Presentation media are key to communication, sales, speeches and any other effective presentation today.  Whether your presentation is online or in-person, presentation media not only enhance your message but often make your message successful.
   Find out how to use Prezi, the new slide software that goes beyond one-dimensional presentations, and the finer points of Photoshop for presentations.  Then discover the design elements to creating visual presentations for success using any media.
   Take away critical skills for both training yourself and others in your organization. You will come away with the latest, most advanced practical and design knowledge in presentation media.

Three one month courses, Kimba Green, Dan Hood and Jenna Soard, instructors.

Individual Courses


  Take a journey into the world of creative presentations.Bring your vision to life with Prezi and leave Powerpoint behind.
   Learn how to use and engage your creative side for amazing presentations. Your audience will be stimulated with what you are presenting as well as how you are presenting.
Photoshop for Presentations

Acquire the skills to navigate an extensive list of Photoshop features.  You will gain both a foundational and advanced understanding of the popular software, and practice the most commonly used methods, such as managing text, working with layers, and image file properties.  You will find out the purpose of each photo-editing tool and walk away with the skills to use them. You will even learn what the pros know. 
Creating Visual Presentations

        Make your visual presentations look professional and communicate effectively. Get the latest most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills  to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose.

Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Access the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.

The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.


The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

It’s easy. It’s fun.

Next offering(s):

Graphic Design for Visual Presentations
June 5 - 30
August 7 - September 1
November 6 - December 1

Photoshop for Presentations
May 1 - 26
July 3 - 28
October 2 - 27

June 5 - 30
September 5 - 29

$495.00 USD
$495 USD
Ave. hours 48, 4.8 CEUs/ILUs

About Your Instructors

Kimba Green, PMP, CEH, CMP, CMB, ZK,  is founder of White Lion Social, a social media training, management and training company, where she works with commercial, government, small business and corporate clients. She  specializes in user interface, interaction, community building and tool assessment, and teaches courses for several universities on social media, marketing, communications, tools and apps, including Evernote and Prezi.

Daniel Hood has more than 14 years of experience in the graphic arts. He has worked as a production artist, pre-press technician for a professional printer and creative designer at an advertising agency. With this wide variety of experience, Daniel understands what a indispensable tool Photoshop is to his career.

Jenna Soard is a graphic designer and branding expert, and has worked as a Senior Graphic designer for Nike.  What makes her distinctive from most designers is that she has an MBA in marketing.  
Soard recently won an international design award for one of her clients. She also teaches branding, design and creative entrepreneurship courses for the University of Oregon and two other universities.
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