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Mar. 28 Sat – Publisher & PowerPoint – An Intro

Posted by Dave Campbell

This free one day workshop gives those without experience in Microsoft Publisher and PowerPoint the fundamental skills to begin exploring and learning. As bonus material we will also cover additional learning options and how to access funding including scholarships, grants, and student aid.

There will be tea, coffee and snacks for participants! All materials included.

When: Saturday March 28th
10am—2:30pm
Where: 715 Goldstream Ave.
    Westshore AOLCC Campus
Coffee, tea and snacks!

Parking: Plenty in the same building as Chinese Restaurant
Transit: #50 right by campus
Register: Below or…
Call: 250-391-6020
Email: westshore@aolcc.ca

Microsoft Publisher Workshop Victoria
Microsoft Publisher for Desktop Publishing

Publisher Basics

  • Creating a new document or opening an existing one
  • Using templates
  • The MS Publisher Interface
  • Formatting text and paragraphs
  • Adding and editing images
  • Page Layout Options
  • Saving your document and different formats
  • Bonus: Learning options and how to get the most from your learning style.
PowerPoint Microsoft Free Training
PowerPoint by MS for Presentations

PowerPoint Basics

  • Creating a new document or opening and existing one
  • Using templates
  • The PowerPoint Interface
  • Creating handouts
  • Slide Transitions
  • Presentation delivery and options
  • Saving your document and different formats
  • Bonus: How to access funding for your education. Scholarships, grants, student aid and loans.

Both Microsoft Publisher and PowerPoint are powerful but often under rated tools in the office environment. Publisher is a desktop publishing tool. Although nowhere near as powerful as industry heavy hitters such as Adobe InDesign, it’s also much more intuitive, less expensive, and readily available. Anyone with the fundamentals of MS Word with quickly recognize the layout and functionality of Publisher but will also find many ways that it makes creation of flyers, invitations, and other graphic materials quick and easy.

Although there are about a million different slide animation applications these days, PowerPoint is where most of it began. Getting some basic skills in PowerPoint will allow you to build on that in PowerPoint or even transfer those skills to a different presentation program. If you are looking to create engaging presentations, PowerPoint is the way to start.

Academy of Learning Westshore offers a variety of programs, certificates, and diplomas that include Publisher and/or PowerPoint training from beginner through to Super Power User. Just some include:

Note: It is recommended that attendees have an understanding of MS Word for this workshop along with fundamental computer skills.

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