2What is Multimedia/Presentation Graphics Software? Multimedia combines text, graphics, animation, video, and audio.Presentation Graphics Software allows the user to create documents called slides to be used in making presentations.
3Types of Presentations InformalOverhead transparenciesElectronicProjection device attached to a computerVirtualPresentations on the Internet
4Uses of Multimedia/Presentation Graphics Software MapsBuilding DesignsDrawingsCharts/GraphsReportsBrochuresMeeting PresentationsEducational PresentationsInformational Presentations
5Advantages of Multimedia/Presentation Graphics Software Enhancement of Text only messagesCan help illustrate some topics better than static text or diagramsPortable and editableDistributable via the web and/or CD-ROMGains and holds attentionInteractivity can help learning processEntertaining as well as EducationalHyperlinks to other presentations, documents, and/or web sites.
6Multimedia/Presentation Graphics Terminology Slide - an individual screen in a slide show; the basic unit of a presentation.Title Slide – generally the first slide in a presentation; introduces the presentation to the audience.Bulleted List Slide –a type of slide layout that allows you to enter several levels of bulleted text; each level is formatted in a different point size.Presentation file - the file you save to disk that contains all the slides, speaker’s notes, handouts, that make up your presentation.Object - any element that appears on a slide, such as clip art, text, drawings, charts, sounds, and video clips.Slide show - a series of slides displayed in sequence; controlled manually or automatically.
7Multimedia/Presentation Graphics Terminology Transition - a special effect used to introduce a slide during a slide show.Outlining - allows you quickly to create your presentation using an outline format.Graphing - allows you to create and insert charts into your presentations.Drawing - allows you to create diagrams using shapes such as arcs, arrows, cubes, rectangles, stars, and triangles.Multimedia effects - adds interest and keeps your audience attentive by adding effects, such as sound and video to your presentation.
8Multimedia/Presentation Graphics Terminology Design template - provides consistency in design and color throughout the entire presentation; determines the color scheme, font and font size, and layout of your presentation.Attributes - the properties or characteristics of an object.Placeholders - empty objects on a new slide.Audience handouts - printouts of your electronic presentation that your audience can use to follow along and to take notes.Speaker notes - notes that include the slide as well as comments or points you may want to remember.
9Multimedia/Presentation Graphics Terminology Menu bar - list each of the menus in applications and usually appears near the top of the application window under the window title bar.Toolbar - provide quick access to frequently used commands; a lot of the buttons are the same from program to program.Toolbox - resembles a toolbar, but hold items such as drawing tools rather than buttons that perform commands.Hyperlink - a link you click to display another webpage or document with in a presentation; can consist of specially formatted text, buttons, and hotspots on graphics or pictures.
10Planning a Presentation Description of learner/audienceAge, target group, reading level, etc.How will you gain attention and introduce the topic?Present objectives and standardsHow will you gather resources and information?Pre-media use preparationContent planning brainstorming and design layout brainstorming on paperConsider the necessary equipment/materials/handouts.
11Designing a Presentation Keep it simpleInclude words and imagesNice big titlesUse words or phrasesNo sentences and no fine detailDon’t clutter the slideLeave a lot of white (blank) spaceBe consistent on all your slidesUse the same design templateSame font style
12Designing a Presentation Project an imageUse visuals to clarify or emphasize a pointTo add varietyTo change focusOrganize informationIt should be easy to follow such as in an outline formatCome right to the pointCreate high contrast between the background and the textUse color wiselyThe slides do something (animation/transitions)
13Creating a Basic Presentation Start your presentation program.Create a New Presentation.Apply a template design that relates to the purpose of the presentation.
14Identify the following parts of the presentation window. Title barMenu barToolbarPlaceholdersStatus bar/Application barView buttons/tabsDrawing toolbarOutline Page (PowerPoint)Notes page (PowerPoint)Minimize, Maximize/Restore, Close buttonsExplore the different toolsChoose design layoutAdd text to the slideAdd additional slidesAdd text and graphicsAdd transition effectsAdd animation to slidesCheck spelling/grammarView slides in a slide show
15Creating a Basic Presentation Move the mouse pointer over each Toolbar button to display its pop up name.Select a slide view that displays an individual slide.Create slides using relevant slide layouts provided by your software.Check your spelling and grammar.Return to your first slide.Change the slide view to display all the slides in miniature.
16Enhancing a Basic Presentation Inserting a graphic.Create a new slide and select a slide layout that contains a clip art placeholder.Insert relevant clip art or a file from a downloaded file from a disk/hard disk drive.Creating a chart.Create a new slide and select a slide layout that contains a chart placeholder.Select the type of chart relevant to your presentation/data.Organizational chartLine, Bar, Pie Chart/Graph, etc.Enter data to create the chart.
17Enhancing a Basic Presentation Inserting a sound file.Sound can be added in several ways.To run continuous during the presentation.To run during an object/text animation.To run during an object/text hyperlink.
18Enhancing a Basic Presentation Inserting Slide Transitions and Animations.Explore the different transition effects and speeds.Explore the different animation effects for text and objects.Apply a transition effect for bulleted textApply a different transition effect for objects/graphicsExplore the different orders of animationApply the animation of a graphic before the textAdd a different sound effect to graphics
20Printing a Presentation Print the presentationExplore different printing optionsSlides1 per page, 6 per page, etc.Outline viewHandoutsNote Pages
21Tips for Delivering a Presentation PlanKnow the purpose of your presentationplan your contentknow your audiencePrepareHave an attention-getting openerBe positiveDevelop a memorable closingOutline your main pointsHelps you stay focused
22Tips for Delivering a Presentation TalkingDon’t talk too slow or too fastWatch your audience and take your cue from themPresentDress professionally (proper business attire)Make eye contact, be natural and sincereInvolve your audienceQuestionsBe sure to leave time at the end of your presentation to answer questions
23Presenting a Presentation Explore different slide show optionsManual Slide AdvancementAutomatic Slide AdvancementSet up needed equipmentAlways do a test runDistribute handouts or notes pages if neededTake a deep breath and BEGIN!