Introduction to PowerPoint

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Introduction to PowerPoint

  1. 1. An Introduction to PowerPoint Some simple Do’s and Don’ts
  2. 2. Do Limit Text  A simple message is best  It gets the point across
  3. 3. Do Use Graphics  A simple message is best  It gets the point across  The message can be enhanced by a simple graphic
  4. 4. Don’t Write Too Much Text This is my PowerPoint presentation on the history of computers. The first computer system was developed in 1931 by Konrad Zuse. The first computer game was developed in 1962 and was called Spacewar Computer Game. WordStar, the first word processing package was developed in 1979. In 1985 Microsoft launched the first version of their popular operating system called Windows.
  5. 5. Do Use Contrasting Colours This is readable This is not readable
  6. 6. Do Use Readable Fonts This is readable Handwriting fonts are harder to read
  7. 7. Do Use Colours Colours can be used to highlight key words and phrases to make them stand out.
  8. 8. Don’t Overuse Colours The use of too many colours can make the text hard to read, and give the presentation an amateur appearance.
  9. 9. Don’t Use Busy Backgrounds This is hard to read
  10. 10. Do K.I.S.S Keep it straight and simple  Keywords only  No sentences  Never read your slides, talk freely
  11. 11. Credits All images licenced under Creative Commons 3.0  2 kinds of crazy - Version 2 (background) by Generic Brand Productions  Red lips isolated in white by Tania Saiz

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