OADM145 Basic Applications of Microsoft Powerpoint

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM145 Basic Applications of Microsoft Powerpoint
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information

Keyboarding skills and Windows familiarity recommended.

VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of Microsoft PowerPoint. Students create, edit, format, use WordArt, and link embedded objects in a PowerPoint presentation.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. plan, develop, and create a PowerPoint presentation;
    2. prepare, edit, and utilize formatting functions of Microsoft PowerPoint;
    3. use WordArt features and create organizational charts, as well as create and import text from a Word document; and
    4. demonstrate the ability to link and embed objects into a PowerPoint presentation.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. introduction to PowerPoint
    2. preparing a PowerPoint presentation
    3. editing and formatting a PowerPoint presentation
    4. using WordArt and creating organizational charts
    5. linking and embedding objects and replacing fonts
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    The assessment of course learning goals is based on designing a PowerPoint presentation, which will demonstrate knowledge of the elements of editing, formatting, creating organizational charts, linking, embedding, importing text and WordArt objects.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 5/04; Revised 1/2010; Revised 2013; New Core 8/2015