In this course, students learn to create documents using the Word word-processing application. They learn to edit and manipulate text, view and format documents, and use various viewing and navigation options. Students will learn to format and sort lists, add headers and footers to documents, insert tables, images, shapes and other graphic elements, use proofreading tools, and more.
Students accomplish the learning objectives for each module through a series of hands-on activities, and there are frequent opportunities to practice, apply, and develop the skills covered in the course.
Introduction to Windows course or equivalent.
The course consists of 12 graded, end-of-module quizzes and a final exam, which consists of practical and online test components.
The course includes a digital Student Reference Guide and Let Me Try workbook. Printed versions of these may be purchased separately.
Module 1: Introduction to Word
Introduction to Word; the Word Window; Backstage View; Getting Help
Module 2: Creating Documents
Entering Text; Working with Non-Printing Characters; Saving a Document; Opening a Document
Module 3: Navigating and Editing Documents
Using Keyboard Shortcuts; Using the Find, Replace, and Go To Commands; Simple Editing Techniques; AutoCorrect; Selecting Text; Using the Cut, Copy, and Paste Commands
Module 4: Formatting Text
Character Formatting Options; Format Painter; Numbering a List; Working with Bullets; Creating a Multilevel List; Sorting a List
Module 5: Text Spacing and Alignment
Alignment Options; Line Spacing Options; Indentation; Working with Tabs
Module 6: Using Styles
Working with Styles; Creating Styles; Editing Styles
Module 7: Controlling Page Layout and Elements
Working with Page Breaks; Working with Columns; Adding a Watermark; Headers and Footers
Module 8: Working with Tables
Working with Tables; Sorting in a Table; Converting Existing Data to a Table; Quick Tables; Using Formulas in Tables
Module 9: Adding Images
Inserting Pictures; Picture Options
Module 10: Adding Shapes, Icons, 3D Models, SmartArt, Charts, and Screenshots
Working with Shapes; Icons and 3D Models; SmartArt, Charts, and Screenshots; Grouping Objects; Aligning Objects
Module 11: Finalizing and Printing a Document
Using the Thesaurus and Spell Check; Adding Comments; Page Setup Options; Printing
Module 12: Word Features to Assist Users
Setting Word Options; Keyboard Shortcuts; ScreenTips; Using the Ruler
Students may continue with Microsoft Word Level 2.
Program: Business Programs
Course Aim To provide an overview and introduction to the Microsoft Word word-processing application.
Of Interest to Those interested in creating, editing, and formatting documents using a robust word-processing application.
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