Learn to effectively and efficiently use one of the most common tools of business, school, and personal correspondence – Microsoft Word! You will learn not only how to create word-processing documents like letters and reports, but how to style them using fonts, colors, and editing tools. Discover how to format documents, create tables, use bullets and numbering, and insert images. Skills you learn in this course can be applied immediately to school and prepare you to take the MOS Word certification exam. Content of this course will also be applicable to the Microsoft Office Suite certification exam.
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Students will demonstrate an understanding of design principles in Word documents by describing design principles and explaining the application of design principles with tools in Word.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of formatting documents in Word by creating custom layouts and describing the use spreadsheets with Word documents.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of publishing Word documents by explaining the process of finalizing documents for publication and describing the creation of master documents.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of using editing features in Word by explaining the editing tools available in Word.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of using tables in Word by explaining the table creation process.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of using Word for academic writing by explaining the process to set up Word documents using APA format and explaining how to add notes to Word documents.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of using Word with information systems by explaining the use of Word with information systems.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of Word basics by explaining the fundamental features of the software.
Unit 1: The “Word” is Your Oyster
Unit 2: Format Like a Pro
Unit 3: Tables that Talk
Unit 4: Working with Lists and Information Systems
Unit 5: The Art of The Document
Unit 6: Duly Noted
Unit 7: Editing 101
Unit 8: Pulling it All Together in Word