PowerPoint Basics

PowerPoint, the presentation tool that is part of Microsoft Office, can be a good way to introduce your students to creating multimedia.
Here's a simple, student-created PowerPoint presentation:

PowerPoint Rules to Live By

  • Think visually (a picture is worth a thousand words).
  • Use text sparingly.
  • Too many bells and whistles can be distracting.
  • How will it look to the audience?

PowerPoint Tutorials on the Web

PowerPoint in the Classroom
PowerPoint for Beginners

How to Use PowerPoint
PowerPoint: A Beginner's Guide