Online Class: PowerPoint 2019

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Course Description

Microsoft PowerPoint is the de facto presentation service for people who want to create slideshows. It’s software that’s normally used in an enterprise with sales people who want to share ideas in front of a large audience, but even small businesses and individuals can use it to display ideas. This course gives you basic information to get you started with PowerPoint.

The first part of the course focuses on working with slides and the ways that users can customize layouts. Objects make up the content seen in a slideshow presentation, so we cover the way to add and edit text, images, shapes, diagrams, graphs and charts. These objects are common in PowerPoint presentations, so they will make up a majority of your slides.

Graphs, charts and images are common objects in slides, so we cover the ways that you can add these objects and customize them using themes and colors. Charts and tables display information to viewers, and we show you how to set up these objects to accurately convey numbers and data to potentials customers.

We also help you with themes, so you can stylize your layouts and objects. Themes contain predesigned color themes, but you can create your own themes that match your preferences. Included with styles is transitions and animations. We cover the ways that you can animate your presentations to make them more appealing to readers.

Finally, we tell you how to print and share slides. Microsoft Office includes OneDrive for file sharing and collaboration. This course takes you from building attractive, compelling presentations to sharing and collaboration with other users. You can then successfully build slides ready for your target audience.

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required

Course Topics

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2019

Lesson 2: Introduction to Presentations

Lesson 3: Applying Themes and Layouts to Slides

Lesson 4: Working with Objects

Lesson 5: Entering, Editing, and Formatting Text

Lesson 6: Outline View and Proofing Presentations

Lesson 7: Adding and Reading Notes

Lesson 8: Inserting Pictures, Graphics, Shapes, and Other Things

Lesson 9: Inserting Tables into Presentations

Lesson 10: Charts

Lesson 11: Adding Sound and Video

Lesson 12: Adding Transitions and Animation

Lesson 13: Working with Master Slides

Lesson 14: Working with SmartArt

Lesson 15: Printing, Sharing, and Exporting Slides

Course Materials

All course material will be provided in the lessons and netlinks. There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class.

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a lesson review quiz. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what presentation software can do what the capabilities of MS PowerPoint are.
  • Demonstrate applying themes and layouts to slides.
  • Demonstrate working with objects.
  • Demonstrate entering, editing, and formatting text.
  • Demonstrate adding and reading notes.
  • Demonstrate inserting pictures, graphics, shapes, and other things.
  • Demonstrate creating and using charts in your presentations.
  • Demonstrate adding sound and video.
  • Demonstrate adding transitions and animation.
  • Demonstrate working with Master Slides.
  • Demonstrate working with SmartArt.
  • Demonstrate printing, sharing, and exporting slides, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
My PowerPoint Experience1
Lesson 1 Quiz9
Lesson 2 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 2 Quiz10
Lesson 3 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 3 Quiz10
Lesson 4 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 4 Quiz10
Lesson 5 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 5 Quiz9
Lesson 6 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 6 Quiz10
Lesson 7 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 7 Quiz10
Lesson 8 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 8 Quiz10
Lesson 9 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 9 Quiz10
Lesson 10 Quiz10
Lesson 11 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 11 Quiz10
Lesson 12 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 12 Quiz10
Lesson 13 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 13 Quiz10
Lesson 14 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 14 Quiz10
Lesson 15 Activity Assignment1
Lesson 15 Quiz10
The Final Exam70
Total Points:232

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