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PowerPoint for Beginners (from the University of Maryland)

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  • Revised 11/4/04 Staff Training and Development University Libraries

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  • 1. PowerPoint for Beginners Staff Training & Development UM Libraries
  • 2. Agenda
    • Why use PowerPoint?
    • Content vs. design
    • F o n t and c o l o r
    • ClipArt déjà vu
    • Practice makes perfect!
    • Try it yourself
  • 3. Why Use PowerPoint?
    • Capture your presentation—major concepts, organization, charts, graphs and more all in one place!
    • Share your presentation with others on the Web or in easy PowerPoint handouts.
  • 4. Content vs. design
    • Write your presentation in outline view.
    • Play with graphics, colors and fonts in slide view.
  • 5. F o n t and c o l o r
    • Two or three fonts are plenty.
    • Pick three or four colors that look nice together.
    • Use high contrast colors for background and text.
    • Don’t forget about red/green color-blindness.
  • 6. ClipArt déjà vu
    • Be a ClipArt minimalist.
    • Your audience has seen them all.
    • Be creative; make your own!
  • 7. Practice makes perfect!
    • Practice where you preach so you can fix problems before you present.
    • Rehearse your timings.
    • Show it to a friend before you make your debut.
  • 8. Try It Yourself
    • Download the PowerPoint Overview packet at http://www.lib.umd.edu/groups/learning/handouts/powerpoint101.pdf and follow the directions to create your own PowerPoint presentation.