Word 2010: Level 1 - Editing & Formatting Documents

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description Students will explore the many basic formatting features of Microsoft Word and will learn to create, edit and save basic Word documents. In class exercises include working with text and paragraphs; inserting and formatting tables; working with symbols and graphics; and using Word's proofreading features.

Audience
This course is intended for individuals who want to gain basic knowledge of working with Word.

Prerequisites
To be successful in this course, you should be familiar with using personal computers and you should have used the mouse and keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on the computer. Specifically, you should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create a basic Word document.
  • Edit a document.
  • Format text.
  • Format paragraphs.
  • Insert a table.
  • Insert special characters and graphical objects.
  • Control the page setup and appearance of a Word document.
  • Proofread documents for accuracy.

Course Content


LESSON 1: CREATING A BASIC WORD DOCUMENT

Topic 1A: Identify the Elements of the User Interface
Topic 1B: Customize the Word Environment
Topic 1C: Enter Text in a Document
Topic 1D: Save a Document
Topic 1E: Open a Document in Different View Modes
Topic 1F: Print a Document
Topic 1G: Obtain Help in Word

LESSON 2: EDITING A WORD DOCUMENT

Topic 2A: Navigate Through a Document and Select Text
Topic 2B: Modify Text
Topic 2C: Undo Text Changes
Topic 2D: Find and Replace Text

LESSON 3: FORMATTING TEXT IN A WORD DOCUMENT

Topic 3A: Change Font Styles
Topic 3B: Highlight Text in a Document

LESSON 4: FORMATTING PARAGRAPHS IN A WORD DOCUMENT

Topic 4A: Set Tabs to Align Text
Topic 4B: Modify the Layout of a Paragraph
Topic 4C: Create Lists
Topic 4D: Apply Borders and Shading
Topic 4E: Apply Styles
Topic 4F: Manage Formatting

LESSON 5: INSERTING TABLES IN A WORD DOCUMENT

Topic 5A: Create a Table
Topic 5B: Modify a Table
Topic 5C: Format a Table
Topic 5D: Convert Text to a Table

LESSON 6: INSERTING SPECIAL CHARACTERS AND GRAPHICAL OBJECTS

Topic 6A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters
Topic 6B: Insert Illustrations in a Document

LESSON 7: CONTROLLING THE APPEARANCE OF THE PAGES IN A WORD DOCUMENT

Topic 7A: Control the Layout of a Page
Topic 7B: Apply a Page Border and Color
Topic 7C: Add Watermarks
Topic 7D: Add Headers and Footers

LESSON 8: PROOFREADING A WORD DOCUMENT

Topic 8A: Check Spelling and Grammar
Topic 8B: Use the Thesaurus
Topic 8C: Customize the AutoCorrect Options