In Microsoft Word Level 1 course, students learn to create, navigate, and organize documents and use the help functions. They learn to edit and manipulate text, view and format documents, and use Word’s predefined functions. Students use the Find and Replace feature, use proofreading tools, create, format and modify tables and reports, work with hyperlinks, and learn how to preview and print a document.
The Microsoft Word Level 2 course teaches students intermediate to advanced-level concepts and features of the Microsoft Word 2013 application. In this course, students learn to use mail merge, use bibliographic citations and sources in a document, create and modify bibliographies, incorporate footnotes and endnotes into a document, and generate a table of figures. They learn to insert, modify, and format pictures, clip art, media, text boxes, forms, and shapes. They also learn how to use section breaks, building blocks, templates, multiple headers and footers, create a table of contents and index, and use themes and style sets.
The Microsoft Word Level 3 course teaches students advanced-level concepts and features of the Microsoft Word 2013 application. In this course, students learn to prepare documents for collaborating with others and protect documents using passwords and digital signatures. Students learn to use Word’s review features to track changes, compare, merge, and manage multiple document versions and revisions from multiple authors. They learn to customize Word options, modify document properties, and automate the task using macros. They also learn about the features that allow Word to interact with other Office programs.
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.