Course Number and Title: OAT 159 PowerPoint
This course covers comprehensive presentation application and delivery methods necessary to be successful within an organization.
- Plan, design, and prepare a PowerPoint presentation from a template and/or a blank presentation. (CCC 1, 2, 5; PGC OAT 1, 2, 4; GBT 1, 2)
- Modify existing presentations. (CCC 1, 2, 5; PGC OAT 1,2; GBT P 1, 2)
- Create and edit chart data for inclusion in a presentation. (CCC 2, 5, 6; PGC OAT 1, GBT 1, 2, 3)
- Add multimedia, graphics, animation, and transition effects. (CCC 1, 2, 4; PGC OAT 1, 2; GBT 1, 2, 3)
See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.
Upon completion of this course, the student will:
- Plan, design, and prepare a PowerPoint presentation from a template and/or a blank presentation.
- Design a PowerPoint presentation from a template or blank presentation.
- Integrate Microsoft PowerPoint with other Microsoft Office programs.
- Use PowerPoint’s many views.
- Use basic and advanced formatting techniques.
- Add text and graphics.
- Apply a design.
- Modify existing presentations.
- Create a new presentation from an existing presentation.
- Add, delete, and modify objects and graphics.
- Change alignment.
- Move, copy, and delete graphics, text, and placeholders.
- Add, delete, and modify text.
- Use basic and advanced editing techniques.
- Change the slide sequence.
- Create and edit chart data for inclusion in a presentation.
- Add, delete, and modify charts.
- Format charts.
- Change chart types.
- Add multimedia, graphics, animation, and transition effects.
- Add sounds and videos.
- Add timings and narrations.
- Apply and modify animation effects.
- Apply and modify transition effects
Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:
Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.
Calculated using the following weighted average
Percentage of final grade
Summative: Simulation Exams (5-9) (equally weighted)
Summative: Application Based Exams (8-12)
Formative: Quizzes/Assignments (equally weighted)
Summative: Microsoft Office Specialist – PowerPoint Certification
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
- Produce the documents necessary for a functioning business office.
- Demonstrate accurate and efficient keyboarding skills.
- Integrate office-related skills to function in a professional manner within the workplace.
- Use diverse research methods and information sources to complete a variety of business documents.
- Integrate professional, ethical, and legal standards into business practice.
- Employ the various theories of management and marketing in a business.
- Apply the principles of human resource management to organizations.
- Evaluate the actions taken to acquire and retain customers.
- Measure and track financial performance of an organization.
- Analyze and apply the strategic management process to organizations.
The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.