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This guide provides instruction on how to create PowerPoint presentations. Topics include design principles, concise writing, use of images, and APA style.

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Some assignments will ask that you educate others on course topics. Preparing a presentation to share with your colleagues provides opportunities to refine several skills: persuasion, speaking, presenting, concise writing, organizing information in visual format. PowerPoint (and Google Slides) are the most common presentation tool to assist in the presentation of ideas. This guide provides information and instructions about how to make the most of PowerPoint as well as how to present or narrate.