PowerPoint Introduction, CMP954
Summer 2014 Course Description: (Click here for Fall 2014 Description) Create dynamic electronic presentations by using the new and improved MS PowerPoint 2010. Learn how to create presentations using built-in templates, themes, designs, and background styles. Apply different slide layouts to add titles, charts, tables, pictures and animation. Topics include how to use text, graphics, and sound creatively.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics and Working with Windows, or File Management or equivalent file management skills.
Textbook: Please bring your textbook to the first class session. See MC Bookstores for more information on your textbook, bring to first class along with a USB Flash Drive/memory stick (at least 512 MB).
Classroom Hours: 10
- Get started with PowerPoint
- Create a presentation
- Format text on slides
- Add graphical objects to a presentation
- Modify objects on slides
- Add tables to a presentation
- Add charts to a presentation
- Prepare to deliver a presentation
- Table Of Contents:
Unit 1: Getting started
Topic A: The PowerPoint window
Topic B: Getting help
Unit 2: New presentations
Topic A: Creating presentations
Topic B: Saving presentations
Topic C: Rearranging and deleting slides
Topic D: Using slides from other presentations
Unit 3: Formatting slides
Topic A: Formatting text
Topic B: Modifying text
Topic C: Formatting paragraphs
Unit 4: Using drawing objects
Topic A: Adding shapes
Topic B: Modifying objects
Topic C: Using text in objects
Unit 5: Working with graphics
Topic A: WordArt
Topic B: Pictures
Topic C: Clip art
Unit 6: Using tables and charts
Topic A: Tables
Topic B: Charts
Topic C: Diagrams
Unit 7: Modifying presentations
Topic A: Templates and themes
Topic B: Slide masters
Topic C: Transitions and timings
Topic D: Speaker notes
Topic E: Slide shows
Unit 8: Proofing and delivering presentations
Topic A: Proofing presentations
Topic B: Running presentations
Topic C: Printing presentations
MS POWERPOINT – INTRODUCTION
Fall 2014 Description: This course introduces the main components of the PowerPoint 2013 interface, covering opening and saving a presentation, working with slides, formatting text and text boxes, and using templates and themes variations to create professional looking presentations. Learn how to insert images, clip art, and shapes, as well as how to format your images. In addition, the course introduces the SmartArt and WordArt features that allow you to add flair to your presentations by using colors and shapes to emphasize text and data. Also covered are the ways of incorporating and formatting tabular data to create a professional and effective presentation. Finally, PowerPoint 2013 has new animation tools, which make slide shows more fluid and interesting. This course follows the curriculum for the Microsoft Office Specialist core-level for PowerPoint 2013 (exam 77-422) Prerequisites: Computer Basics, Working with Windows or File Management Skills or equivalent experience.
Textbook: Please bring your textbook to the first class session. See MC Bookstores for more information on your textbook; bring to first class along with a USB Flash Drive/memory stick (at least 512 MB).
Course Objectives: After completing this course, students will know how to:
- Identify components of the PowerPoint interface, open and run a presentation, switch between views, and control the magnification level.
- Create a basic presentation and add content, arrange, insert and delete slides, and apply templates and design themes.
- Format text and lists, apply font styles, copy formatting, and control alignment and spacing of content on a slide.
- Create and edit shapes, apply shape styles, duplicate and move shapes, resize, rotate, and align shapes, and apply content to shapes.
- Insert and modify WordArt objects, insert and edit pictures, arrange overlapping items, and group items.
- Create and modify tables, apply styles to tables, insert images into tables, create and modify charts, and use SmartArt to create diagrams.
- Proof a presentation for errors; prepare and preview a presentation, hide slides, create speaker notes, use Presenter view, prepare a presentation for printing, and print notes, handouts, and the presentation outline.