Category Archives: presentation

Contrast Contrast Contrast

CRAP.  Every great PowerPoint has lots of CRAP. Contrast Repetition Alignment Proximity All four elements are important in a great PowerPoint, but contrast is far and above the most important component of any single slide.  Without contrast there is no … Continue reading

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SignCommand Good, PowerPoint Better

This fall, Liberty-Benton installed an electronic sign in front of the high school.  I was asked to help with the management of the content that is displayed on the sign and to train others who would help with content creation. … Continue reading

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Final Presentation Explained

In the Intro To EdTech class, my students had to present a final project showing two different technologies they had researched during the course. I made an example presentation (here) showing two technologies I had used this semester. I also … Continue reading

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4×3 vs 16×9

If you are making a PowerPoint with captured screens, watch this 3 minute video. It shows how you should adjust your screen so that the window you are capturing is the proper 4×3 ratio for PowerPoint.

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Use Camstudio to Record Screencast of PowerPoint

I’m using the CamStudio Lossless Codec v1.4 with Quality set to 90. After recording I ran the video through HandBrake which reduced the file size to about 10% of the original.

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