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Class Descriptions and Handouts

PowerPoint 2013 Basics

PowerPoint is an electronic slide presentation program. This session will review the basics of setting up slides for onscreen presentations.

Powerpoint 2013: Animations and Multimedia

Animated text or graphics can be used to focus your audiences' attention and to present several elements on a single slide. Video and audio clips can bring an additional quality to your presentation when a static image or description is not enough. This class will cover several types of animations and how to add video and audio clips to your presentation.

How to make a poster in PowerPoint

SIUSM logo identity standards requirements, finding SIUSM templates, and designing posters to present scientific research are presented in this class.

Converting PowerPoint Presentations to Video

Use Camtasia Studio to record narration into your PowerPoint presentation and convert it to video.  This class covers the basics of adding audio, callouts, and transitions to your presentation and saving it in video format.  We will also review adding interactivity with quizzes and surveys to your Camtasia video.

Turn Your Slide Presentation into a Video

We will cover the basics of turning your slide presentation, such as PowerPoint, into a video using screencasting or PowerPoint conversion tools. We will practice adding audio, callouts, and transitions to your presentation and producing it in video format.  We will also review adding interactivity to your video presentation.  Software we will practice with are PowerPoint, Screencast-O-Matic and  Camtasia.

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