2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ITSW 1310 - Introduction to Presentation Software

3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) Instruction in the utilization of presentation software to produce multimedia presentations. Graphics, text, sound, animation and/ or video may be used in presentation development. Topics will include presentation design principles, effective color schemes and creative transition effects. Guidelines for oral and written presentations are emphasized. Prerequisite: None Corequisite: COSC 1301  or ITSC 1301  or BCIS 1305  (for Business majors only)
Course Outcomes
1 - Identify presentation media terminology and concepts
2 - Create presentations using text, visual and/or sound elements
3 - Use effective compositions and style
4 - Design presentations using various templates, graphics, charts, and layouts
5 - Modify sequence and slide master
6 - Select and acquire appropriate graphic images that communicate the correct message
7 - Enhance the pace and timing of a presentation through transitions and special effects
8 - Develop presentations that are basedon the audience’s viewpoint, the environmental considerations and the client’s goals and objectives
9 - Select and manipulate type, make color decisions, and avoid common design mistakes
10 - Review various presentations for appropriate layout
11 - Create a presentation that uses an original design for its template
12 - Demonstrate design and layout principles as they apply to presentations
13 - Prepare presentations for distribution on computers or other media