redone Seyni Ndaw in Tech 9-016

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Most of the feedback I received on my slide was to include more content. I decided to keep the picture of myself to personalize it, and include and image of the phrase ¨AFROPUNK¨ instead of writing it in text. To give the slide balance, I duplicated the picture of myself and the AFROPUNK image and put them together on either side of the slide, leaving room in the middle. As before, the pink pastel matches the background of my picture and the text in the middle. And, seeing as I'm wearing black in my picture, the background of the AFROPUNK image fits. The phrase, ¨Societies' Beauty Standards (does not equal) Self Worth¨, reflects the content of my me magazine, which centered around my journey to self worth and battling insecurities due to societies' definition of beauty. This also connects back to the AFROPUNK image, seeing as AFROPUNK is a movement for black people coming to terms with their own beauty and self worth despite what society tells us. 

http://www.presentationzen.com/presentationzen/
http://www.garrreynolds.com/preso-tips/design/
https://www.udemy.com/blog/best-powerpoint-presentations/
https://support.office.com/en-au/article/Tips-for-creating-and-delivering-an---effective-presentation-f43156b0-20d2-4c51-8345-0c337cefb88b?ui=en-US&rs=en-AU&ad=AU
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Tamir Harper

I personally choose the design concept of my presentation is to show my life as I get older.  This slide gives a person from one hundred miles away see the message i'm trying to convey through pictures and words off a presentation/bill board. I also completed this slide the way I did so that It shows the lesson I have learned about billboards and bleeding photos. It also shows my mental knowledge of how to create a Google presentation and a clearly viewed message. 

The second time around I used high contrasting color. The colors I used was bold and soft colors. I also made my letters stand out by making it a bigger font.  During the completion I used a normal font that everyone can read clearly.  Im also clearly show casing what the project is about. The colors I used made sure it stands out to the public. 

I created a slide and or billboard that you can see and get the message miles away. The video that we watched earlier this month class kinda tough me not to feel up the page completely of non-sense. The other information that I have researched also influenced my decision making of how to create a basic but amazing slide. On a link I have found they suggest that you do no hoard everything on my slide if its not necessary. I learned that using great graphics and wording is the way to go instead of words and everything everywhere.  

links: http://advertising.about.com/od/advertisingglossaryb/a/The-Six-Basic-Rules-Of-Billboard-Advertising.htm
http://www.designmybillboard.com/designprinciples.htm
http://naldzgraphics.net/tips/effective-tips-on-how-to-design-billboard-advertisements/
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New and Improved Slide (Gil Rosen)

NEW AND IMPROVED Computers are life
The resources I used about making this slide is Presentation Zen. I used that resource to make it nice and simple and let both the words and image pop out. What I changed from my previous slide is the wording I did. I made the message more simple and this way it made the words better too and let it pop out more than it was before. I moved image of the computer more to the middle so it was leaving a panel to the side and both sides are almost equal so it looks good that way. This whole experience helped me for future projects I might do here and if I become a graphic designer these were good tips.  

My Resource:

http://www.presentationzen.com/presentationzen/2008/08/learning-from-the-design-around-you-ikea.html
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Jojo's Slide Pt 2 :) :) ;)

​So for my new and improved slide, I made the background blue and green because they are my 2 favorite colors and they stand out really well and I think they clash together really well. I made the pictures black and white because it makes my background pop. Also, there are only little bit of pictures on this slide because I remembered that a picture can say a thousand words and each of my pictures have a lot to say. I made my text the way it is because I learned on zachholman.com that for good Slide-ology I can make my text big, get rid of some of the words, then make it bigger. I took the feed back I got from my peers and put it into my new slid by taking out a lot of pictures and making my slide more clear and focused so that my pictures are not distracting my viewers from seeing the main idea of my slide. 

