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Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Microsoft PowerPoint for Business

Students learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint, the industry standard tool for creating electronic presentations in business environments. This comprehensive course includes fundamentals, such as electronic presentation design and delivery concepts, slide layout, graphics, diagrams, charts, and sound, as well as more advanced features, such as complex animation, transitions, action buttons, video, custom backgrounds, and collaboration tools. This course helps prepare students for the Microsoft Certification Exam.

Subject: CSIT
Course Number: 134
Section Number: 2281
Units: 3

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office: I have no office on campus.
Office hours: TBA per semester. All Office Hours to be conducted online, 1 evening per week.
Phone: (760) 757-2121, ext, 1248
Instructor notes: This late-start class is a comprehensive course covering skills and features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. This class also includes presentation theory and technique, to help you learn how to be a more effective speaker, and use best practices in employing PowerPoint while you speak to an audience. Class is conducted 100% over the Internet, using Blackboard and e-mail. Students will receive an email from me 1-2 weeks before class begins, that will provide important information about how to login, what to expect, how to get started, etc. I will send all emails to students using their email addresses listed in SURF. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me now at: I keep tight communication with all students throughout the semester. This class helps fulfill requirements for several different degrees and certificates. You'll need the textbook, and you'll also be using an online training software, as well as PowerPoint 2013 itself. Textbook information may be found now at this link:

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