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23 Free Resources For Presentation Design

23 Free Resources For Presentation Design | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
In this list we're sharing some of our favorite websites that offer free resources for presentation design such as templates, icons, images, fonts and more.
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Willem Kuypers's curator insight, September 4, 2:31 AM
Une belle collection de ressources pour alimenter les présentations.
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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, September 8, 11:06 AM
Good stuff. 
 
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7 Awesome Pattern Backgrounds for Your Slides and How to Create Them in PowerPoint

7 Awesome Pattern Backgrounds for Your Slides and How to Create Them in PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Free pattern backgrounds that you can create yourself in PowerPoint. Use geometric pattern background and abstract pattern backgrounds for amazing designs!
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Enhance your slides with attractive backgrounds. Some good examples here.

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Gianluca Pirraglia's curator insight, June 4, 5:30 AM

Enhance your slides with attractive backgrounds. Some good examples here.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 3, 11:58 AM

Jazz up your presentations with backgrounds and patterns.

Philippe Coll's curator insight, September 6, 1:32 PM
Toujours sympa des "backgrounds" pour powerpoint.
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7 Amazing PowerPoint Template Designs

7 Amazing PowerPoint Template Designs | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to create professional PowerPoint Templates using Slide Master in PowerPoint. Use these PPT templates for business presentations or personal use.
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If you are a creative person and have enough free time, you should make your own templates, and this article tells you how.

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Jim George's curator insight, April 14, 10:19 PM
Pimp up the powerpoint
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 15, 11:38 AM

DIY PPT -- AWSM.

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15 Graphic Design Rules for Non-Designers

15 Graphic Design Rules for Non-Designers | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Video Series: A list of the most important graphic design rules all non-designers should learn to make empower their communication with professional-looking
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What are the most common mistakes we make when we create a presentation? How can you avoid them?

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20 Design Terms You Must Know For Epic PowerPoint Slides

20 Design Terms You Must Know For Epic PowerPoint Slides | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
“Design language” can be overwhelming! To make things simple, here are 20 "must know" design terms for the non-designer that wants awesome PowerPoint slides.
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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, January 26, 10:39 AM
A great glossary of terms for understanding slide design. 
 
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2 Minute Slide Challenge: From Boring Bullet Points to Stunning Designs!

2 Minute Slide Challenge: From Boring Bullet Points to Stunning Designs! | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Bullet Points is just pure laziness. Lists are not meant for a slide. 2 minutes are all you need to transform a list to a creative slide!
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Once again about bullet points. The examples are aimed at business but some great ideas applicable to any sphere.

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Tiffany Crosby's curator insight, July 23, 2016 12:45 PM
Caution: Templates aren't free but the creative ideas it may spark in you are. So take from it what you will. 
Alex's curator insight, August 1, 2016 10:49 PM
No one wants to read your boring bullet points. Love this 2 minute challenge!
Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 4, 2016 10:43 AM

More presentation tips - getting rid of bullet points...

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Presentation Design: 15 Ways to Deliver the Perfect Message

Presentation Design: 15 Ways to Deliver the Perfect Message | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Keep your audience engaged with these simple presentation tips and tricks.
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15 tips on how to design an attractive and powerful presentation, from beginning to end.

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Bernard Guévorts Authentis's curator insight, April 7, 2016 3:54 AM
Modernisez vos Power point
Willem Kuypers's curator insight, April 11, 2016 11:56 AM
Une présentation bien faite n'est pas facile.
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5 Free Presentation Icon Sets You Need to Download Today

5 Free Presentation Icon Sets You Need to Download Today | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Enhance your PowerPoint presentations by downloading these 5 free icons sets. These free presentation icons will make your presentations look sleek and modern
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Icons are small but indispensable elements of your slide appearance. Check out the numerous fresh icons available on the net. Some are paid but most of them are free.

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Татьяна Слесаренко's curator insight, March 29, 2016 4:32 PM

Icons are small but indispensable elements of your slide appearance. Check out the numerous fresh icons available on the net. Some are paid but most of them are free.

