Online Class: Microsoft Word Level 1

"Microsoft Word Level 1" is a comprehensive course designed to develop and enhance skills in Microsoft Word, suitable for both beginners and experienced users. The course covers a wide range of topics, including basic document creation, advanced formatting, visual design, and automation with macros, ensuring participants are proficient in creating, managing, and enhancing various document types. This extensive program is aimed at equipping learners with invaluable Word skills for professional, academic, or personal use, boosting productivity and opening new opportunities.

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  • 14
    Lessons
  • 16
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 2,632
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 7
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.7
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

Welcome to "Microsoft Word Level 1," an engaging and comprehensive course designed to introduce and enhance your skills in Microsoft Word, a leading word processing software used globally. Whether you're new to Word or seeking to refine your existing skills, this course offers a step-by-step journey through its myriad of features.

Lesson 1: Mastering the Basics of Microsoft Word Begin your journey by understanding the core aspects of Microsoft Word. This lesson introduces the user-friendly interface of Word, guiding you through the basics of document creation, from opening a new document to navigating the ribbon interface. You'll learn about essential functions such as typing, selecting, and editing text, providing a firm foundation for all users.

Lesson 2: Crafting Documents with Precision Next, we delve into the art of creating visually stunning and well-organized documents. This lesson covers vital formatting tools, including font styles, sizes, and colors, as well as paragraph alignment and line spacing. You'll learn how to effectively manage your document's appearance for professional and personal use.

Lesson 3: The Power of Headers and Footers Discover the importance of headers and footers in maintaining consistency across your documents. This lesson includes practical examples of inserting page numbers, dates, and other recurring elements that enhance the structure and navigability of your documents.

Lesson 4: Text Management Here, you'll explore advanced text editing techniques. Learn how to utilize the 'Find and Replace' feature for efficient editing, apply bullet points and numbering for clear list formatting, and discover shortcuts that will speed up your text management process.

Lesson 5: Styling with Purpose Dive into the world of built-in heading and paragraph styles. This lesson will teach you how to apply and customize these styles, ensuring your documents have a uniform and professional look. You'll also learn how to create your own styles, a skill crucial for branding and personalizing documents.

Lesson 6: Visual Dynamics Unlock the potential of Word as a tool for visual creativity. Learn how to insert and edit images, shapes, and SmartArt graphics. This lesson emphasizes the importance of visual elements in enhancing the appeal and clarity of your documents.

Lesson 7: Tables Unleashed Gain expertise in table creation and formatting. From simple data tables to complex layouts, you'll learn how to effectively organize information and present it in a visually appealing manner. This includes techniques for merging cells, adjusting borders, and applying table styles.

Lesson 8: Desktop Publishing with Word Discover Word's capabilities beyond basic document creation. This lesson focuses on creating newsletters and brochures, utilizing column layouts, and incorporating advanced design elements like watermarks and background images.

Lesson 9: Advanced Document Management Tackle complex documents with ease. Learn about managing large documents through features like master documents, section breaks, and automated table of contents. This lesson is essential for students, researchers, and professionals dealing with lengthy reports or manuscripts.

Lesson 10: Mail Merge Mastery Become proficient with Mail Merge, a powerful tool for personalized mass communication. You'll learn to set up data sources, merge fields, and refine the output, a vital skill for marketing, invitations, and information dissemination.

Lesson 11: Proofing and Editing Tools Polish your documents to perfection. This lesson covers Word's advanced grammar and spell-check features, track changes, and document review functionalities. Essential for collaborative work, these tools ensure accuracy and clarity in your documents.

Lesson 12: Document Versioning and Security Master document revision and security. This lesson teaches you how to create, compare, and merge document versions, protecting sensitive information and maintaining an organized workflow.

Lesson 13: Leveraging Word's Preset Templates Save time and maintain consistency with Word's preset templates. Learn how to select, customize, and effectively utilize templates for various document types, streamlining your document creation process.

Lesson 14: Automating Tasks with Macros Conclude the course by learning how to automate repetitive tasks using macros. This lesson covers creating, running, and saving macros, transforming complex tasks into a matter of a few clicks, significantly enhancing your efficiency in Word.

Throughout the course, you'll have access to a range of resources and practice exercises to solidify your learning. Each lesson includes a dedicated exam to test your knowledge and ensure you're ready to move on to the next topic.

By the end of this course, you will have gained a thorough understanding of Microsoft Word, equipped with the skills to create, manage, and enhance a variety of documents. Whether for professional, academic, or personal use, these skills are invaluable in today's digital world. Join us in mastering Microsoft Word, and open doors to new opportunities and enhanced productivity in your writing and document management endeavors.

