Microsoft Office Sway - a PowerPoint replacement made easy
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Microsoft Office Sway - a PowerPoint replacement made easy

Re-imagine the way your ideas come to life with an online tool from Microsoft. Learn how to get started with Sway.
3.5 (53 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,515 students enrolled
Created by Marious Kuriata
Last updated 2/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand new features of Sway
  • Learn how to create a new presentation
  • Customize a presentation
  • Export and share a project on-line
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Requirements
  • Access to the Internet
  • Basic IT skills
Description

Sway is a new Office content aggregation and presentation application from Microsoft. With more than 2,500 signups per day, it can become the most popular online presentation tool in 2015. Do not wait. Learn how to use Sway!

Sway allows users to combine text and media to create a presentable website. Learn how to get started, create a unique on-line presentation in minutes. You will get a chance to see more advanced features and upcoming modules and ideas in action as well.

  • What is Sway all about
  • Main competitors
  • How to create an account
  • Designing your first presentation
  • How to customize a project
  • More advanced features

Contents and Overview

In 60 minutes of content including several short and informative lectures, this course covers the basics of Sway, its interface and features. It is all you need to get started and design an awesome on-line presentation.

Join now! It is FREE!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone new to Microsoft Office Sway
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Curriculum For This Course
16 Lectures
01:05:02
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Overview
5 Lectures 15:05
Hello and welcome!
00:40

An official trailer from Microsoft. Learn what Sway is designed to do

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jw-g6IuBVJE

Office Sway Vision Video - a Microsoft trailer
01:51

I this lecture you will learn the ideas and amazing tools of Microsoft Office Sway. I will talk you through some basic features as well

What is Microsoft Office Sway?
04:44

Sway is great however there are some disadvantages as well. You will learn what's missing in Sway

Pros And Cons
03:52

It is a good idea to learn about some other on-line tools that allow you to create amazing presentations. We will look at Emaze and Prezi

Any Alternatives?
03:58
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How to get started with Sway
5 Lectures 16:04
What to expect in this section
00:25

It is an easy process - let's open an account and start using Sway

How to sign up
02:01

I know you've been waiting for that lecture. We will create our first presentation, add pictures, text and even a youtube video.

Let's create our first presentation
06:37

Sway does not give you a lot of features to customize presentations - however Microsoft added some basic options to change fonts and colours.

Changing styles, layouts and fonts - NEW features of Sway!
03:24

You created an awesome presentation. Learn how to send a link to your friend and post it on Facebook.

Sharing with your friends
03:37

Office Sway

Quiz
5 questions
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Summary
6 Lectures 33:53
Let's summarize our training
00:43

Free pictures and photos on-line
03:38

Create an awesome animation
03:13

Bonus video - Microsoft Azure
05:59

Bonus video - does it make any sense to work in IT?
07:10

Bonus video - Microsoft Servers
13:10
About the Instructor
Marious Kuriata
4.2 Average rating
7,579 Reviews
91,179 Students
26 Courses
IT Exam Practice, Network Engineer and Instructor

Hi, my name is Marious. I have been working in IT for 14 years (web design, networking, security, tutoring). I currently work as a Cisco Security Engineer in a support IT Company in London and I run my own training company. My courses/certifications: MCSE, MCSA, MCTS, MCP, Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Security, CCSP, Zyxel Security Professional, Postgraduate studies in networking & security. A Master's Degree in Human Resources.

12 years of experience in IT. This has included designing, troubleshooting and installing networks, Cisco routers, switches, access points and firewalls (ASA Firewalls, Aironet, VLANs, routing protocols RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, spanning tree, VPNs, Cyberoam, IPS/IDS, Riverbed), Previous experience includes Microsoft systems, IT Manager, Technical Trainer (Cisco, Comptia, Microsoft) and Private Tutor.

CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate (2009)

CCNP Cisco Certified Network Professional (2010)

CCNA_SEC Cisco Certified Network Associate Security (2012)

CCNA_ASA Cisco ASA Firewalls Specialist: Security and VPNs (2013)

CCSP (CCNP Sec) – Cisco Certified Security Specialist (2013)

ZCNP ZyXEL Certified Network Professional (2012)

MCSE Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (2011)

MCP Microsoft Certified Professional (Windows Server) (2009)

MCTS Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (Vista) (2009)

MCSA Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (2010)

Training in ERP management, Cisco Networking Academy CCNA (distinction)

Microsoft Courses (Windows Server 2003, SQL, XP, ISA Server, Exchange Server)