How to Use MS Powerpoint to its Fullest Potential

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The slideshow presented during a paper presentation on using MS Powerpoint during the Annual ICT in Education Conference 2006

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<ul><li> 1. l o a d i n g T h i s i s a n o n-F l a s h m u l t i m e d i a </li> <li> 2. </li> <li> 3. </li> <li> 4. James here, is an experienced teacher. Being the resourceful teacher he is, he jumped in the ICT for education wagon. </li> <li> 5. He is good with PowerPoint. His colleagues complimented on his creations. </li> <li> 6. He caught students interest with the technology used. BUT recently </li> <li> 7. students have lost interest in his presentations. They no longer look forward to his classes. </li> <li> 8. We as teachers share the same predicament. </li> <li> 9. Why would our students not be attracted to teaching aids like... </li> <li> 10. These? </li> <li> 11. Because... WE ARE NOT THEM </li> <li> 12. students want Flashy visuals similar to what they are exposed to on TV. Internet . Video games Color combinations similar to what they are exposed to with current trends and fads Schemas that they can relate to such as pop culture and icons . Interactive games . </li> <li> 13. If we bring these into the classroom, students will pay more attention and be more eager to learn. And to fulfill this goal we have to be </li> <li> 14. CREATIVE &amp; INNOVATIVE </li> <li> 15. Do we have to be a computer expert to teach using ICT? How to use the PowerPoint to its fullest potential </li> <li> 16. Do we have to be a computer expert to teach using ICT? How to use the PowerPoint to its fullest potential Creativity &amp; Innovation Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples Introduction 01 02 03 04 05 06 </li> <li> 17. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 Introduction <ul><li>Creativity is a dwindling aspect in creating CGTAs </li></ul><ul><li>CGTAs outperform traditional teaching aids </li></ul><ul><li>CGTAs have potential to grab attention </li></ul><ul><li>Attention/interest is not a constant variable </li></ul><ul><li>Attention/interest is governed by trends and lifestyles </li></ul><ul><li>Trends and lifestyles are much portrayed using ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore ICT is a good medium for teaching </li></ul><ul><li>But are we using it the right way? </li></ul></li> <li> 18. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 Introduction <ul><li>Students are more exposed to ICT elements and the creative ways they are being used </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Trendy teen websites </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Interactive games and forum boards </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Flashy animation </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Net youth culture (Blogging, netpal, chats) </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Themes, colors, layouts, etc. </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li>Students have advanced in ICT further than teachers and educators </li></ul></li> <li> 19. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 Introduction <ul><li>This paper discusses on ways of improving CGTAs </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Finding out attention grabbers of students </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Debunking the ICT for experts myth </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>A guide for the average teacher </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Using PowerPoint creatively </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 20. I C T in education Introduction Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 Creativity &amp; Innovation 05 <ul><li>Is creativity trained or an inherited trait? </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity being discussed here is one that has a purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity in ICT to teach students </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity to grab students attention so that they are able to learn </li></ul></li> <li> 21. I C T in education Introduction Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 Creativity &amp; Innovation 05 <ul><li>Creativity is in the eye of the beholder </li></ul><ul><li>A good first impression is the first step to initiating learning </li></ul><ul><li>We must take into consideration students ICT schemas </li></ul><ul><li>ICT elements that never fail to grab attention are attention grabbers </li></ul>Creativity in the eye of the beholder </li> <li> 22. I C T in education Introduction Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 Creativity &amp; Innovation 05 <ul><li> Attention grabbers are integral components of CGTAs </li></ul><ul><li>This paper proposes a taxonomy of attention grabbers collected from surveys, observations and experience </li></ul><ul><li>Useful when creating a PowerPoint generated teaching aid </li></ul>Attention grabbers </li> <li> 23. I C T in education Introduction Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 Creativity &amp; Innovation 05 <ul><li>Layout / Organisation (template) </li></ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Color combinations </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Thematic concepts </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Text schemes </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li>Visual graphics and audio </li></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Youth connotations </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Fun and games / humor </li></ul></li></ul>A proposed TAXONOMY </li> <li> 24. I C T in education Introduction Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 Creativity &amp; Innovation 05 <ul><li> Attention grabbers governed by trends and lifestyles </li></ul><ul><li> Attention grabbers determined by age and gender </li></ul><ul><li>This paper deals with attention grabbers that can be used for all (universal) </li></ul></li> <li> 25. