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Presentation Aids

Sites Explanation of Resource
Visual Aid Basics This Saskatchewan Education site describes how and when to use visual aids in a speech.
Presentation Aids Some basic advice on using presentation aids, such as clarity, relevance, etc.
Using Visual Aids Effectively The title of this site says it all. Follow the link to receive some general tips on how to use visual aids to enhance your presentation.
Advanced Public Speaking Institute Part of this site deals with using audio-video and props as part of a presentation.
Presenting Effective Presentations with Visual Aids This Department of Labor OSHA site presents some old truths about creating presentation aids.
Microsoft Office PowerPoint Help Get tips and advice from the creators of PowerPoint.
Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 Shortcuts These shortcut keys can be used when running PowerPoint in full screen mode. Although these keys refer to the 2007, most also work with the 2003 version.
PowerPoint Tips Ellen Finkelstein's site covers creating "memorable content, compelling, graphics, and delivering with confidence." Her tips are quite extensive and often focus on PowerPoint's use in an educational environment.
PowerPoint in the Classroom Created by Act360, this site provides directions on how to create slides and add various media. Note that this site relates to the 2003 version of PowerPoint.
PowerPoint Links
Tracy Marks offers her collection of PowerPoint-related links. Please note that she is no longer updating the site, so many of her links will be broken. However, the basic information provided remains useful.
PowerPoint Answers Some PowerPoint FAQ's are answered here.
"The Perils of PowerPoint" Let's face it--PowerPoint can be great, but it can be overdone and lead to boring presentations. This article helps speakers avoid misusing PowerPoint.
"7 Deadly Sins of PowerPoint" A similar viewpoint to the above article is expressed here.
Presentation Pointers Get presentation building and planning tips here.
Sound Clip Art Webplaces.com provides categories of various sound clips, including those from television shows.
TemplatesWise.com Free PowerPoint slides can be downloaded here.

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