You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. To enhance the visual appeal, you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it.
This course is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010.
Students should be familiar with using personal computers, and have used a mouse and keyboard. They should be comfortable with the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specifically, they should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders. Students should have completed the following courses or possess equivalent knowledge before starting with this course:
This course is one of a series of Element K courseware titles that addresses Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification skill sets. The MOS certification program is for individuals who use Microsoft’s business desktop software and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- identify the components of the PowerPoint 2010 interface.
- create a presentation.
- format text on slides.
- add graphical objects to a presentation.
- modify graphical objects in a presentation.
- work with tables in a presentation.
- add charts to a presentation.
- prepare to deliver a presentation.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint
Topic 1A: Identify the Elements of the User Interface
Topic 1B: View Presentations
Topic 1C: Save a Presentation
Topic 1D: Use Microsoft PowerPoint Help
Lesson 2: Creating a Basic Presentation
Topic 2A: Select a Presentation Type
Topic 2B: Enter Text
Topic 2C: Edit Text
Topic 2D: Format Text Placeholders
Topic 2E: Add Slides to a Presentation
Topic 2F: Arrange Slides
Topic 2G: Work with Themes
Lesson 3: Formatting Text on Slides
Topic 3A: Apply Character Formats
Topic 3B: Format Paragraphs
Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation
Topic 4A: Insert Images into a Presentation
Topic 4B: Add Shapes
Topic 4C: Add Visual Styles to the Text in a Presentation
Lesson 5: Modifying Graphical Objects in a Presentation
Topic 5A: Edit Graphical Objects
Topic 5B: Format Graphical Objects
Topic 5C: Group Graphical Objects on a Slide
Topic 5D: Arrange Graphical Objects on a Slide
Topic 5E: Apply Animation Effects
Lesson 6: Working with Tables
Topic 6A: Insert a Table
Topic 6B: Format Tables
Topic 6C: Import Tables from Other Microsoft Office Applications
Lesson 7: Working with Charts
Topic 7A: Insert Charts
Topic 7B: Modify a Chart
Topic 7C: Import Charts from Other Microsoft Office Applications
Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation
Topic 8A: Review the Content in a Presentation
Topic 8B: Divide a Presentation into Sections
Topic 8C: Add Transitions
Topic 8D: Add Speaker Notes
Topic 8E: Print a Presentation
Topic 8F: Deliver a Presentation