Take your PowerPoint presentations from "so-so" to sensational! In these lessons, you'll learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 to create professional-quality slide presentations that grab and hold your audience's attention from start to finish.
First, you'll explore the latest features of PowerPoint, from the all-new File menu to the Backstage View. After that, you'll find out how to create dazzling presentations formatted with themes and a variety of slide layouts. You'll embellish your slides with text, objects, SmartArt, multimedia, animation, sound, charts, clip art, and hyperlinks, and you'll discover that global changes are a snap with the Slide Master.
In addition, you'll find out how to download an online image and insert it onto a slide. You'll also discover how to edit clip art, images, WordArt, and shapes easily with the commands on the Ribbon. You'll explore the printing interface in Backstage View, and find out how to view your presentations in the new Reading View.
And that's just the start! You'll also learn how to create a PowerPoint photo album with your digital pictures, and you'll work with PowerPoint Web App—an online version of PowerPoint. Finally, you'll add versatility to your PowerPoint skills as you learn to save presentations as PDF files and videos.
Whether you're a beginner or an experienced user, these lessons will teach you how to turn simple slides into a polished and exciting presentation that will make your message memorable. If you want to take your PowerPoint skills to a higher level, this is the course for you!
About The Instructor
Kathy Van Pelt has been involved in education for many years, teaching and assisting students with microcomputer application courses. Kathy specializes in Microsoft Office applications, the Windows operating system, and keyboarding. For the past 20 years, she has taught computer courses at a community college, teaching both in the classroom and online. Before that, she spent nine years teaching word processing and business classes at a private business college. She loves being in the ever-evolving educational field, and she's especially excited about the flexibility that online learning offers students.