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PowerPoint

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

Font

Font Size
Don’t 
make your font size so big that one point fills half of the slide.
Do
use a font size that keeps your power points clear and easy to read.

Font Style

Sans serif fonts are

  • clean,
  • clear, and
  • better for text on screens.

Examples: Calibri, Verdana, Tahoma, and Candara

Font Colour

Use a font colour that contrasts with the background.

Use font colour to reinforce the logic of your structure.

Use font colour to emphasize a point.