This chapter covers presentation media from the simplest, most direct lecture
pad to the more sophisticated computer-generated presentation. The reliable
viewgraph and slide presentations are still used in commands that do not have
the means to purchase computer equipment.
Match an originators needs with a presentation method. Traditional
presentation media all have specific purposes for which they are ideal. At
times, the computer may be the choice. Irregardless, the DM must have a
good foundation in layout, composition, color theory, and graphics
fundamentals. No amount of computer savvy can compensate for a lack of
visual literacy. Make sure you have a traditional education in graphic media.
In the absence of Navywide standard software, presentations intended for
travel or distribution might require more traditional methods.