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CO103: Effective Presentation (O'Donnell)

Enhance your PowerPoint Slides


Look for credible images with licenses that allow their use. Remember you will need to identify author/owner, publishing date and title of image. If you cannot find enough information to cite an image, locate a more credible image. 
                   Creative Commons (easy and convenient access to search services to the following independent organizations)


  • Library cd collection located on the upper level of the library. Only download 1 audio file per cd (academic purposes only)
  • iTunes, Amazon or other online music store (purchase individual song titles for small fee)


Always cite media that is incorporated into your slide presentation. 

PowerPoint Slide Tips

  • Bulleted Points
  • Design vs Decorate
  • Select one background
  • No more than 3 fonts (Titles, bulleted points, Citations) 
  • No animation
  • Contrast background with font color
  • Balance slide
  • Check spelling and grammar
  • Use online resources to learn pronunciations (google, howjsay)

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