Within the Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint presentation software helps you to create effective and engaging presentations. Create and edit presentations, use pictures and graphics to illustrate key points, prepare presentations for effective delivery, and use images, illustrations, themes, and templates. Work with text, pictures, graphics, icons, SmartArt, slide layouts, design themes, Design Ideas pane, tables, and charts. Incorporate video, animation, and transitions. Prepare to give a polished presentation using speaker notes, rehearsal techniques, timings, and narration. Utilize the Slide Master to create custom templates. This course will use Microsoft PowerPoint 365.
Prior Learning Assessment
- Exam-College Developed Challenge Exam
Create and edit presentationsAssessment Strategiesthrough actual performance of the skillin submitted documents as specified on the unit learning planin an assessment with the use of reference materialsCriteriaCreate, open, and save a presentation.Work with slides, layouts, placeholders, and textNavigate between slides and organize content by reproducing and rearranging slides.Change theme colors and fonts.Insert headers and footers to add identifying information.Insert, resize and align a picture from a file.Apply and modify transition effects to add visual interest.Preview a presentation and print slides, handouts, and outlines.Apply presentation properties.
Illustrate with pictures and information graphicsAssessment Strategiesthrough actual performance of the skillin submitted documents as specified on the unit learning planin an assessment with the use of reference materialsCriteriaWork with shapes, styles, effects, and colorsWork with icons and 3D modelsSearch for pictures and illustrations, modify picture appearance, and compress picture file sizeUse tables to organize information in a grid format of columns and rowsFormat a table by applying styles, colors, and affectsShow processes and relationships with SmartArt graphicsFormat a SmartArt graphic by applying styles, colors, and effectsCreate charts that show relationships between data values and emphasize date in different ways based on the chart type and chart elementsFormat a chart by applying preset styles or customizing individual chart elements.
Prepare for delivery using a slide presentationAssessment Strategiesthrough actual performance of the skillin submitted documents as specified on the unit learning planin an assessment with the use of reference materialsCriteriaCreate custom theme colors and background fillsApply animation to add interest and reinforce contentLink to an online videoUse rehearsal techniques to prepare for presentation deliveryControl display options for different screen sizesPresent effectively and professionally using projection equipmentUse annotation pens to highlight information and save presentation markingsPrepare a self-running presentation that loopsUse the Package Presentation for CD feature to prepare a slide show for display on other computers
Customize images, illustrations, and themesAssessment Strategiesthrough actual performance of the skillin submitted documents as specified on the unit learning planin an assessment with the use of reference materialsCriteriaDraw with shapes and inkWork with multiple objects to align, distribute, and group; convert SmartArt to text or shapesUse Slide Masters to create a custom theme with new colors, fonts, and background graphicsCapture a screenshot or a screen clippingEdit pictures to apply photo corrections, choose artistic effects, crop to shapes and remove backgroundsOptional: Create a photo album and adjust picture order, layout, and captions; apply and customize a photo album themeCreate and use a custom template