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Microsoft Office Basics 2013
LI.TEC.301314.0.NP
Course Length: 1 Semester
Has Textbook: No

The first portion of this course provides students with the basic skills needed to create and format business documents, such as letters and reports, in Microsoft Word 2013. The introduction will consist of learning screen elements, such as the Ribbon and tabs system, for navigating the application. Students will use a variety of editing tools such as tabs, paragraph indentations, headers and footers, cut and paste, font styles, points, and colors. Students will focus on saving and retrieving documents, using the spelling and grammar checks, and inserting columns and tables.

The second portion of this course provides students with the basic skills needed to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. The introduction will consist of learning screen elements, such as the Ribbon and tabs system, for navigating the application. The learner will create slides and presentations using normal view, outline pane, and sorter view. Next, the learner will study formatting and proofing text and print options, inserting and manipulating objects, and creating custom animations.






Unit 1: Essential Content and Skills

  • Define word processing terms.
  • Describe the features and functions of Microsoft Word.
  • Create documents for various job simulations.

Unit 2: Essential Content and Skills

  • Insert and delete hyperlinks.
  • Open and close documents as read-only files.
  • Create and enhance tables.

Unit 3: Essential Content and Skills

  • Create multiple documents using the Mail Merge feature.
  • Create a company newsletter.
  • Create a company flyer.

Unit 4: Essential Content and Skills

  • Create a PowerPoint presentation using design templates.
  • Design backgrounds and master slides.
  • Add slide transitions and custom animations to slides.