What is Multimedia/Presentation Graphics Software?What is Multimedia/Presentation Graphics Software? uMultimedia combines text, graphics, animation, video, and audio. uPresentation Graphics Software allows the user to create documents called slides to be used in making presentations.
Types of PresentationsTypes of Presentations uInformal –Overhead transparencies uElectronic –Projection device attached to a computer uVirtual –Presentations on the Internet
Advantages of Multimedia/Presentation Graphics SoftwareAdvantages of Multimedia/Presentation Graphics Software üEnhancement of Text only messages üCan help illustrate some topics better than static text or diagrams üPortable and editable üDistributable via the web and/or CD- ROM üGains and holds attention üInteractivity can help learning process üEntertaining as well as Educational üHyperlinks to other presentations, documents, and/or web sites.
Multimedia/Presentation Graphics TerminologyMultimedia/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.
Multimedia/Presentation Graphics TerminologyMultimedia/Presentation Graphics Terminology uTransition - a special effect used to introduce a slide during a slide show. uOutlining - allows you quickly to create your presentation using an outline format. uGraphing - allows you to create and insert charts into your presentations. uDrawing - allows you to create diagrams using shapes such as arcs, arrows, cubes, rectangles, stars, and triangles. uMultimedia effects - adds interest and keeps your audience attentive by adding effects, such as sound and video to your presentation.
Multimedia/Presentation Graphics TerminologyMultimedia/Presentation Graphics Terminology uDesign template - provides consistency in design and color throughout the entire presentation; determines the color scheme, font and font size, and layout of your presentation. uAttributes - the properties or characteristics of an object. uPlaceholders - empty objects on a new slide. uAudience handouts - printouts of your electronic presentation that your audience can use to follow along and to take notes. uSpeaker notes - notes that include the slide as well as comments or points you may want to remember.
Multimedia/Presentation Graphics TerminologyMultimedia/Presentation Graphics Terminology uMenu bar - list each of the menus in applications and usually appears near the top of the application window under the window title bar. uToolbar - provide quick access to frequently used commands; a lot of the buttons are the same from program to program. uToolbox - resembles a toolbar, but hold items such as drawing tools rather than buttons that perform commands. uHyperlink - 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.
Planning a PresentationPlanning a Presentation uDescription of learner/audience –Age, target group, reading level, etc. uHow will you gain attention and introduce the topic? –Present objectives and standards uHow will you gather resources and information? uPre-media use preparation –Content planning brainstorming and design layout brainstorming on paper uConsider the necessary equipment/materials/handouts.
Designing a PresentationDesigning a Presentation uKeep it simple –Include words and images –Nice big titles uUse words or phrases –No sentences and no fine detail uDon’t clutter the slide –Leave a lot of white (blank) space uBe consistent on all your slides –Use the same design template –Same font style
Designing a PresentationDesigning a Presentation uProject an image –Use visuals to clarify or emphasize a point –To add variety –To change focus uOrganize information –It should be easy to follow such as in an outline format –Come right to the point uCreate high contrast between the background and the text uUse color wisely uThe slides do something (animation/transitions)
Creating aBasic PresentationCreating a Basic Presentation uStart your presentation program. uCreate a New Presentation. uApply a template design that relates to the purpose of the presentation.
Identify the following parts of the presentation window.Identify the following parts of the presentation window. –Title bar –Menu bar –Toolbar –Placeholders –Status bar/Application bar –View buttons/tabs –Drawing toolbar –Outline Page (PowerPoint) –Notes page (PowerPoint) –Minimize, Maximize/Restore, Close buttons –Explore the different tools –Choose design layout –Add text to the slide –Add additional slides –Add text and graphics –Add transition effects –Add animation to slides –Check spelling/grammar –View slides in a slide show
Creating aBasic PresentationCreating a Basic Presentation uMove the mouse pointer over each Toolbar button to display its pop up name. uSelect a slide view that displays an individual slide. uCreate slides using relevant slide layouts provided by your software. uCheck your spelling and grammar. uReturn to your first slide. uChange the slide view to display all the slides in miniature.
Enhancing aBasic PresentationEnhancing a Basic Presentation uInserting 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. uCreating 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. uOrganizational chart uLine, Bar, Pie Chart/Graph, etc. –Enter data to create the chart.
Enhancing aBasic PresentationEnhancing a Basic Presentation ØInserting 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
Enhancing aBasic PresentationEnhancing a Basic Presentation uInserting Slide Transitions and Animations. –Explore the different transition effects and speeds. –Explore the different animation effects for text and objects. uApply a transition effect for bulleted text uApply a different transition effect for objects/graphics uExplore the different orders of animation uApply the animation of a graphic before the text uAdd a different sound effect to graphics
Printing a PresentationPrinting a Presentation uPrint the presentation –Explore different printing options uSlides –1 per page, 6 per page, etc. uOutline view uHandouts uNote Pages
Presenting a PresentationPresenting a Presentation uExplore different slide show options –Manual Slide Advancement –Automatic Slide Advancement uSet up needed equipment –Always do a test run uDistribute handouts or notes pages if needed uTake a deep breath and BEGIN!
Tips for Delivering a PresentationTips for Delivering a Presentation uPlan –Know the purpose of your presentation – plan your content –know your audience uPrepare –Have an attention-getting opener –Be positive –Develop a memorable closing uOutline your main points –Helps you stay focused
Tips for Delivering a PresentationTips for Delivering a Presentation uTalking –Don’t talk too slow or too fast –Watch your audience and take your cue from them uPresent –Dress professionally (proper business attire) –Make eye contact, be natural and sincere –Involve your audience uQuestions –Be sure to leave time at the end of your presentation to answer questions
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