Introduction To Microsoft Power Point Show

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This is a presentation to accompany the Introduction to PowerPoint session offered in the DTSD C.A.R.A.T.S. session.

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Introduction To Microsoft Power Point Show

  1. 1. Welcome to Introduction to PowerPoint <ul><li>Log onto computer </li></ul><ul><li>Open Internet Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>URL - http://dtsdtechtraining.wikispaces.com </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint DTSD C.A.R.A.T.S. Teacher Training Melanie Wiscount [email_address]
  3. 3. What Is Presentation Software? <ul><li>Sometimes called &quot;presentation graphics“ </li></ul><ul><li>Application program used to create sequences of words and pictures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell a story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help support a speech or public presentation of information </li></ul></ul>http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,,sid9_gci212826,00.html
  4. 4. Examples of Presentation Software <ul><li>Microsoft PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Lotus Freelance Graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Persuasion </li></ul><ul><li>Corel Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Open Office Impress </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho Show </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Are The Benefits Of Using Presentations In The Classroom? <ul><li>Appeals to our digital native students </li></ul><ul><li>Introduces and reinforces content with meaningful graphic support </li></ul><ul><li>Gagne’s Events of Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Develops a variety of literacies </li></ul><ul><li>Learning tool to teach skills </li></ul>
  6. 6. Student Literacy <ul><li>Digital Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Global Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Information Literacy </li></ul>
  7. 7. An Effective Learning Tool for Students <ul><li>Research Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Organization Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interview Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-Solving Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Skills </li></ul>
  8. 8. Challenges to Students Creating Digital Stories/Presentations <ul><li>Not knowing where to start </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Technology Hardware and Software </li></ul><ul><li>Limited Ability to Save from the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Time Consuming </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright and Intellectual Property Issues </li></ul>
  9. 9. What is Microsoft PowerPoint Software? <ul><li>A presentation program developed by Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the Microsoft Office system </li></ul><ul><li>Runs on Microsoft Windows and the Mac OS computer operating systems </li></ul>
  10. 10. Who Uses Microsoft PowerPoint Software? <ul><li>Business people </li></ul><ul><li>Educators </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>Trainers </li></ul><ul><li>Among the most prevalent forms of persuasion technology </li></ul>
  11. 11. Guidelines For Creating A Good PowerPoint Presentation <ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Know your purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Know your content </li></ul><ul><li>Know the power of brevity </li></ul><ul><li>Know the power of multimedia </li></ul>
  12. 12. Life After Death PowerPoint Life after Death PowerPoint on www.youtube.com by user transekid
  13. 13. Ready to Start <ul><li>Let’s create an effective PowerPoint Presentation! </li></ul>

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