Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Part One Course Outline

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Part One

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Lesson 1: Getting Started with PowerPoint

TOPIC A: Navigate the PowerPoint Environment

What is PowerPoint?

About Slides

The PowerPoint 2010 Window

The Ribbon

Dialog Box Launchers

The Quick Access Toolbar

The Slides Pane

The Outline Pane

The Status Bar

The Backstage View

Activity 1-1

TOPIC B: Create and Save a PowerPoint Presentation

The Default PowerPoint Presentation

Text Placeholders


The AutoCorrect Feature

The Save Command

Activity 1-2

TOPIC C: Use Help

PowerPoint Help

The Help Toolbar

The Search Field

Activity 1-3


Review Questions

Lesson 2: Developing a PowerPoint Presentation

TOPIC A: Select a Presentation Type


Project Type Options

Activity 2-1

TOPIC B: Build a Presentation

Insert a Slide Layout

Insert Slides from an Outline

Reuse Slides from a Presentation

Reuse Slides from a Slide Library

Duplicate Slides

Delete Slides

Activity 2-2

TOPIC C: Lay Out a Presentation

Slide Layout

Types of Slide Layouts

Slide Size and Orientation


Background Styles

The Format Background Dialog Box

Activity 2-3

TOPIC D: Edit Text

Text Boxes

Text Selection Methods

The Mini Toolbar

Cut, Copy, and Paste Options

The Clipboard

The Paste Special Command


The Live Preview Feature

Activity 2-4

TOPIC E: View and Navigate a Presentation

Presentation Views

The Slide Show View

Slide Show Options

Work with Multiple Presentation Windows

The Protected View

Activity 2-5


Review Questions

Lesson 3: Performing Advanced Text Editing

TOPIC A: Format Characters

Character Formats

The Font Dialog Box

Convert Text to SmartArt

The Format Painter

The Replace Fonts Option

Activity 3-1

TOPIC B: Format Paragraphs

Bulleted Lists

Numbered Lists

Manual Text Indentation

Horizontal Text Alignment

Vertical Text Alignment

The AutoFit Feature

Spacing Options

Text Direction Options

Clearing Formatting from Text


Activity 3-2

TOPIC C: Format Text Boxes

Text Box Formatting Options

Shape Fills

Shape Outlines

Shape Effects

Set the Default Text Box

Activity 3-3


Review Questions

Lesson 4: Adding Graphical Elements to Your Presentation

TOPIC A: Inserting Clip Art and Images


Clip Art

The Photo Album Feature

The Screenshot Tool

Activity 4-1

TOPIC B: Insert Shapes


Shape Categories

The Drawing Tools – Format Contextual Tab

Set the Default Shape

Converting Shapes to SmartArt

Activity 4-2

TOPIC C: Insert WordArt


Edit WordArt

Format WordArt

Activity 4-3


Review Questions

Lesson 5: Modifying Objects in Your Presentation

TOPIC A: Edit Objects

Object Selection Methods

Cropping Images

The Picture Tools – Format Tab

The Remove Background Feature

Object Resizing Methods

Object Scaling Methods

Object Orientation Options

Image Compression Options

Changing the Picture

Resetting the Picture

Activity 5-1

TOPIC B: Format Objects

Object Formatting Options

The Set Transparent Color Option

Picture Formatting Options

Activity 5-2

TOPIC C: Group Objects

The Grouping Feature

Activity 5-3

TOPIC D: Arrange Objects

Object Order

Guide and Gridlines

Activity 5-4

TOPIC E: Animate Objects

Built-In Animation Effects

The Animation Painter Feature

Activity 5-5


Review Questions

Lesson 6: Adding Tables to Your Presentation

TOPIC A: Create a Table


Table Creation Options

Table Navigation Methods

Add and Delete Rows and Columns

Resize Rows, Columns, and Tables

Merge and Split Cells

Distribute and Arrange Rows and Columns

Align Tables

Activity 6-1

TOPIC B: Format a Table

The Table Tools Contextual Tabs

The Table Tools – Design Tab

The Table Tools – Layout Tab

Table Styles

Table Fill and Border Options

Activity 6-2

TOPIC C: Insert a Table from Other Microsoft Office Applications

Linking vs. Embedding

The Insert Object Dialog Box

Insert Microsoft Excel Worksheets into PowerPoint

Activity 6-3


Review Questions

Lesson 7: Adding Charts to Your Presentation

TOPIC A: Create a Chart


Insert a Chart and Add Data

Edit Chart Data

Chart Types

Activity 7-1

TOPIC B: Format a Chart

The Chart Tools Contextual Tabs

The Chart Tools – Design Tab

The Chart Tools – Layout Tab

The Chart Tools – Format Tab

Change the Chart Type

Change the Chart Layout

Change the Chart Style

Activity 7-2

TOPIC C: Manipulate a Chart

Select and Format Chart Elements

Arrange Chart Elements

Specify a Precise Position for the Chart

Resize Chart Elements

Apply Effects to a Chart

Apply Quick Styles to Shapes

Apply a Border

Activity 7-3

TOPIC D: Insert a Chart from Microsoft Excel

Create a Chart with Microsoft Excel Data

Activity 7-4


Review Questions

Lesson 8: Preparing to Deliver Your Presentation

TOPIC A: Review Your Presentation

AutoCorrect Feature Options

The Spell Checker Feature

The Research Task Pane

The Thesaurus

Activity 8-1

TOPIC B: Apply Transitions


Apply Transitions

Set Effect Options

Customize Transition Timing

Add a Sound

Preview Transitions

Activity 8-2

TOPIC C: Print Your Presentation

The Print Command

Full Page Slides



Notes Pages

Activity 8-3

TOPIC D: Deliver Your Presentation

Presentation Options

PowerPoint Presentation File Formats

Activity 8-4


Review Questions

Lesson Labs

Lesson 1

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson 2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson Lab 2-3

Lesson 3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson 4

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson 5

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson Lab 5-2

Lesson 6

Lesson Lab 6-1

Lesson Lab 6-2

Lesson 7

Lesson Lab 7-1

Lesson Lab 7-2

Lesson 8

Lesson Lab 8-1

Lesson Lab 8-2

Course Wrap-Up

Post-Course Assessment

Course Summary

Next Steps


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet

Mapping to Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010, Exam 77-883



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