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Make Poster Presentations in PowerPoint

Make Poster Presentations in PowerPoint

Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to design and print posters for conferences, displays, and poster sessions. By the end of this workshop, you will have learned:

  • Good poster design
  • Where to find templates and themes
  • How to print any size poster
  • How to adjust PowerPoint’s canvas for view, zoom and guides
  • How to insert and format shapes
  • How to draw free-form shapes
  • How to insert pictures into shapes
  • How to order and re-order objects in layers
  • How to format the background
  • How to remove the background from a picture
  • How to use WordArt for special text effects
  • Tips for working with charts
  • The importance of choosing colors appropriate for colorblind people

Related LibGuide: Poster Presentations - Designing Effective Posters by Fred Stoss

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
1:00pm - 4:00pm
109 Lockwood
North Campus
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James Gordon

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