Microsoft Word 2013 Level 2

Target Student
This course is designed for students who wish to use Microsoft Word to create and modify complex documents and use tools that allow them to customize those documents.

In this course, you will expand your knowledge of Microsoft Word. You will work with tables and charts to organize and summarize data. You will use styles and themes to customize the look of your documents. You will add images and custom graphic elements to your documents to graphically show information. You will add building blocks of information and updatable fields to the document to improve efficiency. You will control how text flows around graphics, between paragraphs, and between pages, and use section, page, and column breaks in your documents. You will use templates to maintain consistency between documents. You will use the mail merge feature to customize and personalize content. Finally, you will create and use macros to automate tasks. You will:
• Work with tables and charts
• Customize formats using styles and themes
• Use images in a document
• Create custom graphic elements
• Insert content using Quick Parts
• Control text flow
• Use templates
• Use mail merge
• Use macros

To ensure success, 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: opening and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders. Before starting this course, students should have completed the following course or possess the equivalent knowledge:
• Microsoft® Office Word 2013: Part 1

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Working with Tables and Charts
• Sort Table Data
• Control Cell Layout
• Perform Calculations in a Table
• Create a Chart

Lesson 2: Customizing Formats Using Styles and Themes
• Create and Modify Text Styles
• Create Custom List or Table Styles
• Apply Document Themes

Lesson 3: Using Images in a Document
• Resize an Image
• Adjust Image Appearance
• Integrate Pictures and Text
• Insert and Format Screenshots
• Insert Video

Lesson 4: Creating Custom Graphic Elements
• Create Text Boxes and Pull Quotes
• Draw Shapes
• Add WordArt and Other Text Effects
• Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

Lesson 5: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
• Insert Building Blocks
• Create and Modify Building Blocks
• Insert Fields Using Quick Parts

Lesson 6: Controlling Text Flow
• Control Paragraph Flow
• Insert Section Breaks
• Insert Columns
• Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

Lesson 7: Using Templates
• Create a Document Using a Template
• Create a Template

Lesson 8: Using Mail Merge
• The Mail Merge Features
• Merge Envelopes and Labels
• Create a Data Source Using Word

Lesson 9: Using Macros
• Automate Tasks Using Macros
• Create a Macro

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

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