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Microsoft Word: Intermediate

CST 204

Microsoft Word: Intermediate

CST 204

Course Description

Prerequisite: CST 104 with a "C" grade or higher. Develops further the practical working knowledge of Microsoft Word software. Refines formatting and focuses on page layout and design. (30-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate the ability to manage documents efficiently.

Objectives:

  • Select documents at a file list box.
  • Rename, delete, copy, and print documents.
  • Create, delete, and rename folders.
  • Copy and move documents.
  • Insert a file into a file.
  • Use print preview and its tools.
  • Use and modify the print dialog box settings.
  • Arrange documents in multiple windows.
  • Maximize, restore, and minimize documents.
  • View documents side by side.

Demonstrate an understanding of customizing Word proofing options.

Objectives:

  • Adjust AutoCorrect options.
  • Use the AutoCorrect options button.
  • Adjust AutoFormat options.
  • Adjust Speller and Grammar check options.

Enhance documents with special features.

Objectives:

  • Insert symbols and special characters.
  • Insert date and time.
  • Insert and format images.
  • Use SmartArt to create diagrams and charts.
  • Insert and format text boxes.
  • Create and modify WordArt.
  • Apply styles and themes.
  • Use contextual tabs.

Customize documents with advanced document formatting features.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of using page breaks, section breaks, and column breaks in a document.
  • Create, format, and edit newspaper columns.
  • Create, format, and edit headers and footers.
  • Create and print envelopes and labels.
  • Insert, delete, and modify page numbering.
  • Use vertical centering.
  • Create a document with a Word template.
  • Use mail merge to create customized letters, envelopes, and labels.

Create and format tables.

Objectives:

  • Insert a table into a document.
  • Enter text in cells and move the insertion point within the table.
  • Select cells, rows, and columns.
  • Customize cell size direction.
  • Change cell alignment.
  • Change column width.
  • Change table size and alignment.
  • Move the table.
  • Insert rows and columns.
  • Delete cells, rows, and columns.
  • Merge and split cells.
  • Convert a table to text and text to a table.
  • Sort text in a table.
  • Perform calculations in a table.
  • Apply a style to a table.