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  • 1. Welcome to Transforming PowerPoint: Creating an Interactive Environment using VBA
    • Log onto computer
    • Open Internet Explorer
    • URL - http://dtsdtechtraining.wikispaces.com
    • Open My Computer
      • Go to Curriculum on dtsd files Drive (X:)
      • Wiscount folder
      • VBA PPT folder
  • 2. Transforming PowerPoint: Creating an Interactive Environment using VBA DTSD C.A.R.A.T.S. Teacher Training Melanie Wiscount [email_address]
  • 3. Transforming PowerPoint Creating an Interactive Learning Environment
    • Some information in session is from:
    • PETE+C 2008 – February 10, 2008
    • Dr. P. David Lees
      • Director, Instructional Technology & Distributed Learning
        • St. Joseph’s University
  • 4. Objective
    • Create interactive presentations adding Visual Basic scripting and tools in Microsoft PowerPoint to:
      • gather student input
      • create quizzes
      • turn PowerPoint into more than just a presentation of information
  • 5. What is Presentation Software?
    • Create interactive presentations containing text, art, animation, and audio and video elements
    • Application program used to create sequences of words and pictures
      • Informative presentations
      • Storytelling presentations
      • Persuasive presentations
      • Interactive presentations
  • 6. What is MS PowerPoint?
    • A presentation program developed by Microsoft
    • Part of the Microsoft Office system
    • Runs on Microsoft Windows and the Mac OS computer operating systems
    • Most commonly-used presentation software
    • Easy to learn & relearn
  • 7. What is MS Visual Basic?
    • An event driven programming language by Microsoft
    • Derived from BASIC
    • Enables the RAD (Rapid Application Development)
      • Of GUI (Graphical User Interface)
    • Using:
      • ActiveX controls (COM developed by Microsoft for Windows platforms)
      • VBA (present in Microsoft Office applications)
      • VBScript (Visual Basic code object)
  • 8. What is VBA?
    • Visual Basic for applications
    • Application edition of Microsoft's Visual Basic programming language
  • 9. What Are The Benefits Of Using Presentations In The Classroom?
    • Appeals to our digital native students
    • Introduces and reinforces content with meaningful graphic support
    • Create interactive presentations containing text, art, animation, and audio and video elements
  • 10. What Are The Benefits Of Using Presentations In The Classroom?
    • Present information or instruction to an entire class
    • Create graphically enhanced information and instructions for the learning centers
    • Create tutorials, reviews, or quizzes for individual students
    • Display student work and curriculum materials or accompany teacher presentations at parent open houses or technology fairs
  • 11. How to Use Interactive Presentations in the Classroom
    • Present Content in an interactive way
      • Teacher to Audience
    • Student Interaction Creation
      • Teacher to Student
    • Student Assessment
      • Type on Slides
      • Quizzes
      • Interactive activities
      • Application of knowledge
        • Student to Audience
  • 12. PowerPoint + VBA
    • Ask and evaluate questions
    • Evaluate questions
    • Track responses
    • Store information
    • Provide feedback
    • Generate reports
  • 13. Ready to Start
    • Let’s create Interactive PowerPoint Presentations using VBA!
