|Jean LeLoup & Bob Ponterio
|Find the PowerPoint icon and launch the program.|
|Create a new presentation using the
option. Press OK.
|After choosing Blank presentation, you get a window that allows you to select from templates for type of presentation and presentation design, much like in the Template window. You can preview all of these before choosing them.|
|Template for a Title slide
Add a Title slide as your first slide.
|Add a title and subtitle by clicking in the appropriate
typing your text.
We'll call our presentation "Victor Hugo". Include your name in the subtitle field.
Note that you may modify the font through the Format menu as you would in a word processor.
|Insert a New Slide through either the Insert / New Slide menu
clicking on the New Slide button.
Select the outline slide with bulleted entries.
|As you did before, add your text to give your new slide a
add 3-4 pieces of information in the bulleted text area.
We'll use the title: "Hugo's Life" and add bullets for:
|Now insert a slide with graphics and bulleted text.|
|Add a title. e.g. "Literary works".
Add some bulleted information:
Add a final slide with a catchy title such as "the end".
Include a photo:
|A number of different views of your presentation will help
effectively. The views may be selected through the view buttons
the bottom of your pesentation window or through the View menu at the
of your PowerPoint window.
|Add a Background to your slides by selecting a slide and choosing Format / Background or simply right-click on the background of a slide and select Background. Change the color of the background and apply the color to all of your slides.
If you wish, add additional information under a bulleted item by indenting it to the next level.
Insert a sound on a slide by recording your voice.
Use the menu Insert / Movies and Sounds / Record Sound. A simple sound recorder lets you record from your microphone and give the sound a name. Note that sound inserted in this maner will not be compressed, so it will take up a LOT of space. Much more than mp3 format.
There are many other ways to include sound or movies from Clip Organizer, from files, or from a CD. See articles below for including sound as narration (Slide Shor / Record Narration), using mp3 sounds, changing the actin settings of sound buttons, playing sound in the background, etc.
Try your hand at these:
All of these options are located under Slide Show on the main menu bar.
PowerPoint in the classroom : http://www.actden.com/pp2003/
PowerPoint Tutorials (Electric Teacher) : http://www.electricteacher.com/tutorial3.htm
PowerPoint And Sound by Indezine : http://www.indezine.com/products/powerpoint/ppsound.html
Introduction to Sound for PowerPoint Presentations : http://www.soniacoleman.com/Tutorials/PowerPoint/basics.htm
Designing Self-Guided PowerPoint Presentations : http://www.oten.info/conferences/2006inspconf/ConfFlyerF06.htm
PowerPoint Tutorial: Adding Sound to a PowerPoint Show : http://www.presentersuniversity.com/courses_tutorials_tutorials_powerpoint.php
Sound Clips for PowerPoint Presentations in Midi Format : http://www.brainybetty.com/soundsforpowerpoint.htm