Making Your Presentations Livelier
IN THIS CHAPTER
Looking at ways to make a presentation livelier
Slapping a transition or animation on a slide
Playing sound and video during a presentation
Recording your own voice narration for a presentation
The purpose of this chapter is to make your presentation stand out in a crowd. It suggests ways to enliven your presentation with pictures, charts, slides, and tables. It shows how transitions and animations can make a presentation livelier. Finally, you discover how to play sound and video during a presentation.
Suggestions for Enlivening Your Presentation
Starting on the Insert tab, you can do a lot to make a presentation livelier. The Insert tab offers buttons for putting pictures, tables, charts, diagrams, and shapes on slides:
- Pictures: Everyone likes a good graphic or photo, but more than that, audiences understand more from words and pictures than they do from words alone. A well-chosen photo or image reinforces the ideas that you’re trying to put across in your presentation. (See Book 8, Chapter 3.)
- Tables: A table is ...