Synopses & Reviews
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About the Author
Beverly B. Zimmerman, an award-winning Associate Professor at Brigham Young University, holds a Ph.D. in instructional design. She has published several articles on the use of computer technology for teaching writing, co-authored over 30 books on computer applications software, and authored an oral presentations book. S. Scott Zimmerman obtained a Ph.D. from Florida State University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell University. He is currently a professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and has published many scientific papers, computer articles, and computer programming and applications software books.
Table of Contents
PRESENTATION CONCEPTS TUTORIALS: Tutorial 1: Planning and Developing Your Presentation. Tutorial 2: Giving Your Presentation. MANAGING YOUR FILES: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007. Tutorial 1: Creating a Presentation. Tutorial 2: Applying and Modifying Text and Graphic Objects. Tutorial 3: Presenting a Slide Show with Special Effects. Tutorial 4: Integrating PowerPoint with Other Programs and Collaborating with Workgroups. Tutorial 5: Applying Advanced Special Effects in Presentations. Tutorial 6: Creating Special Types of Presentations. Additional Cases.