The Complete Guide to Microsoft Word 2013

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Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

If you wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exam 77-418:Microsoft Office Word 2013 OR Microsoft Certification Exam 77-425 Part 1 and 77-426 Part 2: Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert, this course will help you build the skills and knowledge you need.

  • Step-by-step video demonstrations
  • Three Companion eBooks with over 700 pages of detailed instructions
  • Sample documents and images
  • Practice, Quizzes and Skill Test

All materials for this program are available online. The following textbook is available to download throughout the lessons:

  • Beginning Guide to Microsoft® Word 2013
  • Intermediate Guide to Microsoft® Word 2013
  • Advanced Guide to Microsoft® Word 2013

With this comprehensive, performance-based certification preparation online program, you can build and validate your business computer skills using Microsoft Word 2013 software. You'll cover basic through advanced topics. Upon completion, you'll be prepared to earn your certification and gain an important edge in today's competitive job market.

The Microsoft Word 2013 Certification Training Program is part of the Microsoft Business Certification program: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2013 suite. Students who wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exam 77-418:Microsoft Office Word 2013 OR Microsoft Certification Exam 77-425 Part 1 and 77-426 Part 2: Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert will find beginning through advanced lessons that demonstrate these required MOS topics.

The Complete Guide to Microsoft Word 2013 -Table of Contents

I. Beginning Microsoft Word

•Learn how to navigate online and submit assignments

•Format Text and Paragraphs

•Get skilled at working with Text and Pictures

•Use the Quick Click options and the mini Toolbar to format Text

•Gain experience editing images and shapes with the Picture Tools

•Learn how to create and format SmartArt

•Use Quick parts to create professional documents

II. Intermediate Microsoft Word

•Create a professional newsletter that includes graphics and charts

•Understand how to use and edit Templates to create documents and resumes

•Create a Mail Merge that sends a personalized invitation to each recipient

•Learn how to select the Mail Merge recipients and troubleshoot errors

•Create a Web Page that uses a Table for consistent layout

•Use Microsoft Word Online

III. Advanced Microsoft Word

•Learn effective methods for creating and formatting Tables

•Understanding Font Styles and how to edit the Styles

•Apply professional document formatting including creating a Tables of Contents, using Headers and Footers, and adding References

•Use the Developers Tools in Microsoft Word to create interactive forms

•Prepare to Share Documents by using the Proofing Tools and Tack Changes

•Automate Microsoft Word with Macros

What are the requirements?

  • To enroll in the Microsoft Word 2013 program, you should have basic computer skills and should be comfortable using an Internet browser and selecting commands from a menu or toolbar. You should be able to manage files, including saving, updating, and backing up files.
  • This program can only be taken on a PC. It is not compatible with a Mac. It is compatible with Windows 7 and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. You need a high-speed Internet connection and an e-mail account. You should also have Microsoft Word 2013 already installed.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Format Text and Paragraphs
  • Gain experience editing images and shapes with the Picture Tools
  • Learn how to create and format SmartArt
  • Understand how to use and edit Templates to create documents and resumes
  • Create a Mail Merge that sends a personalized invitation to each recipient
  • Create a Web Page that uses a Table for consistent layout
  • Learn effective methods for creating and formatting Tables
  • Understanding Font Styles and how to edit the Styles
  • Apply professional document formatting including creating a Tables of Contents, using Headers and Footers, and adding References
  • Prepare to Share Documents by using the Proofing Tools and Tack Changes

What is the target audience?

  • This program is for you if you’re an office worker, manager, entrepreneur, or other professional who wants to start using advanced Microsoft Word skills immediately.
  • This program is also suitable for you if you’re looking to learn about this software and expand your job possibilities.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started
Introduction
Preview
02:44
06:48

Project: A simple document that introduces the Home Ribbon.

Beginning Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:
1. Open Microsoft Word
2. Align Text center, left, right, and justified
3. Format Font color, size, face, and case
4. Identify the Home Ribbon, Font Group & Paragraph Group
5. Identify and apply Line Spacing options

Section 2: Beginning Word: Working with Text
08:56

Project: A sample document that plays with text and pictures.

Beginning Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:
1. Use Copy and Paste commands on text & pictures
2. Use Drag and Drop editing on text & pictures
3. Insert Pictures from Clip Art
4. Apply position formatting to a picture
5. Access the Picture Tools Ribbon
6. Resize and move a picture

09:16

Project: A sample Document that demonstrates the Copy and Paste options.

