Learn how to best create, edit, and share presentations with PowerPoint 2016, the popular presentation platform. Jess Stratton shows how to build a slideshow from scratch or leverage PowerPoint templates and themes for quick construction. Jess then demonstrates how to add and edit text, images, graphs, video, and animation; format slides for consistency; and add speaker notes and transitions to ensure a smooth delivery. Plus, discover how to collaborate on changes and then share the final presentation via print, PDF, or a recorded slideshow.
Connecting PowerPoint to OneDrive
Creating presentations from themes and templates
Using and editing slide masters
Changing the layout or theme
Adding pictures and objects
Working with bullet points, text boxes, and tables
Adding shapes, diagrams, and charts
Incorporating video, audio, and animation
Adding speaker notes and comments
Running a slideshow
Reusing and sharing PowerPoint presentations
Microsoft Office Specialist
The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Qualification demonstrates that you have specialist skills in using Microsoft applications.
As a member of Lancaster University current staff and students have the opportunity to self-study one or more MOS qualifications. Microsoft estimate each qualification is around 40 learning hours and each are a qualification in their own right.
Microsoft publish a range of resources on their Office help and training page. They provide various quick-start guides for the main Office applications, as well as a searchable knowledge base of guides.
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Try searching Lancaster Answers - our online information base which includes step by step instructions and videos on various topics.
ISS Help and Support
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