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PowerPoint Intermediate / Advanced, CMP955

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Summer 2014 Course Description: (Click here for Fall 2014 Description) Increase skills and proficiency in designing MS PowerPoint slides and slide-show presentations. Explore new techniques to customize slide design templates, themes, and slide layouts. Learn to use slide and handout masters to improve slide appearance. Automate slide presentations by using multimedia clips, movie objects, and sound.  Apply the new PowerPoint Comment and PowerPoint Document Inspector features that help in collaborating with others in preparing slide presentations.   

Prerequisite: MS PowerPoint--Introduction 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).

Classroom Hours: 10

Fall 2014 Description: This course explores how to make presentation consistent by applying slide masters, transitions and timings. Learn various ways of incorporating and modifying charts to create professional and effective presentations. Also, learn how to merge shapes, add shape effects and how to use pictures and shapes as links to other pages in the presentation, or to pages on the Internet. Finally, this course explores the different methods of printing, protecting, and delivering presentations including how to use PowerPoint 2013 Presenter View, which includes tools such as highlighters and laser pointers, and how to present online using Microsoft Lync and Office Presentation Service. This course follows the curriculum for the Microsoft Office Specialist core-level for PowerPoint 2013 (exam 77-422). Prerequisites: MS PowerPoint - Introduction, 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 Objective: After completing this course, students will know how to: