The Art of PowerPoint

Here are some ideas and resources from our cybercollege class

here's my calendar


Feel free to download these handouts and look at them on computer or print them out. To download, right click on the link and select save target as . . . If your computer can't open these files, you should install Adobe Reader

- This handout is a copy of the one from the workshop and details the tips on making a better presentation

- This handout walks you through creating a simple PowerPoint in Office 2003

- This handout from the University of Victoria has basic instructions on PowerPoint 2007


Here are some helpful web links on making presentations and making them better

PowerPoint Howto - This page from Colgate University has quick tutorials on how to do tons of basic powerpoint actions.

Death to Bad Powerpoint- This page is a Powerpoint on how to not do bad PowerPoint. Look at some of the other links on the page for good ideas

Presentation Zen - This is a blog devoted to making presentations better by using concepts from Zen.
this page talks about a few of the concepts we mentioned.

Really Bad Powerpoint - this blog entry covers a lot of what we talked about.

The Kawasaki Method- Here's one expert who suggests making your presentations a "top ten" list.

Powerpoint Bad for Brains - A great story about how research shows that bad PowerPoint is actually bad for your brain!
And remember, Be like Steve Jobs, not Bill Gates.