Course 50541A: Learn Microsoft Word 2010 Step by Step, Level 1

Type:Course
Audience(s):information workers
Technology:Microsoft Word
Level:100
This Revision:A
Delivery method:
Instructor-led (classroom)
Length:1 day
Language(s):English

First published:

03 June 2011
Overview
About this course
This one-day instructor-led course provides students with an overview of the features and functions of Microsoft Word 2010.
Audience profile
This course is intended for novice information workers who want to learn beginning level Word 2010 skills.
At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Work in the user interface.
  • Create, enter text in, and save documents.
  • Open, move around in, and close documents.
  • View documents in different ways.
  • Make text changes.
  • Find and replace text.
  • Fine-tune text.
  • Correct spelling and grammatical errors.
  • Insert saved text.
  • Quickly format text.
  • Change a document’s theme.
  • Manually change the look of characters.
  • Manually change the look of paragraphs.
  • Create and modify lists.
  • Present information in columns.
  • Create tabbed lists.
  • Present information in tables.
  • Format tables.
  • Insert and modify pictures.
  • Change a document's background.
  • Insert building blocks.
  • Add WordArt text.
  • Preview and adjust page layout.
  • Control what appears on each page.
  • Print documents.
  • Prepare documents for electronic distribution.
Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: Explore Word 2010
This module explains how to work with documents, including how to create, save, open, and close them.
Lessons
  • Working in the user interface
  • Creating, Entering Text in, and Saving Documents
  • Opening, Moving Around in, and Closing Documents
  • Viewing Documents in Different Ways
Lab : Working in the User InterfaceLab : Creating, Entering Text in, and Saving DocumentsLab : Opening, Moving Around in, and Closing DocumentsLab : Viewing Documents in Different Ways
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Give commands, and open and close documents.
  • Create and save documents.
  • Move around in documents.
  • Look at documents in different ways
Module 2: Edit and Proofread Text
This module explains how to make a document say exactly what you want it to say and how to check it for spelling and grammatical errors.
Lessons
  • Making Text Changes
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Fine-Tuning Text
  • Correcting Spelling and Grammatical Errors
  • Inserting Saved Text
Lab : Making Text ChangesLab : Finding and Replacing TextLab : Fine-Tuning TextLab : Correcting Spelling and Grammatical ErrorsLab : Inserting Saved Text
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Make changes to the text of a document
  • Find and replace words and phrases.
  • Find the right word to use and translate a word.
  • Use the Word spelling and grammar tools.
  • Create custom building blocks from selected text and paragraphs.
Module 3: Change the Look of Text
This module explains how to apply Quick Styles to text and paragraphs, work with document themes, manually change the look of characters and paragraphs, and create and modify lists.
Lessons
  • Quickly Formatting Text
  • Changing a Document’s Theme
  • Manually Changing the Look of Characters
  • Manually Changing the Look of Paragraphs
  • Creating and Modifying Lists
Lab : Quickly Formatting TextLab : Changing a Document’s ThemeLab : Manually Changing the Look of CharactersLab : Manually Changing the Look of ParagraphsLab : Creating and Modifying Lists
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use ready-made Quick Styles.
  • Work with themes and theme elements.
  • Make characters and paragraphs look exactly as required.
  • Work with different types of lists.
Module 4: Organize Information in Columns and Tables
This module explains how to divide documents into columns; use tab stops; and create, convert, and format tables.
Lessons
  • Presenting Information in Columns
  • Creating Tabbed Lists
  • Presenting Information in Tables
  • Formatting Tables
Lab : Presenting Information in ColumnsLab : Creating Tabbed ListsLab : Presenting Information in TablesLab : Formatting Tables
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Flow text in multiple columns.
  • Use tabs to simulate tables.
  • Create tables and enter and format table information.
  • Create a table by converting a tabbed list.
Module 5: Add Simple Graphic Elements
This module explains how to illustrate a document with pictures, how to dress up the page background, how to work with ready-made building blocks, and how enhance text with WordArt.
Lessons
  • Inserting and Modifying Pictures
  • Changing a Document’s Background
  • Inserting Building Blocks
  • Adding WordArt Text
Lab : Inserting and Modifying PicturesLab : Changing a Document’s BackgroundLab : Inserting Building BlocksLab : Adding WordArt Text
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use pictures to add visual interest.
  • Change the page background throughout a document.
  • Work with read-made building blocks.
  • Use WordArt to dress up text.
Module 6: Preview, Print, and Distribute Documents
This module explains how to preview a document and control its layout, how to print a document, and how to ensure that a document contains no inappropriate information before marking it as final.
Lessons
  • Previewing and Adjusting Page Layout
  • Controlling What Appears on Each Page
  • Printing Documents
  • Preparing Documents for Electronic Distribution
Lab : Previewing and Adjusting Page LayoutLab : Controlling What Appears on Each PageLab : Printing DocumentsLab : Preparing Documents for Electronic Distribution
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Check a document’s layout on the Print page of the Backstage view.
  • Modify page layout.
  • Print with default or custom settings.
  • Finalize a document before distributing it.
Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Basic computer knowledge, such as keyboard and mouse skills.
  • Basic file-management skills. The student should know how to navigate to folders and files on a computer running Windows 7.
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