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Microsoft® Office Word 2021: Part 1

Microsoft® Office Word 2021: Part 1

Course Description Overview

Course Number:
091166
Course Length:
1 day
Course Description Overview:
These days, most people take electronic word processing for granted. While we may still write out our grocery lists with pen and paper, we expect to use a computer to create the majority of our documents. It's impossible to avoid word-processing software in many areas of the business world. Managers, lawyers, clerks, reporters, and editors rely on this software to do their jobs. Whether you are an executive secretary or a website designer, you'll need to know the ins and outs of electronic word processing. 

Microsoft® Word 2021 is designed to help you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. Its rich features and powerful tools can make your work easy, and even fun. In this course, you'll learn how to use Word 2021 to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents. 

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist Program exam objectives to help you prepare for the Word Associate (Office 365 and Office 2021): Exam MO-100 and Word Expert (Office 365 and Office 2021): Exam MO-101 certifications.
Course Objectives:
In this course, you will learn fundamental Word skills. 

You will: 

Navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, saving, and printing documents, and configuring the application. 
Format text and paragraphs. 
Perform repetitive operations efficiently using tools such as Find and Replace, Format Painter, and Styles. 
Enhance lists by sorting, renumbering, and customizing list styles. 
Create and format tables. Insert graphic objects into a document, including symbols, special characters, illustrations, pictures, and clip art. 
Format the overall appearance of a page through page borders and colors, watermarks, headers and footers, and page layout. 
Use Word features to help identify and correct problems with spelling, grammar, readability, and accessibility.
Target Student:
This course is intended for students who want to learn basic Word 2021 skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.
Prerequisites:
To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows®, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and access websites using a web browser. 

To meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following The South African Career Campus courses: 
Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 (Second Edition) 
Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7
Course-specific Technical Requirements Hardware:
For this course, you will need one workstation for each student and one for the instructor. 
Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations: 
1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor 
1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit) 
25 GB available disk space DirectX 10 graphics card and a 1,024 × 576 or higher resolution monitor (1,024 × 768 resolution or higher monitor recommended) 
Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device) 
Network cards and cabling for local network access Internet access (contact your local network administrator) Printer (optional) or an installed printer driver Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen
Course-specific Technical Requirements Software:
Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional or Enterprise 
Microsoft® Office 2021
Course Content:
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word 2021 
Topic A: Navigate in Microsoft Word 
Topic B: Create and Save Word Documents 
Topic C: Manage Your Workspace 
Topic D: Edit Documents 
Topic E: Preview and Print Documents 
Topic F: Customize the Word Environment 

Lesson 2: Formatting Text and Paragraphs 
Topic A: Apply Character Formatting 
Topic B: Control Paragraph Layout 
Topic C: Align Text Using Tabs 
Topic D: Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists 
Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading  

Lesson 3: Working More Efficiently 
Topic A: Make Repetitive Edits 
Topic B: Apply Repetitive Formatting 
Topic C: Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks 

Lesson 4: Managing Lists 
Topic A: Sort a List 
Topic B: Format a List 

Lesson 5: 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 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 Headers and Footers 
Topic C: Control Page Layout Topic D: Add a Watermark 

Lesson 8: Preparing to Publish a Document 
Topic A: Check Spelling, Grammar, and Readability 
Topic B: Use Research Tools 
Topic C: Check Accessibility 
Topic D: Save a Document to Other Formats 

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Word Associate (Office 365 and Office 2021): Exam MO-100 
Appendix B: Mapping Course Content to Word Expert (Office 365 and Office 2021): Exam MO-101 
Appendix C: Microsoft® Office Word 2021 Common Keyboard Shortcuts
Certification reference (where applicable)
Remote Software Environments
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