Task 1: Becoming
familiar with PowerPoint slide shows
(skip if already familiar with
Go to our YahooGroup,
Click on FILES and open up the folder titled "Sample PowerPoints".
Look at some examples of PowerPoint presentations.
Click on the
PowerPoint 2002 Beginning
and print it out. Use the information from pages 1-5 to work with
the sample PowerPoint slide show you opened:
Opening a Presentation, the
Office Assistant, the PowerPoint Menu Bar, Toolbars, Outline and Slides Pane,
Slide Sorter View, Viewing the
Slide Show in Play Mode,
Tips and Tricks - Playing the Slide Show
Submit your ideas for a Power Point project to
with PowerPoint YahooGroup. Click Messages > Post
to share your ideas. The project will be
completed and presented in Week 6 (examples: a CALL lesson
or a student project).
Begin to create a
Power Point presentation.
page for the slide show with project title, author's name,
institutional affiliation, date
3-4 slides (no animation): one with bulleted text; one slide with 2
columns, one slide with text and clipart
transitions (consistent on all slides)
text with font effects and colors to offset
important teaching points.
View the model PPT presentation in our
YahooGroup > FILES >
Model PowerPoint Presentations >
Model PPT--Week 2 to see how the features for this week are
Checklist, Elements of Effective PowerPoints--Week 2
to make sure you have included the necessary
Upload your lesson/project to the
Teaching with PowerPoint
> Files > Week 2 Participant PowerPoints.
Request feedback from the group.
learn how do accomplish this task by using either of the
Alternative A: Using a
tutorial with text and screenshots
Click on the tutorial
Microsoft PowerPoint XP Quick Reference
and print it out. Walk through the tasks on
pages 1-4 to create the first 3-4 slides of your
lesson: Create a New Presentation,
Select a Slide Autolayout (title slide for slide 1),
Insert a New Slide in Slide View,
Create Slides with Bulleted Text,
Create Indent Levels,
Add Clip Art,
Different Slide Views,
Duplicate a slide,
Apply a Transition to Slides, Save the Presentation
Upload your presentation to the folder
Week 2 Participant PowerPoints in the YahooGroup,
Teaching with PowerPoint.
Alternative B: Using
Kent Matsueda's interactive PowerPoint tutorial with
(for fast Internet connections
only, NOT dial-up)
Download and follow the
instructions in this tutorial. Turn your speakers on
to hear Kent Matsueda's instructions for on-screen
movements. This tutorial has three parts and may
take some time to download. Please be patient.
The readings are organized around topics related to the use of
PowerPoint in face-to-face teaching situations where
technology is used as a tool.
ONE of the articles
from the topics (see Discussion Question 1 above).
Read and post a
brief reaction in our
Teaching with PowerPoint YG
> Post). Put an abbreviated title of the article
into the subject heading of the message.
For additional articles on each of the topics below, please
click Additional Reading Choices.
Topic A: PowerPoint
Murray, Katherine (2002, Sept. 16).
10 Tips for Creating Effective Presentations in PowerPoint 2002
- GarberAngela R.
Corbin Ball Associates (2002). Avoiding "Death by PowerPoint"
Topic B: Blended Learning
Purnima (August 2002).
Learning Models. Learning Circuits.
Allison, Douglis, Felicia, and Frazee,
Rebecca V. (July 2003). Strategies
for Building Blended Learning.
for Week 2
opened and viewed
PowerPoint slide shows in different modes (outline, slide sorter
view, play mode);
viewed a model
PowerPoint presentation for basic skills to be learned and
shared ideas for a
PowerPoint lesson project;
created the first 3-4
slides of my PowerPoint lesson/project and uploaded them to the
Teaching with PowerPoint YG
> Files >
Week 2 Participant PowerPoints;
read an article on a
chosen topic and posted a brief reaction to it in the Yahoo!Group.
Next, click on the
link to the
Activities for Week 3.
EVO PowerPoint team:
Roger Drury, Kent Matsueda, Jessica Noyes, and Sandy
Created August 10, 2007; last updated
December 19, 2012