Microsoft Publisher Design
$0.00 – $100.00
General Introduction and Course Description
The Microsoft Publisher (Ms-Publisher) application is one of the many applications in the Microsoft Office package. According to Wikipedia, Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing application from Microsoft, differing from Microsoft Word in that the emphasis is placed on page layout and design rather than text composition and proofing.
Ms-Publisher is used in offices, businesses, schools and organizations for creating, personalized birthday cards, event posters, newsletters, professional business cards, flyers and programs etc.
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In this Ms-Publisher course, we will utilizes a practical or hands-on approach to show how you can create simple publication designs with pre-formatted texts, tables and adding some graphics and designs. You will learn the skills of editing texts, formatting texts, creating tables, adding designs to your publication designs and using graphics and other tools.
Pre-Requirements and Target Audience
The course is designed for both beginners who do not have any prior background in Ms-Publisher, and for intermediate level people who also wish to extend their practical/hand-on skills and knowledge.
To achieve or fully take advantage of this course, you need to have some prior knowledge Windows operating system environments (starting a computer an using the desktop environments).
You can follow the course “Microsoft Windows Operating System Basics – CSIS 113)” for this basic knowledge. it is important you have a laptop or desktop computer with the Ms-Publisher application installed, preferably, a laptop with Windows 10 and with Office365.
Job Opportunities – The course also enables you to find jobs in the following areas
- Web Design house as a publisher design expert
- Graphics Designer using MS Publisher
- Cards and Poster Designer
- Freelancer – Create publication designs adaptable to the need of an individual or group and get paid based on hours spent
- Marketing jobs (making designs for marketing goods and/or services)
- Education as a trainer/instructor in a primary school, secondary/high school, private firms etc.
- Start your own Computer Business and Computer Training for Ms-Publisher with little income/investment.
Course Modules / Structure
The Course is divided into 5 Modules:
Week 1 – Module 1: Ms-Publisher Environment + Creating and Working with a Publication
Week 1 & 2 – Module 2: Creating and Working with Text in a Publication
Week 2 – Module 3: Creating, Formatting and Managing Text in a Publication
Week 3 – Module 4: Working with Layouts in a Publication
Week 4 – Module 5: Final Component and Assessment Leading to Award of a Certification (This final module included topics like Working with Tables in
a Publication + Graphics and Designs + Quizzes)
Finding the Course (Modules) Contents
For each module, link to video materials is provided to enable download the videos and go through the topics in each module. The videos guide you step-by-step through the course using/showing specific examples to enable you get a practical feeling on the spot. If you have issues downloading any videos, please contact the instructor using the Instructor contact information below.
Each module also presents a quiz that you can take to test your own knowledge. This quiz takes a practical approach requiring you to practice and design a Publisher document or design using what you have learnt. The quiz should be submitted (as Publisher document) to the instructor’s email (see below) and this will be assessed by the instructor to provide you with feedback and grading.
Final Assessment and Certification (Module 5 + Final Quiz)
Modules 1 to 4 can be accessed and taken for free. To be able to complete the full course and obtain a certificate of completion, you will be required to pay for and take Module 5 and do a FINAL ASSESSMENT which you are required to pass. You are required to score 70% and above for the FINAL ASSESSMENT to be eligible for the certification.
Instructor Name: Dr. Fredrick Ezeh
Email Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org