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Microsoft Word 2016 - Level 1

Course Code: 3442CU

Dates: January 18, 2022

Meets: One Tue., 9AM-4PM 01/18 (MT) (2016)

Location: Colorado Free University in Lowry Compuskills 115

Non-Member: $174.00

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MS Word for Windows allows you to create and format personal and professional documents and tables of all kinds. In this Level 1 course, students will learn how to use Word 2016 to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents.

Previous knowledge or experience: Understanding of the basics of Windows

Course Overview: In this course, you will learn fundamental Word 2016 skills:

  • Navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, saving, and printing documents, and configuring the application.
  • Format text and paragraphs
  • Perform repetitive operations efficiently using tools such as Find and Replace, Format Painter, and Styles. Enhance lists by sorting, renumbering, and customizing list styles
  • Create and format tables.
  • Insert graphic objects into a document, including symbols, special characters, illustrations, pictures, and clip art.
  • Format the overall appearance of a page through page borders and colors, watermarks, headers and footers, and page layout.
  • Use Word features to help identify and correct problems with spelling, grammar, readability, and accessibility.

Target Student: This course is intended for anyone who want to learn basic Word 2016 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.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word

  • Topic A: Navigate in Microsoft Word
  • Topic B: Create and Save Word Documents
  • Topic C: Manage Your Workspace
  • Topic D: Edit Documents
  • Topic E: Preview and Print Documents
  • Topic F: Customize the Word Environment
Lesson 2: Formatting Text and Paragraphs Topic
  • A: Apply Character Formatting
  • Topic B: Control Paragraph Layout
  • Topic C: Align Text Using Tabs
  • Topic D: Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists
  • Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading

Lesson 3: Working More Efficiently

  • Topic A: Make Repetitive Edits
  • Topic B: Apply Repetitive Formatting
  • Topic C: Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks

Lesson 4: Managing Lists

  • Topic A: Sort a List
  • Topic B: Format a List

Lesson 5: 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 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 Headers and Footers
  • Topic C: Control Page Layout
  • Topic D: Add a Watermark

Lesson 8: Preparing to Publish a Document

  • Topic A: Check Spelling, Grammar, and Readability
  • Topic B: Use Research Tools
  • Topic C: Check Accessibility Topic D: Save a Document to Other Formats
Fee: $174.00

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