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Learn to navigate the user interface and learn the basics of Microsoft Word

  • Save and open documents, and tour the interface.
  • Learn how to navigate and select text.
  • Enter text and modify with basic text formatting.

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic functionality and user interface of Microsoft Word 2016. In this course, students will learn the basics of saving and opening documents and review the interface. Students will practice text navigation, selection, entry, and various other text formatting and editing commands and features. Additionally, students will work with bulleted and numbered lists, tables, and their various features and options. Students will also work with graphics and the various tools available in Word 2016 to format and edit them. Lastly, this course will cover various options for viewing documents, proofing options for documents, and settings to prepare documents for distribution and publication. Instructor: David LaLonde Student data files are available under Downloads in the course dashboard.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Save and open documents, and tour the interface
  • Learn how to navigate and select text
  • Enter text and modify with basic text formatting
  • Create bullet and numbered lists
  • Insert and modify tables
  • Create and modify graphics
  • View and proof documents, and prepare for printing or distribution

Prerequisites and Target Audience

What will students need to know or do before starting this course?

Basic Computer skills

Who should take this course? Who should not?

Students who want to learn Microsoft Word and increase their skills in word processing


Module 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction
Resource 1 Student Data Files

Module 2: Getting Started with Microsoft Word

Lecture 2 Understanding the Word Interface
Lecture 3 Using the Backstage View
Lecture 4 Opening Documents
Lecture 5 Navigating Documents
Lecture 6 Viewing Documents
Lecture 7 Creating Documents
Lecture 8 Entering Text
Lecture 9 Selecting Text
Lecture 10 Saving Documents
Lecture 11 Checking Document Compatibility
Lecture 12 Converting to an Updated File Format
Lecture 13 Saving As a Different File Format
Lecture 14 Understanding Document Properties
Lecture 15 Using Versions

Module 3: Editing and Formatting a Word Document

Lecture 16 Inserting and Deleting Text
Lecture 17 Moving and Copying Text
Lecture 18 Using Undo and Redo
Lecture 19 Opening and Editing a PDF
Lecture 20 Working with Character, Paragraph, and Section Formatting
Lecture 21 Working with Basic Character Formatting
Lecture 22 Using Specialized Character Formatting
Lecture 23 Applying Text Effects and Clearing Formatting
Lecture 24 Paragraph Formatting Overview
Lecture 25 Changing Paragraph Alignment
Lecture 26 Applying Borders and Shading
Lecture 27 Setting Indentations
Lecture 28 Adjusting Line and Paragraph Spacing
Lecture 29 Showing Hidden Characters
Lecture 30 Applying Formatting to Multiple Items
Lecture 31 Using Format Painter
Lecture 32 Using Word Styles
Lecture 33 Applying Style Sets and Themes

Module 4: Working with Lists and Tables

Lecture 34 Creating a Bulleted List
Lecture 35 Creating a Custom Bullet
Lecture 36 Creating a Numbered List
Lecture 37 Creating a Multilevel List
Lecture 38 Sorting a List or Text Selection
Lecture 39 Creating a Table
Lecture 40 Selecting Text in a Table
Lecture 41 Adding and Deleting Table Rows and Columns
Lecture 42 Adjusting Row and Column Width and Height
Lecture 43 Merging Cells and Splitting Cells in Tables
Lecture 44 Sorting Table Items
Lecture 45 Aligning Table Text
Lecture 46 Changing Text Directions
Lecture 47 Adjusting Table Cell Margins
Lecture 48 Adding Styles, Borders, and Shading
Lecture 49 Converting Text to a Table or a Table to Text

Module 5: Enhancing Documents

Lecture 50 Inserting Blank and Cover Pages
Lecture 51 Inserting or Removing a Page or Line Break
Lecture 52 Applying Drop Caps
Lecture 53 Inserting the Date and Time
Lecture 54 Inserting Symbols and Special Characters
Lecture 55 Inserting a Picture
Lecture 56 Positioning a Picture and Using Text Wrapping
Lecture 57 Resizing, Rotating, and Cropping a Picture
Lecture 58 Removing a Picture Background
Lecture 59 Adjusting Picture Brightness, Sharpness, and Color
Lecture 60 Applying Artistic Effects, Borders, and Styles to a Picture
Lecture 61 Compressing a Picture for Email or Online Viewing
Lecture 62 Replacing a Picture with a Different Image
Lecture 63 Adding Watermarks
Lecture 64 Applying Page Colors and Borders

Module 6: Proofing and Viewing Documents

Lecture 65 Finding and Replacing Text
Lecture 66 Using the Go To Function
Lecture 67 Finding and Replacing Formatting and Special Characters
Lecture 68 Proofing a Document
Lecture 69 Using Thesaurus and Smart LookUp
Lecture 70 Working with Translating and Proofing Languages
Lecture 71 Viewing a Document in Read Mode
Lecture 72 Customizing Document Views

Module 7: Preparing Documents for Publication

Lecture 73 Adjusting Document Margins
Lecture 74 Adding Headers and Footers
Lecture 75 Modifying and Navigating Headers and Footers
Lecture 76 Adding Page Numbers, Dates, and Images to Headers and Footers
Lecture 77 Changing Page Orientation
Lecture 78 Controlling Hyphenation
Lecture 79 Creating a PDF or XPS File
Lecture 80 Emailing Documents from Word
Lecture 81 Printing Documents

Module 8: Conclusion

Lecture 82 Course Recap