MCW172 - Microsoft Word Level II Workshop

Outline info
Last revision date 2018-09-24 01:06:34.235
Last review date 2018-11-07 14:38:53.964

Subject Title
Microsoft Word Level II Workshop

Subject Description
Review the basics covered in MCW170 and build on more advanced topics to save time, ensure consistency and design professional looking documents. Learn to create and use templates, format with styles and themes, mail merge, and work with building blocks. Other topics include creating sections, formatting columns and using graphic elements and use macros to automate tasks.

Credit Status
Participating students who attend at least 70% of the scheduled class(es) receive a document confirming he/she attended this workshop.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Manage lists.
2. Customize tables and charts.
3 Insert and modify pictures in a document.
5. Create customized graphic elements.
6. Insert content using QuickParts.
7. Control text flow.
8. Use templates to automate document creation.
9. Perform mail merges.
10. Use macros to automate common tasks.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

MCW170 or equivalent experience. 

Topic Outline

Lesson 1: Managing Lists
  • Sort a List
  • Renumber a List
  • Customize Lists

Lesson 2: Customizing Tables and Charts
  • Sort Table Data
  • Control Cell Layout
  • Perform Calculations in a Table
  • Create Charts

Lesson 3: Customizing Formatting with Styles and Themes
  • Create or Modify a Text Style
  • Create a Custom List or Table Style
  • Apply Default and Customized Document Themes

Lesson 4: Modifying Pictures
  • Resize a Picture
  • Adjust Picture Appearance Settings
  • Wrap Text Around a Picture

Lesson 5: Creating Customized Graphic Elements
  • Create Text Boxes and Pull Quotes
  • Draw Shapes
  • Add WordArt and Other Special effects to Text
  • Create Complex Illustrations with SmartArt

Lesson 6: Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
  • Insert Building Blocks
  • Create Building Blocks
  • Modify Building Blocks
  • Insert Fields Using Quick Parts

Lesson 7: Controlling Text Flow
  • Control Paragraph Flow
  • Insert Section Breaks
  • Insert Columns
  • Link Text Boxes to Control Text Flow

Lesson 8: Using Templates to Automate Document Creation
  • Create a Document Based on a Template
  • Create a Template

Lesson 9: Automating Mail Merges
  • Perform a Mail Merge
  • Mail Merge Envelopes and Labels
  • Use Word to Create a Data Source

Lesson 10: Using Macros to Automate Tasks
  • Perform a Task Automatically Using a Macro
  • Create a Macro

Mode of Instruction
Classroom instruction and extensive hands-on experience will be provided with each participant having exclusive use of a computer.
Additional modes of instruction will include class discussion and question and answer period. 

Prescribed Texts
The following course materials will be provided:
Word 2013 - Level II + Data CD
(Logical Operations) 

Required Supplies
USB Flash Drive 

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
There is no formal testing or process to evaluate the students understanding. It is up to the student to evaluate his/her own progress. Students must attend 70% of the class(es) to receive a document confirming he/she attended this workshop.

Approved by: Denis Gravelle