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Designing a Presentation, Part 2: Enhancing PP

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Release date Release date 4/16/2015
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Runtime Runtime 1h 21m
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Course description

PowerPoint is Microsoft’s leading presentation software and Keynote is Apple’s presentation solution for the Mac, learn both in this 3 part learning series. Coverage includes working with master slides, inserting tables, photos, and graphics, enhancing PowerPoint and Keynote slides with audio and video, and adding transitions and animation to a presentation.


This course assumes some familiarity with PowerPoint and Keynote. This course is part of a 3 part learning series. The courses should be taken in the following order; Designing a Presentation: PowerPoint; Designing a Presentation: Enhancing PowerPoint and Designing a Presentation: Keynote.

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John Wiley & Sons Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Enhancing PowerPoint

Photos, SmartArt, & Shapes (14:10)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Inserting a Photo or Clip Art (04:24)
  • Using SmartArt Graphics (04:54)
  • Inserting a Shape (04:32)
  • Summary (00:10)
Adding Charts & Formatting (18:39)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Adding a Chart (04:43)
  • Choosing a Chart (02:23)
  • Formatting a Picture (03:27)
  • From Borders to Effects (02:17)
  • Formatting a Shape (03:11)
  • Fill, Outline, & Effects (02:16)
  • Summary (00:10)
Enhancing with Audio & Video (22:15)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Inserting an Audio File (03:56)
  • Inserting an Online Sound Clip (02:25)
  • Recording Narration (04:26)
  • Configuring Audio Playback (04:23)
  • Inserting a Video File (02:34)
  • Configuring Video Playback (04:10)
  • Summary (00:10)
Dynamic PowerPoint Slides (26:15)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Inserting a Hyperlink (04:59)
  • Adding an Action Button (04:02)
  • Setting up a Slide Transition (03:26)
  • Using Predefined Animations (01:25)
  • Applying Preset Animations (03:56)
  • Building a Custom Animation (04:47)
  • Creating a Custom Slide Show (03:18)
  • Summary (00:10)