Presentation on theme: "PowerPoint Computer Solutions 1. Multimedia A powerful blend of text, graphics, sound, animation, and video on your computer. Multimedia is an effective."— Presentation transcript:
Multimedia A powerful blend of text, graphics, sound, animation, and video on your computer. Multimedia is an effective way of communicating information. Multimedia is used in games, business presentations, interactive tutorials, and information kiosks.
PowerPoint One way we create multimedia presentations is in PowerPoint
Tips To Making A Better Presentation Choose a color scheme with no more than 4 different colors Make sure background color and font color is contrasting (easy to read) Limit animations and sounds Use bullet statement (not paragraphs) Check spelling and capitalization Limit pictures per slide Balance text, pictures and white space
Creating a PowerPoint Using the Design Templates When you open PowerPoint you will see a blank slide. You may add a preset design template to make your slide presentation colorful. 1. Select the Design Ribbon 2. Choose the Theme Group
Changing the Background Instead of using the design template you may customize your background. 1. Select the Design Ribbon 2. Choose the Background Group
Slide Layout The layout of the slide is how the text and information will appear. 1. Select the Home Ribbon 2. Choose the Slides Group
Adding a New Slide Once you have finished with your first slide you will have to add additional slides to complete your presentation 1. Select the Home Ribbon 2. Choose Slides Group
Adding Pictures/Clip Art To make your presentation really exciting you can add pictures and clip art. You may also insert pictures, that you have saved in a file 1. Select the Insert Ribbon 2. Choose the Images or Illustrations Group
Narration You can narrate your presentation by recording your own voice. 1. Select the Insert Ribbon 2. Choose the Media Group Note-you will need to hook a microphone to your computer
Sound and Video To make your presentation really exciting you can add sounds such as music or Video clips. You may also insert movies and sounds that you have saved in a file. 1. Select the Insert Tab 2. Choose the Media Clip Group
More Enhancements – Custom Animations After you complete your presentation you can make it really exciting by adding animations to your text and graphics. Animations will create movement to your presentation and make it exciting. 1.Select the Animations Ribbon
Slide Transition Last but not least you can change how your slides transition from slide to slide. This means do you want to have you presentation move by mouse click or to play by itself like a movie. 1.Select the Transitions Ribbon 2.Choose the Transition to This Slide Group 3.Go to the Timing Group and choose how you want to advance your slide.
Printing a Presentation Click on the Office Button and choose Print Under Settings, Full Page Slides select handout – 6 slides per page. Change the color to pure black and white. Click OK