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Microsoft Office Publisher 2003: Basic training materials can help instructors plan and train students with ease. All of the courseware training material is customizable. Lesson plans, exercises, logos and examples can be modified to best suit you.

Need a Desktop publishing program to create documents, business cards and countless other vibrant works? We can all benefit from understanding and using the Microsoft Office Publisher 2003 program, including your students.

Training aids are there to help: instructor guides, lesson plans, reference guides and workbooks to name a few.

You will feel confident and knowledgeable when teaching the Microsoft Office Publisher 2003: Basic program. Some of the covered material are as listed: opening, saving and closing publications; search and research task panes; the publisher toolbars and main menu; incorporating your personal information set; creating publications; colour and background colour schemes; page layouts; headers and footers; font schemes and text styles; incorporating word art and so much more.

Course outline+

SECTION 1: Microsoft Publisher Basics

Lesson 1.1: Getting to Know Microsoft Publisher

The Publisher Environment

The Gallery

The Task Pane

The Publication Window

The Status Bar

Lesson 1.2: Opening, Saving, and Closing Publications

Opening a File

Save a Publication

Save Summary Information

Save as a Picture

Save as a Web Page

Making Back up Copies

Closing a Publication

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.3: The Publisher Assistant

Publisher Screen Tips

Displaying, Hiding, and Changing your Assistant

Using Tips of the Day

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.4: The Search and Research Task Panes

Basic File Searches and Task Pane

The Research Task Pane

Customizing Search Files

Adding New Sources

Searching Online through Publisher

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.5: The Publisher Toolbars and Main Menu

Main Menu

Displaying, Hiding, and Moving Publisher Toolbars

The Standard Toolbar

The Formatting Toolbar

The Connect Boxes Toolbar

Using the Objects Toolbar

Adding and Removing Toolbar Buttons

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.6: Incorporating your Personal Information Set

Entering Personal Information

Personal Colour Schemes, Mottos, and Logos

Editing Your Information Set

Practice Exercise

Section 1: Review Questions

SECTION 2: Creating Publications

Lesson 2.1: Publisher\'s Task Pane and Template Galleries

The New Publication Task Pane

The Publication Template Galleries

Publisher\'s Templates

Choosing Templates by Publication Type

Choosing Templates by Design Sets

Choosing Templates by Web Site and E-mail

Choosing Templates by Blank Publications

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.2: Creating Publications

Create and Open Publications from Existing Publications

Creating a Publication from a Template

Incorporating Word Documents

Practice Exercise

class="subsect" Lesson 2.3: Publication Options and the Publication Task Pane 7

Displaying and Incorporating Publication Options

Displaying and Incorporating Designs

Resetting Publication Designs

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.4: Colour and Background Schemes

Creating your Own Colour Scheme

Applying Colour Schemes and Removing Custom Colour Schemes

Creating Backgrounds

Practice Exercise

Section 2: Review Questions

SECTION 3: Working With Page Layouts

Lesson 3.1: Page Layouts

Changing Layouts Based on Publication Type

Changing Page Size and Orientation

Inserting Pages and Template Pages

Incorporating Sections

Navigating Between Pages

Displaying a Two Page Spread

Using Zoom Options

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.2 Working with Rulers and Guides

Using Rulers and Ruler Guides

Showing and Moving Ruler Guides

Moving Ruler Locations

Understanding a Ruler\'s Zero Point

Using and Showing Baseline Guides

Using Grid Guides

Adjusting Grid Guides

Modifying Margin Guides

Viewing Mirrored Page Layout

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.3: Headers and Footers

Inserting Headers and Footers

Adding Page Numbers

The Header and Footer Toolbar

Practice Exercise

Section 3: Review Questions

SECTION 4: Working With Font and Text

Lesson 4.1: Font Schemes and Text Styles

Font Schemes

Font Schemes Task Pane

Displaying and Incorporating Font Schemes

Duplicating, Renaming, and Deleting Font Schemes

The Styles and Formatting Task Pane

Incorporating Text Styles with the Styles and Formatting Task Pane 12

Importing Text Styles

Creating New Text Styles

Modifying, Renaming, and Removing Text Styles

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.2: Incorporating WordArt

Inserting WordArt

Resize, Move and Rotate WordArt

Editing WordArt Text

Changing the WordArt Style

WordArt Shapes

WordArt Wrapping Style

Modify WordArt Character Spacing

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.3: Working with Text Boxes

Inserting Text Boxes

Auto Fitting a Text Box

Resize, Move and Rotate Text Boxes

Add Columns to a Text Box

Aligning Text within the Text Box

Changing Text Box Margins

Other Formatting Text Box Options

Connecting/Linking and Breaking Text Boxes

Deleting Text Boxes

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.4: Working with Text

Adjust Kerning, Tracking and Scaling

Adjust Line Spacing

Indenting Paragraphs

Adjusting Bullets and Numbering

Adding Tabs and Drop Caps

Utilizing the Format Painter

Practice Exercise

Section 4: Review Questions

SECTION 5: Working with Text Tools

Lesson 5.1: Working with Text Tools

Adding, Finding and Replacing Text

Using Spell Check

Setting Spell Check Options

AutoCorrect Options

Practice Exercise

Lesson 5.2: Publisher Language Options

Setting Language Options

Making Use of the Thesaurus

Using Hyphenation

Practice Exercise

Lesson 5.3: Copy, Cut and Paste

Copying Objects and Text

Cutting Objects and Text

Pasting Objects and Text

Using the Clipboard

Changing Clipboard Options

Practice Exercise

Section 5: Review Questions

Section 6: Executing Your Presentation

Lesson 6.1: Sending a Publication Via E-mail

Sending a Page as a Message

Sending a Publication as an Attachment

Zipping Files

E-mail Preview

Practice Exercise

Lesson 6.2: Preview and Print Options

Using Print Preview

Viewing Pages

Zooming In and Out

The Print Dialog Box

Viewing and Selecting a Printer

Adjusting Printing Properties

Modifying the Print Range

Adjusting the Number of Copies to be Printed

Printing the Publication

Practice Exercise

Section 6: Review Questions

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Instructor Guide

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Student Manual

Each Instructor Guide - for each course - is paired with a Student Manual that you can present to your participants. This customizable Student Manual gives each participant the student version of the course you will be teaching.

Exercise Workbook

Whether or not you choose to introduce exercises into your training is up to you as the facilitator. In case you want to do this Velsoft offers you an Exercise Workbook (also customizable) that is specific to the course you are offering.

Sample Files

Each Velsoft courseware title comes with a Lab Workbook loaded with activities and exercises to practice and reinforce the learners' understanding of the course objectives. Pre-made Sample Exercise Files are provided for use with the Lab Workbook so that you, as the trainer, do not have to prepare activity working files.

Powerpoint Deck

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Quick Reference Guide

Quick Reference Guides are a favorite tool for trainers to provide to their learners. Each Quick Reference Guide summarizes in two pages the most important elements in each courseware title.

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