Online Class: PowerPoint 2010

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Course Description

PowerPoint 2010 adds easy-to-use interactive features that make the usual slides of boring bulleted text and charts a relic of the past. Making up for a tedious PowerPoint presentation by being an exceptional speaker is no longer required.

PowerPoint is one of Microsoft's best programs, and improving upon previous versions, PowerPoint 2010 is now a lot more fun to use. You will be amazed at how easy it will be to familiarize yourself with the various aspects of this program.

With this course, you will learn:

- How to Use Themes and Layouts

- How to Insert Text and Using WordArt

- How to Insert Graphics (Tables, Charts, Shapes, Clip-Art)

- How to Work with Videos, Movie-Clips, Animations, and Transitions

- How to Work with Sounds

- How to create Photo Albums

- Reviewing and Adding Comments to the Presentation

- Editing, Saving, Printing and Publishing Tools

- and much more

Each lesson will include key terms, checklists, screenshots, exercises, review questions, and website resources. In order to fully benefit from this course, students will work through the exercises at the end of each lesson. These exercises will be visually stimulating with a simple approach that will allow you to learn PowerPoint 2010 with confidence and efficiency.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
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Lesson 1: Activating PowerPoint and Getting Started

In this first lesson students will know the process of how to activate PowerPoint and how to get started creating a PowerPoint presentation. 34 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Get a Look at PowerPoint 2010; Fifteen Benefits of Using PowerPoint in E Learning
  • Take Survey: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Using Themes and Layouts

Learning to use themes and layouts can be an exciting way to incorporate a variety of different themes to your PowerPoint presentation. 30 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Familiarize yourself with the ribbon in PowerPoint 2010; Modifying Slide Layouts in PowerPoint 2010
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Inserting Text and Using WordArt

Inserting Text and using Word Art will allow you to add text to your presentation in such a way that it will make your project come to life. 49 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: How to Change the Font size and Style on the PowerPoint Presentation Slides; Insert Text box in MS PowerPoint 2010
  • Review Video: PowerPoint 2010: Create WordArt
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment A
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment B
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Inserting Graphics (Tables, Charts, Shapes, Clip-Art)

Adding Graphics will help make your presentation more presentable for viewing by making it more interesting. 49 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: How To Insert a Table in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010; Adding Charts In PowerPoint 2010; Insert a background picture, color, or watermark to your slides
  • Review 2 Videos: PowerPoint 2010 Tutorial Inserting Tables; PowerPoint 2010: Inserting Shapes
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment A
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment B
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Working With Videos, Movie-Clips, Animations, and Transitions

You can add a sentimental touch to any PowerPoint presentation by using movie clips or home video to enhance your work. Transitions are the way each slide, movie, or animation move around your screen while presenting your project. 59 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review 5 Articles: Add Transitions to Slideshows in PowerPoint 2010; Five tips for creating animations in PowerPoint 2010; How to add Motion Loops and Video Backgrounds in PowerPoint?; Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 review; PowerPoint 2010 Animations
  • Review 3 Videos: Embed Online Video From YouTube To PowerPoint 2010; How to Edit Videos in MS PowerPoint 2010?; PowerPoint 2010 Slide Transitions
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment A
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment B
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Sounds

Before adding sounds to your PowerPoint you should always make sure it is going to benefit your presentation. 50 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: Add Music or Sound to PowerPoint 2010 Presentations; Add Sound With PowerPoint 2010 Presentation Slide Transitions; How To Embed Audio Clip In PowerPoint 2010
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment A
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment B
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Creating Photo Albums, Reviewing and Adding Comments to the Presentation

Creating photo albums can be done as a project, or you can make it a hobby, similar to scrapbooking. Reviewing and adding comments is a very important section in creating and preparing your presentation for viewing. 58 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment A
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment B
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Editing, Saving, Printing and Publishing Tools

Using Spelling, Grammar, and Thesaurus, to check your work is one of the easiest ways to make sure you have a presentation free of errors. Now that you have survived all of these steps up until now, we are now ready to save, print, and publish your presen 40 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: PowerPoint 2010 Presentations as PDF Files; Publishing and reusing PowerPoint content using Slide Library
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment B
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment A

Lesson 9: Help

It is always important to ask for help if you need it, when learning any subject, but especially when you will be presenting a finished product to a group of people or a class. 58 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: PowerPoint 2010 Advanced; PowerPoint Help and How-To
  • Take Poll: Your Opinion Matters: Course Rating
  • Take Survey: Course Comments
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Final Assignment
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Exam
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Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define what PowerPoint is and demonstrate how to get started installing and using it.
  • Describe how to use themes and layouts.
  • Demonstrate inserting text and using WordArt.
  • Demonstrate inserting graphics (tables, charts, shapes, clip-art).
  • Demonstrate working with videos, movie-clips, animations, sounds, and transitions.
  • Demonstrate creating photo albums, reviewing and adding comments to the presentation.
  • Demonstrate editing, saving, printing and publishing tools in PowerPoint 2010, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: PowerPoint 2010
Course Number: 8900077
Course Requirements: View Course Requirements
Lessons Rating: 4.4 / 5 Stars (722 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: Computer Skill (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 0.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Dave Scarbrough
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $75.00

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