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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.

PowerPoint Format and Content

With all PowerPoints (PPTs), you can make use of a BIG OPPORTUNITY or you can make a BIG MISTAKE.

Big Opportunity or Big Mistake?

Your big opportunity is to highlight organization, ideas, and logic through effective formatting.

Your big mistake is to focus on colours, fonts, images, and animations instead of the message.

Top Two Tips

Keep it simple

Be consistent

Use the Tabs

The subsections of this PPT Format and Content guide will highlight and guide you toward your BIG OPPORTUNITY and help you avoid your big mistake. Use the subsection tabs on the left side of this screen to learn more.