What teacher couldn't use some help motivating students and keeping their interest? This course will show you how to create captivating lessons and attention-grabbing classroom presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint 2007. You'll see how using PowerPoint helps you address different learning styles, making it much easier to engage a variety of learners.
First, we'll cover the basics of this MS Office program including creating slides, using templates, inserting text, changing background colors, creating WordArt titles, and adding slide transitions. Then you'll develop advanced skills such as inserting graphics, sound, video, custom animations, timed transitions, and hyperlinks.
We'll walk step-by-step through several different types of classroom presentations, including lectures and interactive narrations for your students' independent use on computer stations. By the end of the course, you'll be able to publish your presentation on a school Web site or even take your PowerPoint shows on the road. Along the way, we'll talk about how you can help your students develop their own PowerPoint and presentation skills.
So get ready to discover why PowerPoint can be such a fun and motivational tool that adds appeal to any classroom subject!
This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through
your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor
for this course will be
Tracy Loffer holds a Master's degree in Education in Curriculum and Instruction. She has been involved in education for twenty years, as a music educator and technology trainer of students and teachers. She has also worked in the private sector as a trainer of domestic and international technology franchisees as well as a writer and developmental editor of educational technology materials using Office and Publisher.