Outlining your topic before you start building is the foundation of success in designing a presentation. Learn about different approaches to creating an outline to find what works best for you.
- [Instructor] Once you have your ideas ready, … then the next step is to develop an outline … for your presentation … and for this you could jump straight into the software … and start creating slides. … Even if all they did was contain a name … because that way they are, at least, easy to organize … and reorganize as you see fit. … There are special outlining softwares that you could use … or even a humble text editor, … but for me, the drawback here is this then becomes … a mechanical process … and you're using the tax return part of your brain again. … Look at your outline like a story with a beginning. … That should be fairly easy to do as should the ending. … You'll know where you'd like the story to end of course. … It's the middle that's the tricky part. … That journey from where the story began … to its conclusion. … And this is where I think we're best to keep away … from the software for just a little bit longer … to organize that section in our head … with tools that we don't have to think about, …
- Outlining your topic
- Creating a storyboard
- Developing your design ideas with moodboards
- Exploring slide typography
- Using colors, words, and images effectively
- Using charts and graphs
- Effectively using animations and transitions
- Beyond the presentation
Skill Level Beginner
Presentation software2m 12s
1. Developing Your Ideas
2. Design Essentials
3. Charts, Graphs, and Tables
4. Transitions and Animations
Using animation1m 45s
5. Finishing Touches
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