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Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint (MPP1)

The days of drawing on a white board or using a flip chart to illustrate your point are long gone. Today's audiences are tech savvy and stretched for time. By learning how to use Microsoft PowerPoint you will gain the ability to organize your content, develop impact presentations, and deliver it with a punch. In this course you will begin creating, engaging, and delivering dynamic presentations.

Upon completing this course you will be able to create and deliver presentations that convey key points of your topics through text, animations, and pictures. You will also receive a certification that has a duration of forever. The curriculum for this course is used from gcflearnfree.org.

This course is designed for students who wish to gain a foundational understanding for Microsoft PowerPoint that is necessary to create and develop engaging presentations.

To ensure success in this course, students should have a basic knowledge of working with his/her own personal computer and should have experience with using a keyboard and mouse. Specific tasks the student should have include: opening and closing the program, launching different files, managing files and folders, as well as uploading files onto the computer.
  • Goodwill Consumer Data Form
  • Goodwill Consumer Data Form
  • Section 1
  • Getting to know PowerPoint
  • Getting to know PowerPoint Video
  • Practice Getting to Know PowerPoint
  • Section 2
  • Creating New Presentations
  • Creating a New Presentation Video
  • Creating a New Presentation Quiz
  • Section 3
  • Saving your Presentation
  • Saving your Presentation Video
  • Saving your Presentation Assignment
  • Section 4
  • Working with Slides
  • Working with Slides Video
  • Starting the Wildlife Presentation
  • Section 5
  • Applying Themes to your Presentation
  • Applying Themes Video
  • Applying Themes to your Wildlife Presentation
  • Section 6
  • Applying Transitions to your PowerPoint
  • PowerPoint Transitions Video
  • Applying Transitions to your Wildlife Presentation
  • Section 7
  • Inserting Pictures in your PowerPoint
  • Inserting Pictures to your PowerPoint Video
  • Inserting Pictures to your Wildlife Presentation
  • Section 8
  • Presenting your Presentation
  • Presenting your Presentation Video
  • Presenting your Wildlife Presentation 2020
  • Section 9
  • Final Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever