PowerPoint

Tech’ top tips – #33. Office templates

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). A tip I learnt recently is how to create templates in Microsoft Office to save setting up styles each time. I have known for a while how to edit the Normal template to ensure MS Word behaves just how I like it when opening a new document but using this technique we can create templates for all Office applications. In this example, I’ll look at PowerPoint – yes there’s the Master slide view for ensuring consistency within a deck of slides but what if we’re ... read more

Tech’ top tips – #30. Making PowerPoint work for you

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). We’ve all been there – a big presentation, whether it be for work or study, and the presenter shows a million text filled PowerPoint slides and just reads the screen. The entire audience falls asleep and more importantly the messages are not conveyed. So what can we do when using PowerPoint to make our presentations more engaging and accessible? The first piece of advice is to remember that the PowerPoint slides are not the entire presentation. The ... read more