PowerPoint is a powerful presentation software developed by Microsoft and included in the standard Office suite along with Microsoft Word and Excel. PowerPoint allows users to create anything from basic slide shows to complex presentations with animation, sound, and movies.
Many instructors use PowerPoint to enhance lectures or present complex material. Beginners often create slide presentations with bulletted text and an occasional picture. But with a little knowledge and practice, you can create far more sophisticated presentations that take advantage of PowerPoint's extensive multimedia tools including graphics, sound, movies, and animation. Links on this page will help you prepare your PowerPoint presentation for Blackboard distribution, and provide important tips on creating presentations that include multimedia.
Inserting Videos in PowerPoint