Course 91024

Word 2013 - Level 1

These days, most people take electronic word-processing for granted. While we may still write out our grocery lists with pen and paper, we expect to use a computer to create the majority of our documents. It’s impossible to avoid word-processing software in many areas of the business world. Managers, lawyers, clerks, reporters, and editors rely on this software to do their jobs. Whether you are an executive secretary or a website designer, you’ll need to know the ins and outs of electronic word-processing.

Microsoft Word 2013 is designed to help you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. Its rich features and powerful tools can make your work easy, and even fun. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Word 2013 to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents.

You can also use this course to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams for Microsoft Word 2013.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for students who want to learn basic Word 2013 skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.

Prerequisites

To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should be comfortable in the Windows 8 environment, and be able to use Windows 8 to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders. To meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following Logical Operations courses:

  • Using Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Transition from Windows 7
  • An introduction to PCs course

Course Outline

LESSON 1: GETTING STARTED WITH WORD

  • Topic A: Identify the Components of the Word Interface
  • Topic B: Create a Word Document
  • Topic C: Help

LESSON 2: EDITING A DOCUMENT

  • Topic A: Navigate and Select Text
  • Topic B: Modify Text
  • Topic C: Find and Replace Text

LESSON 3: FORMATTING TEXT AND PARAGRAPHS

  • Topic A: Apply Character Formatting
  • Topic B: Align Text Using Tabs
  • Topic C: Display Text as List Items
  • Topic D: Control Paragraph Layout
  • Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading
  • Topic F: Apply Styles
  • Topic G: Manage Formatting

LESSON 4: ADDING TABLES

  • Topic A: Insert a Table
  • Topic B: Modify a Table
  • Topic C: Format a Table
  • Topic D: Convert Text to a Table

LESSON 5: MANAGING LISTS

  • Topic A: Sort a List
  • Topic B: Renumber a List
  • Topic C: Customize a List

LESSON 6: INSERTING GRAPHIC OBJECTS

  • Topic A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters
  • Topic B: Add Images to a Document

LESSON 7: CONTROLLING PAGE APPEARANCE

  • Topic A: Apply a Page Border and Color
  • Topic B: Add a Watermark
  • Topic C: Add Headers and Footers
  • Topic D: Control Page Layout

LESSON 8: PROOFING A DOCUMENT

  • Topic A: Check Spelling and Grammar
  • Topic B: Other Proofing Tools
  • Topic C: Check Accessibility

LESSON 9: CUSTOMIZING THE WORD ENVIRONMENT

  • Topic A: Customize the Word Interface
  • Topic B: Additional Save Options

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91024Word 2013 - Level 1
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