Learning ModulesAll one morning or afternoon.
Specific topics. Use for revision or extension or to try something new.
|1. Jazzing Up Your Word Document||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Indenting, Tabs, Find and Replace.|
|2. Handy Headers & Footers in Word||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Using the Gallery for page numbering, headers & footers.|
|3. Working with Tables||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Table properties, navigating and deleting. Presenting a table, drawing shapes, inserting text and pictures.|
|4. Understand & work with breaks in Word||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Creating manual page breaks, gaining control of automatic page breaks, section breaks, word wrapping.|
|5. Simplify Word 2010 with Building Blocks & Quick Parts||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Make a caption type text box, use it as a Quick Part, Finding & removing building blocks. Make own Quick Part.|
|6. Understanding the Magic of Text Boxes||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Text box properties, formatting, ordering in layers, linking textboxes. A project to do at home.|
|7. Creating an Essential Table of Contents||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Establishing a Table of Contents, Using Outlines. Fields.|
|8. Useful templates||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Finding Templates, Turning a document into a template for later use.|
|9. Easy Mail merge to save time||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Making the list, Creating a Form letter. The Merging Process and merging to labels.|
|10. Using References in your Word Document||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Creating Footnotes and endnotes. How to create and use references. Constructing a bibliography.|
|11. Making use of the handy Review Tab||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Find available tools. Proofing, making comments, tracking changes.|
|12. Create attractive Letterheads using Tools in Word||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Making a letter head and colouring the page. Inserting watermarks. Using borders, lines and shapes, saving the document for future use|
|13. Using pictures in your letters||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Sorting out the critical settings, resizing, cropping, rotating and moving pictures.Combining text and pictures and changing the appearance of the pictures themselves.|
|14. Using Graphics and Clip art to make amazing Word documents||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||How to use ClipArt, drawing using shapes and grouping multiple objects|
|15. The clever use of Shapes in Word Documents||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||About ‘Call-outs”, connectors. The Curve Tool, the Freeform and Scribble Tools|
|16. Making Fantastic Documents using WordArt||Microsoft Office Word 2007 or 2010||Important differences in recent Word programs, resizing, moving, changing fonts, colours & shapes. Text wrapping and grouping.|
|17. Handling Computer Files with Confidence||This and the following 2 Modules use other features of Microsoft Word / Windows 7||
Saving a Word File. Drives and File types.
Finding and opening a saved file. Altering details and forwarding a file.
|18. Controlling the Folder Structure||Saving. Using Windows Explorer to show structure. Understanding when & where to make a file or folder. Naming & renaming. Organise your own library.|
|19. Libraries in Windows7||Navigating to Folder locations. Creating & deleting folders, Saving to and restoring Default locations|
|20. A Taste of the Magic of Excel||Microsoft Office Excel||Introduction to Excel spreadsheets. Understanding the Structure, Creating charts.|
|21. Using the new WordPad in Windows 7||WordPad||Starting WordPad, creating, saving and opening files, editing text and formatting paragraphs, inserting photographs and drawings. Using the View Ribbon.|
|22. Using the paint features||PAINT||Opening PAINT, using the tools and shapes. Adding text. Selecting & editing objects. Working with colour.|
|23. Create an A4 quarter folded card||Word 2007 / 2010||
Making a card. Setting up a template.
Inserting clipart / pictures.
|24. Stunning Slide Shows using PhotoStory 3 (Basic)||Free download from the Web suitable for XP, Vista and Windows 7||Getting started and initial editing. Selecting options and saving. Removing borders and using transitions.|
|25. Even better Slide Shows using Photostory 3 (Advanced)||As above||Joining photos with Autostitch, importing and customising Motion. Captions and Titles and Saving|
|26. Getting started in Email using Windows Live Mail (Versions 2011)||Windows Live Mail||Signing up, your Live Account, Sending and Receiving, Options. Contacts & Multiple Accounts. Replying to & Forwarding mail.|
|27. More Useful Features in
Windows Live Mail
|Windows Live Mail||Forming a category, Sending & Receiving attachments including photographs. Events Calendar, Signatures and Maintenance.|
|28. Making use of Email in Free WebMail||Webmail||Live Hotmail, Using Live HotMail. Another popular Webmail – Gmail. Yahoo Mail and GMX|
|29. Exploring the Exciting Internet using Internet Explorer 9||Internet Explorer 9||Background, New Browser controls, Address Bar, Pinning Sites, Smart Screen Filter, Download Manager and Compatibility View.|
|30. Organise all your photos in Windows Live Photo Gallery – Version 2011.||Windows Live Photo Gallery – Version 2011||Organise all your photos. Editing your collection. File types. Shortcuts. Getting Creative|
|31. Create fantastic Slide Shows using Windows Live Movie Maker||Windows Live Movie Maker||Introduction to Live Movie Maker. Assembling & Editing photos and videos. Adding Transitions, Tiles, Captions and Credits. Adding Music and Sound. Saving & Sharing.|
|Note: The ‘shaded’ modules above are not available at present.|
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