You don't need a stopwatch to reherse a presentation for timing. In this video, staff author Jess Stratton shows users how to use the built-in rehearse timing mode in PowerPoint. PowerPoint will keep track of how much time is spent on each slide during the presentation. In addition, Jess will show users how to add speaker notes to each slide so you can be sure of never forgetting important details.
- [Voiceover] If you'd like to practice your presentation…for timing or just to rehearse,…you don't need to keep a stopwatch next to you.…PowerPoint comes with the ability to let you…rehearse your presentation before you do it for real.…To rehearse, click on the Slideshow ribbon tab,…and from here we'll click Rehearse Timings.…This is going to allow PowerPoint to log…how much time you spend on each slide.…When you're done with your presentation,…you'll be able to review these timings.…You can do it again and again…and see how the timing has changed.…Let's see it in action.…
I'll click Rehearse Timings, it's going to pop up…my presentation in something called Presenter View.…I'll be going over Presenter View in full…in a later video, but for now,…this is where you would start doing your presentation.…Welcome to the Landon Hotel board of directors guide.…Please put away all your cell phones, and just a reminder,…there will be Q and A at the end of the presentation.…I can move onto the next slide by clicking the arrow…
- Identify where you can add frequently used tools to access them easily.
- Recognize the tool that allows you to match a color from any of a slide’s contents.
- Recall the benefits of using sections.
- Explain what smart guides consist of.
- List the steps needed to practice presenting your presentation and keep track of how long it takes.
- Name what the Presenter view includes.