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Business&ITCenter21: Microsoft PowerPoint Skills Project (2016)

This module provides students with the opportunity to create a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation from scratch. Students select a topic, define their objectives and start building a presentation, following a defined process for planning and creating presentations.


Unit: Start Your Presentation

In this unit, students will learn about: a process for planning and creating presentations that includes picking a topic, defining objectives, and developing and outline using the PowerPoint outline feature. Then they will develop a common look using PowerPoint themes. 

  1. Pick a Topic and Define Objectives 
  2. Start Your Outline 
  3. Outline Your Main Content 
  4. Finish Your Outline 
  5. Develop a Look and Feel 
  6. Quiz


Unit: Build Slides and Format Objects

In this unit, students will learn about: building their slides by adding text and images and formatting text, text boxes and images. 

  1. Start Building Your Slides 
  2. Format Text Boxes and Lists 
  3. Add Text to All Your Slides 
  4. Format Images 
  5. Crop and Layer Images 
  6. Add Images to All Your Slides 
  7. Add a Chart to a Slide
  8. Quiz


Unit: Animations, Transitions, and Final Review

In this unit students, will learn about: animating objects, adding transitions between slides, and reviewing and revising to make the presentation the best they can produce. 

  1. Start Your Animations 
  2. Change How Animations Play 
  3. Finish Your Animations 
  4. Add Transitions to Your Slides 
  5. Final Review 
  6. Quiz


Activity: Project Enhancements

This activity provides students with additional challenges to expand what they have learned in the project.

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