Chinook Learning Services - Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Word - Level 1

Course Description

Learn to create, edit, format, insert simple tables and create lists. Employ a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.

Participant Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate and preform 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 Printer, 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, and clip art.
  • Format the overall appearance of a page through page borders and colours, watermarks, headers and footers, and page layout.
  • Use Word features to help identify and correct problems with spelling, grammar, readability, and accessibility.

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 colour
  • Topic B: Add Headers and Footers
  • Topic C: Control Page Layout
  • Topic D: Add a Watermark

Lesson 8: Preparing a 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
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