Microsoft Office Word 2002 - Foundation Course Outline

Microsoft Office Word 2002 - Foundation

SECTION 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Opening Microsoft Word 2002

Launching Word

Interface Overview

Interface Overview

Interacting with Word

Menu Overview

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.2: Toolbars

About the Standard Toolbar

About the Formatting Toolbar

Adding or Removing Toolbars

Customizing Toolbars

Using the Customize Command

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.3: Creating and Selecting Text

Creating a New Document

Typing Text

Using the Mouse to Select Text

Using the Keyboard to Select Text

Tips and Tricks

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.4: Working With Your Document

Saving Files

Opening Files

Switching Between Open Files

Closing Documents

Closing Word

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.5: Getting Help in Word

Using the Help Menu

Using the Office Assistant

Configuring the Office Assistant

Using the Type a Question Box

Getting Help in a Dialog Box

Practice Exercise

Section 1: Review Questions

SECTION 2: Formatting and Editing Options

Lesson 2.1: Working with Text

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text

Using Basic Formatting

Finding Text

Navigating Through a Document

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.2: Moving Text

Dragging and Dropping Text

Using the Office Clipboard

Deleting Text

Using Undo and Redo (AKA Repeat)

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.3: Fonts

Setting a Font Type and Size

Setting Font Styles and Colours

Using Character Spacing

Animating Fonts

Setting Your Default Font

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.4: Text Effects

Using Basic Effects

Setting Underline Styles and Colours

Using Font Effects

Using Drop Caps

Changing Font Cases

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.5: Changing Text's Position

Aligning Text

Justifying Text

Using Margins

Using Tabs

Setting Tabs

Moving or Removing Tabs

Practice Exercise

Section 2: Review Questions

SECTION 3: Formatting Tools

Lesson 3.1: Paragraph Options

Aligning a Paragraph

Indenting a Paragraph

Changing Paragraph Spacing

Inserting Page Numbers

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.2: Templates

Opening a Template

Downloading Templates

Using Templates

Creating Templates

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.3: Language Tools

Checking Your Spelling and Grammar

Using the Spelling and Grammar Context Menu

Setting Spelling and Grammar Options

Using Word Count and Readability Statistics

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.4: Using Graphics

Searching for ClipArt

Inserting ClipArt

Formatting ClipArt

Inserting a Picture

Formatting Pictures

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.5: Links in a Document

Types of Links

Inserting a Link

Editing a Link

Following a Link

Practice Exercise

Section 3: Review Questions

SECTION 4: Viewing and Printing

Lesson 4.1: Using Layouts and Views

Normal View

Web Layout

Print Layout

Outline View

Full Screen View

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.2: Viewing Tools

Using Zoom

Using the Document Browser

Using the Document Map

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.3: Using Print Preview

Opening Print Preview

Print Preview Options

Print Preview versus Print Layout

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.4: Printing a Document

How to Print a Document

Using Basic Print Options

Using Advanced Print Options

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.5: Using Page Setup

Gutters and Margins

Changing Paper Options

Setting Layout Options

Applying Page Borders

Setting Default Page Setup Options

Practice Exercise

Section 4: Review Questions