Word Processing Needs Survey

Taken by: dheise
Today's Date: 19-Sep-2002 11:01 PM

Survey Closing Date: September 20

This survey will take up to 10 minutes to complete.

1. What word processing packages do you have installed on your computer?
(Check all that apply.)
WordPerfect 10
WordPerfect 9
WordPerfect 8
WordPerfect 7
Office XP
Office 10
Office 2000
Office 98
Office 97
2. How would you rate your proficiency in WordPerfect?
0 1 2 3 4
(0=no proficieny, 4=high proficiency)
3. How much do you use WordPerfect?
I use WordPerfect...
4. How would you rate your proficiency in Microsoft Word?
0 1 2 3 4
(0=no proficieny, 4=high proficiency)
5. How much do you use Microsoft Word?
I use Microsoft Word...
6. Please rate your degree of preference for WordPerfect or Microsoft Word.
    (WordPerfect on the left, Microsoft Word on the right)
WP++ WP+ Equal Word+ Word++

7. What tasks do you perform and what features do you use in WordPerfect that you find difficult to use or absent in Microsoft Word?  If your primary word processor is Word, what tasks do you find frustrating or difficult to do in Word?
Note: For any features that you list, please also give an example to illustrate the context in which you use them.

Feature Task
8. Why? What factors influence your preference? (Use Question 6 to list features.)
   

The following lists of topics are based on Microsoft Word and WordPerfect course outlines from commercially available training programs that ITS can bring onto campus. The topics can be packaged into full day and half day workshops, for which there will be a $25 registration fee to help offset costs. ITS staff will prepare a series of short seminars addressing other topics identified in this survey.
9. Please indicate your interest in attending word processor seminars and/or workshops.

    NOTE: Scroll down for WordPerfect topics.

Short Seminars
      (one or more)
Half-day Workshops
Full-day Workshops
Not interested in attending
      any seminars or workshops

10. What Microsoft Word topics would you like to have covered in a seminar or workshop? Check the "whole full-day workshop" to join an onsite commercial training session. Or check individual topics and we will put together short seminars or request customized half-day sessions, according to needs.

Word 2002 - Level 1

The whole full-day workshop.
(Includes all the topics in this column)

Word 2002 - Level 2

The whole full-day workshop.
(Includes all the topics in this column)

1. Creating a Document
Enter Text, Save a Document, Use Automatic Text Features, Obtain Online Help

2. Editing Text
Open an Existing Document, Move, Copy & Delete Blocks of Text, Copy Multiple Items

3. Formatting Text
Character Formats, Fonts and Font Sizes, Highlighting and Color, Copy Text Formatting

4. Formatting Paragraphs
Paragraph Alignment, Line Spacing, Borders & Shading, Tabs & Indents, Numbered and Bulleted Lists, Outline Numbered Lists

5. Adding Tables
Create a Table, Change Table Structure, Borders and Shading, AutoFormat

6. Using Word Timesavers
Template and Wizards, Symbols, Date and Time, Find and Replace, Spelling and Grammar checking, Thesaurus

7. Setting Page Display and Printing Options
Page Preview; Page Format - Orientation, Headers and Footers, and Margins; Page Breaks; Printing

1. Using Styles and Templates
Apply, Modify, and Create Styles and Templates

2. Managing Tables and Table Data in Documents
Convert Tabbed Text into a Table
Merge Cells in a Table
Sort Table Data
Perform Calculations in Tables
Using Excel Data in a Word Table

3. Adding Graphics
Clip Art, Auto Shapes, Word Art, Organizational Charts

4. Creating a Newsletter
Document Sections, Newsletter Columns, Column Text Flow,
Text Wrap Around a Graphic, Envelopes and Labels

5. Mail Merges
Select the Main Document Type
Select the Data Source
Insert Merge Fields
Merge and Preview Form Letters
Create Mailing Labels

6. Creating a Web Page
Templates, Hyperlinks, Web Themes

7. Collaboration and Version Tracking
Comments, Track Changes, Compare and Merge Documents

11. List any other Microsoft Word topics you would like to see included in these sessions.

     

12. What WordPerfect topics would you like to have covered in a seminar or workshop? Check the "whole full-day workshop" to join an onsite commercial training session. Or check individual topics and we will put together short seminars or request customized half-day sessions, according to needs.

WordPerfect - Level 1

The whole full-day workshop.
(Includes all the topics in this column)

WordPerfect - Level 2

The whole full-day workshop.
(Includes all the topics in this column)

1. WordPerfect Basics
WordPerfect Environment, Entering Text, Saving a File, QuickCorrect

2. Editing and Navigating in a Document
Opening and Editing a Document, Scrolling, Viewing and Printing

3. Using Fonts and Working with Codes
Selecting Text using a QuickMenu, Text Appearance, Using Codes

4. Modifying Text
Finding and Replacing, Moving and Copying, Undoing and Redoing Changes

5. Formatting Paragraphs
Indents, Paragraph line-up, Line Spacing

6. Using Tabs and Tables
Setting Tabs; Creating, Modifying, and Formatting Tables

7. Controlling Page Appearance
Margins, Page Breaks, Headers and Footers

8. Proofing Documents
Spelling, The Thesaurus, QuickWords

1. Working with Tables
Enhancing Tables, Calculations & Formulae, Charting

2. Working with Styles
Applying, Creating, Managing Styles

3. Using Templates
Using, Creating, and Editing Templates; PerfectExpert

4. Merging Data from a Table
The Data File, The Form File, Merging

5. Merging Data from an Address Book
Merging, Envelopes and Mailing Labels

6. Sorting Paragraphs and Tables
Sorting Lines and Paragraphs, Records in Tables

7. Working with Macros
Creating, Playing, Editing Macros

8. Creating Newspaper Columns
Formatting Newspaper Columns, Using Graphics

13. List any other WordPerfect topics you would like to see included in these sessions.

     

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