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Office Productivity Software

Microsoft Office

PowerPoint 2010 (PC) - Basics

Learn how to create effective and professional-looking presentations with PowerPoint 2010. This class will cover basic PowerPoint skills needed to create a slide presentation and print handouts. If you learn quickly, and can handle a fast-paced, hands on lesson, then this class is for you.

  • Creating a Presentation: Create and edit slides; use slide themes and layouts; format text and bullets; add and edit clip art
  • Save and Print Your Presentation: (Learn the different printing options for handouts; saving presentation for Flash (USB) drive.
  • Running a Presentation: Projection; use the Presenter View to make dynamic, customized presentations
  • The ribbon
  • Create slides and format text: Discover how the new Live Preview feature makes basic formatting, bulleted lists.
  • Understand styles: Discover the added functionality that styles gives to quickly changing your document's formatting.
  • Insert graphics: pictures, screenshots, SmartArt,
  • Audio and video
  • Slide themes and transitions
  • Backstage View: Use this new feature to print handouts, set global changes, set saving preferences, and more.
  • Saving and compatibility

Familiarity with Windows is required. Skills that will be used include cutting and pasting, copying, inserting, resizing objects, etc.

Intended audience:

Faculty, Staff, Students

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