Learn all about Microsoft Word 2010
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Learn all about Microsoft Word 2010

Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2010 effectively. Work in your own time and at your own pace.
3.5 (15 ratings)
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Created by Shelley Fishel
Last updated 8/2013
English
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Includes:
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 17 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course you will be able to present professional looking documents quickly and effectively.
  • Learn how to navigate
  • Learn how to format your docuemnts
  • Create Bulleted and Numbered Lists.
  • Create an automatic Table of Contents
  • Learn about Styles and Templates and how to use them
  • Add a cover page to your document
  • Add Headers and Footers and Page Numbers
  • Save documents in pdf format from within Word
  • Work with different versions of your document
  • Save time when using Microsoft Word
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Requirements
  • You must be able to use a keyboard and a mouse.
  • You will also need a full copy of Microsoft Word 2010 so that you can work along with me.
Description

By the end of this course, you will be using Microsoft Word 2010 like a true professional. A series of video tutorials will show you exactly how to use features of Microsoft Word to work smarter. You will be able to present professional looking documents in no time.

The course has 4 hours and 46 minutes of tutorials and there are also some exercises to complete to check your understanding.

You can watch the tutorials one after the other or jump to the lesson you wish to learn that day. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who needs to create great looking documents and wishes to use Microsoft Word 2010
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 85 Lectures Collapse All 85 Lectures 05:06:43
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Introduction
1 Lecture 05:37
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Demonstration Files - download these first.
1 Lecture 00:12
These are the files I used when creating the videos. You can download them so that you can work alongside me during the lessons. You can use them as a starting point for the exercises too.
Demo files to work with
00:12
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First things first
8 Lectures 24:31

To work with Microsoft Word 2010 you must first open the program. Find out three ways of starting Microsoft Word 2010.

Preview 03:01

Learn about the Ribbon User Interface - where icons are stored.
The Interface and Ribbon
03:46

Use the Quick Access Toolbar to store your frequently used favourite icons so that they are handy and available all the time.

The Quick Access Toolbar
03:56

Find out how to remove an icon from the Quick Access Toolbar.

When you are done with the lessons to this point, you can move on to the Excercise. A downloadable PDF is attached. Perform the exercise and check your understanding.

Remove Icons from The QAT
01:27

The Alt key allow you to access the keyboard. It places little letters and numbers on the Ribbon to guide you to the correct keyboard combination.

The Alt Key
03:24

At times you will wish to see your document in different ways. For this reason Word 2010 comes with several different views each with its own purpose.

Different Views of your doc
03:38

The Backstage View is the menu that shows up when you click on the File menu. Here you will find all sorts of things that happen behind the scenes – hence Backstage View. Saving, Printing and Options live here.

The Backstage View
05:19

Download the pdf and complete the exercise to practice the new skills you have just learned.
Exercise 1 -Customise the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
1 page

Complete the quiz to check your knowledge and understanding.

First things First
4 questions
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Getting started
13 Lectures 45:42

Before you rush off and start to customise your document, you need to think about how you would like the document set out. In this video I get you to begin thinking about this.

Page setup introduction
07:03


Margins and orientation are how the text is set on the page. Where are the edges of the page is it portrait or landscape? 

Margins and Orientation
03:29

Paragraph formatting controls how your paragraphs work, from how much space is between them to whether they are aligned to the Left, Right or Centre.

Paragraph Formatting
09:53

You can also use these handy Keyboard Shortcuts to align your text – no more mouse.

Paragraph Alignment using the Keyboard
01:30

Non Breaking Spaces
1 page

Hyphenation
1 page

Paragraph Marks can show you where you have extra spaces and line breaks.

Paragraph Markers
02:51

Of course you need to save your document. However where do you put it and what to call it?

Saving your document
04:21

Before you make any changes to your text you will need to select it first. This video shows you how to select with the mouse.

Select Text
03:12

Formatting text allows you to make certain things stand out when you make them bold or italics. 

Formatting Text
08:49

Use the Format Painter tool to copy the formatting from one place in your document to another.

Preview 01:55

Download the pdf and complete the exercise to practice what you have learned.
Exercise 2 - Page Setup and Margins
1 page

Complete this short quiz to check your understanding.

Quiz - Page setup and margins
2 questions
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Page Breaks and Columns
5 Lectures 15:46

Page breaks control where and when a new page starts. You can add manual page breaks to your document to force a new page.