    • Open PowerPoint
    • Start a New Presentation
    • Save As VBA_PPT and save on Desktop
  • 14. Visual Basic Application (VBA)
    • Design Form (Control Toolbox)
    • Set Properties (Properties)
    • Create Code (Visual Basic Editor)
  • 15. Getting Started
    • Controlling Navigation
      • Turning on Kiosk Mode
    • Enabling Macros
      • Changing Security Setting
  • 16. Kiosk Mode
    • Controls navigation
    • Viewers/Students navigate through Buttons and Hyperlinks
    • Only automatic animations will work
    • Save presentation as a PowerPoint Show - .pps
  • 17. Kiosk Mode
    • Slide Show Menu
    • Select Set-up Show
      • Click “Browsed at a Kiosk (full screen)” & OK
    1 2
  • 18. Security Settings – Change Macro Settings
    • Tools Menu
    • Options
      • Macro Security Button
      • Choose Level – Medium or Low
    1 2
  • 19. ActiveX Controls Fun with the Control ToolBox
  • 20. Active X Control Toolbar
    • View
    • Toolbars
    • Control ToolBox
  • 21. Active X Control Toolbar View Code Textbox Option Button Combo Box Spin Button Label More Controls Properties Check Box Command Button List Box Toggle Button Scroll Bar Image
  • 22. Type On Slides Great Assessment Tool! How to Create a “Type-On” Slide Recording Responses during a Live Presentation
  • 23. Type on Slides
    • Add a picture
    • Add textboxes to label parts of the picture
  • 24. Type on Slides
    • Draw Textbox Control beside each part to identify
    • Click on Properties Control
    Find a picture that you would like students to identify parts/components and paste it to a slide
  • 25. Type on Slides
    • Draw Textbox Control
    • Click on Properties Control
  • 26. Type on Slides
    • Select True in Properties for EnterKeyBehavior and Multiline
    Textbox Control
  • 27. Type on Slides
    • Click on Label control & draw over Textbox Control
    • 2. Click on Properties & add text to Label Control Caption property
  • 28. Type on Slides
    • Change the following properties:
      • Back color
      • Font
      • Fore Color
      • Text Align
  • 29. Type on Slides
  • 30. Type on Slides
    • Click on Action Button & draw under Textbox Control
    • 2. Click on Properties & change Back Color, Caption, Font, Fore Color
  • 31. Type on Slides
    • To add actions to the ActiveX controls:
      • Double-click the command button control to display the Visual Basic Editor
      • Set a reference to the Microsoft Scripting Runtime
        • On the Tools menu , click References , and then select the Microsoft Scripting Runtime check box
  • 32. Type on Slides
    • Insert the code between "Private Sub CommandButton1_Click()" and "End Sub“
      • Copy and paste the code in the .txt file Type_On_Slide_VBA_Code
    • Click on SAVE & Close Visual Editor
    • Click on SAVE & Run the Show
    • Take the quiz
    • Look for results
  • 33. Type on Slides
    • How to improve quiz?
      • Add Name Label & Textbox controls
      • Add option button questions
        • Add label
          • May “Copy & Paste”
          • Add option button controls
      • Edit properties
        • Textbox - Select True in Properties for E nterKeyBehavior and Multiline
      • Edit code
  • 34. VBA Scripting
  • 35. Screen Shot of Visual Basic Editor
  • 36. Visual Basic for Applications
    • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
      • Classes = Types of Things
      • Objects = Specific Things
      • Methods = What You Do With Things
  • 37. Class -> Object -> Method Cars = Class of Thing Toyota Corolla = Specific Object in Class Driving in my car = Specific method to do with my car
  • 38. VB Keywords
    • Sub = Subroutine
    • Dim = Declared Variable
    • Variable Types
      • String
      • Boolean (True or False values)
    • ‘ before a comment ( turns green )
  • 39. Good Programming Practice
    • Use LOTS of comments
      • what your code does and why
    • Comment each subroutine and function with a description
      • what it does
      • what input and output it takes
  • 40. Convert to VBA
    • myCar = Object of Class Cars
    • myCar.Drive = Method/Action that can be done on Object of Class Cars
    • “ Hershey” = the Argument for the Method – Where I am driving to
    Dim myCar as Corolla myCar.Drive (“Hershey”) Setting Variables
  • 41. Macros
    • An action or a set of actions you can use to automate tasks.
    • Macros are recorded in the VBA code
  • 42. VBA –Message Box
    • Hold Alt and F11
    • Insert Module – If not there
    • Type
      • Sub SayHello()
        • MsgBox (“Hello”)
      • End sub – (Will Appear Automatically)
    • Run Script
      • Run Menu
  • 43. Add VBA Script to Button
    • Assign the Hello macro to an action button
    • Draw Button from AutoShapes – Action Buttons
    • From Action Settings Select Run Macro
    • Right Click on Button and Select Add Text
    • Add text to Action Button
  • 44. VBA –Input Box
    • Hold Alt and F11
    • Insert Module – If not there Type
      • Sub YourName()
      • userName = InputBox(Prompt:="Type your name", _
      • Title:="Input Name")
      • End Sub
    • Run Script
      • Run Menu
  • 45. Quiz
    • See Examples
    • Create your own Quiz with:
      • Interactivity
      • Feedback
      • Results
      • Print Report
  • 46. Any Questions? Thank you!!!