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ECDL Standard: Presentation, current version

Presentation is the fourth module of the ECDL course. This module will help you use presentation tools on a computer, get to grips with basic presentation functions to produce standard documents, including; open create, save, modify slides, formatting, add graphics and charts, slide setup, printing, slide animations, presentation delivery etc.. Once the course is completed, you will be able to accomplish tasks such as creating, formatting, modifying and preparing presentations using different slide layouts for display and printed distribution. The module covers how to move text, pictures, images and charts within the presentation and between presentations and how to accomplish common operations with images, charts and drawn objects, including using various slide show effects.

The syllabus for this module is as follows:

  • Module 4: Presentation (5 hours)
    • 4.1 Using the Application
      • a. Introduction
      • b. Working with Presentations
      • c. Enhancing Productivity
    • 4.2 Developing the Application
      • a. Introduction
      • b. Presentation Views
      • c. Slides
      • d. Master Slide
    • 4.3 Text
      • a. Introduction
      • b. Handling Text
      • c. Formatting
      • d. Lists
      • e. Tables
    • 4.4 Charts
      • a. Introduction
      • b. Using Charts
      • c. Organisational Charts
    • 4.5 Graphical Objects
      • a. Introduction
      • b. Insert, Manipulate
      • c. Drawing
    • 4.6 Prepare Outputs
      • a. Introduction
      • b. Preparation
      • c. Check and Deliver

For this module we say that it will take around 6 hours to finish. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course. Its up to you!

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