6.1.3 The Advantages + Disadvantages of different presentation methods…
6.1.3 The Advantages + Disadvantages of different presentation methods
Information about a topic can be collected + presented
as a report.
Headings + Subheadings can be enhanced to structure
Graphs + Charts
to be included
too much info
included the r
eader will not read thoroughly.
If the information does
not flow the user will become confused.
Report must check s
pelling + grammar errors
can detract from the message of the report.
Formal Business Report
Poorly presented graph/char
t cause users t
misinterpret the data being shown.
wrong data presented in graphs/chars can become useless
Wrong type of graph can become difficult to interpret.
user to visualize the data better.
Titles + labels
can be used to
put data into context
Trends + patterns
can be easily
Components from other docs (e.g. spreadsheets or images)
included to enhance the information
Graphs/Charts can be included
enable users to visualize
software are incompatible
components may not display correctly
Too much components
detract from the information in the document.
A document containing components from other documents.
End- User Document
use or install a product correctly.
diagram to show the user what to do.
Can be kept + referred to in case of any further problems.
written in easy to understand language.
lots of text
is used the user may
Diagrams must be fully labelled
or they may be
user guide or installation guide
range of different components
house style or template can be used.
Links to resources or files (e.g hyperlinks to a web page can be included
Audience handouts can be created
from the presentation.
Show can be presented
without human involvement
. or by speaker.
too much info on the slide
difficult to read
Effects animations + transitions might
if there are too many features + effects.
Presentation to customers or focus groups.
Info can be
seen clearly + easy to understand format.
Good for summarizing data + information
Headings must indicate what each part of the table is showing.
Cannot provide full details.
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