Microsoft Word 2013: Level 1

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Information Worker | Level: 1

Microsoft® Word 2013 is designed to help you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. Its rich features and powerful tools can make your work easy, and even fun. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Word 2013 to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents.

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word

Topic A: Identify the Components of the Word Interface

Topic B: Create a Word Document

Topic C: Help

Lesson 2: Editing a Document

Topic A: Navigate and Select Text

Topic B: Modify Text

Topic C: Find and Replace Text

Lesson 3: Formatting Text and Paragraphs

Topic A: Apply Character Formatting

Topic B: Align Text Using Tabs

Topic C: Display Text as List Items

Topic D: Control Paragraph Layout

Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading

Topic F: Apply Styles

Topic G: Manage Formatting

Lesson 4: 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 5: Managing Lists

Topic A: Sort a List

Topic B: Renumber a List

Topic C: Customize a List

 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 a Watermark

Topic C: Add Headers and Footers

Topic D: Control Page Layout

Lesson 8: Proofing a Document

Topic A: Check Spelling and Grammar

Topic B: Other Proofing Tools

Topic C: Check Accessibility

Lesson 9: Customizing the Word Environment

Topic A: Customize the Word Interface

Topic B: Additional Save Options

To ensure success, students should be familiar with using personal computers, and should have

experience using a keyboard and mouse. 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: launching and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders. To

meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following Logical Operations courses:

  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 8
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8 Transition from Windows® 7
  • An introduction to PCs course.