Microsoft® Publisher 2010

Course Specifications

Course number: 084568
Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

Course Objective: You will create, format, edit, and distribute publications.

Target Student: This course is intended for persons with a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Word who need to learn how to use Microsoft® Publisher 2010 to create, layout, and edit publications.

Prerequisites: Students should be familiar with using personal computers and have used a mouse and keyboard (basic typing skills are recommended). They should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specifically, they should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders. To ensure success, we recommend that students first take one of the following Element K’s introductory courses, or have equivalent knowledge and skills.

Hardware Requirements

For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configuration:

Software Requirements

Each computer requires the following software:

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Publisher 2010
Topic 1A: Identify the Components of the Publisher Interface
Topic 1B: Customize the Publisher Interface
Topic 1C: Create a Basic Publication
Topic 1D: Add Content to a Publication
Lesson 2: Modifying the Layout and Structure of a Publication
Topic 2A: Import Text into a Publication
Topic 2B: Organize Text Boxes and Picture Placeholders in a Layout
Topic 2C: Control the Display of Content in Text Boxes
Topic 2D: Insert Common Layout Elements
Topic 2E: Use Building Blocks
Lesson 3: Formatting Text in a Publication
Topic 3A: Format Text
Topic 3B: Format Paragraphs
Topic 3C: Apply Paragraph Styles
Topic 3D: Apply Schemes
Lesson 4: Editing Content in a Publication
Topic 4A: Edit Text in a Publication
Topic 4B: Present Content in Tables
Topic 4C: Review Text in a Publication
Topic 4D: Insert Symbols and Special Characters
Lesson 5: Formatting Graphics in a Publication
Topic 5A: Customize the Appearance of Pictures
Topic 5B: Add Graphical Objects to a Publication
Lesson 6: Preparing a Publication for Distribution
Topic 6A: Check the Design of a Publication
Topic 6B: Save a Publication for Distribution
Topic 6C: Preview and Print a Publication
Topic 6D: Send a Publication by Email