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Microsoft Office PowerPoint: Introduction

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013: Level I

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Center of Higher Learning Computer Lab No. 1
Bldg. 1103, Room 1005

Cost: $25
To register, contact Troy Teadt at 228-688-3113 or 985-788-3257 or by email at, at least one week before the class date.

Performance-Based Objectives:

  • 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


Earlier Event: January 17
Excel 2013 for Beginners
Later Event: January 31
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