- Students' presentations.
- Continue PowerPoint 2000.
- Introduce AI
Download this video
file for the later exercise.
Download this wav
Download this mp3
Download the xls file
Inserting and Modifying Tables
Tables can be used graphically to help
balance the look of your slides content. To insert a table, click on the "Insert"
menu, and select "Table". Key in the amount of rows and columns that
your desire and press "OK". Note: the pen tool that will appear as
your cursor will allow you to "draw" lines through parts of your table;
however, this does not create a new row or column. Various formatting options
are available to change border and font appearance as well.
Insert an Excel Chart
If you already use Excel to create your
charts, you'd probably rather not recreate them in PowerPoint. To insert an
Excel char, open Excel, highlight your table (by clicking once) and hit CTRL+
C (Copy shortcut). Switch by to PowerPoint and the slide you wish to place the
place the char at and hit CTRL+V (Paste shortcut). PowerPoint will allow you
to edit table contents and adjust formatting by double clicking the pasted graphic.
To create a bar or pie chart (or similar
chart based on numbers in a datasheet):
- First display the slide on which you
want the chart to appear.
- On the Insert menu, click Chart - or
click the Insert Chart button on the PowerPoint toolbar.
- A sample chart and datasheet (spreadsheet)
appear on the screen as shown below.
- To replace the sample data, click a
cell on the worksheet, and then type the information you want.
- To change the chart type, on the Chart
menu, click Chart Type. In the Chart Type window which appears, click on the
desired Chart type and subtype and then click the OK button.
- To return to PowPoint, where you can
move and size the chart, click outside the chart on the PowerPoint slide.
If you wish to reedit the chart, double-click the chart on the PowerPoint
Exporting to Word
PowerPoint can export much of its information
and images to Microsoft Word. To try this, click the PowerPoint " File"
menu, select "Send To" and "Microsoft Word". Select the
format you desire to be exported to Word and click "OK" to complete
Audio & Video
Your presentation can link to external
audio and video files
- Select the slide on which you wish to
add a link to an audio or video file.
- On the Insert menu, point to Movies
nd Sounds. To insert a sound from a file, click Sound from File.
- To insert a video form a file, click
Movie form File. A standard file directory window appears.
- Locate the folder that contains the
audio/video file you want, and then double-click the filename.
- Note1: In PowerPoint 2000, a message
will be displayed asking if you want the audio/video to play automatically
in the slide show. If so, click yes. If you click No, the audio/video
will play manually (only when you click its icon during a slide show).
- Note 2: In PowerPoint 97/98, by
default your movie or sound will play manually. If you want it to play
automatically you will have to set Custom Animation options for the slide.
- For audio files, a sound icon appears
on the slide.
- For movies, an image consisting of the
first frame is displayed as a placeholder.
- To preview the audio/video in Normal
view, double -click its icon.
Saving Presentations for the Web
One of the nicest features of PowerPoint
is the ability to create versions of your presentations for on-line distribution.
- Click the "File "menu, select
Save as Web Page".
- Click "Publish and be sure to enable
"All browses." Browser support.
- Click "Web options" and glance
through the tabs to be sure that the options meet your needs (Target Monitor
size under"picture" tab is best set at 800x600 -default). Click
"OK" and provide a filename and click "Publish"
Your instructor will give you an article
regarding AI. Based on the given article, you are asked to summarize the content
and design a slide show using PowerPoint.You have to apply the skills learned
in class and demonstrate your basic understanding of this article by meeting
the following requirements:
- Define the term artificial intelligence
and state the objective of developing artificial intelligence systems.
- List the characteristics of intelligence
behavior and compare the performance of natural and artificial intelligence
systems of each of these characteristics.
- Identify the major components of the
artificial intelligence field and prove one example of each type of system.
- List the characteristic and basic components
of expert systems.
- Identify the individuals involved in
the development of an expert system.
- Identify the benefits associated with
the use of expert systems.
- Define the term virtual reality and
provide three examples of virtual reality applications.
After finishing your project, you should save a
copy for yourself and email another copy to your instructor (firstname.lastname@example.org).