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  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
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Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.3 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
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(104 votes)

Lesson 1: Mastering the Basics of Microsoft Word

Dive into the world of Microsoft Word, exploring its user-friendly interface and diverse functionalities. This lesson is tailored for both beginners and seasoned users, aiming to provide a solid foundation in navigating and utilizing Word's essential features. Additional lesson topics: Learn Microsoft Word; How to Navigate Word; New Features 19 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Motive for Learning Word Processing
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Crafting Documents with Precision: Creation, Formatting, and Saving Techniques

Learn the art of creating visually appealing and well-structured documents. This session covers the intricacies of document formatting, styling text, and efficient saving methods to enhance your productivity in Microsoft Word. Additional lesson topics: How to Change Page Margins; How to Adjust Margins; How to Save Documents 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: The Power of Headers and Footers: Enhancing Document Consistency

Discover the secrets of using headers and footers effectively. This lesson teaches you how to add consistent elements like page numbers and chapter titles across your documents, streamlining your formatting process. Additional lesson topics: How to Insert a Header; A Close Look at Headers and Footers; How to Remove a Footer; Using Sections and Section Breaks in Microsoft Word 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Text Management: Adding, Editing, and Styling Techniques

Uncover the full potential of text manipulation in Word. From basic text entry to advanced editing and styling, this lesson covers a range of techniques to elevate your document's aesthetic and readability. Additional lesson topics: Editor Writing Assistant; Adding and Editing Text in Microsoft Word; How to Edit HTML using Microsoft Word; How to Find and Replace Text 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video A
  • Lesson 4 Video B : Entering and Editing Text
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Styling with Purpose: Mastering Heading and Paragraph Styles

Delve into the world of built-in heading and paragraph styles in Word. Learn how to apply, customize, and create styles that add a professional touch to your documents. Additional lesson topics: Customize or create new styles in Word; Apply styles; How to Set Paragraph Formatting in Word 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Visual Dynamics: Integrating Images, Shapes, and Artistic Effects

Explore the creative side of Word with lessons on adding and editing images, crafting custom shapes, and applying artistic effects. Transform your documents from simple text to engaging, visually appealing layouts. Additional lesson topics: How to Add ClipArt; How to Add a Drawing; SmartArt Graphic; Adding Graphics to MS Word Documents 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video A
  • Lesson 6 Video B : Adding Images and Graphics
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Tables Unleashed - Creation and Advanced Formatting Techniques

Gain expertise in creating both basic and complex tables. Learn advanced table formatting and discover how to use tables for data organization and visual impact. Additional lesson topics: Table Styles; Create a Table of Contents; How to Insert a Table; Table Formatting Tips 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video A
  • Lesson 7 Video B : Creating and Editing Tables
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Desktop Publishing with Word - Beyond Basic Document Creation

Unlock the desktop publishing capabilities of Word. Learn to create professional-looking newsletters, design column-based layouts, and apply advanced design elements like watermarks. Additional lesson topics: Add Columns to Your Page Layout; Watermarks; Newsletter-Style Columns; Word as a Desktop Publisher 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Advanced Document Management for Lengthy and Complex Texts

Tackle longer, more complex documents with ease. This lesson focuses on advanced features such as section management, automated table of contents, bibliographies, and indexing. Additional lesson topics: Applying and Customizing Word Themes; Adding Chapter Numbers to Captions; Technical Documents; Recovering Lost Word Documents; MS Word and Accessibility 18 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video A
  • Lesson 9 Video B : Creating, Managing, and Editing Technical Documents
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Mail Merge Mastery - Streamlining Your Communication

Become proficient in using Mail Merge. This lesson guides you through setting up data sources, initiating merges, and refining the output for effective mass communication. Additional lesson topics: Mail Merge Tutorial; Print Mailing Labels 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: Proofing and Editing Tools - Polishing Your Documents

Explore the comprehensive proofing and editing tools in Word. Learn to use advanced grammar and spell-check features, track changes, and manage document reviews for flawless outputs. Additional lesson topics: Customizing Word's Spelling and Grammar Checker; Proofing Tools for Mac Users; Proofing and Autocorrect Options; Grammar and Writing Style Options 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: Document Versioning and Security - Keeping Your Work Safe and Organized

Master the art of document revision and security. Learn to create, compare, and merge document versions, and understand how to protect sensitive information within Word. Additional lesson topics: Adding and Removing Word Document Protection; Comparing Word Documents; Combining Documents 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Exam

Lesson 13: Leveraging Word's Preset Templates for Efficient Document Creation

Discover the power of Word's preset templates. This lesson teaches you how to select, customize, and effectively use templates for various document types, saving time and effort. Additional lesson topics: Creating Templates for Mac Users; Using Word Templates; Managing Word Document Templates; Customizing Word Templates 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Exam

Lesson 14: Automating Tasks with Macros - Efficiency at Your Fingertips

Learn how to automate repetitive tasks using macros. This final lesson covers creating, running, and saving macros to streamline your workflow in Word, making complex tasks a matter of a few clicks. Additional lesson topics: How to Create and Run a Macro 180 Total Points
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Course Comments; Word Program Evaluation; MS Word Final Course Thoughts
  • Assessment: Lesson 14 Exam
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
437
Total Course Points
 

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Course Title: Microsoft Word Level 1
Course Number: 57700147
Lessons Rating: 4.3 / 5 Stars (104 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: October 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Joseph Gohl
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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