Powerpoint basics: Planning, using visuals & keeping it simple

Australia/Sydney 3.00pm | Tues 7th March
USA/Los Angeles 8.00pm | Mon 6th March
Europe/London 4.00am | Tues 7th March

Presenter: Michele Furlong – PD Facilitator
Navitas Learning and Teaching Services

In this presentation, Michele Furlong will demonstrate some basic ways to use Powerpoint to enhance your teaching. Regardless of whether you teach online, on-campus or blended delivery there are creative ways that Powerpoint slides can be designed to engage students with more than just text. Michele will show you how to:

  • Plan your presentation for optimal delivery
  • Enhance the visual appeal of slides
  • Manage Slideshows including animations, transition effects
  • Customise PowerPoint including changing colours, backgrounds, master pages and templates
  • Use shapes and SmartArt to communicate concepts with flow charts or mindmaps
  • Use images to create an impact including how to find and insert images