The Intermediate Guide to Microsoft Word 2013

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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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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
  • Companion eBook with 229 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:

  • Intermediate 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 Intermediate Guide to Microsoft Word 2013 -Table of Contents

  • 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


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?

  • 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

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.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started: Start Here
02:44

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
  • Companion eBook with 229 pages of detailed instructions
  • Sample documents and images
  • Practice, Quizzes and Skill Test
Section 2: Creating 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

Project: Design 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 3: Creating a Mail Merge
11:40

Project: Several mail merge documents to publicize your business including letters, envelopes, labels and custom 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

10:41

Project: Create Mail Merge, troubleshoot 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 4: 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.


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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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