Exploring: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, Introductory

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Ideal for students and individuals seeking an introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013.

The Exploring series charts readers beyond the “point and click,” helping them understand WHY they use Microsoft Office skills along with HOW they perform them. The latest edition provides an easy-to-follow map through each chapter to help readers learn, study, and review efficiently and be successful in this class and beyond. The entire approach allows students to map their way quickly and easily through the book, focusing on the key objectives, and using their own efficient study habits as a model for success.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133406436
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 7/21/2013
  • Series: Exploring Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Microsoft Office 2013

Chapter One Office Fundamentals and File Management: Taking the First Step 1

Objectives 1

Case Study: Spotted Begonia Art Gallery 1

Windows 8 Startup 2

Logging In with Your Microsoft Account 2

Identifying the Start Screen Components 3

Interacting with the Start Screen 4

Accessing the Desktop 4

Hands-On Exercise 1:

Windows 8 Startup 6

Files and Folders 10

Using File Explorer 10

Working with Folders and Files 13

Selecting, Copying, and Moving Multiple Files and Folders 15

Hands-On Exercise 2:

Files and Folders 17

Microsoft Office Software 22

Identifying Common Interface Components 22

Getting Office Help 28

Hands-On Exercise 3:

Microsoft Office Software 31

The Backstage View Tasks 36

Opening a File 36

Printing a File 38

Closing a File and Application 39

Hands-On Exercise 4:

The Backstage View Tasks 41

Home Tab Tasks 45

Selecting and Editing Text 45

Using the Clipboard Group Commands 49

Using the Editing Group Commands 52

Hands-On Exercise 5:

Home Tab Tasks 55

Insert Tab Tasks 60

Inserting Objects 60

Review Tab Tasks 62

Reviewing a File 62

Page Layout Tab Tasks 65

Using the Page Setup Dialog Box 66

Hands-On Exercise 6:

Insert Tab Tasks, Page Layout Tab Tasks, and

Review Tab Tasks 68

Chapter Objectives Review 72

Key Terms Matching 73

Multiple Choice 74

Practice Exercises 75

Mid-Level Exercises 79

Beyond the Classroom 81

Capstone Exercise 82

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013

Chapter One Introduction to PowerPoint: Creating a Basic Presentation 83 Objectives 83

Case Study: Be a Trainer 83

Introduction to Powerpoint 84

Using PowerPoint Views 85

Typing a Speaker Note 90

Saving As a Slide Show 90

Hands-On Exercise 1:

Introduction to PowerPoint 92

Presentation Creation 95

Planning a Presentation 95

Assessing Presentation Content 98

Reviewing the Presentation 99

Hands-On Exercise 2:

Presentation Creation 101

Presentation Enhancement 105

Inserting Media Objects 105

Adding a Table 106

Using Animations and Transitions 106

Inserting a Header or Footer 109

Hands-On Exercise 3:

Presentation Enhancement 111

Navigation and Printing 116

Running and Navigating a Slide Show 116

Printing in PowerPoint 119

Hands-On Exercise 4:

Navigation and Printing 122

Chapter Objectives Review 124

Key Terms Matching 125

Multiple Choice 126

Practice Exercises 127

Mid-Level Exercises 132

Beyond the Classroom 136

Capstone Exercise 137

Chapter Two Presentation Development: Planning and Preparing a Presentation 139

Objectives 139

Case Study: The Wellness Education Center 139

Templates 140

Creating a Presentation Using a Template 140

Modifying a Presentation Based on a Template 142

Hands-On Exercise 1:

Templates 143

Outlines 148

Creating a Presentation in Outline View 148

Modifying an Outline Structure 149

Printing an Outline 151

Hands-On Exercise 2:

Outlines 152

Data Imports 156

Importing an Outline 156

Reusing Slides from an Existing Presentation 156

Hands-On Exercise 3:

Data Imports 158

Design 160

Using Sections 160

Examining Slide Show Design Principles 161

Modifying a Theme 163

Modifying the Slide Master 164

Hands-On Exercise 4:

Design 167

Chapter Objectives Review 171

Key Terms Matching 172

Multiple Choice 173

Practice Exercises 174

Mid-Level Exercises 178

Beyond the Classroom 181

Capstone Exercise 182

Chapter Three Presentation Design: Illustrations and Infographics 183

Objectives 183

Case Study: Illustrations and Infographics

Mini-Camp 183

Shapes 184

Creating Shapes 184

Applying Quick Styles and Customizing

Shapes 189

Hands-On Exercise 1:

Shapes 198

Smartart and Wordart 203

Creating SmartArt 203

Modifying SmartArt 206

Creating WordArt 210

Modifying WordArt 210

Hands-On Exercise 2:

SmartArt and WordArt 212

Object Manipulation 217

Modifying Objects 217

Arranging Objects 224

Hands-On Exercise 3:

Object Manipulation 228

Chapter Objectives Review 234

Key Terms Matching 235

Multiple Choice 236

Practice Exercises 237

Mid-Level Exercises 240

Beyond the Classroom 244

Capstone Exercise 245

Chapter Four PowerPoint Rich Media Tools: Enhancing with Multimedia 247

Objectives 247

Case Study: Engagement Album 247

Pictures 248

Inserting a Picture 249

Transforming a Picture 250

Using the Internet as a Resource 261

Hands-On Exercise 1:

Pictures 265

Video 271

Adding Video 271

Using Video Tools 273

Hands-On Exercise 2:

Video 278

Audio 281

Adding Audio 281

Changing Audio Settings 283

Hands-On Exercise 3:

Audio 286

Photo Albums 289

Creating a Photo Album 289

Setting Photo Album Options 290

Hands-On Exercise 4:

Photo Albums 292

Chapter Objectives Review 296

Key Terms Matching 297

Multiple Choice 298

Practice Exercises 299

Mid-Level Exercises 304

Beyond the Classroom 308

Capstone Exercise 310

Application Capstone Exercise

¿ PowerPoint 312

Glossary 314

Index 318

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