This Show An Overview • PowerPoint Style Basics • How to Resources • Tips and Hints/Do’s and Don'ts • Example • Product Parameters for Independent Studies Project
How do I start? • Demonstration of new show • KidzOnline PowerPoint Tutorials • Atomic Learning Tutorials username: idds password: learn type in Power Point Presentations, choose one tutorial to watch.
Style: Tips and Hints • Limit the number of words on each slide • Limit punctuation and avoid using all caps, less is more • Use contrast colors for text and backgrounds
More Style Tips and Hints • Limit flashy transitions, cutesy sounds and animations • Use quality images that reinforce and complement your message • Limit number of slides, again less is more
Style More Tips and Hints • Make text and graphics large enough to be read • Have a plan B incase of technical difficulties • Practice beforehand • Do not read entirely from your slides
Example • Biology is my favorite subject in school • the science that studies living organisms • characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms; "the biology of viruses" • biota: all the plant and animal life of a particular region wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn • Biology is the study of life. It is concerned with such topics as the characteristics, classification, and behaviors of organisms, how species come into existence, and the interactions they have with each other and with the natural environment. ...en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biology
Remember • PowerPoint Presentations are a tool for the presenter not the total presentation. • Follow best practice in Content and Style when creating your PowerPoint presentation • Be sure to include: Title Slide, Overview and Summary Slide in all of your presentations
Research Project Outcome • 8-10 slides ( this does not include title slide and conclusion/summary slide.) • Title Slide • Overview Slide • 8-10 Content Slides • Conclusion Slide • Credits/Citation Slide You will be graded on Presentation Style and Content Include complimentary: images, graphs, transitions and animations, you determine how many
Research Highlights • Give brief overview of research methods • Project Subject Summary What is your topic about? Give Information. Be throughough, leave no stone unturned. • Intent of Research- Analysis What did you learn, how do hope your findings will impact others, what will your research contribute to the greater body of knowledge?
It is in your hands • Your PowerPoint Presentation will have to represent your complete research. It is up to you to determine what specifics to include, (following the guidelines), make wise choices.