No More Boring PowerPoint!
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No More Boring PowerPoint!

Use Animations and Transitions in PowerPoint 2013 to Create Interesting and Professional Presentations
3.5 (2 ratings)
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Created by Shelly Downey
Last updated 11/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will be able to design slides with animations and apply multiple animations when necessary
  • You will understand how to use slide transitions and know how to set and adjust timings
  • You will know how to add and animate professional charts
  • You will be able to use SmartArt and animate it for more interesting slides
  • You will never show a boring presentation again!
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Requirements
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
  • An understanding of basic computer commands, like cut and paste
  • Feel comfortable creating basic PowerPoint presentations that include title slides, text, clip art, and pictures
Description

PowerPoint is the most widely used presentation software. It is also the most abused. Knowing how to use PowerPoint the right way will give a greater visual impact, keep your audience from being overwhelmed, and make your speech more memorable.

Visualize yourself giving presentations that people love!

When you have completed this course, you will be able to do just that! You will know how to properly use PowerPoint animations and slide transitions to enhance your presentation. You will recognize how to WOW your audience and not overwhelm them.

Why This Course Will Help You

This course will teach you how to use animations and transitions properly so you will excite your audience and make sure your message is delivered. You will learn how to apply animations to all types of objects ~ text, pictures, charts, and even SmartArt.

This course is broken down into short lessons so that you are learning only one concept at a time.

Learn to Create WOW-Worthy Slides

You will learn:

  • How to use single and multiple animations to get your point across
  • How to use slide transitions and timings
  • How to add and animate charts
  • How to add SmartArt and animate it


Contents and Overview

You will start off by learning how to work with animations and timings. You will understand how to use entrance, emphasis, and exit animations and how to use more than one of these on a single object.

You will learn how to add and animate charts using the most important information ~ the things your audience wants to know.

You will understand the categories of SmartArt, how each is used, and how to animate it for effectiveness.

And you will know how to use slide transitions and timings in a way that will not overtake the message of your presentation.

Take Action Now!

Give us an hour ~ we will give you the skills!

Enroll now by clicking on the “Take This Course” button above!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to make more interesting presentation slides
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to use animations and transitions to make PowerPoint slides more captivating
  • This course is not for those who have never used PowerPoint
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
2 Lectures 01:28

ACTIVITY: In this activity, you will create basic slides for a presentation you will be working with throughout the course. Included in the Resource section will be a PDF of what the screens should look like.
[Activity] Create Your Practice Presentation
1 page
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Working with Animations
6 Lectures 17:58
In this lesson, you will learn how to add animations to text, pictures, and clipart.
Adding Animations
04:09

In this lesson, you will learn how to use the animation pane to adjust the settings of your animations and to change the order and timing of your animations.
Using the Animation Pane and Working with Timings
04:30

In this lesson, you will learn how to use an emphasis effect to draw more attention to an object that is already on the screen. You will also learn how to use an exit effect to remove an object from the screen.
Preview 03:42

In this lesson, you will learn how to apply multiple effects to a single object. You will also learn how to remove an animation effect from an object.
Preview 03:14

In this lesson, you will learn how to quickly copy animation effects from one object to another.
Preview 02:23

ACTIVITY: In this activity, you will add animations to the slideshow that you created and work with the timings of these animations.
[Activity] Add Animations
1 page
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Animating Charts
3 Lectures 06:22
In this lesson, you will learn how to add a chart to your presentation.
Adding a Chart
04:28

In this lesson, you will learn how to animate your chart to show exactly which data you want to emphasize.
Animating a Chart
01:54

ACTIVITY: In this activity, you will add and animate a chart.
[Activity] Add a Chart
1 page
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Working with SmartArt
3 Lectures 12:13
In this lesson, you will learn how to add SmartArt to your presentation to give it visual appeal.
How to Add SmartArt
07:32

In this lesson, you will learn how to animate your SmartArt to make it more interesting.
SmartArt Animation
04:41

ACTIVITY: In this activity, you will add and animate SmartArt in your practice presentation.
[Activity] Add and Animate SmartArt
2 pages
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Working with Transitions
4 Lectures 08:10
In this lesson, you will learn how to apply transition effects to your slides.
Applying Transitions to Slides
02:55

In this lesson, you will learn how to add timings to your slide transitions and how to adjust the timings so the animations have time to finish.
Using Transition Timings
01:57

In this lesson, you will learn how to rehearse and record your transition timings so that your presentation will run smoothly.
Rehearsing and Recording Your Presentation
03:18

ACTIVITY: In this activity, you will apply slide transitions to your presentation and work with the slide timings.
[Activity] Apply Slide Transitions
1 page
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 01:45

Here is an example of the project you have been working on throughout the course. This project has no audio; it is just a video of the PowerPoint with animations. It's ok if yours looks different!

The Final Project
00:58

This lesson gives a wrap-up of the course.
Thank You for Taking This Course!
00:47
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