Sources:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSkKys0wRBQ
http://zachholman.com/posts/slide-design-for-developers/
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Hannah: Slide Part 2

Most of the people who I presented to mentioned the size of my text and pictures were small and difficult to read. I noticed I didn't space my side really neatly either. All the text was sort of in one section of the slide. So, I added a larger font and made the pictures bigger. I also tried to use up more space on the slide so it would still have negative space, but wouldn't be empty. 
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TOMMMY (slide-02)

As opposed to the first slide, I chose to make a more simple design, utilizing more negative space and less images. I wanted it to be simple to look at, notice the donkey, read the quote, and be done. Then you can turn your attention to me, the speaker. Like PresentationZen said, I want to have to be there for you to understand the slide.
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Part 2

Updated Tech Slide
​In my updated slide I tried to follow a lot of the suggestions that I received. I had a lot of feedback about fixing the edges on my image, getting rid of the excess black bordering the picture, so I cut it down a bit, so that those spots were no longer as disturbing. I positioned the image up a little higher like was suggested. I also increased the text size some and made the red text a little darker to better match the red in the picture. I visited http://www.slideshare.net/edahn/10-tips-for-making-beautiful-slideshow-presentations-9210564 as an extra resource in creating my slide. 
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Sydnye Misero slide part 2

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I chose to add in small details to my slide because someone told me along the lines that my slide looked like an advertisement for coffee. I chose to make my design more personal and try to convey the message that it is an advertisement for myself and not the coffee. I still chose to keep the design simple and to the point so the text was more eye catching with one focal point (the coffee).
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Jessica's New and Improved Slide

Slide creation #2
I changed my slide only a little bit. I changed the picture so that the head of my dancer wasn't cut off. I also extended the picture of the dancer to take up 1/3 of the slide, to use the rule of thirds from presentation zen. I chose for my slide to look like this so I could play with the contrast of colors. The picture is black and white so it pops against the background, and the purple text makes an even bolder statement.  I chose this font because I was advised by this website: http://www.lamar.com/HowToAdvertise/DesignTips  to not use a "thin stroke" or "ornante font" so that the it would be easy to read. 

picture source: http://fineartamerica.com/featured/dancer-kira-rubtsova.html
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Part 2

Updated Tech Slide
​In my updated slide I tried to follow a lot of the suggestions that I received. I had a lot of feedback about fixing the edges on my image, getting rid of the excess black bordering the picture, so I cut it down a bit, so that those spots were no longer as disturbing. I positioned the image up a little higher like was suggested. I also increased the text size some and made the red text a little darker to better match the red in the picture. I visited http://www.slideshare.net/edahn/10-tips-for-making-beautiful-slideshow-presentations-9210564 as an extra resource in creating my slide. 
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Liv Cooper- My Slide: Part 2

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I was told that my slide was very busy. It was a collage so what I did was cut it down to only one picture and and acronym. I tried to use negative space and accommodate the vibrant colors with the fact that I described myself as vibrant. I also used bold letters to make the wording pop off the page.
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Justice Slide Part 2

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To start off, I moved the word justice higher to allow viewers to look at the figures and not see the word overlapping the pictures. I also changed the left picture to one that wasn't as blurry as the previous one. This contributed to the viewer not being distracted by the picture's appearance. By moving the word "justice" up, I created more negative space for contrast with the pictures. This created a bit more balance and space for thought than my previous slide.
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Asher Slide Part Two

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First off, I took away the white highlight from the text, since it was chunky and created problems and didn't look good and didn't add anything to the color scheme or anything else. I rescaled and repositioned the text to line up and look better relative to the picture, which I also rescaled and repositioned, just for an overall better aesthetic. I balanced the text color to better match the color of the ribbon. I made the top of the picture brush and overlap a tiny bit of the bottom text letter, so they tie together better. All the other things I changed were tiny adjustments,that don't actually matter, I just wanted to make them.
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My Slide pt. 2

My Slide
My slide is almost identical to my first one. All of my graders agreed to my points of why my slide works, they just recommended things to add which I did. First was the picture of me. Everyone was saying I should make it look nicer and get rid of all the background in it. I should also take a more serious one they said. Also I added a period after "NERD, STUDENT, GAMER," so that it looks like a seperate sentence.
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Nisa: Do You.

I created this slide the way I did because It shows that you can pretty much do anything you desire, no matter what people say. its only going to affect you in the end, not them. I also chose this because the font is the first thing you would see. Its big, bold but simple- something that would catch your eye. It then leads to the pictures, and the background, which is in good contrast with everything. The pictures tell a few things about me, what and who I like, and it is pretty self explanatory when it comes to how the slide is original. I didn't make a slide with anything too overbearing, just something original but with depth. The pictures are also not too small, as that causes you to forget what the slide was supposed to be about, because you are too engaged in what's happening the sides and bottom and middle.. and stray from the topic. The pictures also do not interfere with one another. They are all coloured and hold meaning, and they all correlate with the concept.
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