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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  • 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
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  • 4. James here, is an experienced teacher. Being the resourceful teacher he is, he jumped in the ICT for education wagon.
  • 5. He is good with PowerPoint. His colleagues complimented on his creations.
  • 6. He caught students interest with the technology used. BUT recently
  • 7. students have lost interest in his presentations. They no longer look forward to his classes.
  • 8. We as teachers share the same predicament.
  • 9. Why would our students not be attracted to teaching aids like...
  • 10. These?
  • 11. Because... WE ARE NOT THEM
  • 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 .
  • 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
  • 14. CREATIVE & INNOVATIVE
  • 15. Do we have to be a computer expert to teach using ICT? How to use the PowerPoint to its fullest potential
  • 16. Do we have to be a computer expert to teach using ICT? How to use the PowerPoint to its fullest potential Creativity & 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
  • 17. I C T in education Creativity & Innovation Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 Introduction
    • Creativity is a dwindling aspect in creating CGTAs
    • CGTAs outperform traditional teaching aids
    • CGTAs have potential to grab attention
    • Attention/interest is not a constant variable
    • Attention/interest is governed by trends and lifestyles
    • Trends and lifestyles are much portrayed using ICT
    • Therefore ICT is a good medium for teaching
    • But are we using it the right way?
  • 18. I C T in education Creativity & Innovation Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 Introduction
    • Students are more exposed to ICT elements and the creative ways they are being used
      • Trendy teen websites
      • Interactive games and forum boards
      • Flashy animation
      • Net youth culture (Blogging, netpal, chats)
      • Themes, colors, layouts, etc.
    • Students have advanced in ICT further than teachers and educators
  • 19. I C T in education Creativity & Innovation Using Available Resources A Quick Study Guidelines on Using PowerPoint The Bane for Teachers Conclusion Slide Presentation Samples 01 02 03 Introduction
    • This paper discusses on ways of improving CGTAs
      • Finding out attention grabbers of students
      • Debunking the ICT for experts myth
      • A guide for the average teacher
      • Using PowerPoint creatively
  • 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 & Innovation 05
    • Is creativity trained or an inherited trait?
    • Creativity being discussed here is one that has a purpose
    • Creativity in ICT to teach students
    • Creativity to grab students attention so that they are able to learn
  • 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 & Innovation 05
    • Creativity is in the eye of the beholder
    • A good first impression is the first step to initiating learning
    • We must take into consideration students ICT schemas
    • ICT elements that never fail to grab attention are attention grabbers
    Creativity in the eye of the beholder
  • 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 & Innovation 05
    • Attention grabbers are integral components of CGTAs
    • This paper proposes a taxonomy of attention grabbers collected from surveys, observations and experience
    • Useful when creating a PowerPoint generated teaching aid
    Attention grabbers
  • 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 & Innovation 05
    • Layout / Organisation (template)
    • Themes
      • Color combinations
      • Thematic concepts
      • Text schemes
    • Visual graphics and audio
    • Content
      • Youth connotations
      • Fun and games / humor
    A proposed TAXONOMY
  • 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 & Innovation 05
    • Attention grabbers governed by trends and lifestyles
    • Attention grabbers determined by age and gender
    • This paper deals with attention grabbers that can be used for all (universal)
  • 25. I C T in education Creativity & 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
    • For youths, the internet is a medium of play and social interactions
    • Internet is a lifestyle . a trend . a society