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Module 1: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation

This module explains how to create a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint. 

Lessons

  • Starting Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Normal View
  • Creating a Presentation
  • Saving a Document
  • Importing a File
  • The Status Bar
  • Closing a Presentation

Lab 1: Creating a Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

  • Creating a Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Start Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Learn about Normal view.
  • Create a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Save a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Import a file into PowerPoint.
  • Learn about the Status Bar.
  • Close a PowerPoint presentation
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Module 2: The Ribbon

This module explains how to work with the Ribbon in Microsoft PowerPoint. 

Lessons

  • The Ribbon
  • Tabs
  • Groups
  • Commands
  • The Tell Me Tab

Lab 1: Exploring the Ribbon

  • Exploring the Ribbon

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Work with tabs, groups, and commands
  • Learn which group and commands are found on which tabs.
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Module 3: The Quick Access Toolbar

This module explains how to work with the Quick Access Toolbar in Microsoft PowerPoint.

Lessons

  • Adding Common Commands
  • Adding More Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
  • Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
  • Placement

Lab 1: Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Add common commands to the Quick Access Toolbar.
  • Add additional commands to the Quick Access Toolbar.
  • Move the Quick Access Toolbar.
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Module 4: The Backstage View (The File Menu)

This module explains how to work with the Backstage View in Microsoft PowerPoint. 

Lessons

  • Introduction to the Backstage View
  • Opening a Presentation
  • New Presentations and Presentation Templates
  • Presentation Properties
  • Adding Your Name to Microsoft PowerPoint

Lab 1: Backstage View Exercises

  • Opening a Presentation
  • Creating an Agenda Using a Template

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Backstage view.
  • Open a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation.
  • Start a new Microsoft PowerPoint presentation.
  • Use Microsoft PowerPoint templates.
  • Modify presentation properties.
  • Personalize your copy of Microsoft PowerPoint.
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Module 5: Formatting Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations

This module explains how to format Microsoft PowerPoint presentations

Lessons

  • Selecting a Slide Layout
  • Adding Text
  • Adding Text from a Text File or Word Outline
  • Editing Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Formatting Text as WordArt
  • Creating Bulletted and Numbered Lists
  • Ink Equation
  • Formatting Text Placeholders
  • Adding Slides to a Presenations
  • Arranging Slides

Lab 1: Formatting Text

  • Formatting Text

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Select a slide layout.
  • Add text to a slide.
  • Import content from a text file outline.
  • Edit text.
  • Format text.
  • Format text placeholders.
  • Apply styles to slides.
  • Add slides to a presentation.
  • Delete slides from a presentation.
  • Learn to arrange slides.
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Module 6: Working with Images

This module explains how to work with images in Microsoft PowerPoint.​​​​​​​

Lessons

  • Adding Images to a Slide
  • Inserting a Picture
  • Inserting Icons
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Capturing and Inserting a Screenshot
  • Editing an Image
  • Formatting Images
  • Creating Custom Color with the Eyedropper
  • Applying a Style and Cropping an Image
  • Arranging Images
  • Adding Shapes
  • Using Digital Ink

Lab 1: Working with Images and Shapes

  • Working with Images and Shapes

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Add images to a presentation.
  • Insert a picture.
  • Insert clip art.
  • Insert a screenshot.
  • Edit an image.
  • Rotate and resize an image.
  • Group and ungroup images.
  • Arrange images.
  • Add shapes.
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Module 7: Working with Tables and Charts

This module explains how to work with tables and charts in Microsoft PowerPoint. 

Lessons

  • Inserting a Table
  • Formatting Tables
  • Importing Tables from Exertal Sources
  • Inserting a Chart
  • Formatting a Chart
  • Importing Charts from Exertnal Sources

Lab 1: Working with Tables and Charts Exercises

  • Working with a Table
  • Working with Charts

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Insert a table in a slide.
  • Format a table.
  • Copy a table from other Microsoft Office applications into PowerPoint.
  • Insert a chart in a slide.
  • Format a chart.
  • Copy a chart from other Microsoft Office applications into PowerPoint.
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Module 8: Finalizing Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations

This module explains how to finalize Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. 

Lessons

  • Checking Spelling
  • Accessing Differnt Views of a Presentation
  • Organizing a Presentation in Sections
  • Adding Transitions to Slides
  • Adding Speaker Notes
  • Running a Slide Show
  • Printing a Presentation

Lab 1: Finalizing Presenation Exercises

  • Viewing the Presenation
  • Finalizing Your Presenation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Check spelling in your presentation.
  • Access different views of a presentation.
  • Divide a presentation into different sections.
  • Add transitions to a slide.
  • Add speaker notes.
  • Run a slide show.
  • Print a presentation