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COMP 0368 - MS Word Reports and Collaboration

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

In this one-day workshop participants will gain hands-on experience using MS Word to create and edit complex documents. Students must be familiar with managing files on a Windows PC and the common features in Word including the user interface, and creating and editing documents. Topics include inserting footnotes and endnotes, creating a bibliography, inserting captions, marking text for the index, generating a table of contents and index pages. Students gain experience working with advanced headers, footers and page numbering for multipage documents. Controlling how text flows between paragraphs and pages will be covered in addition to inserting section breaks which enables you to change the layout or formatting of a page or pages. You will use Word’s collaboration features such as: comments, track changes, and compare and combine to identify changes made within or between two or more documents. For Styles, Templates and Mail Merge please see COMP 0367.


COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge of managing files on a Windows PC and experience with MS Word.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate inserting and editing footnotes and endnotes.
  • Create a bibliography with properly formatted sources.
  • Label illustrations with captions.
  • Create, edit and update a table of contents and table of figures.
  • Mark index entries and insert and customize an index page.
  • View and edit field codes.
  • Control text flow between paragraphs and pages.
  • Insert section breaks to control page layout or formatting.
  • Customize headers, footers and page numbering in a multipage document.
  • Insert, review, and edit comments.
  • Modify and review a document using track changes.
  • Use Word collaboration features to compare, combine, and protect documents.

Effective as of Fall 2016


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