Introduce your presentation here.
Use the design tab to find a subtle background. Use a font color that is easily read against
the background color. Use the new slide feature on the home tab to insert a new slide.
Choose the type of slide that is needed. The most common slides are the Title Content and
the Two Content. They will automatically include the heading and the section for the
Be sure to use a heading that explains what is contained on the slide. Use the same font
sizes throughout the presentation. If you use 48 pt. font for this heading, use it for all of the
headings. The same goes for the bullet points.
The details of the presentation will appear in the notes section. This is where the narrative
of the live presentation would be if you were going to present this to an audience. Be sure
to explain what is included on the slide. Place in-text citations in the notes if source
information is used (Sample, 2016).
Most presentations should include graphics of some kind. These can include images,
graphs, charts, or SmartArt.
SmartArt Images can be used to show different types of information. SmartArt can be
found on the Insert tab. There are various styles of graphics that display information in
Include references on a separate slide. The font on this slide can be smaller to fit the
references. This font is 24 pt.
If you would like to add your script or additional information in the notes section, you can
add it here. Make sure to include citations for any outside material (Howard, n.d.).
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