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COMP 2361 - Microsoft Word Advanced

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This Instructor lead, hands-on course continues on from COMP 1361 or COMP 2010. Students should have a solid understanding and knowledge of the basic and intermediate features of Word. Students learn to create complex documents, templates and forms using the advanced features in Word. 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. Participants start at an intermediate level and progress to expert in just 6 lessons and learn how to manage all types of complex Word documents. Only those students who have self-studied all the topics in COMP 1361 should register for this advanced level course. COMP 2361 will be offered twice per year; April (BBY) and September (DTC).

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1361 or (or self-study of all COMP 1361 topics) or equivalent knowledge.

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 Word's collaborative features: 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.
  • Work efficiently in Word using navigation techniques, shortcuts, macros, building blocks and by customizing the Word environment.

Effective as of Fall 2018

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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