ERIC Number: ED464614
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Using PowerPoint in the Classroom.
Howell, Dusti; Howell, Deanne
This book is intended for those teachers who want to create more dynamic classroom lessons and presentations using quick and easy custom animations. The focus of this book is to explain how to use PowerPoint to create transitions, graphics, charts, graphs, and sound effects in a format that makes learning fun. The book is designed to give immediate results using either Windows or Macintosh platforms. Teachers will also learn the fundamentals of designing effective slides while discovering ways to use PowerPoint in the classroom. The book consists of six chapters: "Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint"; "Creating a New Slide Show"; "Adding Graphs and Graphics"; "Special Effects"; "Presentation Delivery"; and "Classroom Applications." A quick review is provided at the end of each chapter. Chapters also contain troubleshooting tips that include possible problems users may encounter with alternative methods for performing the task, and time saving tips, as well as a feature called "Learn More" that suggests ideas for experimenting and becoming more proficient with PowerPoint. The book is illustrated throughout with sample screens and icons. (Includes an index.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Animation, Charts, Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Graphs, Instructional Design, Instructional Materials, Lesson Plans, Sound Effects, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (paperback: ISBN-0-7619-7882-8, $16.95); library edition: ISBN-0-7619-7881-X, $39.95). Tel: 800-818-7243 (Toll Free); Tel: 305-499-9734; Fax: 800-417-2466 (Toll Free); Fax: 805-499-2692; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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