Beginning Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:
1. Identify and use the Mini Toolbar.
2. Identify and use Paste Options.
3. Use Spelling and Grammar checking tools.
4. Use AutoText and AutoCorrect.
5. Save a document using Office 2007-2013 format.
6. Save a document using Office 2003 format.
7. Use Save As to create a copy of a document.

Section 3: Beginning Word: Working with Graphics
08:45

Project: A sample document that demonstrates how to add and format pictures.

Beginning Word Objectives
In this lesson, you will learn how to:
1. Access the Picture Tools Ribbon.
2. Apply Pictures Styles and Effects.
3. Apply Borders to a Picture.
4. Use the Picture Corrections Tool.
5. Apply Artistic Effects to a Picture.
6. Compress a Picture for optimal size.
7. Remove the background of a Picture.
8. Crop a Picture and Crop to Shape.

09:21

Project: A marketing flyer using Shapes, Quick Styles, Picture Tools and SmartArt.

Beginning Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:
1. Insert a Shape
2. Apply Styles, Quick Styles and formatting to a Shape
3. Resize Shapes.
4. Add Text to and modify text in a Shape.
5. Insert SmartArt.
6. Add text to and modify text in SmartArt.
7. Access the SmartArt Tools Ribbon.
8. Format SmartArt shapes, layout, and colors.
9. Identify and Use different document views, including Reading, Split Screen and Side by Side.

09:42

Project: Custom stationery using a template, Graphics, and Quick Parts.

Beginning Word

In this lesson, you will learn how to:
1. Use the Insert Date and Time options.
2. Insert a Text Box.
3. Format a Text Box: Shape, Quick Styles, Effects and Text Direction.
4. Create linked Text Boxes.
5. Use Quick Parts.
6. Create new Quick Parts.

Section 4: Intermediate Word: Business Documents
09:55

Project: A newsletter formatted with two columns. The graphics include a satellite photo and a chart designed in Excel.


Intermediate Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Enter, select and format headlines
2. Locate and insert a document
3. Identify the Show/Hide option and what it reveals
4. Use the Page Layout Ribbon to format two columns
5. Review how to insert and format Pictures
6. Use the Picture Tools to create a Watermark
7. Use the Page Layout Ribbon to add a Page Border
8. Investigate Paste Special options on the Home Ribbon
9. Update a Chart in Word

11:55

Projects: A custom FAX template and a Resume.

Intermediate Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Open a new document from Template.

2. Edit the Building Blocks in a Template.

3. Add content to customize a Template.

4. Apply a Theme to a document.

5. Save a document as a Template.

6. Use a Template to create a resume.

7. Use Quick Parts to edit the resume

Section 5: Intermediate Word: Mail Merges
11:40

Project: Several mail merge documents to publicize a business including letters, envelopes, labels and notes.

Intermediate Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Identify the parts of a Mail Merge
2. Start a Mail Merge
3. Use the Mailing Ribbon to create a new data source
4. Locate and add Mail Merge fields to a document
5. Identify Mail Merge options for Envelopes and Labels
6. Create custom watermarks

05:15

Project: Create custom Thank You note


Intermediate Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Identify the parts of a Mail Merge
2. Start a Mail Merge
3. Use the Mailing Ribbon to create a new data source
4. Locate and add Mail Merge fields to a document
5. Identify Mail Merge options for Envelopes and Labels
6. Create custom watermarks

10:41

Project: Create a Mail Merge, troubleshoot the Mail Merge errors, edit Recipient list, choose alternate Recipient list, and Match Fields

Intermediate Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Edit a new Recipient List for a Mail Merge

2. Insert a Table into a document

3. Identify and Access Table Tools Ribbon

4. Add rows and columns to a Table

5. Use the Mail Merge Wizard

6. Trouble shoot Mail Merge Errors

7. Create and Use Mail Merge rules

Section 6: Intermediate Word: Word and the Internet
14:54

Project: Create a web page using a table to organize layout, Table Tools, merge cells, insert picture, save as web page, insert hyperlink, insert hyperlink to E-mail.

