Join Aaron Quigley for an in-depth discussion in this video Discovering classroom-presentation basics, part of Office for Students.
As you get ready to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create a…classroom presentation, there are a few things that you absolutely should do.…Be sure to use bullet points.…You should use fonts that are greater than 30 points.…You should practice your presentation.…And you should try as hard as you can to face the audience.…There's also some things you should…avoid doing when using a PowerPoint presentation.…You should try not to have long paragraphs…of text; these can take away from your presentation.…Don't have similar slides and font colors, because that can be…hard to read for some people at the back of the room.…
Avoid reading your presentation.…It's very easy to put text up on the…screen and just read everything that you've written down.…And you need to avoid distracting transitions.…I love how Microsoft PowerPoint gives us the ability…to move from slide to slide in a variety of…ways, but the loud noises and the big transitions…may not be appropriate for the content that you're displaying.…So here's some examples to give you an idea…
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