Welcome to PowerPoint Basics  1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11
Presentation software
What is PowerPoint? <ul><li>PowerPoint is a presentation/graphics program </li></ul><ul><li>It is part of Microsoft Office...
Use PowerPoint to create <ul><li>A slide presentation to run on a computer monitor or to use with a projection device </li...
PowerPoint can also create <ul><li>Physical slides that can be used with overhead projectors </li></ul><ul><li>35 mm slide...
Presentations can include <ul><li>Clip art  </li></ul><ul><li>Animation </li></ul><ul><li>Photographs </li></ul><ul><li>So...
<ul><li>If you ever read your slides to your audience, I will come after you with a wet noodle! </li></ul>
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PowerPoint basics, Part I

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PowerPoint basics, Part I

  1. 1. Welcome to PowerPoint Basics 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11
  2. 2. Presentation software
  3. 3. What is PowerPoint? <ul><li>PowerPoint is a presentation/graphics program </li></ul><ul><li>It is part of Microsoft Office </li></ul><ul><li>It was created with instructors or public speakers in mind </li></ul>
  4. 4. Use PowerPoint to create <ul><li>A slide presentation to run on a computer monitor or to use with a projection device </li></ul>
  5. 5. PowerPoint can also create <ul><li>Physical slides that can be used with overhead projectors </li></ul><ul><li>35 mm slides that can be used with slide projectors </li></ul><ul><li>Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>Awards </li></ul><ul><li>School reports </li></ul><ul><li>Websites (although I don’t recommend it) </li></ul><ul><li>Calendars </li></ul><ul><li>Charts and graphs </li></ul><ul><li>Scrapbooking pages </li></ul>
  6. 6. Presentations can include <ul><li>Clip art </li></ul><ul><li>Animation </li></ul><ul><li>Photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Sound </li></ul><ul><li>Speaker’s notes </li></ul><ul><li>Handouts </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>If you ever read your slides to your audience, I will come after you with a wet noodle! </li></ul>

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