Module 1: Creating a Microsoft Word Document

This module explains how to get started creating Microsoft Word documents.

Lessons

  • Starting a Microsoft Document
  • Creating a Document
  • Saving a Document
  • Importing a File
  • The Status Bar
  • Closing a Document
  • Exercise: Create a Microsoft Word Document

Lab 1: None

  • None

Lab 2: None

  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Start Microsoft Word.
  • Create a Microsoft Word document.
  • Save a Microsoft Word document.
  • Understand the Status Bar.
  • Close a Microsoft Word document.

Module 2: The Ribbon

This module explains how to work with the Ribbon in Microsoft Word.

Lessons

  • The Ribbon
  • Tabs
  • Groups
  • Commands
  • Exercise: Exploring the Ribbon

Lab 1: None

  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Work with tabs.
  • Work with groups.
  • Work with commands
  • Understand which groups and commands are found on which tabs.

Module 3: The Backstage View (The File Menu)

This module explains how to work with the many features located in the Backstage view.

Lessons

  • Introduction to the Backstage View
  • Opening a Document
  • Exercise: Open a Document
  • New Documents and Word Templates
  • Exercise: Write a Thank You Letter Using a Template Letter
  • Configuring Documents to Print
  • Exercise: Print a Document
  • Adding Your Name to Microsoft Word
  • Adding Values to Document Properties
  • Working with Autosaved Versions of Documents

Lab 1: None

  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand how to work with the Backstage view.
  • Open a Microsoft Word Document.
  • Start a new Microsoft Word document.
  • Use Microsoft Word templates.
  • Print a Microsoft Word document.
  • Personalize their copy of Microsoft Word.

Module 4: The Quick Access Toolbar

This module explains how to work with the Quick Access Toolbar in Microsoft Word.

Lessons

  • Adding Common Commands
  • Adding Additional Commands wtih the Customize Dialog Box
  • Adding Ribbon Commands and Groups
  • Placement
  • Exercise: Customize the Quick Access Toolbar

Lab 1: None

  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Customize the Quick Access Toolbar.

Module 5: Formatting Microsoft Word Documents

This module explains how work with formatting in Microsoft Word.

Lessons

  • Selecting Text
  • Selecting Fonts
  • Exercise: Working with Fonts
  • Working with Lists
  • Exercise: Working with Lists
  • Inserting a Hyperlink in a Document
  • Exercise: Inserting a Hyperlink
  • Using Styles
  • Exercise: Applying and Creating Custom Styles
  • Using Themes
  • Using the Ruler
  • Exercise: Using Tabs
  • Setting Margins
  • Exercise: Setting Margins

Lab 1: None

  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Add, remove, and change fonts in Micosoft Word documents.
  • Work with lists.
  • Add hyperlinks in a document.
  • Apply styles in Micosoft Word documents.
  • Use themes.
  • Use the Ruler within Micosoft Word.
  • Set margins within Micosoft Word.

Module 6: Editing Documents

This module explains how to edit documents in Microsoft Word.

Lessons

  • Find
  • Find and Replace
  • Find and Replace Tips
  • Appending Text to a Document
  • Exercise: Using Find and Replace
  • Using the Clipboard
  • Exercise: Using the Clipboard

Lab 1: None

  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Locate information in your document using Find.
  • Use Find and Replace to quickly replace words or phrases with other words or phrases.
  • Use the Cut, Copy, Paste and Format Painter commands to edit documents.

Module 7: Finalizing Microsoft Word Documents

This module explains how to use various features to finalize Microsoft Word documents.

Lessons

  • Adding Page Numbers
  • Exercise: Adding Page Numbers
  • Headers and Footers
  • Exercise: Using Headers and Footers
  • Checking Spelling and Grammar
  • Exercise: Checking Spelling and Grammar

Lab 1: None

  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Add page numbers to a Microsoft Word document.
  • Add and customize headers and footers.
  • Find and correct spelling mistakes.
  • Find and correct grammar mistakes.

Module 8: Microsoft Word New Features Since 2013

This module explains how to use the Read Mode and the Object Zoom feature, which were new since 2013.

Lessons

  • Using Read Mode
  • Object Zoom Feature
  • Exercise: Exploring the Read Mde and Object Zoom

Lab 1: None

  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use Read Mode.
  • Use the Object Zoom Feature

Module 9: New Features in Word 2016

This module explains how to the Tell Me and Smart Look up features, new to 2016.

Lessons

  • Tell Me
  • Smart Lookup
  • Exercise: Using Smart Lookup

Lab 1: None

  • None
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use the Tell Me feature
  • Use the Smart Lookup feature