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WFTR552 - Microsoft Word Level 2 - Building Productivity
Course Code:
WFTR 552

Calendar Description:
Microsoft® Office Word – Level 2 teaches students intermediate skills that can be combined with basic skills to create more complex documents. Students will look at features such as inserting pictures or shapes, setting up columns of information, saving repetitive pieces of text or graphics for easy access at a later date, styles, and templates to produce professional-looking business documents.

Date First Offered:


Total Hours: 18
Seminars and Tutorials: 18

Total Weeks:


This course is offered online:

WFTR 532 MicroSoft Word Level I - Essential Skills

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Course Content:
Unit 1: Using Publishing Tools
- What are Publishing Format Tools?
- Formatting with Styles
- Using the Format Painter
- Working with Columns
- Working with Document Backgrounds

Unit 2: Working with Illustrations
- What are Illustrations?
- Working with Shape Objects

Unit 3: Working with Text and SmartArt
- Using Other Types of Text
- Using SmartArt

Unit 4: Using Tables
- Working with Tables
- Inserting a Table
- Manipulating Items
- Formatting the Table
- Working with Formulas

Unit 5: Customizing Word Items
- Changing Word Options
- Working with Templates
- Using Themes

Unit 6: Building Content
- Understanding Building Blocks
- Using the Building Blocks Organizer

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Use styles to consistently format text in documents
- Use the Format Painter
- Add and modify columns of text in a document
- Apply different types of backgrounds to a document
- Insert, modify and format clip art images, pictures, and shapes
- Insert, modify and format SmartArt diagrams and text boxes
- Create, edit, and format tables
- Customize options in Word
- Work with templates
- Build content for use in other documents

Grading System:

Passing Grade:

Grading Weight:

Quizzes and Tests: 50 %
Assignments: 30 %
Lab Work: 15 %
Participation: 5 %

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Additional Comments:
Completion of this course partially prepares students to write the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist exam. By completing the other levels available for this application students will have reviewed all of the exam objectives.

Text Books:

Required - Microsoft, 2008, Microsoft Office Word 2007, Level 2 - Building Productivity (CCI Learning Solutions Inc.). Chapters Covered: All
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