Ch 37: Viewing & Presenting Images

About This Chapter

Review different ways to present images when addressing an audience and how to maximize the effectiveness of visuals. You'll come across high-tech as well as low-tech kinds of visual aids.

Viewing & Presenting Images - Chapter Summary

This chapter devotes a few of its lessons to PowerPoint considerations, as well as other visual aids that can be used to present data. You'll also see content on the factors that can impact how a viewer interprets visual information and how to help ensure the presentation is well-received by the audience. Another lesson will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using PowerPoint presentations and other technologies, such as Google Slides. You'll also take a look at the following:

  • The major functions that visuals serve in presentations
  • Examples of visual graphics and textual graphics
  • Important qualities of a message's visual design
  • Ethical issues involving visuals
  • Copyright infringement

You'll find information presented through both text and video lessons. Each video has a short length, somewhere in the ballpark of five minutes. You can easily find your way back to any segments for reexamination with the video tags. Assess your grasp of the main topics in this chapter by taking the lessons' practice quizzes.

11 Lessons in Chapter 37: Viewing & Presenting Images
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Factors that Affect Interpretation of Visual Images

1. Factors that Affect Interpretation of Visual Images

This lesson explores how pictures, paintings, and photographs communicate meaning. We will discover the principles of visual literacy and look at how we use our personal experience and knowledge when looking at visual images.

Visual Design of Your Message: Consistency, Balance, Restraint & Detail

2. Visual Design of Your Message: Consistency, Balance, Restraint & Detail

The visual design of your message is critical to the successful delivery of your ideas. Consistency, balance, restraint and detail are the four key areas that need to be addressed to allow a professional impression of your work.

Ethical Considerations When Using Visuals in Workplace Communication

3. Ethical Considerations When Using Visuals in Workplace Communication

There are important ethical considerations when using visuals in workplace communication. This lesson covers specific guidelines that individuals can follow to ensure that the visual message is an appropriate representation of the truth.

What is Copyright Infringement? - Understanding Copyright Law

4. What is Copyright Infringement? - Understanding Copyright Law

Copyright is a type of intellectual property right that protects certain original works. Copyright laws work to provide authors with exclusive rights to their works. Any unauthorized use could amount to copyright infringement. This lesson explains copyright law and copyright infringement.

The Role of Visuals in Communication

5. The Role of Visuals in Communication

Visuals used in business communication can help with message development. This lesson will explain how the use of visuals can increase understanding, development, communication, and the retainment of a message.

Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking

6. Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking

Many people understand that visual aids can be helpful in public speaking. But what types of visual aids should a person choose? Watch this lesson for information on the types of visual aids and how to choose the best one.

Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics

7. Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics

Textual and visual graphics can aid in visually presenting data to a business audience. You must first identify the type of data you will be presenting and then decide whether it is details, patterns or relationships being communicated.

Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation

8. Developing an Audience-Centered Presentation

A presenter has to be able to develop an audience-centered presentation to target the wants, needs, motivations and characteristics of the attendees in order for the message to be delivered appropriately.

Using Technology to Deliver a Presentation: Pros, Cons & Strategies

9. Using Technology to Deliver a Presentation: Pros, Cons & Strategies

In today's wired world, there are many different technology strategies companies can use to deliver a message effectively, from simple slide presentations to live videos. This lesson covers the basics of several popular technologies and addresses the pros and cons of each.

How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation

10. How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation

The tone of a speech has a lot to do with how the audience feels when you speak. In this lesson, we will discuss best practices when creating your slides and setting the tone for your presentation.

How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation

11. How to Proof and Finalize Your PowerPoint Presentation

Proofreading your slides is key to making sure you produce a quality presentation. This lesson will cover PowerPoint proofing features, steps to customizing how PowerPoint checks your text and how to add a Mark as Final status to your presentation.

Chapter Practice Exam
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