Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners
What you'll learn
- Create, edit and format on-screen presentations in PowerPoint
- Visually display data in charts, graphs, tables and diagrams
- Setup and run an on-screen slide show
- Utilize PowerPoint's built in slide show tools
- No prior on-screen presentation knowledge required. Must have Microsoft PowerPoint version 2007 or later.
Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners is an introductory on-screeen slide presentation course. The target audience for this course is anyone with little or no experience using Microsoft PowerPoint. Lesson content will be explained and presented in a way that is easy to understand and follow. This class includes 5 lessons: Orientation & Basics, Formatting & Editing, Working with Illustrations & Objects, Transitions & Animations, and Working with Slide Shows. With each lesson you will be provided with Microsoft PowerPoint learning files, a PDF for each lesson, a video that explains and demonstrates each concept in the lesson, an optional activity for each lesson and a 10 question multiple choice quiz. Upon completion of this course you will be able to create, edit, format, and run on-screen slide presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint.
Learning Microsoft PowerPoint will provide a solid foundation for learning other on-screen slide presentation programs such as: Google Slides, Keynote, Visme, Prezi, Zoho Show, and Canva. Microsoft PowerPoint is one of the most widely used on-screen slide presentation software programs. Microsoft estimates that roughly half a billion people use the Microsoft Office suite, which includes PowerPoint.
As our world becomes more and more digitally driven, it is necessary to develop skills that enable us to better create, edit and format digital information.
Who this course is for:
- Entry level users who what to learn how to create, edit, format and run on-screen presentationnts in Microsoft PowerPoint.
I have 22 years of experience in the field of education. Throughout my career, I have worn many hats; technology/business teacher, technology integration specialist, adjunct professor, senior project coordinator, and assistant principal.
I have taught a wide range of technology and business classes to students in grades PK-12 and I hold many teaching and technology certifications. I love teaching technology because I enjoy showing people how technology can make most tasks easier and more fun.
Courses that I have taught include: Microsoft Office Applications, Google Education Apps, Internet Safety, Digital Citizenship, Computing Fundamentals, Computer Science Discoveries, Computer Science Principles, Data Analysis, Cybersecurity, Business Ethics, Business Management, Business Math, Marketing, Financial Literacy, Career Readiness, Resume Writing, and Senior Project.