Course SpecificationsCourse number: 084032
Software: Microsoft® Office 2008
Course length: 1.0 day(s)
In today's work environment, presentations have moved
far beyond flip charts and overhead projectors. The audience not only expects
a presentation in electronic format, but they also demand that your presentations
be unique and sophisticated. In this course, you will work with Microsoft®
Office PowerPoint® 2008 to create electronic presentations.
Course Objective: You will explore the Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2008
Macintosh® environment and create a new presentation. You will format
text on slides to enhance clarity. In order to enhance the visual appeal,
you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will
also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured
form. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it.
Target Student: This course is designed for students who are interested in learning
the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft®
Office PowerPoint® 2008 Macintosh®.
Prerequisites: Students should be familiar with using Macintosh computers
to manage information. Specifically, they should be able to launch and close
programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files
and folders. Students should have completed the Mac
OS® X v10.5 (Leopard): Introduction course before taking this course.
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
For this course, you will need one Macintosh computer
for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer should have the
following minimum hardware configuration:
- Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, 1.83 GHz, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC
G4 (500 MHz or faster) processor
- 512 MB RAM or more
- 10 GB hard disk or larger (at least 1.5 GB free hard disk
space for Office installation)
- DVD drive
- Keyboard and mouse or other pointing device
- 1024 x 768 resolution monitor (recommended)
- Network cards and cabling for local network access
- Internet access (contact your local network administrator)
- Printer (optional) or a printer driver
- Projection system to display the instructor’s screen
- Microsoft® Office 2008 for Mac
- Mac OS® X version 10.5 or later
Performance-Based ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- get started with Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2008 for the
Macintosh by familiarizing yourself with its user interface elements.
- create a presentation.
- format text on slides.
- add graphical objects to a presentation.
- modify objects on slides.
- add tables to a presentation.
- add charts to a presentation.
- prepare to deliver a presentation.
- Lesson 1: Getting
Started with PowerPoint
- Topic 1A: Explore the User Interface
- Topic 1B: Navigate and View a Presentation
- Topic 1C: Use Microsoft PowerPoint Help
- Topic 1D: Enter Text
- Topic 1E: Save a Presentation
- Lesson 2: Creating a Presentation
- Topic 2A: Create a Presentation
- Topic 2B: Edit Text
- Topic 2C: Add Slides to a Presentation
- Topic 2D: Arrange Slides
- Topic 2E: Work with Themes
- Lesson 3: Formatting Text on Slides
- Topic 3A: Apply Character Formats
- Topic 3B: Apply Paragraph Formats
- Topic 3C: Format Text Placeholders
- Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation
- Topic 4A: Insert Clip Art and Pictures
- Topic 4B: Draw Shapes
- Topic 4C: Insert WordArt
- Lesson 5: Modifying Objects
- Topic 5A: Work
- Topic 5B: Change Object Orientation
- Topic 5C: Format Objects
- Topic 5D: Group and Ungroup Objects
- Topic 5E: Arrange Objects
- Lesson 6: Adding Tables to a Presentation
- Topic 6A: Create a Table
- Topic 6B: Format Tables
- Topic 6C: Insert a Table from Microsoft Word
- Lesson 7: Inserting Charts in a Presentation
- Topic 7A: Create a Chart
- Topic 7B: Edit Chart Data
- Topic 7C: Paste
a Chart from Microsoft Excel
- Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver a Presentation
- Topic 8A: Review Content
- Topic 8B: Add Transitions
- Topic 8C: Create Speaker Notes
- Topic 8D: Print a Presentation