Q Nguyen's curator insight, April 3, 2016 7:38 AM

Icons are small but indispensable elements of your slide appearance. Check out the numerous fresh icons available on the net. Some are paid but most of them are free.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, April 4, 2016 3:39 AM

Icons are small but indispensable elements of your slide appearance. Check out the numerous fresh icons available on the net. Some are paid but most of them are free.

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How To Use Color Overlays With Photos

"How to use color overlays with photos?" is answered in this PowerPoint tutorial video. For more answers to your presentation design and public speaking questi…
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A great step-by-step video tutorial how to recolor your images in PowerPoint.

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Antonio Ormachea's curator insight, March 20, 2016 10:57 AM

A great step-by-step video tutorial how to recolor your images in PowerPoint.

Marie Christine Masse's curator insight, March 30, 2016 8:15 AM

A great step-by-step video tutorial how to recolor your images in PowerPoint.

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Before and After: 7 Presentation Makeovers

Before and After: 7 Presentation Makeovers | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
We selected some less-than-attractive slides from real presentations and redesigned them as examples of what you should and shouldn’t do.
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Great examples of unsuccessful slides improved and made nearly perfect.

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PowerPoint 2016 now helps people design slides that aren't terrible

PowerPoint 2016 now helps people design slides that aren't terrible | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Microsoft announced a pair of major updates to PowerPoint 2016 on Friday that are aimed at making it easy for people to create spiffy presentations without going overboard.
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13 Alternatives to Using Bullet Points in Presentations

Here are 13 alternative ways to design and display content in presentations versus using bullet points. This will work in PowerPoint and other presentation aut…
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Some nice examples of substitutes for bullet points.

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LucaVanin's curator insight, October 24, 2015 4:57 AM

Odi gli elenchi puntati nelle tue slide?
Ecco 13 alternative (alcune non lo sono davvero, ma fai finta di niente!) molto efficaci per raggruppare e rappresentare meglio le tue idee.

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Powerpoint background tips: How to customize the images, colors and borders

Powerpoint background tips: How to customize the images, colors and borders | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
PowerPoint's built-in templates are convenient, but everyone knows what they look like, and you look unoriginal if that's all you use. Try these tips to make something unique that will help your presentation stand out.
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Choose a standard PPT template and customize it to take it to a whole new level. Use this comprehensive tutorial about how to do it.

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Notebook Paper Graphic - PowerPoint

Notebook Paper Graphic - PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Free notebook paper graphic created in PowerPoint. The template is fully editable using PowerPoint's Edit Points feature. Includes video tutorial.
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Simply awesome PowerPoint background, free to download. Color variations.

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How to Make a Presentation - Tutorial

How to Make a Presentation - Tutorial | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
The easy-to-follow guide to help you create compelling Presentations like a pro. Covers the six steps to follow before you start creating your Presentation.
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Thanks for the suggestion to Belle Balace.

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Thanks for the suggestion to Belle Balace.

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10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations

10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
These 10 PowerPoint tips will save you time and have you creating presentations faster. These PowerPoint time-saving tips will cut your presentation design time
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You can make your PPT faster but first you need to learn how. This article is all about it.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, April 1, 10:42 AM

Smart tips for faster PowerPoint creation.

Ines Bieler's curator insight, April 1, 11:52 AM

Smart tips for faster PowerPoint creation.

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 7, 4:23 AM
10 PowerPoint Time Saving Tips for Way Faster Presentations
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How To Create Chain Links In PowerPoint In Just 2 Minutes

How To Create Chain Links In PowerPoint In Just 2 Minutes | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn to create Chain Links in PowerPoint. Add stunning chain links PowerPoint Templates in your presentation and leave your audience stunned.
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Great tutorial on how to make cool slide elements.

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, March 1, 3:56 AM

Great tutorial on how to make cool slide elements.

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Paint 3D Tutorial: The Future Of PowerPoint Animations

Paint 3D Tutorial: The Future Of PowerPoint Animations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
I just want to start off by saying how excited I am about this Paint 3D tutorial. As you may know, I’m always on the lookout for new trends with presentation technologies – and this is going to be …
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In spring Microsoft is going to launch “3D for everyone” based on updated Paint program, and it will let you create 3D presentations and objects.

