powerpoint made simple l.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
PowerPoint Made Simple PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
PowerPoint Made Simple

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 26

PowerPoint Made Simple - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

PowerPoint Made Simple. John J Toman Director, UTIA Information Technology. Overview. Delivering Effective Presentations Designing a Presentation in PowerPoint Features of PowerPoint PhotoShow Demonstration. Top 10 Reasons for Using PowerPoint. 10. Effective organizational tool

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'PowerPoint Made Simple' - mantreh

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
powerpoint made simple
PowerPoint Made Simple

John J TomanDirector, UTIA Information Technology

  • Delivering Effective Presentations
  • Designing a Presentation in PowerPoint
  • Features of PowerPoint
  • PhotoShow Demonstration
top 10 reasons for using powerpoint
Top 10 Reasons for Using PowerPoint

10. Effective organizational tool

9. Text effects provide contrast and emphasis

8. Can put on the web

7. Save $$ on transparencies

6. Animation features helps hold attention

5. Integrate text, images, sound and video

4. Appeals to many types of learners

3. Easy to make last-minute modifications

2. Discover the meaning of Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

1. Bill Gates does it

presentation goals
Presentation Goals
  • Transfer knowledge and skills from presenter to audience
  • Help viewer focus attention on presentation
student retention
Student Retention
  • 10% of what they read
  • 20% of what they hear
  • 30% of what they see
  • 40% of what they see and hear
  • 70% of what they say
  • 90% of what they say and do
keys for successful delivery
Keys for Successful Delivery
  • Plan carefully
  • Do your research
  • Know your audience
  • Time your presentation
  • Practice, practice, practice
  • Speak comfortably and clearly
powerpoint presentations
PowerPoint Presentations
  • Are easily changed
  • Can incorporate text and images
  • Add animation effects
  • Easily stored, shared, reused
  • Presentation is exportable to the web
designing a presentation
Designing a Presentation
  • Good design is critical to success
  • Text guidelines
  • Clip art and graphics
  • Multimedia usage
tips for good design
Tips for Good Design
  • Standardize slide design
  • One thought per slide
  • Include only necessary information
  • Landscape orientation is usually best
  • Consistent effects and transitions
  • Have appropriate number of slides
  • Color choices are important
text guidelines
Text Guidelines


  • 5 – 7 Words per line/lines per slide
  • Font size between 20 – 40 points
  • Choose fonts carefully
    • Fancy fonts difficult to read
    • Serif vs. Sans-Serif
  • Use sentence case
  • Highlightimportant information with color


clip art and graphics
Clip Art and Graphics
  • Many sources
    • Clip art on CD
    • Pictures from the web
    • Digital/scanned Photos
  • Choose appropriately to compliment text
  • Limit number on each slide
  • Edit pictures before importing
use don t abuse multimedia
Use, Don’t Abuse Multimedia
  • KISS principle
  • Movement can focus views attention
  • Too much may distract audience
  • Avoid large graphics and movies when possible


powerpoint features
PowerPoint Features
  • Views
  • Design Templates
  • Insert multimedia
    • Pictures and clip art
    • Sound, movies
    • Animations
  • Action settings
  • Builds and transitions


tips for creating a powerpoint a presentation
Tips for Creating a PowerPoint a Presentation
  • Use index cards to storyboard your presentation.
  • Gather all materials for presentation
  • Store presentation and all media in one folder
  • Use outline mode to enter in the text
  • Add pictures, video, sound, animations, etc
  • Apply a slide design
  • Review presentation to make sure everything fits
  • Apply animations to the items on the slides
  • Apply transitions to the presentation
  • Review presentation and make adjustments
  • Practice, practice, practice
resources references
  • General
    • http://office.microsoft.com/
  • Tips & Tutorials
    • http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/etc/cathy/sldshw.htm
    • http://oregonstate.edu/instruction/ed596/ppoint/pphome.htm
    • http://www.mightycoach.com/articles/powerpoint/
    • http://www.tutorialbox.com/
    • http://www.roadtools.com/tips.html
    • http://www.fgcu.edu/support/office2000/ppt/
    • http://www.actden.com/pp/
    • http://www.science.iupui.edu/SAC98/ppt.htm
    • http://www.powerpointbackgrounds.com/powerpointtutorials.htm
resources references16
  • Templates and Backgrounds
    • http://www.brainybetty.com/
    • http://www.soniacoleman.com/templates.htm
  • Clip Art & Fonts
    • Microsoft Design Gallery Live: http://office.microsoft.com/clipart/
    • http://www.animationfactory.com/
    • http://www.fontfreak.com/index2.htm
  • Plug-Ins
    • http://www.bitbetter.com/photoshow.htm
  • Design
    • http://www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/index.html
    • http://www.3m.com/meetingnetwork/presentations
    • http://mason.gmu.edu/~montecin/powerpoint.html
normal view
Normal View
  • Combines outline, slide view and notes view
  • Enter text in outline
  • Add pictures, animations, sound directly on slide
slide sorter view
Slide Sorter view
  • Organizes slides
  • Click and drag slides in order
  • Apply transitions and builds
  • Can copy slides from one presentation to another
using design templates view master slide master
Using Design TemplatesView > Master > Slide Master
  • Slide master keeps slides consistent
  • Set background, colors, fonts, etc
  • Customizing a slide background
  • Save as a template
  • Share templates with others
inserting multimedia insert picture movies and sound
Inserting MultimediaInsert > Picture/Movies and Sound
  • Select from gallery or file
  • Control how movies play
    • Looping, click to play, rewind
    • Keep with presentation
  • Other objects like charts, graphs, word art
  • Find multimedia on Internet
action settings slide show action settings
Action SettingsSlide Show > Action Settings
  • Click on item to give action
  • Set words or clipart as Action Settings
  • This could point to another slide, another presentation, play a sound or run another program

Man Singing

slide builds animation slide show custom animation
Slide Builds - AnimationSlide Show > Custom Animation
  • Reveals text and multimedia
  • Keeps audience from reading ahead
  • Use same builds for all slides
  • Animate images
slide transitions slide show slide transition
Slide TransitionsSlide Show > Slide Transition
  • Use transitions and custom animations to add pizzazz to your show
  • Use same slide transitions for uniformity
  • Limit use of sound with transitions


bad bad bad
Bad Bad Bad
  • This is not the way to present to your audience
  • If you have to many bells and whistles your audience will become annoyed
  • The may even throw stuff at you
  • Or walk out of your presentation