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CST 145 - Microsoft Word

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

Introduces Microsoft Word software. Teaches how to create, format, save, retrieve, edit, and print documents. Refines formatting and focuses on page layout and design.

Prerequisite(s): Reading LEVEL 3 and Writing LEVEL 3
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Use the components of the Word window.
    1. Use the Office button for file operations.
    2. Apply features found in groups with the tabs on the ribbon.
    3. Use and modify the Quick Access toolbar.
    4. Use screen tips and shortcut menus.
  2. Use basic document processing operations.
    1. Navigate through the document with the keyboard and the mouse.
    2. Use common keyboard shortcuts for file operations and formatting.
    3. Insert and delete text.
    4. Select text with the keyboard and the mouse.
  3. Use basic formatting of documents.
    1. Change font size and style and apply font effects.
    2. Set and use tabs, change tab types, and delete tabs.
    3. Change line spacing, margins, and indents.
    4. Insert page breaks.
    5. Apply bullets and numbers and border and shading to paragraphs.
  4. Use electronic tools to improve the quality of the document.
    1. Use the Help feature.
    2. Use and modify the spell checker.
    3. Use and modify the grammar checker.
    4. Use and modify Auto Correct options.
  5. Manage documents efficiently.
    1. Select documents at a file list box.
    2. Rename, delete, copy, and print documents.
    3. Create, delete, and rename folders.
    4. Copy and move documents.
  6. Enhance documents with special features.
    1. Insert symbols, special characters, date and time, and images.
    2. Use SmartArt to create diagrams and charts.
    3. Insert and format text boxes.
  7. Customize documents with advanced document formatting features.
    1. Use page breaks, section breaks, and column breaks in a document.
    2. Create, format, and edit newspaper columns.
    3. Create, format, and edit headers and footers.
    4. Create and print envelopes and labels.
  8. Create and format tables.
    1. Insert a table into a document.
    2. Enter text in cells.
    3. Insert and delete rows and columns.
    4. Perform calculations in a table.





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