Microsoft Sway Course Outline

Microsoft Sway

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Sway

TOPIC A: Launch Sway

What is Sway?

Starting Sway

Viewing Featured Sway Projects

Navigating a Sway Project

Activity 1-1: Launch Sway

TOPIC B: Create a New Sway Project

Creating a Blank Sway Project

Creating a Project From a Topic

Creating a Project From a Template

Creating a Project From a Document

Interface Overview

Activity 1-2: Create a New Sway Project

TOPIC C: Create Cards

About the Title Card

Creating a Card

Adding Images to a Card

Setting Card Emphasis

Activity 1-3: Create Cards

TOPIC D: Manage Cards

Editing a Card

Selecting Cards

Grouping Cards

Moving a Card

Deleting a Card

Activity 1-4: Manage Cards

TOPIC E: Manage Sway Projects

Saving a Project

Editing a Project

Searching a Project

Playing a Sway Project

Sway and Responsive Design

Activity 1-5: Manage Sway Projects


Review Questions

Lesson 2: Work with Text and Images

TOPIC A: Format Text

Creating Headings

Adding Emphasis and Accents

Creating Lists

Adding Links

Activity 2-1: Format Text

TOPIC B: Add Media

Creating a Video Card

Adding a YouTube Video

Adding Audio

Adding a File

Embedding Other Objects

Activity 2-2: Add Media


Review Questions

Lesson 3: Graphics and Design

TOPIC A: Work with Images

Adding Backgrounds

Setting Image Focus Points

Adding a Caption and Alternative Text

Activity 3-1: Work with Images

TOPIC B: Customize Image Display

Creating a Stack Group

Creating a Comparison Group

Creating a Slideshow Group

Creating a Photo Grid

Activity 3-2: Customize Image Display

TOPIC C: Set Design Options

Choosing a Style

Choosing a Design

Using Remix

Customizing Styles

Activity 3-3: Set Design Options


Review Questions

Lesson 4: Working with a Sway Project

TOPIC A: Edit Sway Projects

Viewing Projects

Duplicating a Project

Deleting a Project

Viewing and Managing Deleted Projects

Activity 4-1: Edit Sway Projects

TOPIC B: Share a Sway Project

Creating a Quick Link

Sharing Your Project with Other Users

Inviting Others to Edit Your Project

Sharing Your Project on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter

Creating a Visual Link

Setting Advanced Sharing Options

Activity 4-2: Share a Sway Project

TOPIC C: Set Sway Project Options

Changing Sway Project Settings

Using Accessibility Tools

Saving a Sway Project as a Template

Printing a Sway Project

Exporting a Sway Project

Activity 4-3: Set Sway Project Options


Review Questions

Lesson Labs

Lesson 1

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 1-2

Lesson Lab 1-3

Lesson 2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson 3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson 4

Lesson Lab 4-1

Course Wrap-Up

Post-Course Assessment

Course Summary


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet



Download this course as a demo

Complete the form below and we'll email you an evaluation copy of this course:

What You Get with Velsoft Courseware

More Course Outlines in this Series