PowerPoint

These resources address how best to use PowerPoint in delivering information in a presentation.


Creating a PowerPoint 2007 Presentation
Social Science Computer Facility – UCSD
http://dss2.ucsd.edu/sscf/tutorials2/Office2007/PPT2007%20tut.doc

This Word document is a step-by-step tutorial on how to build a presentation using PowerPoint 2007.  You might want to check out the other tutorials on Microsoft Office products at the Social Science Computer Facility at UCSD http://dss2.ucsd.edu/sscf/tutorials.html

Life After Death by PowerPoint (video)
Don McMillan
http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoID=1529637984

A humorous video of Don McMillan speaking about what not to do in a PowerPoint presentation. The video is 3.56 minutes long.

 

The Cognitive Style of Powerpoint: Pitching Out Corrupts Within (article)
 Edward Tufte
http://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/powerpoint

Yale Design Professor Edward Tufte argues that PowerPoint is often used at the expense of well thought-out content and challenges PowerPoint users to present substance not merely cool graphics.

 

 Designing Effective Presentations: Tools for Sparing Students from ‘Death by PowerPoint’
Angela Franklin and Nan Peck 
http://www.nvcc.edu/home/afranklin/deathbyppt/

A PowerPoint presentation (offered in various online display formats such as flash and html) that presents suggestions and strategies for making good use of PowerPoint in education settings. 

Creating Effective Presentation Slides (podcast)
Jean-luc Doumont, IEEE Professional Communication Society
http://ewh.ieee.org/soc/pcs/index.php?q=node/111

A 7:14 minute podcast by presentation expert Jean-luc Doumont, on how to create slide that enhance the impact of your presentation

 

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

This Word document is a step-by-step tutorial on how to build a presentation using PowerPoint 2007.  You might want to check out the other tutorials on Microsoft Office products at the Social Science Computer Facility at UCSD http://dss2.ucsd.edu/sscf/tutorials.html

“Life After Death by PowerPoint” video by Don McMillan
http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoID=1529637984

A humorous video of Don McMillan speaking about what not to do in a PowerPoint presentation. The video is 3.56 minutes long.

 

“The Cognitive Style of Powerpoint: Pitching Out Corrupts Within” by Edward Tufte
http://www.edwardtufte.com/tufte/powerpoint

Yale Design Professor Edward Tufte argues that PowerPoint is often used at the expense of well thought-out content and challenges PowerPoint users to present substance not merely cool graphics.

 

 “Designing Effective Presentations: Tools for Sparing Students from ‘Death by PowerPoint’” by Angela Franklin and Nan Peck 
http://www.nvcc.edu/home/afranklin/deathbyppt/

A PowerPoint presentation (offered in various online display formats such as flash and html) that presents suggestions and strategies for making good use of PowerPoint in education settings. 





 

 

 
 
 

 

  

 

 

 

 

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