Microsoft PowerPoint Level 1

Course Info:

Course Introduction

In this course, students learn to create, manage, and save presentations, enter and format text, and use various viewing and navigation options. They also learn to insert images and graphics into slides, add tables and charts, and add transitions and animations to give presentations visual appeal and make them engaging and dynamic.

Students accomplish the learning objectives for each module through a series of hands-on activities, and there are frequent opportunities to practice, apply, and develop the skills covered in the course.

Course Prerequisite

Introduction to Windows course or equivalent.

Course Notes

The course consists of 9 graded, end-of-module quizzes and a final exam, which consists of practical and online test components.

The course includes a digital Student Reference Guide and Let Me Try workbook. Printed versions of these may be purchased separately.

Course Breakdown

Module 1: Introduction to PowerPoint
Navigating a PowerPoint Presentation; Overview of the Screens and Views

Module 2: Getting Started
Presentation Tips and Guidelines; Creating a New Presentation; Working with Slides; Inserting Slides; Saving a Presentation

Module 3: Text and Bullet Editing Options
Formatting Text; Working with Bullets and Numbered Lists

Module 4: Adding Graphics
Inserting Shapes; Inserting Graphics; Inserting Icons and 3D Models; Inserting Pictures\

Module 5: Working with Objects
Selecting Objects; Editing Objects; Formatting Objects; Adding Alternative Text to Objects for Accessibility; Arranging Objects; Grouping Objects

Module 6: Working with Transitions
Applying Transitions; Applying 3D Slide Transitions; Transition Options

Module 7: Using Animation
Animating Objects; Effect Options; Animating 3D Models; Working with the Animation Pane; Motions Paths; Triggers

Module 8: Working with Tables
Creating Tables; Formatting Tables; Inserting Tables from Word and Excel

Module 9: Preparing and Presenting a Slide Show
Onscreen Presentation Options; Hiding Slides; Changing the Order of Slides; Working with Sections; Copying Slides; Slide Show Options

Upon Completion

Students may continue with Microsoft PowerPoint Level 2.

  • Program: Business Programs

  • Course Aim: To provide an overview and introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint for creating dynamic, professional presentations.

  • Of Interest to Those interested in creating and formatting slide decks using this powerful presentation software.

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