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Section 16: Presentation Authoring
(Microsoft PowerPoint)
Available Resources for section 16:
Presentation Authoring Step by Step Guide
This step by step guide contains a range of tasks which are designed to fully prepare you for the Presentation Authoring part of your exams.

The 'Files for Guide' link provides you with all of the files needed to work through the Self Study Work book.

Some of the sample files on this page are zipped. Click here to download your own copy of winrar so you can access them.

Click image to
open the guide
It is vital that you work through the book thoroughly without skipping any of the sections.

Help and Support:
The link to the right shows you a sample of the PowerPoint that is built and explained in the Step by Step Guide above.

Practice Exam Questions...

The links below contain Microsoft PowerPoint(Presentation Authoring) past exam paper questions. They come in winrar zip files and contain a question paper and the files needed to complete the tasks.

Complete as many as you can and ensure that you show me the finished version so I can give you a completed mark scheme. It is important that you check how accurate you were and that you correct any mistakes you may have made.

Help zone for the above practice exam questions and tasks:
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Tutorial - Link Here
  • Teach ICT Microsoft PowerPoint Video Section - Link Here
  • 2007 past paper question video solution - (Coming Soon)
    (This will also be useful for the other practice tasks)
  • Skills Checklist - check off which skills you can do and find out which you still need to revise. The list advises where you can find help - Link Here
See the 'How to Videos' below for more help with the key skills required for presentation authoring in Microsoft PowerPoint.

How to videos... (Click the image of a projector to view each video)
Master Slide Videos

Adding images to the Master Slide
(5 Mb):
Inserting Headers and Footers (14 Mb):
Setting fonts using the Master Slide (3.6 Mb):
Importing Data into a PowerPoint Videos
Inserting Microsoft Word Docs as PowerPoint slides (3.4 Mb):
Inserting Images and Clipart into PowerPoint slides (7.9 Mb):
Animations Videos          
Animating Text and Bullet Points
(15.7 Mb):
Adding Animations between slides - slide transitions - (7.4 Mb):
Printing Videos          
Printing Slides and Handouts
(3.8 Mb):

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