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COURSE NUMBER: BOFF255
COURSE TITLE:Digital Presentations
DIVISION:Business
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:45
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:Hybrid

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to develop skills in preparing and using presentation graphics software and applications. Students will develop core presentation skills utilizing digital technology. Topics will include creating, editing, formatting, printing, collaborating and sharing presentations. The course will cover features and functions of multiple presentation tools such as Microsoft Power Point, Google Slides, Sway, Prezi, and PowToon.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES: Students should display basic computer literacy before enrolling in the course.


STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify various tools used to create digital presentations such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides, Sway, Prezi, PowToon, etc.
  • Create captivating, stand-alone digital presentations using various digital tools. Students will collaborate and share documents for online review and editing
  • Develop professional presentation skills.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness and professionalism of a variety of digital presentations

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Elements of a captivating digital presentation
  2. Creating a Power Point presentation
  3. Working with outlines and notes
  4. Designing and editing slides
  5. Inserting pictures, shapes, and drawings
  6. Adding animations and timings
  7. Incorporating additional components such as sound, video, hyperlinks, SmartArt, charts, etc.
  8. Delivering the show digitally
  9. Fundamentals of Google Slides
  10. Fundamentals of Prezi
  11. Fundamentals of PowToon
  12. Features of various digital presentation tools

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 for Dummies
Lowe
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ISBN#: 978-1-119-07705-3

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Quizzes – 25%
Discussion Posts – 10%
Assignments – 15%
Group Presentations – 20%
Final Project – 30%

The following percentages will be used in determining grades:

90-100% = A

  80-89% = B

  70-79% = C

  60-69% = D

  00-59% = F


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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