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Learning Modules

All 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.
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