Google Slides - A Complete Guide - Beginner

Course Overview

This course is designed to teach the student the fundamentals of Google Slides. Students will learn how to create a new presentation, add text and slides, edit and format text, and work with the Slide Master. They will also learn how to add images, shapes, and tables to a presentation, as well how to add charts to display data graphically. Finally, students will explore how to prepare and deliver a presentation.

Course Objectives

Introduction , Getting Started with Slides , Creating a Presentation , Editing a Presentation , Working with Graphics , Adding Tables and Charts , Working with the Slide Master , Working with Animations and Transitions , Preparing and Delivering a Presentation , Collaborating in Slides , Conclusion

Course Outline

1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Getting Started with Slides

  • What is Slides?
  • Opening Slides
  • Working with PowerPoint Presentations in Slides
  • Touring the Interface
  • Navigating Slide Views
  • Accessing Help

3 - Creating a Presentation

  • Creating a New Presentation
  • Saving and Sharing a Presentation
  • Adding Text and Slides
  • Working with Bulleted or Numbered Lists
  • Applying a Theme

4 - Editing a Presentation

  • Moving, Copying, and Deleting Slides
  • Formatting Slide Text
  • Working with Paragraph Formatting
  • Using the Paint Format Tool

5 - Working with Graphics

  • Inserting Images
  • Resizing and Cropping Images
  • Formatting and Arranging Images
  • Adding and Arranging Shapes
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Using Word Art

6 - Adding Tables and Charts

  • Adding a Table
  • Customizing the Table Design
  • Creating a Chart
  • Linking a Chart or Table
  • Formatting Chart Elements
  • Customizing the Chart Design

7 - Working with the Slide Master

  • Working with the Slide Master
  • Creating and Editing Layout Masters
  • Adding Images to the Master
  • Adding Slide Numbers

8 - Working with Animations and Transitions

  • Adding Animations
  • Adding Slide Transitions

9 - Preparing and Delivering a Presentation

  • Proofing a Presentation
  • Working with the Speaker Notes and Handouts
  • Printing a Presentation
  • Converting a Presentation to PDF or Other Format
  • Delivering a Presentation
  • Accepting and Presenting Audience Questions
  • Publishing a Presentation

10 - Collaborating in Slides

  • Working with Comments
  • Co-Authoring with Slides
  • Working with Action Items
  • Working with Version History
  • Using the Activity Dashboard
  • Using Google Slides Offline

11 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

2 Hours, 39 Minutes

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