Benchmark Series: Microsoft Word 365, 2019 Edition

Copyright: 2020

Authors Nita Rutkosky; Audrey Roggenkamp, Pierce College Puyallup; and Ian Rutkosky, Pierce College Puyallup

Pages: Levels 1 & 2: 576 | Level 1: 280 | Level 2: 284 | Level 3: 244

This courseware is designed for students who want to learn how to use the powerful word processing program to create professional looking documents for school, work, and personal communication needs.

From adding graphics and visual elements to enhance written communication, to planning and researching documents, students will become proficient in using Word to organize, analyze, and present information.

Levels 1 & 2 cover Microsoft® Office Specialist certification exam objectives. Pair Level 3 with Levels 1 & 2 to get students to the Microsoft® Office Expert mastery level. From adding graphics and visual elements to enhance written communication, to planning and researching documents, students will be proficient in using Word to organize, analyze, and present information.

Benchmark Series: Microsoft Word 2016

Copyright: 2017

Authors Nita Rutkosky, Pierce College Puyallup; Audrey Roggenkamp, Pierce College Puyallup; and Ian Rutkosky, Pierce College Puyallup

With this courseware, students build mastery skills in Word 2016. Students receive step-by-step instructions in creating, formatting and maintaining databases to report and analyze information. A three-level instructional approach moves students from initial modeling of skills to guided application in projects-based exercises to independent problem solving in realistic workplaces.

Courseware Features:

  • Create and edit memos, letters, flyers, announcements, and reports of varying complexity.
  • Apply appropriate formatting elements and styles to a range of document types.
  • Add graphics and other visual elements to enhance written communication.
  • Plan, research, write, revise, and publish documents to meet specific information needs.
  • Given a workplace scenario requiring a written solution, assess the communication purpose and then prepare the materials that achieve the goal efficiently and effectively.