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Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction (Level 1)

The Center of Higher Learning and Pearl River Community College are pleased to announce Microsoft software training at the NASA John C. Stennis Space Center. These classes are scheduled for the CHL Computer Training Lab in Bldg. 1103, Room 1005. 

To reserve a seat, at least one week prior, please contact Troy Teadt at 228-688-3113 (office), 985-788-3257 (cell) or (email). 

Microsoft® Office PowerPoint: Level 1

Cost: $25.

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • manipulate an existing PowerPoint presentation.
  • begin creating a presentation.
  • format text slides.
  • add tables to a presentation.
  • chart data in a presentation.
  • modify objects on slides.
  • add images to a presentation.
  • prepare to deliver a presentation.

Course Content

Lesson 1: An Orientation to PowerPoint

Topic 1A: The PowerPoint Environment

Topic 1B: Orientation to Views

Topic 1C: Navigate Through a Presentation

Topic 1D: Edit Slide Text

Topic 1E: Save the Presentation

Topic 1F: Run a Slide Show

Lesson 2: Beginning a Presentation

Topic 2A: Create a New Presentation

Topic 2B: Change Background Color

Topic 2C: Add Slides to a Presentation

Topic 2D: Enter Text

Topic 2E: Create a Presentation from a Microsoft Word Outline

Lesson 3: Formatting Text Slides

Topic 3A: Apply Character Formats

Topic 3B: Align Text

Topic 3C: Change Line Spacing

Topic 3D: Change Indents

Lesson 4: Adding Tables to a Presentation

Topic 4A: Create a Table

Topic 4B: Format Tables

Topic 4C: Insert a Table from Microsoft Word

Lesson 5: Charting Data

Topic 5A: Create a Column Chart

Topic 5B: Edit Chart Data

Topic 5C: Change Chart Type

Topic 5D: Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel

Lesson 6: Modifying Objects

Topic 6A: Resize Objects

Topic 6B: Copy and Duplicate Objects

Topic 6C: Move Objects

Topic 6D: Changing Object Orientation

Topic 6E: Format Objects

Topic 6F: Group and Ungroup Objects

Topic 6G: Change the Order of Objects


Lesson 7: Adding Images to a Presentation

Topic 7A: Add Clip Art

Topic 7B: Add a Picture from a File

Topic 7C: Draw Lines and Shapes

Topic 7D: Insert WordArt

Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation

Topic 8A: Spell Check

Topic 8B: Arrange Slides

Topic 8C: Add Transitions

Topic 8D: Create Speaker Notes

Topic 8E: Send a Presentation to Microsoft Word

Topic 8F: Print the Presentation

Topic 8G: Package a Presentation for CD

For a printable flyer, click here.

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