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PTI3040T: Presentation Software App (2012-2013)

CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Virtual School Program
COURSE TITLE: Pres. Software Applications (Fall/Spring)
CALENDAR YEAR: 2012-2013
GRADE LEVEL: 9-12
CODE: PTI3040T
TYPE: GC,GV
CREDITS: 0.50
COURSE LENGTH: 18 weeks

About the Program:
Presentation Software Applications prepares students for careers in business. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals using presentation software as well as pre-employment and employment skills.

Major Concepts/Content: Presentations Software Applications provides students with the opportunity to develop professional level skills in presentations software. Skills include creating and formatting presentations, creating and formatting slide content, working with visual content, collaborating on and delivering presentations.

Competencies:
PTI304 Presentation Software Course Description
PTI304 Presentation Software Student Competency Record

Course Objectives:

Course Outline:

Module 0: Course Introduction

  • Communication Tools
  • Navigating the Course
  • Tools for Success

Module 1: Introduction to Computers and Presentations

  • Computers Are Your Friends
  • Do It the Way You “Oughta” L
  • earning Your Way Around
  • Presenting…Presentations!
  • Show Me Your Skills: Practice Your Skills

Module 2: Adding and Editing Content in a Presentation

  • Fix Me: Working with Text
  • Bring It In! Working with Outlines and Slides
  • Open Your Toolbox: Tools and Options
  • On With the Show: Running Presentations
  • Show Me Your Skills: Practice Your Skills

Module 3: Formatting Content

  • Mastering the Masters: Design Templates
  • Make it Pretty: Text Formatting Options
  • Can You Draw It? Working with Shapes
  • Text Magic: Placeholders & Paragraphs
  • Show Me Your Skills: Practice Your Skills

Module 4: Inserting, Linking and Modifying Objects

  • Picture This! Insert and Format Graphics
  • What’s That Object? Inserting Objects
  • Chart It! Working with Charts
  • Table It! Working with Tables
  • Show Me Your Skills: Practice Your Skills

Module 5: Transitions, Animations, Interactive Elements

  • Make it Move! Animating Objects
  • Slide by Slide: Slide Transitions
  • Can You Hear Me Now? A/V Content
  • Presentations Can Jump! Hyperlinks
  • Show Me Your Skills: Practice Your Skills

Module 6: Elements of Effective Presentation Design

  • Got? Design Elements and Principles
  • Waste Not Want Not: Optimizing Presentations
  • Rules of Thumb: Planning Effective Presentations
  • Show Me Your Skills: Practice Your Skills

Module 7: Design for an Audience

  • What is Your Point? Presentation Purpose
  • Draw Me a Picture: Creating Advanced Shapes
  • Line Up! Arranging Objects
  • Designing Spaces: Creating Original Templates
  • Show Me Your Skills: Practice Your Skills

Module 8: Presentation Output and Delivery

  • Deliver It! Presentation Output Options
  • A Package Deal: Working with Custom Shows
  • Work With Me! Collaboration Options
  • Speak This Way: Presentation Skills
  • Show Me Your Skills: Practice Your Skills

Electronic Portfolio

Essential Software: Textbook

  • Element K: Atomic Learning: Available online. The username and password are provided in the online course.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Step by Step; Software: MS Office PowerPoint
  • ISBN Number (Student Edition) 1-57231-970-4
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press

This course can be used to partially satisfy the requirements for an endorsement in the following pathways.

Cluster | Pathway | Required/Recommended/Related
Business, Management and Administration | Administration & Information Support | Related