Catalog: 2013–2014 Catalog Year
CA 140: Microsoft PowerPoint: Intermediate
- Name: Microsoft PowerPoint: Intermediate
- Discipline: Computer Applications (CA)
- Units (Credits): 0.5
- Schedule History: See when this course was offered over the last three years.
- Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
- Academic Division: Career and Technical Education
Prerequisites and Recommended Courses
- Prerequisites: CA 107 or equivalent experience
I: Catalog Course Description
Presents information and computing exercises that focus on custom animations, managing multiple object types, and linking to other presentations. Format is mostly "hands-on" computing exercises and lecture. Perfect for persons who already have basic presentation program skills. Provides students with a much deeper understanding of the MS PowerPoint program.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.
II: Course Objectives
Learn more about planning, preparing, and implementing a presentation utilizing PowerPoint. Also learn how to enhance slides, present a professional slide show, and create and manage links to slides.
Other topics covered included:
- Creating a presentation from a Word Outline
- Re-sizing and positioning text and title objects
- Adding graphics and sounds
- Branching to another presentation
- Adding Action Buttons to slides
- Slick slide show tricks
- Understanding and using the slide Master and Title Master
- Modifying graphics
- Creating and applying custom Design Templates
- Presentation Do's and Don'ts
- Running the slide show
- Changing the order of the slides Printing tips.
III: Course Linkage
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
CA 140 promotes the Student Learning Outcomes of ensuring that students:
- Demonstrate college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication to a level that is appropriate to their degree and/or emphasis.
- Have adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
- Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
- Possess the skills and are able to perform the tasks necessary for meaningful employment and career enhancement.
- Know the subject matter to a level that is appropriate for the emphasis of their degree.