Microsoft Word 2013 for Administrative Assistants

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Course Description

Word processing skills are an essential tool for any job. This course is for the person who ‘knows nothing’ about word processing, but would like to enter the job market as well as the Administrative Assistant currently on the job. The only prerequisites required are that you need prior knowledge of the conventions of Microsoft Windows. The video modules are interactive, you can work right along with the video. You cannot learn a hands-on product, unless you ‘use’ that product. I encourage you to work interactively with the videos for optimum learning. The course is broken down into nineteen sections, with sixty-two lectures. Supplemental materials are also available to further enhance your understanding. Skill building exercises are used to evaluate your knowledge. I am a hands-on professor who is willing to work with you and answer all of your questions. I feel student-to-instructor interaction is essential to learning. We will cover character, paragraph and document formatting. Also included will be tabs and tables, and much more. Upon completing this course, you will be proficient in Microsoft Word 2013. Other videos claim to make you ‘experts’. The level to which you learn is up to you. You will have all of the tools that will either improve your current position or it will get you that job. Other features covered are embedding and linking objects and even merging a Word document from an Access document. (that one is really fun!) Every section begins with an introduction as to what is covered in the section. Then each lecture is individualized to one specific task. And finally, there is a review of what we covered. The total class time for the entire course is six hours and 14 minutes. The course is asynchronous, you work at your own pace, on your own time.

Expected Outcomes

  1. 1. Start the Word program
  2. 2. Pin Word to the taskbar
  3. 3. Identify parts of the Start Word Screen
  4. 4. Create a blank document
  5. 5. Identify parts of the Word Screen and Ribbon
  6. 6. Describe the functions of the commands on the ribbon
  7. 7. Set Word options
  8. 8. Enter text using the Wordwrap feature
  9. 9. Explain non-printing characters
  10. 10. Using the insert versus the overtyping mode of entering text
  11. 11. Differentiate between the AutoFormat command and the AutoFormat As You Type feature
  12. 12. Inserting a Date with AutoComplete and the ribbon
  13. 13. Create and use the autocorrect and Math AutoCorrect feature
  14. 14. Opening an existing document
  15. 15. Use the commands on the Quick Access Toolbar
  16. 16. Moving around the document using the keyboard and mouse
  17. 17. Use the mouse and keyboard to select text
  18. 18. Use the copy/cut/paste and paste special feature
  19. 19. Use the Office Clipboard, the undo, redo, and repeat buttons
  20. 20. Explore Fonts and the Font Dialog box
  21. 21. Insert Symbols
  22. 22. Use the Format Painter
  23. 23. Define and apply Character Formatting
  24. 24. Define Word Paragraphs and Paragraph Formatting
  25. 25. Describe the four different ways to align text
  26. 26. Set indents
  27. 27. Adjust line spacing
  28. 28. Create bullets and numbering lists
  29. 29. Apply borders
  30. 30. Set all variations of tabs
  31. 31. Change paragraph spacing
  32. 32. Set the widow/orphan protection feature on
  33. 33. Sort a paragraph
  34. 34. Use the hyphenation feature
  35. 35. Set margins and orientation
  36. 36. Create columns
  37. 37. Use Outline view
  38. 38. Send to Microsoft PowerPoint command
  39. 39. Create and modify tables with formulas
  40. 40. Create manual page breaks
  41. 41. Use section and column breaks
  42. 42. Use the spell check and Define tool
  43. 43. Use the Grammar check., thesaurus and translation features
  44. 44. Use the find and replace tool
  45. 45. Generate a Table of Contents
  46. 46. Insert footnotes and endnotes
  47. 47. Compare the various versions of bibliography styles
  48. 48. Create an APA style citation and insert a bibliography
  49. 49. Distinguish between styles and themes
  50. 50. Use SmartArt, Shapes and Symbols
  51. 51. Create WordArt
  52. 52. Add drop caps
  53. 53. Add pictures to a document
  54. 54. Use the Wrap Text feature to format pictures
  55. 55. Use the Nudging feature
  56. 56. Resize, rotate and crop a picture
  57. 57. Snap a screenshot
  58. 58. Insert online video
  59. 59. Insert Textbox
  60. 60. Insert Hyperlinks
  61. 61. Insert a Watermark
  62. 62. Create Equations
  63. 63. Create and use an AutoText Entry from the Quick Parts menu
  64. 64. Use the Insert Object Command
  65. 65. Create headers and footers and page numbers
  66. 66. Work with templates
  67. 67. Printing Envelopes and Labels
  68. 68. Assemble a data source and Merge Document
  69. 69. Use the Word Merge tool in Microsoft Access
  70. 70. Merge Word with Access