At the end of this lesson, you should be able to:Learning OutcomesCreate andmodify amaster slideRecordnarration usingarticulatepresenterAddannotationusing articulatepresenterPreview andpublish your i-lecture
Rethink how you usePowerPoint• Face to facepresentation slidesshould be differentfrom elearning slides.Learn to usePowerPoint’s features• Once you explore theuse of the features,you will be moreexcited to use it foryour lecture slidesand elearning slides.PowerPoint BasicTo successfully use PowerPoint for elearning, you needto do two things:1
Presentation TipsCreate a plan (outline)for the presentationbefore building yourslides.Presentation Length: 5 -20 min (Ideally less than30 min.).Audio narration perslide: ½ min. to 3 min.Graphic Usage: Do not usegraphic as decoration. Useit to make the leanersunderstand the content.Use the header to writea title for every slidesyou create.2
Preparing SlidesUse Slide Master to change the overalldesign and layout of the presentation.Why & how tocreate a slidemaster?3
Why Use Slide Master?Slide MasterEach time you apply a new theme to your slides, a slide masterappears in the background.It stores information about the theme such as font style, colors,effects, placeholder size, text alignment, and more.The slide master allows you to easily make changes to all slides ora specific slide layout.For i-lecture publication:The navigation title will beupdated
Before you record your narration, prepare your script, yourmicrophone and your environment.Recording Narration 4Decide which slides you want to narrate, and planwhat youre going to say for each one.Get a good microphone and connect it to your PC.Choose a quiet, enclosed environment wherebackground noise wont botch your audio quality.Demo: Recording Narration
Adding Annotation 5Demo: Adding AnnotationHow Annotations Work?Presenters annotationtool works a little like ascreen recorder.While you record orplay back your audionarration, Presentercaptures the onscreenannotations you apply,in time with yournarration.You decide exactlywhen and where theannotations appear.
By publishing your slides, youwill be able to listen to thenarration, do theinteractivities and alsoattempt the quizzes.You may preview your i-lecture before you publish it.Previewing & Publishing Slides 6Click onArticulate TabClick onPreview Button12Previewing i-LectureDemo: Previewing & Publishing Slides
Additional Tips!Importing & Editing Audio• You can import your audio for one or several slides inyour course.• Your recorded audio is too slow? Don’t worry. If thesound of your recorded narration is too slow, orsuddenly too loud, it can be edited by using theAudio Editor.Demo: Importing Audio
SummaryPrepare SlidesTitle and Slide MasterLength =30 mints,Audio/slide=1-3mints, Use ofgraphicsRecord NarrationMicrophone , Script, andEnvironmentSave the narration.Add AnnotationApply the annotation whereappropriate. Select the shapeand synchronize withnarration.Preview & PublishPreview before publish. InsertIMU Logo, Presenter Info, andPublish.
References• Creating Master Slide in PowerPoint• Recording Narration Tutorial• 13 Tips to Record like a Pro• Syncing Animations And Recording Narration At TheSame Time• Publishing a Presentation8