Microsoft Outlook

Course Syllabus and Lesson Planner

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This course is written for grade levels 6-12. This course will teach you Microsoft Outlook. You will learn about all of the differnt things that Outlook can do besides just email. There will be vidoes and quizzes throughout the course to teach and test you.


In this course there are 9 modules that cover everything from basic navigation to working with contacts.

  • Module 1 covers the basic navigation of the course.
  • Module 2 covers Processing your Inbox
  • Module 3 covers Appointments and Meetings
  • Module 4 discusses Designing Signatures
  • Module 5 covers Custom Views and Lists
  • Module 6 covers Mailbox Cleanup and Archiving
  • Module 7 shows you how to properly build Mailbox Rules
  • Module 8 shows you how to Organize with Categories
  • Module 9 shows you how to Work with Contacts

Course Length:   

This course is developed to be 1 semester in length for students grades k – 5. (See Lesson Plan Below)

Course Prerequisites (if applicable):


Course Requirements:    

    Computer– Students must have access to a computer with internet access and an internet browser.  Simply STEM has been successfully tested using Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.  In addition, we have tested many versions of smart phone/tablet browsers as well.

    Internet Access – Although results may vary, based on connection type and speeds, we have tested our online videos on DSL, Satellite, Cable, and cellular connections.  Our courses cannot be download and require internet access to view them.

Course Grading:  

Grading will be based on quizzes, project uploads, and teacher requirements.

Lesson Plan:
Module 1 – Introduction Week 1
Module 1 – Quiz   Week 1
Module 2 – Processing your Inbox   Week 1
Module 2 – Quiz   Week 1
Module 3 – Appointments and Meetings   Week 2
Module 3 – Quiz   Week 2
Module 4 – Designing Signatures   Week 2
Module 4 – Quiz   Week 2
Module 5 – Custom Views and Lists   Week 3
Module 5 – Quiz   Week 3
Module 6 – Mailbox Cleanup and Archiving   Week 3
Module 6 – Quiz   Week 3
Module 7 – Building Mailbox Rules   Week 4
Module 7 – Quiz   Week 4
Module 8 – Organizing with Categories   Week 5
Module 8 – Quiz   Week 5
Module 9 – Working with Contacts   Week 5
Module 9 – Quiz   Week 5
Study for Final Exam   Week 6
Final Exam Week 6