Basic MS PowerPoint Course

Basic MS PowerPoint Course

Course Description

Basic MS PowerPoint Course helps create and launch documents easily. This newest version of PowerPoint has an improved Presentation View with gives your presentations that extra focus. It also comes with an improved user interface with a variety of powerful tools to help you share your presentations through SkyDrive.

During the course, participants learn to use the standard features of MS PowerPoint including creating presentations from templates, creating presentations without templates, adding slides, inserting text, editing and formatting text, inserting and altering images, using transitions and animation, and preparing narration.

Course Objectives

  • Open Recent and Other Files
  • Create a New Blank Presentation Understand and Use the Interface
  • Use Backstage View
  • Add Slides
  • Use a Content Placeholder
  • Add and Edit Text
  • Use the Slides Tab
  • Select, Edit, Cut, Copy, Paste and Delete Text Use the Office Clipboard
  • Find and Replace Text
  • Format Fonts
  • Add Pictures
  • Use Advanced Formatting Options
  • Work with Transitions and Animations
  • Set Up a Slideshow

Course Modules

To achieve these objectives, Advanced Learning Programs (ALPs) will use the below Lesson Plan:

Lesson 1 – Getting Started
  • Housekeeping Items
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Workshop Objectives
  • The Parking Lot
  • Action Plan
Lesson 2 – Opening PowerPoint
  • Opening PowerPoint
  • Opening Recent and Other Files
  • Creating a New Presentation Using a Template
  • Creating a New Presentation Using a Theme
Lesson 3 – Entering and Editing Data
  • Understanding the Ribbon and the Status Bar
  • About Your Account
  • Using Backstage View
  • Saving Files
  • Closing Files vs. Closing PowerPoint
  • Lesson Three: Review Questions
Lesson 4 – Your First Presentation
  • About Slide Types
  • Adding Slides
  • Using the Slides Tab
  • About Types of Content
  • Using a Content Placeholder
  • Lesson Four: Review Questions
Lesson 5 – Working with Text
  • Adding Text
  • Selecting, Editing, and Deleting Text
  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using the Office Clipboard
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Lesson Five: Review Questions
Lesson 6 – Formatting Text and Paragraphs
  • Formatting Fonts
  • Clearing Formatting
  • Using the Font Dialog
  • Adding Bullets and Numbering
  • Using the Paragraph Dialog
  • Lesson Six: Review Questions
Lesson 7 – Advanced Formatting Tasks
  • Using the Format Painter Changing Slide Layout
  • Changing the Theme and Variants About Slide Sizes
  • Changing to Standard or Widescreen Slide Size
  • Lesson Seven: Review Questions
Lesson 8 – Working with Transitions and Animations
  • Adding a Slide Transition
  • Setting Slide Advance Options
  • Add a Basic Animation
  • Using the Animation Painter
  • Lesson Eight: Review Questions
Lesson 9 – Graphics and Images
  • Previewing Your Slide Show
  • Using the Set Up Show Dialog
  • Recording a Narration
  • Timing Your Show
  • Hiding Slides
  • Lesson Nine: Review Questions
Lesson 10 – Showtime!
  • Our Top Five PowerPoint Tips
  • Starting a Show
  • About the In Show Tools
  • Changing Your Pointer
  • Switching to a Blank Screen
  • Lesson Ten: Review Questions
Lesson 11 – Wrapping Up
  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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