Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1

Audience: 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 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

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

You’ve used Office 2007 or Office 2010 to create various types of business materials from documents in Microsoft® Word to spreadsheets in Excel® to presentations in PowerPoint®. Perhaps you use Outlook® to manage your calendar, contacts, and email or Access to manage inventory and trouble tickets. However you use Office, the fact is the Office suite of applications is the de-facto standard for business productivity software. Each new release of Office builds upon the successes of the previous generations.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word
• Identify the Components of the Word Interface
• Create a Word Document
• Help

Lesson 2: Editing a Document
• Navigate and Select Text
• Modify Text
• Find and Replace Text

Lesson 3: Formatting Text and Paragraphs
• Apply Character Formatting
• Align Text Using Tabs
• Display Text as List Items
• Control Paragraph Layout
• Apply Borders and Shading
• Apply Styles
• Manage Formatting

Lesson 4: Adding Tables
• Insert a Table
• Modify a Table
• Format a Table
• Convert Text to a Table

Lesson 5: Managing Lists
• Sort a List
• Renumber a List
• Customize a List

Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects
• Insert Symbols and Special Characters
• Add Images to a Document

Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance
• Apply a Page Border and Color
• Add a Watermark
• Add Headers and Footers
• Control Page Layout

Lesson 8: Proofing a Document
• Check Spelling and Grammar
• Other Proofing Tools
• Check Accessibility

Lesson 9: Customizing the Word Environment

• Customize the Word Interface
• Additional Save Options

Length of Class:
One Day
Instructor-led or Online:

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