Creating concise presentations that won’t  confuse your audiences
<ul><li>Use contrasting colors for the text and the background so the text will be easy to read. </li></ul><ul><li>Use fon...
<ul><li>Use simple slide transitions. Too many different transitions will distract your audience from the subject of the p...
<ul><li>Begin the slide show by clicking the Slide Show button  on the bottom of the screen.  </li></ul><ul><li>To end the...
<ul><li>To hide the pointer and button from the screen press the  A  key. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to preview the slide s...
 
<ul><li>Content – Writing (40points)  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Content – Technical (33 points) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Communication (15 points) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Technical Organization (12 points) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Jazz up the show-tutorials  </li></ul><ul><li>Internet4Classrooms Powerpoint Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Powerpoin...
<ul><li>Jazz up the show-templates  </li></ul><ul><li>Sonia Coleman's PPt templates </li></ul><ul><li>Brainy Betty's PPt t...
 
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How To Use Powerpoint Effectively C97 03

  1. 1. Creating concise presentations that won’t confuse your audiences
  2. 2. <ul><li>Use contrasting colors for the text and the background so the text will be easy to read. </li></ul><ul><li>Use font size large enough to be seen from the back of the room. 24-point or larger is recommended. </li></ul><ul><li>Use short phrases and sentences to convey your message. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Use simple slide transitions. Too many different transitions will distract your audience from the subject of the presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid cluttering the slides with too much text or graphics. Your audience should hear what you have to say and not be distracted by a busy screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep text simple and easy to read by not using many different text effects such as bold , italics , underlining , larger font size for emphasis within a sentence, or a different font all on the same slide. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Begin the slide show by clicking the Slide Show button on the bottom of the screen. </li></ul><ul><li>To end the slideshow before it is complete press ESC on the keyboard. </li></ul><ul><li>A pen tool is available for drawing on the screen with the mouse. Press CTRL+P or click the right mouse button at any time and a popup window will appear. Choose Pen and the pointer will change to a pen that allows you to draw freehand on the screen using the mouse. Press the E key to erase all pen strokes. Press CTRL+A to disable the pen feature and revert the pen back to a pointer arrow. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>To hide the pointer and button from the screen press the A key. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to preview the slide show using a projector if one will be used during the presentation. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Content – Writing (40points) </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Content – Technical (33 points) </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Communication (15 points) </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Technical Organization (12 points) </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Jazz up the show-tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Internet4Classrooms Powerpoint Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Powerpoint in the classroom tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>Powerpoint 2007 tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>Awesome Powerpoint tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>The Powerpoint FAQ </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Jazz up the show-templates </li></ul><ul><li>Sonia Coleman's PPt templates </li></ul><ul><li>Brainy Betty's PPt templates </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office slide templates </li></ul><ul><li>Jeff's PPt game templates </li></ul>

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