Answered By: Judith Jablonski Last Updated: Sep 09, 2016 Views: 416
When creating a PowerPoint (PPT) presentation you goal should be to make it look as professional as possible. Here are some Open Web links to help you.
- Designing an Effective PowerPoint Presentation: Quick Guide (from Purdue – OWL)
Making Better PowerPoint Presentations (From Vanderbilt University's Center for Teaching. Includes the classic comic video "Life After Death Powerpoint.")
Really Bad Powerpoint by Seth Godin (blog post)
Better PDF version http://www.sethgodin.com/freeprize/reallybad-1.pdf
- SLIDESHARE: How to Give a Good PowerPoint Presentation by , Physics Professor at Union College (NY) (This is a text-heavy presentation but has good content.)
And here are some PPT instructional books from the APUS Books & eBooks Catalog. (NOTE: You will need to be logged in to the library to access.)
- PowerPoint 2010: basic : student manual (Axzo Press, 2010)
- (Kogan Page, 2009)
NOTE: The APUS library has a number of eBooks about using PowerPoint. Search the catalog with the term powerpoint. Results cover a range of PPT versions (e.g., 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013).