Intermediate PowerPoint Virtual Village
This is part II <ul><li>You should already be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Create a presentation based on a template </li></...
Using help <ul><li>Help menu </li></ul><ul><li>Or click F1 </li></ul><ul><li>Search for a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Browse t...
Working with clip art <ul><li>Already on some slide layouts </li></ul><ul><li>If not, select Insert, Picture, Clip Art to ...
Is PowerPoint evil? <ul><li>Being able to do something doesn’t mean you should </li></ul>
Background – Bad <ul><li>Avoid backgrounds that are distracting or difficult to read from </li></ul><ul><li>Always be cons...
Color - Bad <ul><li>Using a font color that does not contrast with the background color is hard to read  </li></ul><ul><li...
Gettysburg Cemetery Dedication Abraham Lincoln
Review of Key Objectives & Critical Success Factors <ul><li>What makes nation unique </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conceived in Li...
Summary <ul><li>New nation </li></ul><ul><li>Civil war </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicate field </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to unf...
PowerPoint can be good <ul><li>Studies have shown that when we hear and see something at the same time, our recall is grea...
If you  ever  read your slides to your audience, I will come after you with a wet noodle!
For a good presentation <ul><li>No more than 3 or 4 bullets per slide </li></ul><ul><li>No more than six words per bullet ...
Fonts <ul><li>Make sure your fonts are legible. </li></ul><ul><li>Arial at  10 point ,  16 point ,  32 point ,  at 48 poin...
Other tips <ul><li>All art, sounds, charts should add something to your presentation.  </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t let your ba...
For a professional look <ul><li>Use an appropriate design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A floral theme is only professional if you...
Adding a graph
Adding an organizational chart
Animations
Narration
Making your presentation run smoother
Saving your file
While you’re running the presentation <ul><li>Right click for pen/arrow/pointer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E to erase </li></ul...
Finishing touches <ul><li>Speaker’s notes </li></ul><ul><li>Handouts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Master layout </li></ul></ul><u...
Printing <ul><li>Maybe the hardest part </li></ul><ul><li>If using a black and white printer, use print dialogue to print ...
Final exercise <ul><li>What I’d do if I won the lottery </li></ul>
What I’d do if I won the lottery by my dog Tess
My dream house
Who I’d share the wealth with <ul><li>Mama </li></ul><ul><li>Spike  </li></ul><ul><li>No  cats </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone wh...
What I’d buy <ul><li>Bones </li></ul><ul><li>Dog food </li></ul><ul><li>Dog beds </li></ul><ul><li>New collar </li></ul><u...
My new bed
Where I’d go <ul><li>The park </li></ul><ul><li>The pet store </li></ul><ul><li>Bojangle’s (yum) </li></ul><ul><li>To work...
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I created this Intermediate PowerPoint presentation for a class I was asked to teach when a coworker was called away by a family emergency. Because I was not expecting to teach this PowerPoint class, I created this presentation in one day

