Intro to PowerPoint Workshop by Levone

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									Intro to PowerPoint Workshop

Arts TLC 6 February 2000 Aimée Morrison, Student Mentor

Topics to be Covered Today
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What is PowerPoint good for? Access to equipment for teaching Getting started in PowerPoint
– Opening, closing, and saving files – Creating and editing a basic presentation – Printing or projecting? – Running a slide show – Extra skills, time and interest permitting

Why PowerPoint?
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Presentation software Infinitely editable Output to a variety of formats Can easily integrate images and sound

Possible Uses in Teaching
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Signposts in a lecture Well-presented examples Allow instructor to pull disparate materials together Can generate handouts and overheads as well as web pages

Access to Equipment for Teaching
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PowerPoint: all machines in TLC projects room Classroom computer: sign out laptop from TLC; smart classrooms have computer built in Projector: sign out from Arts Technical Resource Group, or already in a smart classroom

Getting Started in PowerPoint

Starting the Program

Opening, Closing, and Saving Files/Presentations
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TIP! Generally, it’s better to start with a blank presentation than with a template, which are mostly geared to business purposes.

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From the Start Menu, choose Microsoft PowerPoint Select ‘Open an existing presentation’ Browse to document on the desktop

The View From Here
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Slide View: almost like a presentation Outline View: point form, with mini-slide Sorter View: many mini-slides onscreen Notes View: slide linked to longer text Slide Show: for presentation or preview
Outline Slide View Slide Sorter Notes Slide Show

Navigating the Editor
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Scroll bar
– clicking the buttons will move one slide at a time – drag the indicator, and a side display indicates what slide you’re at.

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Slide-flip buttons
– move one slide forward or back at a time.

Design and Layout
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Use buttons on format toolbar, or browse the drop down format menu Designs employ pre-formatted colours and text sizes Layouts break the slide into common shapes
Design

New Slide

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Layout

Choosing an Output Format
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Slide Show Handouts Overheads Lecture Notes

Navigating the Slide Show
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Arrow buttons Page up / Page down Mouse-click Enter Right click Follow a Link

Handouts
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View / Master / Handout Master File / Print …

Overheads
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File / Page Setup File / Print

Adding an Image -- Clip Art
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Insert/ Picture/ Clip Art
– Browse to the image you want. – Click ‘Insert’

Adding an Image -- From File
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Insert / Picture / From file Browse to your file Click ‘Insert’

Adding a Link
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To a file:
– Click on the ‘hyperlink’ button in the format toolbar – Browse to correct file

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To an Internet site:
– Same process, only click the globe-withmagnifying-glass icon to browse for file
Hyperlink button

Contact Information
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Arts TLC: book equipment with Kim Brimacombe, ex 9232 TRG: 2-6 Humanities centre -- 3923 or 2183

Thank You for Coming!

Please sign up for more workshops on PowerPoint, or other Teaching Technologies


								
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