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: MYITLAB: 0133775062 with Full eText--enables you to access your textbook online.
  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

Course Content


Logon instructions for MYITLAB & getting started with labs

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Chapter 1

Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint

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Chapter 2

Formatting PowerPoint Presentations

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Chapter 3

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

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Chapter 4

Creating Templates and Reviewing, Publishing, Comparing, Combining, and Protecting Presentations

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Chapter 5

Applying Advanced Graphic Techniques and Inserting Audio and Video

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Chapter 6

Delivering a Presentation

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***Disclaimer: Assignments due to change by instructor


Last Modified: October 9, 2017