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  • Intermediate PowerPoint

    1. 1. Intermediate PowerPoint Virtual Village
    2. 2. This is part II <ul><li>You should already be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Create a presentation based on a template </li></ul><ul><li>Format and edit a presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Work with clip art </li></ul><ul><li>Add simple animation </li></ul><ul><li>Save your work </li></ul>
    3. 3. Using help <ul><li>Help menu </li></ul><ul><li>Or click F1 </li></ul><ul><li>Search for a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Browse table of contents </li></ul>
    4. 4. Working with clip art <ul><li>Already on some slide layouts </li></ul><ul><li>If not, select Insert, Picture, Clip Art to launch Clip Art Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Search by keyword or browse </li></ul><ul><li>Can look online </li></ul><ul><li>Resizing clip art </li></ul>
    5. 5. Is PowerPoint evil? <ul><li>Being able to do something doesn’t mean you should </li></ul>
    6. 6. Background – Bad <ul><li>Avoid backgrounds that are distracting or difficult to read from </li></ul><ul><li>Always be consistent with the background that you use </li></ul>
    7. 7. Color - Bad <ul><li>Using a font color that does not contrast with the background color is hard to read </li></ul><ul><li>Using color for decoration is distracting and annoying . </li></ul><ul><li>Using a different color for each point is unnecessary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using a different color for secondary points is also unnecessary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>T r y i n g t o b e c r e a t i v e c a n a l s o b e distracting </li></ul>
    8. 8. Gettysburg Cemetery Dedication Abraham Lincoln
    9. 9. Review of Key Objectives & Critical Success Factors <ul><li>What makes nation unique </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conceived in Liberty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Men are equal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shared vision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New birth of freedom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gov’t of/for/by the people </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Summary <ul><li>New nation </li></ul><ul><li>Civil war </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicate field </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to unfinished work </li></ul><ul><li>New birth of freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Government not perish </li></ul>
    11. 11. PowerPoint can be good <ul><li>Studies have shown that when we hear and see something at the same time, our recall is greatly increased. </li></ul><ul><li>The slide is there as a jumping off point for your presentation, as a visual reinforcement of your message. </li></ul>
    12. 12. If you ever read your slides to your audience, I will come after you with a wet noodle!
    13. 13. For a good presentation <ul><li>No more than 3 or 4 bullets per slide </li></ul><ul><li>No more than six words per bullet </li></ul><ul><li>Phrases, not sentences </li></ul>
    14. 14. Fonts <ul><li>Make sure your fonts are legible. </li></ul><ul><li>Arial at 10 point , 16 point , 32 point , at 48 point , at 64 point </li></ul><ul><li>Stick to one or two fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t use ALL CAPS, italics or underlining for emphasis. Try a different color , a larger font size or subtle animation. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Other tips <ul><li>All art, sounds, charts should add something to your presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t let your background overpower your content </li></ul><ul><li>Reveal one idea at a time. </li></ul><ul><li>Run spell check. Proofread. It’s important! </li></ul>
    16. 16. For a professional look <ul><li>Use an appropriate design </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A floral theme is only professional if you’re a florist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t deliver bad news with a design with a vacation theme </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slide transitions should be subtle and consistent </li></ul>
    17. 17. Adding a graph
    18. 18. Adding an organizational chart
    19. 19. Animations
    20. 20. Narration
    21. 21. Making your presentation run smoother
    22. 22. Saving your file
    23. 23. While you’re running the presentation <ul><li>Right click for pen/arrow/pointer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E to erase </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Black screen </li></ul><ul><li>White screen </li></ul><ul><li>Moving through the show </li></ul>
    24. 24. Finishing touches <ul><li>Speaker’s notes </li></ul><ul><li>Handouts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Master layout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can do in Word </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. Printing <ul><li>Maybe the hardest part </li></ul><ul><li>If using a black and white printer, use print dialogue to print in black and white </li></ul><ul><li>Can print with background in place, usually won’t want to </li></ul>
    26. 26. Final exercise <ul><li>What I’d do if I won the lottery </li></ul>
    27. 27. What I’d do if I won the lottery by my dog Tess
    28. 28. My dream house
    29. 29. Who I’d share the wealth with <ul><li>Mama </li></ul><ul><li>Spike </li></ul><ul><li>No cats </li></ul><ul><li>Anyone who would buy me treats </li></ul>
    30. 30. What I’d buy <ul><li>Bones </li></ul><ul><li>Dog food </li></ul><ul><li>Dog beds </li></ul><ul><li>New collar </li></ul><ul><li>Bones </li></ul><ul><li>Bones </li></ul>
    31. 31. My new bed
    32. 32. Where I’d go <ul><li>The park </li></ul><ul><li>The pet store </li></ul><ul><li>Bojangle’s (yum) </li></ul><ul><li>To work with Mama </li></ul>

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