Intermediate Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Create and format a Table

2. Save a document as a web page

3. Create hyperlinks

4. Modify borders and shading options on a Table

5. Create bookmarks and navigate a document

6. Locate and use Advanced Layout options

7. View HTML Code Source

8. Apply Quick Styles to a Table

09:14

Projects: A simple flyer in Word that includes hyperlinks to videos and pictures. Explore options for sending files including e-mail and internet fax from within Word.

Intermediate Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Save a picture to a SkyDrive.

2. Use a Table to control the Layout.

3. Add Online Video to a document.

4. Apply a Theme and a Table Style.

5. Add a hyperlink to a picture.

6. Save the document to the SkyDrive.

7. Identify and use Save and Share options for saving in different file formats as well as posting to a social network.

8. Create a PDF file and edit the PDF in Word.

Section 7: Advanced Word: Tabs, Tables and Lists
11:53

Project: A lesson in working with lists, tables and numbering.

Advanced Word Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

1. Identify and adjust TAB stops.

2. Convert Text to Table, Table to Text, and Text to List.

3. Add, delete and move rows and columns in a Table.

4. Merge or split Cells in a Table.

5. Format Table and Cell properties.

6. Format bullets and numbered lists

11:31

Project: Create a calendar from a Quick Table and format it with the Table Tools for Layout and Design.

Advanced Word Objectives

In this lesson you will learn how to:

1. Insert a Quick Table.

2. Format table and cell size.

3. Format text direction in a table cell.

4. Apply Quick Styles to a table.

5. Format Table Borders.

6. Use Draw Table command.

7. Insert and work with an Excel Spreadsheet and chart within a Word document

Section 8: Advanced Word: Styles and Document Design
11:28

Project: Format a document with Styles and use the Styles to navigate to the main topics .

Advanced Word Objectives

In this lesson you will learn how to:

1. Create, apply and update Styles

2. Control pagination with a Page Break

3. Practice navigating with the Document Map

4. Use the Reference Ribbon to create References

5. Identify Editing options for Find, Replace and Go

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12:02

Project: Format a business proposal with Styles and use those Styles to create the Table of Contents. This proposal will include Headers, Footers, Page Numbers, Section Breaks and References.

Advanced Word Objectives

In this lesson you will learn how to:

1. Apply Styles.

2. Navigate with Styles.

3. Insert and format a Footer.

4. Insert , format and remove page breaks.

5. Use the Table of Contents and Index commands.

6. Insert and edit citation and bibliography entries.

7. Insert and edit captions.

09:16

Project: Format a business proposal with References and Citations. Create a Bibliography.

Advanced Word Objectives

In this lesson you will learn how to:

1. Apply Styles.

2. Navigate with Styles.

3. Insert and format a Footer.

4. Insert , format and remove page breaks.

5. Use the Table of Contents and Index commands.

6. Insert and edit citation and bibliography entries.

7. Insert and edit captions.

Section 9: Advanced Word: Sharing and Collaboration
11:19

Project: Create an interactive form using the Developers Tools. This form will include a Cover Page, Smart Art and a Screen Shot.

Advanced Word Objectives

In this lesson you will how to:

1. Merge cells in a table.

2. Show Developer Toolbar.

3. Add a Text Control Form Field, a Date Picker Control, and a Combo Box Control. 4. Protect a document.

5. Apply, Create and Modify Themes.

6. Insert and edit a Cover Page.

7. Link a form to a database.

13:35
Project: Use the tools on the Review Ribbon to prepare a document for publication: Proofing, Language, Comments, and Tracking.

Advanced Word Objectives

In this lesson you will learn how to:

1. Use Proofing Tools.

2. Explore the Review Ribbon.

3. Use Track Changes.

4. Insert and remove Comments.

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Instructor Biography

Elizabeth Nofs, The Computer Mama

Expert in Instructional Technology and Online Learning

Incredible ability to teach technology

Developed a successful method for teaching visually that is based on observation, orientation and notation. The method is very effect for teaching concepts and skills.

I have taught Microsoft Office Certification Exam preparation course for Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013 programs. The books that I wrote for these course met the Microsoft Vendor of Approved Courseware for the Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007(MCAS).

There are over 60 Computer Mama courses available through ed2go and World Education.

During the summer, Alex and I participate in the High School Career Challenge. It is a program for students with Asperger's Syndrome (autism) that focuses on job skills and training. We developed a Flash animation course that teaches the students how to create banner ads.

I enjoy teaching Microsoft Office and look forward to working with you. eBeth

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