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State Library resources to help you improve with tech skills and specific software.

PowerPoint Resources

Beyond Bullet Points

Beyond Bullet Points

Unlock the amazing story buried in your presentation—and forget boring, bullet-point-riddled slides forever! Guided by communications expert Cliff Atkinson, you’ll walk you through an innovative, three-step methodology for increasing the impact of your presentation. Discover how to combine classic storytelling techniques with the power of visual media to create a rich, engaging experience with your audience. Fully updated for PowerPoint 2010, and featuring compelling presentation examples from classroom to boardroom, this book will help transform your presentations—and your business impact!

Creating Smart Presentations with PowerPoint 2016

Creating Smart Presentations with PowerPoint 2016

You've been tasked with creating your first Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. Nervous? Don't be. In this course, PowerPoint expert Guy Vaccaro explains and demonstrates everything you need to know to create PowerPoint presentations that are great looking, entertaining, and smart. He starts with the basics and moves you through the processes, tips, and tricks that can transform any beginner into a confident pro. You'll learn the terminology of PowerPoint, acquire hands-on experience using its most important tools, and come away with the confidence you need to get going with PowerPoint now.

Microsoft Powerpoint 2016

Microsoft Powerpoint 2016

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level with our Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 online training course! Whether you are a beginner or have experience and want to sharpen your skills, this online course will help you create professional quality presentations that will grab your audience’s attention and keep them interested from start to finish. This course is separated in to three main sections covering Basic PowerPoint, Intermediate PowerPoint and Advanced PowerPoint lessons, which will provide an in depth review of the presentation software included in the Office 2016 suite of applications. Learn to navigate the interface effectively, insert a range of objects and how to create engaging presentations that will wow viewers. Topics will include design, customization and presentation of information using Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Course

Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Course

Use this video tutorial to quickly get up to speed on all the great features and functionality of PowerPoint 2016. Total Course Time: 2:53:28

Power Up PowerPoint - Presentation Skills

Power Up PowerPoint - Presentation Skills

Roger Courville, author of The Virtual Presenters says – PowerPoint doesn’t teach you to do effective slides anymore than Microsoft Word teaches you how to be a good writer. But this course will! During Power Up PowerPoint, you’ll see and experience how creating effective slides will improve your presentations. Almost anyone can piece together a PowerPoint presentation. This Power Up PowerPoint training course offers a great way to learn how to “amp up” your presentations and deliver your message with the power and authority required to communicate effectively.

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