Tutorials and help on using software

Learning powerpoint with powerpoint
A resource used in workshops on Nauru.
Story Boarding
Storyboarding a book on utube.
Sample Storyboards as collections of images.
http://www.storyboards.com.au – includes some story boards of ads. Eg a Magnum ad: http://www.storyboards.com.au/?level=album&id=96 - A Use the rubbish tin ad advertisement
Layout and design techniques
http://www.learningfutures.com.au/sites/default/files/ICT%20mini%20task%20resources%20-%20design%20content.pdf Originally written for Nauruan students. Contains great layout and design tips.
Picasa 3
http://picasa.google.com/support/bin/static.py?hl=en&page=guide.cs&guide=16027&from=16027&rd=1  The range of help articles from Picasa.  Try Edit your photos as your first sample. The tutorial is interactive.
Video Tutorials
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rskC6c_5L1M – great introductory video about the software.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YrxdC6fenQ – great getting started including installation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOOkONjzcss&feature=related – backing up photos with Picasa – a must see, must do option.
Using Powerpoint as a photo editor
http://lifehacker.com/5359713/use-powerpoint-as-a-photo-editor-in-a-pinch A little advanced but a neat way of adding a great effect to your photos in Powerpoint
http://www.learningfutures.com.au/sites/default/files/ICT%20mini%20task%20resources.pdf -A little bit of Powerpoint help at the end. Many strategies included to help peole design great projects. Originally written for Nauru.
Using Photostory 3
Quick succinct tutorial – from Microsoft. Create your first Photostory.
Good tutorial
http://www.jakesonline.org/photostory3.pdf -  Great tutorial with screen shots
Video tutorials
Create a Story from a Single Still Photo with Photo Story 3 – great tips on making a panning motion across an image.
Using Movie Maker 2.6
Easy tutorial for beginners
Video tutorials on Movie Maker 2.6
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZXK68NS7gU -  Professional tutorial – looks great