Build Better Visual Presentations with Google Slides

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Coursera Project Network
In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Utilize visual presentation best practices to identify pro’s and con’s of themes 

 Apply visual presentation best practices to combine words, images, and objects for the presentation

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Clock2 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to apply visual storytelling best practices, utilize visual presentation best practices to create a color palette, and how to use various tools in Google Slides to manipulate visual impact. By the end of this hands-on project, learners will create a visually optimized presentation using Google Slides. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.


Some familiarity with visual presentations

Skills you will develop

Graphicsvisual presentationsvisual storytelling

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a new Gmail account and a new Google Slides Presentation

  2. Review the Google Slides Tools

  3. Apply Visual Presentation Best Practices to Choose Design Elements

  4. Apply Visual Presentation Best Practices to Choose Language and Images

  5. Complete the Presentation and Reviewing Download Procedures

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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