Page Breaks
02:05

Section Breaks allow you to create different sections in your document so that you can have different headers and footers for different sections.

Section Breaks
05:05

The columns command helps you to set your text out in newspaper style columns.

Columns
02:28

Headers and Footers appear at the top or the bottom of every page. This tutorial shows you how to add them

Headers and Footers
06:08

Download the pdf and complete the exercise to consolidate your new learning.

Exercise - Headers and Footers
1 page

Complete the quiz to check your understanding.

Page Breaks Headers
3 questions
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Lists
5 Lectures 20:43

Cut Copy and Paste – these tools allow you to copy or move your content from one location to another.

Cut Copy Paste
06:27

Exercise 3 - Cut Copy Paste
1 page

Create a bulleted list to make your list a little more interesting

Create a bulleted list
07:13

Create a numbered list when you wish to number the items.

Create a numbered List
04:32

A multi-level list shows up like this:

1.  This is the first point

a.  This is a sub point of the first one

b.  This is another sub point

2.  Now we are back to the main level

Multi Level Numbering
02:31
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Automatic Features
6 Lectures 16:13

Auto Correct is magic. Word will correct any spelling mistakes that it finds without you even noticing.

Auto Correct
05:11

AutoText allows you to create blocks of text that you find yourself typing repeatedly and saving them so that you can insert them automatically.

Autotext
04:34

Download the pdf and complete the exercise to consolidate your new learning.

Exercise 4 - Auto text and Auto Correct
1 page

Spell Checking is one of the most important things you can do before finalising your documents. Make sure that there are no spelling mistakes!

Spellchecking your document
06:28

Download the pdf and complete the exercise to consolidate your new learning.
Exercise 5 - Bullets Numbering and Autotext
1 page

Download the pdf and complete the exercise to consolidate your new learning.

Exercise 6 - Printing
1 page
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Tables
9 Lectures 33:46

Create a table by drawing out the number of columns you need. See how in this video tutorial.

Preview 02:48

Grid lines allow you to see where you are typing within a table. Handy guides so you know where you are.
Gridlines
1 page

Learn how to add rows and columns to your table.

Adding Rows and Columns
02:24

Make your table look beautiful using the Table Design Tools.

Formatting your table design
04:21

Learn how to adjust the row height and column width.
Row Height Column Width
08:54

Sometimes you wish to merge cells or split them. Find out how in this video.
Merge and Split Cells and Tables
03:58

Borders and Shading make your table look great. Learn how to apply them.
Borders and Shading and drawing
06:34

Did you know that you can sort and sum a table in Word? Find out how here.
Sort and sum
04:47

Download the pdf and complete the exercise to consolidate your new learning.

Exercise - Tables
1 page

Complete the quiz to check your understanding.

Tables
3 questions
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Styles
6 Lectures 19:58

A style is a collection of formats and can be used to give a professional look and feel to your documents in moments.

Preview 02:38

Word comes with Built In Styles and in this video you will learn how to use them.

Use Built In Styles
02:23

Find out how to modify the built in styles so that they reflect your own style.

Modify Built in Styles
07:20

Create your own styles from scratch so that your brand is portrayed accurately.

Create your own styles
05:17

Save your new styles as a style set for quick application.

Create a Quick Style Set
02:20

Download the pdf and complete the exercise to consolidate your new learning.

Exercise - Styles
1 page

Complete the quiz to check your understanding.

Styles
4 questions
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Table of Contents
2 Lectures 06:57
A Table of Contents makes your long documents easier to navigate by letting the reader see what is included. See how to create an automatic Table of Contents from Document Styles.
Create a Table of Contents
03:32

Add a manual Table of Contents to your document. You have a little more control of the look and feel here.
Insert a Table of Contents
03:25
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About the Instructor
Shelley Fishel
3.5 Average rating
17 Reviews
137 Students
3 Courses
MCT helping you become more productive with Microsoft Office

HI I am Shelley Fishel - a qualified Microsoft Certified Trainer and I have been teaching Microsoft Office for more than 18 years now. Through my IT Training Company, The IT Training Surgery myself and a team of dedicated trainers deliver courses to businesses in many sectors.

With several levels of each course on offer and a bespoke offering as well I decided that it was time to put my classroom training on line.

Each course has several hours of video tutorials along with exercises to consolidate the learning. 

I am very excited to bring this training to more people with my main aim, to save you time when working in Microsoft Office.