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AudienceThis course is designed for individuals interested in learning the skills necessary to create, edit, and format documents; insert tables and create lists; and improve the appearance and accuracy of document content in Microsoft® Office Word® 2013.  

This course helps individuals prepare for the Word 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exam.

DescriptionUpon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the various components of the Word interface, create a new Word document, enter text into a document, save a document, preview and print a document and search Help.
  • Navigate through a document to find and select text and modify text.
  • Apply character formatting to text, align paragraphs, display text as list items, control paragraph layout, apply borders and shading, apply styles and manage formatting.
  • Insert a table, modify the structure of a table, format a table and convert text to a table.
  • Sort a list, renumber a list and customize a list.
  • Insert symbols and special characters, and add images.
  • Apply page borders and colors, a watermark, header, footer and control page layout.
  • Check spelling and grammar and use other proofing tools.
  • Customize the Word interface and use additional options for saving files.

PrerequisitesTo ensure success, participants will need to be familiar with using personal computers, should have experience using a keyboard and mouse, and be familiar with Microsoft® Office Windows® user interface.

Suggested Class SizeMinimum 3
Maximum 12

Course LengthFull day

Table of ContentsLesson 1: Getting Started with Word
Topic A: Identify the Components of the Word Interface
Topic B: Create a Word Document
Topic C: Help

Lesson 2: Editing a Document
Topic A: Navigate and Select Text
Topic B: Modify Text
Topic C: Find and Replace Text

Lesson 3: Formatting Text and Paragraphs
Topic A: Apply Character Formatting
Topic B: Align Text Using Tabs
Topic C: Display Text as List Items
Topic D: Control Paragraph Layout
Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading
Topic F: Apply Styles
Topic G: Manage Formatting

Lesson 4: Adding Tables
Topic A: Insert a Table
Topic B: Modify a Table
Topic C: Format a Table
Topic D: Convert Text to a Table

Lesson 5: Managing Lists
Topic A: Sort a List
Topic B: Renumber a List
Topic C: Customize a List

Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects
Topic A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters
Topic B: Add Images to a Document

Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance
Topic A: Apply a Page Border and Color
Topic B: Add a Watermark
Topic C: Add Headers and Footers
Topic D: Control Page Layout

Lesson 8: Proofing a Document
Topic A: Check Spelling and Grammar
Topic B: Other Proofing Tools
Topic C: Check Accessibility

Lesson 9: Customizing the Word Environment
Topic A: Customize the Word Interface
Topic B: Additional Save Options