Microsoft Publisher

This course teaches students how to use Publisher to create a variety of publications quickly and easily.

myAOLCC Hub (Online)
30 Hours
What you'll learn
  • Getting Started with Publisher
  • Publisher Setup
  • Exploring Publisher
  • Working with Text Boxes
  • Styling
  • Working with Pictures
  • Picture Styles and Effects
  • Pictures and Text
  • Shapes, Lines and Arrows
  • Blocks
  • Creating Tables
  • Table Design
  • Understanding Mailing
  • Setting up Mailing
  • Editing

Course Introduction

In the Publisher course, students learn concepts and techniques for working with Microsoft Publisher’s commonly used features and functions This course teaches students how to use Publisher to create a variety of publications quickly and easily.

Students learn to modify the layout of a publication using various features and options, add and manipulate text boxes and WordArt, and insert pictures and tables. Students also learn to create and format drawings, graphics, and other objects, use Publisher’s built-in tools to check for grammatical as well as layout errors, preview and print publications and use the Mailing feature to merge a list of data into customized labels and other documents.

Students accomplish the learning objectives for each lesson through a series of hands-on tasks, for which they are given step-by-step instructions and desired result checkpoints. The tasks provide ample opportunity for students to practice, apply, and develop the skills covered in the course. Review questions are included at the end of each lesson to measure progress and reinforce the skills learned.

There are also exam preparation exercises at the end of the course to provide further practice and review to reinforce the topics learned throughout the course, and to help prepare students for the exam.

Course Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of Windows and familiarity with a word processing program.

Course Outline

Microsoft Publisher

Lesson 1:

Getting Started with Publisher; Publisher Setup; Exploring Publisher

Lesson 2:

Working with Text Boxes; Styling

Lesson 3:

Working with Pictures; Picture Styles and Effects; Pictures and Text

Lesson 4:

Shapes, Lines and Arrows; Blocks

Lesson 5:

Creating Tables; Table Design

Lesson 6:

Understanding Mailing; Setting up Mailing

Lesson 7:


Course Notes

There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

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