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COMP 2361 - Microsoft Word Advanced

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

​​This instructor lead, hands-on course continues on from COMP 2010. Students must have prior knowledge and skills at using the basic and intermediate features of MS Word before starting this Advanced MS Word course. Participants start at an intermediate level and progress to expert in just 6 lessons while practicing how to manage a variety of documents. COMP 2361 focuses on the best practices, time saving techniques and how to use MS Word to create professional documents. Lectures, lab exercises in class and assignments outside of class are used for an applied learning experience. Advanced topics include: automating a table of contents; building an index; tracking changes; mail merging; developing templates and forms; automating tasks with building blocks and macros. COMP 2361 is an elective in Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS) Associate Certificate. By the end of this course, successful students will be expert end users of MS Word. COMP 2361 will only be offered in the September (fall) term.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 2010

Credits

1.5

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Add references to documents: table of contents, footnotes / endnotes, citations and bibliography, captions, index and create cross-references.
  • Use the collaborative features in MS Word: comments, track changes, and compare documents.
  • Use a mail merge to create and personalize form letters, envelopes or mailing labels.
  • Create templates and electronic forms to automate document creation.
  • Use navigation techniques, shortcuts, macros, and building blocks efficiently.
  • Customize the MS Word environment.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

COMP 2361 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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