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Presentation Design 101

Presentation Design 101 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
All you need to know to get started creating your own fantastic presentations!

If you’ve ever had to present to a group of people, you know how intimidating it can be. You know things can go wrong. Your voice can give out, your laptop can fail, and your left leg can shake uncontrollably.

These things can just… happen. But what shouldn’t happen is this...

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Excellent resource with lots and lots of illustrations about presentation design. Beautiful fonts, images, layouts + templates for your own presentations.

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Split Image into Multiple Pieces to Create the Most Breathtaking Effect in PowerPoint

Split Image into Multiple Pieces to Create the Most Breathtaking Effect in PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
This article will guide you step-by-step how to create the split image effect. Breaking an image into multiple pieces gives a unique visual look to design.
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Cool! Here's a tutorial that will teach you how to improve your slides visually. Works with PowerPoint 2013.

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Leoncio Lopez-Ocon's curator insight, April 3, 2016 6:45 AM

Cool! Here's a tutorial that will teach you how to improve your slides visually. Works with PowerPoint 2013.

Debbie Pop's curator insight, April 4, 2016 2:50 PM

Cool! Here's a tutorial that will teach you how to improve your slides visually. Works with PowerPoint 2013.

Ricardo Serrano's curator insight, April 4, 2016 6:47 PM

Cool! Here's a tutorial that will teach you how to improve your slides visually. Works with PowerPoint 2013.

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11 Dos and Don'ts of Using Images in Presentations

11 Dos and Don'ts of Using Images in Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Many presenters are using images horribly in their presentations! Check out these 11 best and worst ways of using images in PowerPoint slides.
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Check out the examples of good and bad usage of images in your presentations. It will make you think about how you do it and teach you to do it better.

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M Bresson's curator insight, February 28, 2016 6:15 AM

Des astuces pour améliorer l'usage des photos dans nos présentations.

Antonio Ormachea's curator insight, March 20, 2016 10:55 AM

Check out the examples of good and bad usage of images in your presentations. It will make you think about how you do it and teach you to do it better.

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6 Easy Steps to Create a “Stand Out” Slide and Beat the Background Noise

6 Easy Steps to Create a “Stand Out” Slide and Beat the Background Noise | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
This tutorial guides you how to highlight picture in PowerPoint- make certain portion of a slide stand out from the background.
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A great tutorial for highlighting important objects on your PowerPoint slides.

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Sue Sullivan's curator insight, March 30, 2016 10:38 AM

A great tutorial for highlighting important objects on your PowerPoint slides.

Jean Marrapodi's curator insight, April 27, 2016 1:19 AM
Awesome tip. I can see a ton of ways to use this.
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21 Tips for Creating a Boring Presentation

Anyone can create a great presentation, but it takes a certain set of skills and determination to create a presentation that is painful to watch. Enjoy these 2…
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Great tips on how NOT to make a presentation. Students may love this as  the slides are eye-catching and their message is clear.

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7 Alternatives to Bullet Points

7 Alternatives to Bullet Points | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Bullet points suck big time. They put your audience to sleep. Learn 7 alternatives ways to present your information in a more engaging way.
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Once again - bullet points and their alternatives. Learn how you can have your cake and eat it too.

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Turn Boring PowerPoint Slides into Visual Masterpieces

Turn Boring PowerPoint Slides into Visual Masterpieces | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
This article is second in the series of “Presentation Hackathon” where we share incredibly simple and quick hacks that any presenter can use to...
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Lots of useful ideas for your next presentation.


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LucaVanin's curator insight, October 12, 2015 3:17 AM

Slide, slide e ancora slide! :-)

David Swaddle's curator insight, October 12, 2015 7:36 PM

A few good ideas for formatting slides differently to get over the most important info and keep formatting fresh.

Carol Hancox's curator insight, October 16, 2015 9:52 PM

Improve our presentation skills