ITSW 1310
Introduction to Presentations

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Course Description: Instruction in the utilization of presentation software to produce multimedia presentations. Graphics, text, sound, animation and/or video may be used in presentation development
    2. Required Prerequisite: None
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify presentation media terminology and concepts; create presentations using text, visual and/or sound elements; use effective compositions and style; prepare presentations for distribution on computers or other media; and modify sequence and slide master.
  3. Testing Requirements
    1. The final exam must be proctored. (ask your instructor for more details)
    2. Students will be allowed to use the one sheet study sheet provided by instructor for the final exam
  4. Major Course Requirements
    1. Lab Assignments          45%
    2. Attendance                    20%
    3. Final                              35%
  5. Information on Books
    1. Required Book: MyLab IT with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for GO! with Microsoft Office 365, 2019 Edition, ISBN 9780135651261.
  6. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates. Please refer to the WTC Catalog for the following:
    1. Campus Calendar
    2. Final Exam Schedule
    3. How to drop a class
    4. Withdrawal Information
    5. Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
    6. Class Attendance
    7. Student with disabilities
  7. Course Content


Logon instructions for MYITLAB & getting started with labs

Chapter 1

Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint

Chapter 2

Formatting PowerPoint Presentations

Chapter 3

Enhancing a Presentation with Animation, Video, Tables, and Charts

Chapter 4

Formatting a Presentation Using Slide Masters, and Reviewing, Comparing, Combining, and Protecting Presentations

Chapter 5

Applying Advanced Graphic Techniques and Inserting Audio and Video

Chapter 6

Delivering a Presentation






***Disclaimer: Assignments due to change by instructor


Last Modified: August 19, 2019