Teaching Assistants' Training Program

Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation, 130 St. George Street, Robarts Library, 4th floor

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PowerPoint Essentials: Strategies for Accessible and Effective Slide Design (Online)

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT


Wednesday, March 22, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT


This workshop will introduce strategies for designing effective PowerPoint presentations, particularly for use in classroom settings. It will also consider accessible design principles (e.g., font, colour, imagery, and backgrounds) and how to ensure that diverse learners can engage with slides. Additional topics will include layout, considerations for teaching with and distributing slides, incorporating administrative details, and techniques for transitioning smoothly between ideas. By the end of the session, participants will have an understanding of how effective slide design can help create accessible, engaging learning experiences.