PowerPoint 2013 The Basics

Learn the basics and changes to Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013
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  • Contents Video: 4 hours
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  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2013 English

Course Description

This course is designed to train the student about the basics of PowerPoint 2013 for presentation use wether it is for personal or business use. The course begins with an introduction in developing a PowerPoint presentation. Students will then learn about advanced text editing and how to utilize graphical elements. They will also learn how to modify objects within a presentation, how to add tables and charts, and how to prepare to deliver their presentation.

Total Video Time: 4h 15m

Review Quizzes included for each Section, test your knowledge!

Workbooks included for each Section, print out the course slides and take notes as you go! 

Some Topics Include: 

Getting Started with PowerPoint

Developing a PowerPoint Presentation

Performing Advanced Text Editing

Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation

Modifying Objects in Your Presentation

Adding Tables to Your Presentation

Adding Charts to Your Presentation

Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation


Instructor: Debbie Fierst

Debbie Fierst owns a thriving technology training, consulting and development firm she started in 1990. A summa cum laude graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University, Debbie holds various technical certifications. She teaches more than sixty software applications and programming languages in both online and in-person venues, but she specializes in business and project management topics. Her presentations are packed with strategies, statistics, real-life examples and common-sense messages.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic Computer Knowledge

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the Basics of PowerPoint 2013
  • Learn About the Changes Between 2010 and 2013
  • Learn About Presentation Creation
  • Review Quizzes for Each Section
  • Downloadable Workbooks

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone Seeking Training with PowerPoint 2013
  • Anyone Seeking to Advance Their Knowledge of PowerPoint 2013

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint
00:18

Instructor: Debbie Fierst

Debbie Fierst owns a thriving technology training, consulting and development firm she started in 1990. A summa cum laude graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University, Debbie holds various technical certifications. She teaches more than sixty software applications and programming languages in both online and in-person venues, but she specializes in business and project management topics. Her presentations are packed with strategies, statistics, real-life examples and common-sense messages.

Course Introduction
Preview
00:26
Section 1 Introduction
Preview
00:12
Topic A: Navigate the PowerPoint Environment
Preview
00:28
What Is PowerPoint?
Preview
00:51
Slides
Preview
00:41
The Start Screen
Preview
00:55
The PowerPoint 2013 User Interface
Preview
03:01
The Ribbon
Preview
01:06
Screen Tips
Preview
00:28
Dialog Box Launchers
Preview
00:48
The Quick Access Toolbar
Preview
01:14
The Left Pane
Preview
01:00
The Status Bar
Preview
01:44
Contextual Tabs
Preview
00:58
The Backstage View
Preview
00:41
Demo 1-1: Navigating the PowerPoint 2013 User Interface
Preview
03:16
Topic B: Create and Save a PowerPoint Presentation
00:14
The Default PowerPoint Presentation
01:02
Notes
00:42
The Save As Screen
01:12
Demo 1-2: Creating and Saving a PowerPoint Presentation
03:58
Topic C: Use Help
00:11
PowerPoint Help
01:21
The PowerPoint Help Toolbar
00:46
The Search Help Field
00:58
Demo 1-3: Using PowerPoint Help
01:15
Review
00:14
Getting Started with PowerPoint
5 questions
Workbook
Preview
25 pages
Section 2: Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
Section 2 Introduction
00:14
Topic A: Select a Presentation Type
00:11
Templates
01:00
Project Type Options
01:40
The Open Screen
01:06
Demo 2-1: Creating a Presentation from a Template
03:07
Topic B: View and Navigate a Presentation
00:16
Presentation Views (Part 1)
01:01
Presentation Views (Part 2)
00:49
Presentation Views (Part 3)
00:37
Presentation Views (Part 4)
00:31
Master Views
00:30
Color View Options
00:30
SLIDE SHOW Tab
01:18
The Protected View
01:03
Demo 2-2: Viewing and Navigating a Presentation
04:00
Topic C: Edit Text
00:24
Text Boxes
02:34
The Mini Toolbar
01:14
Cut, Copy, and Paste Options
01:34
The Clipboard
01:07
The Clipboard Paste Options
01:31
The Paste Special Command
00:50
Galleries
00:47
Demo 2-3: Editing Text
05:57
Topic D: Building a Presentation
00:18
Types of Slide Layouts
01:10
Slide Size and Orientation
00:36
Themes
01:18
Theme Variants
00:51
Background Styles
01:32
The Format Background Pane
00:58
Demo 2-4: Adding, Deleting, and Modifying Slides
06:09
Demo 2-5: Arranging Slides
03:09
Demo 2-6: Working with Themes
04:36
Review
00:16
Developing a PowerPoint Presentation
5 questions
Workbook
32 pages
Section 3: Performing Advanced Text Editing
Section 3 Introduction
00:10
Topic A: Format Characters
00:15
The Font Dialog Box
01:57
WordArt Styles
00:34
The Format Painter
00:52
The Replace Fonts Option
01:30
Demo 3-1: Formatting Characters
07:30
Topic B: Format Paragraphs
00:24
Bulleted Lists
01:16
Numbered Lists
01:00
Demo 3-2: Using Bulleted and Numbered Lists
04:26
Text Alignment
00:53
Vertical Text Alignment
00:51
The Format Shape Pane
01:25
The AutoFit Feature
01:53
Spacing Options
01:17
Text Direction Options
00:22
Rulers
00:47
Demo 3-3: Formatting Paragraphs
04:28
Topic C: Format Text Boxes
00:13
Text Placeholder Formatting Options
00:58
Shape Fills
00:38
Shape Outlines
00:39
Shape Effects
00:42
Demo 3-4: Formatting Text Boxes
06:42
Review
00:09
Performing Advanced Text Editing
5 questions
Workbook
24 pages
Section 4: Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation

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