Giving a good presentation with PowerPoint 2016 - for Deaf people

Course Dates: 30/10/19 - 27/11/19
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Have you started to give presentations? Do you need to learn the basic features of PowerPoint 2016? Come and learn the technology and the craft. By the end of the course, you will be able to give a presentation using different designs, inserting text and images including animation features.

Description

What is the course about?

This course will help you to improve your presentation skills using PowerPoint 2016 so you feel confident giving
presentations in meetings, interviews or other areas of your personal life. You will practise loading and exiting from
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. We will focus on creating and saving slide shows which look attractive and are easy to
read. We will look at how to enter text, how much text to enter, how to move and place this text in the right place
and format it. We will focus on applying design styles so your presentation looks appealing. We will practise inserting and resizing images in a presentation and adding animation features so that images, text and figures appear and disappear when needed.

What will we cover?

• Loading and exiting from Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
• Creating and saving slide shows which look attractive and are easy to read
• How to enter text, deciding how much text to enter, how to move and place this text in the right place and format it.
• Entering and formatting data
• Applying design styles so your presentation looks appealing
• Inserting and resizing images in a presentation
• Adding animation features so that images, text and figures appear and disappear when needed
• Giving a presentation – the skills you need.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Load and exit from Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
• Create slide shows which look attractive and are easy to read and save them
• Enter text, decide how much text to enter, move and place this text in the right place and format it
• Enter and format data
• Apply design styles so your presentation looks appealing
• Insert and resize images in a presentation
• Add animation features so that images, text and figures appear and disappear when needed
• Give a presentation which engages your audience.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is a basic level presentation course but you need to able to use a keyboard and mouse.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Each student has their own computer. Presentations will be made using computers, interactive whiteboard,
overhead screen and printed notes. Step by step instruction, with demonstrations where approximate, will help you
grasp the concepts. The course will be task-based so you are doing activities you would normally do in an office or
other workplace. Classes are taught in British Sign Language, and written English.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please bring a USB memory stick, a folder with plastic wallets, pens and paper.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

The progression course is Level 1 ECDL award in IT user skills for Deaf people. There are a variety of other courses
you could do before at the same time or after this course - for example:
Google Drive and the Cloud
Edit and improve your photos with Photoshop
Design and build your own website.

Reviews
Tutor Biographies
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This course has now started

Course Code: YCPP01

Full Wed, eve, 30 Oct - 27 Nov '19

Duration: 5 sessions (over 5 weeks)

Full fee: £0.00
Senior fee: £0.00
Concession: £0.00

Call us to check your level, see if you can still join the course or to discuss other suitable courses

020 7492 2511

skills@citylit.ac.uk

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