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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 Basic 2.Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 Advanced

Course 1: 21 hours (7 weeks). Course 2: 21 hours (7 weeks).
Various approved locations throughout the United States.
November 2005 - November 2010.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Course 1: Define presentation software; start and exit PowerPoint 2003; view the PowerPoint window; use the AutoContent Wizard; view, save, print and close the presentation file; use the Help system; plan a presentation; enter slide text and create a new slide; enter text in the Outline tab; add slide headers and footers; choose a look for a presentation; check spelling in a presentation; and evaluate a presentation; open an existing presentation; use drawing tools to draw, modify, and edit an object; align and group objects; add, arrange, and format text; import text from Microsoft Word; customize the color scheme and background; insert clip art to enhance a presentation; insert, crop, and scale a picture; embed and format a chart; enter and edit data in the datasheet; create tables in PowerPoint; set slide show timings, transitions, and animation effects; understand and use PowerPoint masters; format master text and change master text indents; adjust text objects; use advanced drawing and formatting tools; use the Style Checker; and create a template. Course 2: Import data from a file into a datasheet and format a datasheet with Microsoft Graph; change a chart's type and display; work with chart elements; animate charts and add sounds; embed a picture and an Excel chart; link an Excel worksheet and update a linked Excel worksheet; insert an animated GIF file, a sound, and a hyperlink; and create a photo album; send a presentation for review and combine reviewed presentations; set up a slide show and create a custom show; rehearse slide timings; publish a presentation on the Web; package a presentation; and broadcast a presentation.
Course 1: Navigating PowerPoint 2003; creating a presentation; modifying a presentation; enhancing a presentation; customizing a presentation. Course 2: Enhancing charts; working with embedded and linked objects and hyperlinks; using advanced features.
Credit recommendation: 
Courses 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour as Computer Software Applications (11/05). NOTE: Courses 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit. NOTE: These courses are also components of the Introductory or Advanced Microsoft courses listed in this section and, thus, there is overlap in content. Care should be taken, therefore, in the awarding of credit for these courses, if the Introductory or Advanced Microsoft courses have also been completed. Further, a total of 6 semester hours of credit is recommended for the Introductory or Advanced courses or any combination of its component courses.