Delivery, Enrollment, and Facilitation
This is a mastery-based course with no discussion forums. The course will be delivered in a fully online format. This course is non-facilitated, and is designed to be completed independently. It is self-paced, with an enrollment period of 60 days, which begins immediately upon confirmation of registration. A Help Forum is included in the course that will be carefully monitored by a full-time online facilitator.
Practical Applications of Microsoft PowerPoint for Instructors is designed for teachers who already have some knowledge of, and experience with, Microsoft PowerPoint and who are dedicated to learning more about the application and incorporation of the software’s features and functions into the context of their classrooms. Participants will have numerous opportunities to apply new skills and develop their own Microsoft PowerPoint content-enriched activities that support their curricular goals. Formative assessments will be used to guide students through the course, and provide a final grade for the purposes of recertification credit.
Session 1: Student Orientation
Session 2: Design Basics
Session 3: Incorporating Existing Resources
Session 4: Mixing in Multimedia
Session 5: Creating Units of Study
Session 6: Using Power Point to Assess Student Learning
Session 7: Information Literacy Skills and Evaluating PowerPoint Presentations
This is an intermediate level course for teachers, literacy coaches, curriculum specialists, professional development specialists, or other school personnel. Participants are expected to have regular access to computers with Internet access. In addition, participants should be proficient with browsing the Internet, uploading and downloading content, navigating to computer files, and with using word processing software, email, and attachments.
Participants must have Microsoft PowerPoint available to them in order to complete this course. All materials in the course are the property of the South Carolina Department of Education Office of VirtualSC PD. All course materials needed/required for the workshop are available online.