Microsoft Word 365 - Part 1 Course Outline

Microsoft Word 365 - Part 1

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How to Use This Book

Lesson 1: Getting Started With Word

TOPIC A: Identify the Components of the Word Interface

Microsoft Office Word 365

Word Documents

The Word Application Window

The Ribbon

The Backstage View

Task Panes


Activity 1-1: Identifying the Elements of the Word Interface

TOPIC B: Create a Word Document

Creating a Blank Document

Default Typing Options

Formatting Marks

Save Options

Sharing a Document

Preview and Print Options

Activity 1-2: Creating a Word Document

TOPIC C: Use Document Views

View Features

Page Movement

Document Views

Window Views

Zoom Options

Activity 1-3: Changing the Document View

TOPIC D: Help Features

Using Tell Me

Using the Help Tab

Using the Help Task Pane

Activity 1-4: Getting Help in Microsoft Word 365


Review Questions

Lesson 2: Editing a Document

TOPIC A: Navigate and Select Text

Scroll Bars

Keyboard Navigation

Text Selection

Activity 2-1: Navigating and Selecting Text

TOPIC B: Modify Text

Text Editing Options

The Clipboard Task Pane

Paste Options

Live Preview

The Undo Command

The Redo Command

Activity 2-2: Modifying Text

TOPIC C: Find and Replace Text

The Navigation Pane

The Find and Replace Dialog Box

Find Options

Find and Replace with Wildcards

Activity 2-3: Finding and Replacing Text


Review Questions

Lesson 3: Formatting Text And Paragraphs

TOPIC A: Apply Character Formatting


The Mini Toolbar

Font Options

Text Highlighting Options

The Format Painter

Activity 3-1: Applying Character Formatting

TOPIC B: Align Text Using Tabs



Tab Stops on a Ruler

The Tabs Dialog Box

Activity 3-2: Align Text Using Tabs

TOPIC C: Display Text as List Items


Bulleted Lists

Numbered Lists

List Appearance Customization Options

Activity 3-3: Displaying Text as List Items

TOPIC D: Control Paragraph Layout


Paragraph Alignment Options


Indent Markers

Indentation Options

Spacing Options


Activity 3-4: Controlling Paragraph Layout

TOPIC E: Apply Borders and Shading



The Borders and Shading Dialog Box

Activity 3-5: Applying Borders and Shading

TOPIC F: Apply Styles

Word Styles

Style Sets

The Styles Task Pane

Applying Styles

Activity 3-6: Applying Styles

TOPIC G: Manage Formatting

The Reveal Formatting Task Pane

Clear Formatting Options

Find and Replace Text Formatting Options

Activity 3-7: Managing Formatting


Review Questions

Lesson 4: Adding Tables

TOPIC A: Insert a Table


Using Tables to Control Page Layout

Table Creation Options

Quick Tables

Inserting Excel Data

Table Navigation Methods

Activity 4-1: Inserting a Table

TOPIC B: Modify a Table

Table Selection Methods

The Table Tools – Layout Contextual Tab

The Table Properties Dialog Box

Inserting and Deleting Rows and Columns

Moving and Resizing Rows and Columns

Customizing Cell Margins

Setting Table Titles

Activity 4-2: Modifying a Table

TOPIC C: Format a Table

Table Styles

Table Fonts

The Table Tools – Design Contextual Tab

Activity 4-3: Formatting a Table

TOPIC D: Convert Text to a Table

The Convert Text to Table Dialog Box

The Convert Table to Text Dialog Box

Activity 4-4: Converting Text to a Table


Review Questions

Lesson 5: Managing Lists

TOPIC A: Sort a List

Sort Types

Sort Fields

Sorting Text

Activity 5-1: Sorting a List

TOPIC B: Renumber a List

Renumbering Options

Activity 5-2: Renumbering a List

TOPIC C: Customize a List

Multilevel Lists

Increasing and Decreasing List Levels

List Styles

The Multilevel List Gallery

List Appearance Formatting Options

Activity 5-3: Customizing a List


Review Questions

Lesson 6: Adding Graphics

TOPIC A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters


Special Characters

Activity 6-1: Inserting Symbols and Special Characters

TOPIC B: Add Images to a Document


Local Pictures

Online Pictures


The Screenshot Tool

The Picture Tools – Format Contextual Tab

Activity 6-2: Adding Images to a Document

TOPIC C: Add Media to a Document

Inserting 3D Models

Working with 3D Models

Video Links

Inserting a Video

Playing a Video

Activity 6-3: Add Media to a Document


Review Questions

Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance

TOPIC A: Apply a Page Border and Color

Page Borders

Border Options

Page Color Options

Activity 7-1: Applying a Page Border and Color

TOPIC B: Add a Watermark


The Printed Watermark Dialog Box

Activity 7-2: Adding a Watermark

TOPIC C: Add Headers and Footers

Inserting Page Numbers

Headers and Footers

The Header & Footer Tools – Design Tab

Activity 7-3: Adding Headers and Footers

TOPIC D: Control Page Layout

Margin Options

Page Orientation

Vertical Alignment Options

The Paper Size Option

Page Breaks

The Page Setup Dialog Box

Activity 7-4: Controlling Page Layout


Review Questions

Lesson 8: Proofing a Document

TOPIC A: Check Spelling and Grammar

Spelling and Grammar Check Options

The Dictionary

The Readability Statistics Dialog Box

The Word Count Dialog Box

Activity 8-1: Checking Spelling and Grammar

TOPIC B: Other Proofing Tools

The Thesaurus

The Thesaurus Task Pane

The Translator

Smart Lookup

The Researcher

The Research Options Dialog Box

Activity 8-2: Using Other Proofing Tools

TOPIC C: Check Accessibility


Section 508

Accessibility Checker

Adding Alternative Text to Objects

Activity 8-3: Checking Accessibility

TOPIC D: Using Accessibility Features

Using the Speech Reader

Launching Learning Tools

Using the Immersive – Learning Tools Tab

Activity 8-4: Using Accessibility Features


Review Questions

Lesson 9: Advanced Topics

TOPIC A: Customize the Word Interface

The Word Options Dialog Box

Customizing the Ribbon

Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

The AutoCorrect Dialog Box

The AutoCorrect Tab


Activity 9-1: Customizing the Word Interface

TOPIC B: Additional Save Options

Word 365 File Formats

Compatibility Checker

Configuring AutoSave and AutoRecover

Using AutoRecover

Recovering an Unsaved Document

Activity 9-2: Setting Additional Save Options

TOPIC C: Manage Additional File Types

Opening Non-Native Files in Microsoft Word

Opening and Editing PDF Documents

Appending Text to a Document

Linking to Other Documents

Activity 9-3: Managing Additional File Types


Review Questions

Lesson Labs

Lesson 1

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 1-2

Lesson 2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson 3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson Lab 3-3

Lesson Lab 3-4

Lesson 4

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson Lab 4-2

Lesson 5

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson Lab 5-2

Lesson 6

Lesson Lab 6-1

Lesson 7

Lesson Lab 7-1

Lesson Lab 7-2

Lesson 8

Lesson Lab 8-1

Lesson Lab 8-2

Lesson 9

Lesson Lab 9-1

Lesson Lab 9-2

Course Wrap-Up

Post-Course Assessment

Course Summary

Next Steps


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