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Microsoft Digital Literacy - Productivity Programs Free Course

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  • The third module of the free online course Microsoft Digital Literacy describes the common features and commands of different productivity programs. It also explains how to work with various categories of productivity programs, such as word processors, spreadsheets, presentation programs, and database programs.

  • Upon completion of this course you will learn how to use the graphical user interface, pointer, toolbars, keyboard techniques and formatting text. You will know how to use a word processor, work with tables, and proofread documents. You will gain a basic knowledge of desktop publishing, spreadsheets, presentations and databases.

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  • Productivity Programs
    • Productivity Programs
    • Welcome
    • Course Information
    • Module Introduction and Objectives
    • Lesson 1 Introduction to Productivity Programs
    • 1.1 Overview of Productivity Programs
    • 1.2 Features of Productivity Programs
    • Self Test
    • Lesson 2 Common Features and Commands
    • 2.1 Introduction to the Graphical User Interface
    • 2.2 Using the Pointer
    • 2.3 Working with the Ribbon
    • 2.4 Using the Toolbars
    • 2.5 Keyboard Techniques for Entering Text
    • 2.6 Advanced Keyboard Techniques
    • Self Test
    • Lesson 3 Introduction to Word Processors
    • 3.1 Getting Started with Word 2007
    • 3.2 Editing and Formatting Text
    • 3.3 Working with Tables and Pictures
    • 3.4 Proofreading a Document
    • 3.5 What Is Desktop Publishing
    • Self Test
    • Lesson 4 Introduction to Spreadsheet Programs
    • 4.1 Overview of Spreadsheet Programs
    • 4.2 Entering Data
    • 4.3 Performing Mathematical Tasks
    • 4.4 Inserting Charts
    • 4.5 How to Print Spreadsheet Data
    • Self Test
    • Lesson 5 Introduction to Presentation Programs
    • 5.1 Exploring a Presentation Program
    • 5.2 Creating a Presentation
    • 5.3 Adding Graphics and Multimedia
    • 5.4 How to Print a Presentation
    • Self Test
    • Lesson 6 Introduction to Database Programs
    • 6.1 Overview of Databases
    • 6.2 Creating a Database
    • 6.3 Working with Records
    • 6.4 Database Queries
    • 6.5 Working with Reports
    • Self Test
    • Module Summary
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Productivity Programs
Productivity Programs This free online course covers working with productivity software, such as word processors, spreadsheets, presentation programs, and database programs.The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Course Features
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours

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  • Certification


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    50 Pts

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