Word 2007 Essentials

The participants will learn how to use the basic features of Word 2007. This workshop incorporates a hands-on approach to learning. They will get a chance to practice some of the basic features right on a computer. Taking the time to learn about the basic features of Word 2007 will increase their document creation skills.
Microsoft Word is one of the most widely used applications in the world today, so it’s important to have a firm grasp on the basics. To begin, you’re participants will learn basic word processing tasks, such as how to type, delete, and edit text. Then, we’ll look at some of Word 2007 Essential features, including formatting tools, bullets and numbering, themes, and headers and footers.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
Icebreaker
Housekeeping Items
The Parking Lot
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Opening and Closing Word
Opening Word
Interface Overview
Creating a Blank Document
Typing Text
Closing Word

Module Three: Working with Documents
Saving Files
Closing Files
Opening Files
Creating a Document from a Template
Using the Recent List

Module Four: Your First Document
Selecting Text with the Mouse or Keyboard
Dragging and Dropping Text
Checking Your Spelling
Starting a New Page


Module Five: Basic Editing Tasks
Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
Using the Office Clipboard
Using Undo and Redo
Finding and Replacing Text
Module Six: Basic Formatting Tasks
Understanding Levels of Formatting
Changing Font Face and Size
Changing the Font Color
Adding Font Enhancements
Clearing Formatting

Module Seven: Advanced Formatting Tasks
Highlighting Text
Changing Case
Using the Format Painter
Using the Font Dialog

Module Eight: Formatting Paragraphs
Changing Spacing
Setting the Alignment
Using Indents and Tabs
Adding Bullets and Numbering
Adding Borders and Shading

Module Nine: Working with Styles
About Styles
Applying a Style
Changing a Style
Changing the Style Set
Changing the Theme

Module Ten: Formatting the Page
Formatting Text as Columns
Adding Headers and Footers
Changing Page Orientation
Changing the Page Color
Adding a Page Border

Module Eleven: Adding the Finishing Touches
Adding a Cover Page
Using the Page Setup Dialog
Previewing Your Document
Printing Your Document
E-Mailing Your Document


Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Review of Parking Lot
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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