- Ethos, Pathos & LogosOf the modes of persuasion furnished by the spoken word there are three kinds. The first kind depends on the personal character of the speaker; the second on putting the audience into a certain frame of mind; the third on the proof, or apparent proof, provided by the words of the speech itself. Persuasion is achieved by the speaker’s personal character when the speech is so spoken as to make us think him credible. -Aristotle 1356a 2,3 Ethos – Personal Character of the Speaker The mode of persuasion “Ethos” deals with the character of the speaker. The intent of the speaker is to appear credible. According to Aristotle there are three prequisites that are necessary to appear credible: Competence Good Intention Empathy Ethos is portrayed during the performance (actio). Originally, actio encompassed voice, gesture, facial expressions, proxemics, body language and movement. Later this was seperated in actio and pronuntiatio, whereas the first is about the bodily eloquence and the second the actual vocal lecture. The ethos of the speaker is transmitted via his self-portrayal, this mostly about nonverbal and paraverbal (vocal elements – tone, pitch, etc. ) factors. If the speaker uses certain aspect consciously or unconsciously is usually irrelevant…
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A color pop (or color highlight) animation in PowerPoint is an animation, where you use a grey-scale picture/photo/image and add color to one of its elements, e.g., an apple, the eyes of an animal/person. This is a very cool-looking effect and can be easily done.
Step-By-Step Guide on how to do a color pop animation in PowerPoint
- Add an image to your slide.
- Copy this image (Ctrl-C + Ctrl-V).
- Select the original image. Go to the “Format” tab in the tool bar. Click on the “Color” button and choose “Saturation 0%” (the first element on the top left). Now you should have a desaturated greyscale image/photo/picture.
- Now select the copy, which is still colorful, and move it exactly above the greyscale image.
- Keep the colored picture/image selected and in the “Format” tab, click on “Remove Background”. The purple area shows what elements of the picture/image won’t be shown. Change the size of the rectangle and if necessary add/remove selected areas by choosing the “Mark Areas to Remove” / “Mark Areas to Keep” on the top left in the toolbar. Be aware that PowerPoint uses a lot of automatic pattern recognition here, which is usually quite useful. Confirm your selection by clicking “Keep Changes”.
- Now, select the colored picture and click on the “Animations” tab. Select the animation you want to use, I recommend “fade in”.
You are done. If anything is not quite obvious, I recommend watching the short video (about 2 mins) below, because this tutorial is quite complicated without any visuals if you are not very familiar with the PowerPoint user-interface. If you found this tutorial helpful, please share, link, like or subscribe, thank you.
HowTo Video: Do a Color Pop Animation in PowerPoint
If you add a chart/graph to PowerPoint and mark an individual element in it and then choose an animation, PowerPoint will animate the complete chart/graph by default. This is not always the intended solution. Thus, I shortly describe here how you can solve this problem and animate each element, category or several elements individually. For a more visual representation check out the video below.
Step-by-Step guide on how to animate individual elements in a graph/chart in PowerPoint
- Add a chart/graph, select the proper symbol on the “Format” tab in the toolbar.
- Select the chart/graph on the slide.
- Select the “Animations” tab in the tool bar and select the animation you want to use.
- Now by default PowerPoint will animate the whole chart/graph, thus all elements will appear at once. To change this behavior click on “Effect Options” (on the right side of the different listed animations) to the option of your prefer:
- “As One Object”(selected by default)
- “By Series”
- “By Category”
- “By Element in Series”
- “By Element in Category”. This option will guarantee that each element will get an animation.
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HowTo-Video: How to animate each Element in a Chart/Graph in PowerPoint
In presentation we often use (famous) quotes to make a point, highlight an idea and create some provocation. There a several ways of displaying a quote, depending on the style of your presentation and also your speaking profile an non-animated slide may be sufficient. Sometimes, you want to use a simple animation like displaying the quote slowly letter by letter to read along or let work on the audience.
The video takes about 2 minutes (see below), but for simplicity here you also can find the text description.
How to add a typewriter animation to your text
Now a step by step guide on how to add a slide with a text and typewriter animation in PowerPoint.
- Create a new slide, ideally with a blank layout.
- Add a text box or use an existing text box. Enter the quote.
- Go to the “Animations” tab, select the text box and click on the animation called “Appear”.
- Very important: Open the “Animations Pane” in the tool bar, it is located on the top quite to the right side.
- The “Animations Pane” should open on the right side of the screen. There should be a short list with all animations from this slide (usually just one). Click on the appropriate animation with the right mouse button. Select “Effect Options” from the list.
- In the open dialog windows, the third entry will be “Animate text:” select “by letter”. Optionally you can set the delay between each letter below. I recommend a 0.1 seconds delay.
- Confirm with clicking on “Ok”. You are done.
IMPORTANT: There is also an “Effect Options” element in the tool bar, the problem is this doesn’t open the dialog windows, thus this can be very misleading. So keep in mind that only the “Effect Options” in the “Animations Pane” provide the proper dialog windows.