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  2. 2. Assignments <ul><li>Overall, the marks were great! </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of interesting topics </li></ul><ul><li>Following instructions…. </li></ul><ul><li>Next time, please staple your projects! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Next assignment… <ul><li>Using your storyboards and one-sheet proposal as a rough guide, create a 10-slide presentation in Powerpoint 2003 (or other presentation program) and upload to Slideshare. Do not indicate your name anywhere in the slideshow. </li></ul><ul><li>The criteria are the same regarding the slides and the information contained within, that is </li></ul><ul><li>Three of the screens will contain a graphic and a block of text. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Two of the screens will contain charts, one will be a pie chart and the other is your choice. </li></ul><ul><li>One screen will be text only. </li></ul><ul><li>Two screens will contain full-screen graphics. </li></ul><ul><li>Two of the screens are up to you but I suggest that if you are referencing outside sources that you reserve one screen at the end for citations. </li></ul><ul><li>Another idea might be to create an original piece of art in Photoshop if you want to try out painting and drawing in Photoshop. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Evaluation <ul><li>Checklist for Slideshows. Out of 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Content corresponds with the pitch ie extends the creative content. </li></ul><ul><li>Exact specifications as outlined above. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Checklist for Uploads. Out of 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Marks for successful upload. </li></ul><ul><li>Marks for the title being correct, ie student number + title </li></ul><ul><li>Marks for description + proper spelling. </li></ul><ul><li>Marks: Evaluation of design sensibilities once it is up on Slideshare. </li></ul><ul><li>Beware, if the fonts are all over the place because of faulty PDF procedure (if you used something other than ppt03) marks will be deducted. </li></ul>
  7. 7. LOGIN INFORMATION <ul><li>Go to http://www.slideshare.com </li></ul><ul><li>Username: mprimrose </li></ul><ul><li>Password: mcmaster </li></ul><ul><li>Please DO NOT change the password. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Uploading Your Project <ul><li>Click the “Upload” tab </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Browse and select files…” </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate through your computer to find your finished project. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Naming Your Upload <ul><li>The title of your project should be your student number + a short title. </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT USE YOUR NAME. </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in a short description. </li></ul><ul><li>Input some keywords that are relevant to your project. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Compatible File Formats <ul><li>Presentations: ppt, pps & pot (PowerPoint), pdf, odp (OpenOffice); Keynote users can save as PDF. </li></ul><ul><li>Documents & SpreadsheetsNew!: doc, rtf, xls (MSOffice), odt & ods (OpenOffice) & PDF. </li></ul><ul><li>If you’re using Office 2007, save as a legacy file. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Finishing Up <ul><li>Once you’ve filled everything out, click “Publish.” </li></ul><ul><li>You need to allow some time for the site to convert your original project into the Slideshare format. </li></ul><ul><li>A link to a status page will be provided if all goes well. </li></ul><ul><li>Check out the presentation to make sure it looks right! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Reminders… <ul><li>Please don’t mess around with other peoples’ projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Include your tutorial section number in your short description. </li></ul><ul><li>If something doesn’t look right when you’re finished, fix the problems, delete the first version and re-upload. </li></ul><ul><li>Marks are being given for correctly following the instructions! </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t leave it until the last minute! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Questions? <ul><li>Feel free to create your own Slideshare account. </li></ul><ul><li>Email me ASAP if you need help. </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Remember, I can only reply to emails sent from your McMaster addresses. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Good luck! </li></ul>