MS PowerPoint and DVD on TV
BR Thomas, Teacher, Computer
Technology, Davis Adult
Introduction 1 and Computer
Introduction 2 classes or basic computer skills using Windows.
Students will produce digital slideshows that can be displayed
via computer, digital projector or home television. We will use MS
PowerPoint software to create dynamic,
computer-based presentations for home or business use. Other softwares
will be used to make digital slideshows that you can play using a DVD
player and a home television. Topics will
include a) creating and editing slides, b) working with slide designs
and layouts, c) incorporating pictures, sounds, and movies into
presentations , d) preparing handouts and notesheets to use during
presentations and e) communication skills needed to make effective
- Business and
Educational Users need to know how to use MS PowerPoint
software for making business or classroom presentations.
- Hobbyists and
Home Users need to know how to display pictures from their
digital cameras via the DVD players connected to their home
Topic List (tentative)
- Creating Presentations, Outlining Your Ideas
- Inserting and Modifying Text
- Adding Colors
- Master Slides, Templates and Color Schemes
- Drawing and Modifying Objects
- Inserting Visual Elements
- Producing a Slide Show
- Creating a Multimedia Presentation
- Creating an Internet Presentation
- Presentation of Student Projects
Sign-Up for the Class.
• Check BRT's
current/upcoming class schedule to
see when this class will be available.
• Check the Davis
Adult School website for registration and directions to the classroom.
Courses to take next
Classroom courses. PowerPoint Intermediate class will include
more advanced skills, including use of Microsoft Producer software to
add more multimedia content into your slideshows.