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COURSE TITLE & NUMBER: Presentation Graphics: CAPP 1560 (Formerly BUS 176) CREDITS: 1 (Lecture Hours 0 / Lab Hours 32 per Semester) PREREQUISITES: None

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows 95 is a presentation graphics application that is commonly referred to as a slide show program. PowerPoint helps turn blackand-white overhead presentations into professional, compelling productions through the use of color, clip art, and formatted text. In addition, other enhancements such as graphs, sound, movies, organization charts, and tables can be added for a truly persuasive presentation.

OUTLINE OF MAJOR CONTENT AREAS: I. Getting started with Microsoft PowerPoint A. Understanding the purpose of PowerPoint B. Starting PowerPoint C. Using the AutoContent Wizard D. How to name and save a presentation E. Closing a presentation vs. exiting PowerPoint F. Retrieving a saved presentation G. Planning a presentation H. Building a presentation Creating a presentation A. Planning an effective presentation with the help of the AutoContent Wizard B. Planning a effective presentation from scratch C. Developing presentation content in outline view D. Understanding placeholders E. Understanding slide layouts F. Understanding speaker’s notes G. Copying and deleting slides H. Moving slides I. Inserting slides J. Understanding the spelling checker K. Proofreading tips
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L. Understanding printing options Enhancing a presentation A. Understanding formatting B. Formatting text C. Modifying color schemes D. Modifying slide backgrounds E. Using Microsoft Clip Art F. Modifying Microsoft Clip Art G. Using Microsoft Draw H. How to align, group, and stack objects I. Understanding the presentation masters

COURSE GOALS/OBJECTIVES/OUTCOMES: The student will 1. evaluate uses of PowerPoint. 2. identify the advantages of using presentation software over conventional slide shows. 3. identify basic PowerPoint terminology. 4. use the AutoContent Wizard to build a presentation. 5. name, save, close, and exit PowerPoint. 6. analyze the value of the five basic steps of developing an effective presentation. 7. create a small presentation from scratch. 8. plan an effective presentation. 9. develop the presentation’s content. 10. format the presentation. 11. add visuals to the presentation. 12. execute of a presentation. 13. format text on individual slides. 14. change individual colors on individual slides. 15. add, and modify clip art. 16. use the Slide Master. 17. use Microsoft Draw to add an object to a slide. 18. align, stack, group, and ungroup objects on a slide.


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STUDENT CONTRIBUTIONS: Students are expected to attend all class sessions, participate in activities and discussions, listen to and follow directions, complete assignments on time, request assistance when needed, and contribute to a productive learning environment. Students should spend at least two to three hours per week preparing for class. Attendance is critical for successful completion of this course.
To request disability accommodations, please contact Bonnie Olson, Central campus, 218-262-7246. Students are encouraged to discuss their individual needs with the instructor.

METHODS FOR EVALUATING STUDENT LEARNING: The grade will be determined by scores obtained on labs turned-in, and assessment tests.

SPECIAL INFORMATION: (SPECIAL FEES, DIRECTIVES ON HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, TEXTBOOK USED, ETC.) Text: Understanding and Using Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows 95, by Friedrichsen.

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