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Digital Slideshows

MS PowerPoint and DVD on TV

BR Thomas, Teacher, Computer Technology, Davis Adult School

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Prerequisite

Computer Introduction 1 and Computer Introduction 2 classes or basic computer skills using Windows.


Course Description

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 presentations.



Topic List (tentative)

  1. Creating Presentations, Outlining Your Ideas
  2. Inserting and Modifying Text
  3. Adding Colors
  4. Master Slides, Templates and Color Schemes
  5. Drawing and Modifying Objects
  6. Inserting Visual Elements
  7. Producing a Slide Show
  8. Creating a Multimedia Presentation
  9. Creating an Internet Presentation
  10. 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.