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Introduction A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 Using Available Resources 05 &gt; The INTERNET as Guidance <ul><li>For youths, the internet is a medium of play and social interactions </li></ul><ul><li>Internet is a lifestyle . a trend . a society </li></ul><ul><li>Social niches : noob . l337 . hax0r </li></ul><ul><li>We are pushing our ideals on how youths should use the internet instead of accepting youths ideals of it </li></ul></li> <li> 26. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Introduction A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 Using Available Resources 05 The INTERNET as Guidance <ul><li>Do research on what elements of the internet are attention grabbers </li></ul><ul><li>Use these attention grabbers in CGTAs. </li></ul><ul><li>Basically we use internet as a guide to understanding the youth ICT culture </li></ul>&gt; </li> <li> 27. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Introduction A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 Using Available Resources 05 The INTERNET as a Resource <ul><li>Knowing the internet youth culture is a prerequisite to creating CGTAs </li></ul><ul><li>Googling helps narrow the search for elements </li></ul><ul><li>Observe teen websites to see how they are constructed and what they offer </li></ul><ul><li>Be involved in youth ICT socio-culture </li></ul><ul><li>Download plug-ins to broaden your abilities </li></ul>&gt; </li> <li> 28. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Introduction A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 Using Available Resources 05 POWERPOINT as a teaching medium <ul><li>Survey : Every teacher knows PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>But most only use it for one-way presentations </li></ul><ul><li>We must ACCEPT the fact that it needs constant exploration to unlock versatility </li></ul><ul><li>We must BE FAMILIAR with it through trial and errors and the proposed guideline </li></ul><ul><li>APPLY creativity with using it in lessons </li></ul>&gt; </li> <li> 29. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Introduction A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 06 07 08 09 Using Available Resources 10 &lt; POWERPOINT as a teaching medium <ul><li>PowerPoint meant to be one-way presentations </li></ul><ul><li>But there is more to it . We must push it to its fullest potential </li></ul><ul><li>Its versatility is endless provided we use creativity and innovativeness </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint is losing its attraction. Be creative to return back its value in education </li></ul></li> <li> 30. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Introduction A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples Using Available Resources POWERPOINT as a teaching medium <ul><li>Flash has outclassed PowerPoint and stole its youth audience </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint can fight back by bringing in elements of Flash into it </li></ul><ul><li>A rational choice because many teachers are literate in PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint CAN mimic Flash </li></ul>06 07 08 09 10 &lt; </li> <li> 31. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Introduction A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples Using Available Resources POWERPOINT as an interactive tool <ul><li>Transform one-sided PowerPoint into a two-sided dynamic multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks add interaction through pressing buttons </li></ul><ul><li>Makes answering in text a possibility </li></ul><ul><li>Creating games, tests and puzzles </li></ul>06 07 08 09 10 &lt; </li> <li> 32. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Introduction A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples Using Available Resources POWERPOINT as a home teacher <ul><li>PowerPoints can be brought home </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks direct students to tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlinks direct students to responses </li></ul><ul><li>As e-books or e-notes </li></ul>06 07 08 09 10 &lt; </li> <li> 33. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Introduction A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples Using Available Resources POWERPOINT as an assessment tool <ul><li>Objective questions are possible with Hyperlinks </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback can be given on the spot </li></ul><ul><li>It can portray animated graphics (movies) to test students </li></ul>06 07 08 09 10 &lt; </li> <li> 34. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Using Available Resources Introduction Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 A Quick Study 05 06 <ul><li>To find out attention grabbers for students </li></ul><ul><li>To find out what teachers are doing wrong </li></ul><ul><li>To find out any conflicts between each partys idea of attention grabbers </li></ul>Why the study was carried out </li> <li> 35. I C T in education Creativity &amp; Innovation Using Available Resources Introduction Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 04 A Quick Study 05 06 <ul><li>Top 3 important factors for students </li></ul><ul><li>Organised layout 69% </li></ul><ul><li>Nice animation 59% </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting colors 48% </li></ul><ul><li>Fun and humorous 48% </li></ul><ul><li>Top 3 important factors for teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Organised layout 92% </li></ul><ul><li>Specific theme 69% </li></ul><ul><li>Fun and humorous 69% </li></ul>Data and Findings </li> <li> 36. I C T in...</li></ul>

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