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Publisher 2007 Introduction Course Outline

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Version 2007

You're starting Microsoft® Office Publisher 2007, which is an easy-to-use, flexible program for creating newsletters, brochures, business cards, postcards, flyers, among others for print, email, and the web. In this course, you will look at how to create a publication from scratch or use one of the hundreds of business and personal designs available in Publisher.

Course Objective
You will create, format, revise, and distribute publications.

Target Student
This course was designed for persons with a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Word who need to learn how to use Microsoft® Publisher 2007 to create, layout, and edit publications.

This course assumes that you are familiar with using personal computers and word processing. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on your computer.

Specifically, you should be able to: launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; manage files and folders; and select text.

Delivery Method
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
create a one-page publication.
modify a publication's layout and structure.
edit content in the publication.
format a publication.
format pictures.
identify the options for distributing a publication.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Creating a Basic Publication
Topic 1A: Explore the Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 Environment
Topic 1B: Create a Publication from a Publication Design
Topic 1C: Add Design Object Placeholders
Topic 1D: Add Content to a Publication
Topic 1E: Save a Publication
Topic 1F: Create Business Information Data

Lesson 2: Modifying a Publication's Layout and Structure
Topic 2A: Insert Text in a File
Topic 2B: Organize Text Boxes and Picture Frames in the Layout
Topic 2C: Connect Text Boxes
Topic 2D: Divide Text Boxes into Columns
Topic 2E: Organize Pages in the Publication
Topic 2F: Insert Common Layout Elements

Lesson 3: Editing Content in a Publication
Topic 3A: Edit Text in a Publication
Topic 3B: Research Information
Topic 3C: Find and Replace Text
Topic 3D: Spell Check the Publication
Topic 3E: Save Reusable Content

Lesson 4: Formatting a Publication
Topic 4A: Format Text
Topic 4B: Apply Schemes
Topic 4C: Insert Symbols
Topic 4D: Format Paragraphs
Topic 4E: Create Paragraph Styles
Topic 4F: Format Text Boxes

Lesson 5: Formatting Pictures in a Publication
Topic 5A: Format Picture Frames
Topic 5B: Customize Picture Appearance
Topic 5C: Insert WordArt
Topic 5D: Insert a Design Gallery Object

Lesson 6: Preparing a Publication for Distribution
Topic 6A: Check the Design of a Publication
Topic 6B: Manage Pictures in a Publication
Topic 6C: Save a Publication for Distribution
Topic 6D: Preview and Print a Publication
Topic 6E: Compose a Publication for Email
Topic 6F: Create a Website
Topic 6G: Publish a Web Page
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Attend hands-on, instructor-led Publisher 2007 Introduction training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? Attend these same live classes from your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

For additional training options, check out our list of Publisher Courses and select the one that's right for you.

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