Course Outline

Word Processing


This outline covers the essential concepts and skill relating to the ability to use a word processing application to create everyday letters and documents.

The course is split up into 5-10 minute lessons so you can follow the outline in sequence or jump to the topic you want to learn about. Typically, a course outline will contain on average 35 lessons. Remember to practice your new found skills. This will help to reinforce the learning and retain your skills.
Using the Application
Lesson not Started  MS Word Environment
Lesson not Started  Opening MS Word
Lesson not Started  Opening and Closing Documents
Lesson not Started  Creating New Documents
Lesson not Started  Saving Documents
Lesson not Started  Creating Templates
Lesson not Started  Switching Between Open Documents
Lesson not Started  Set Basic Options and Preferences
Lesson not Started  Available Help Functions

Document Creation
Lesson not Started  Switch Between Page Views
Lesson not Started  Entering and Deleting Text
Lesson not Started  Special Characters and Symbols
Lesson not Started  Selecting Text
Lesson not Started  Searching and Replacing Text
Lesson not Started  Copying and Moving Text
Lesson not Started  Office Clipboard
Lesson not Started  Using Undo and Redo

Formatting
Lesson not Started  Font Size and Types
Lesson not Started  Text Formatting
Lesson not Started  Case Changes
Lesson not Started  Automatic Hyphenation
Lesson not Started  Non-Printing Formatting Marks
Lesson not Started  Aligning Text
Lesson not Started  Indenting Paragraphs
Lesson not Started  Setting and Removing Tabs
Lesson not Started  Paragraph Spacing
Lesson not Started  Bullets and Numbering
Lesson not Started  Adding Borders
Lesson not Started  Adding Shading
Lesson not Started  Applying Styles
Lesson not Started  Copy Format Tool

Objects
Lesson not Started  Creating Tables
Lesson not Started  Inserting and Editing Data in Tables
Lesson not Started  Navigating Tables
Lesson not Started  Selecting Table Elements
Lesson not Started  Inserting and Deleting Rows and Columns
Lesson not Started  Modifying Column Width and Row Height
Lesson not Started  Modifying Cell Borders
Lesson not Started  Adding Shading to Cells
Lesson not Started  Inserting Pictures
Lesson not Started  Inserting Shapes
Lesson not Started  Inserting Online Pictures
Lesson not Started  Inserting Charts
Lesson not Started  Copying and Deleting Objects
Lesson not Started  Resizing and Moving Objects

Mail Merge
Lesson not Started  Understanding Mail Merge
Lesson not Started  Creating a Mailing List
Lesson not Started  Mail Merge
Lesson not Started  Merging to Produce Labels

Preparing Outputs
Lesson not Started  Page Size and Orientation
Lesson not Started  Page Margins
Lesson not Started  Page Breaks
Lesson not Started  Headers and Footers
Lesson not Started  Page Numbering
Lesson not Started  Spell Checking Documents
Lesson not Started  Built-In Dictionaries
Lesson not Started  Previewing and Printing Documents