Learn all about Microsoft Word 2010

Learn how to use Microsoft Word 2010 effectively. Work in your own time and at your own pace.
4.4 (4 ratings) Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a
course's star rating by considering a number of different factors
such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the
likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
56 students enrolled
$19
$40
52% off
Take This Course
  • Lectures 85
  • Length 5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works

Discover

Find online courses made by experts from around the world.

Learn

Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.

Master

Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 8/2013 English

Course 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. 

What are the 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.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who needs to create great looking documents and wishes to use Microsoft Word 2010

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
Preview
05:37
Section 2: Demonstration Files - download these first.
Article
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.
Section 3: First things first
03:01

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

03:46
Learn about the Ribbon User Interface - where icons are stored.
03:56

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

01:27

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.

03:24

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.

03:38

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.

05:19

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.

1 page
Download the pdf and complete the exercise to practice the new skills you have just learned.
4 questions

Complete the quiz to check your knowledge and understanding.

Section 4: Getting started
07:03

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.

Start a new blank document
Preview
02:39
03:29

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

09:53

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.

01:30

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

Non Breaking Spaces
1 page
Hyphenation
1 page
02:51

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

04:21

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

03:12

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.

08:49

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

01:55

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

1 page
Download the pdf and complete the exercise to practice what you have learned.
2 questions

Complete this short quiz to check your understanding.

Section 5: Page Breaks and Columns
02:05

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

05:05

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

02:28

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

06:08

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

1 page

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

3 questions

Complete the quiz to check your understanding.

Section 6: Lists
06:27

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

Exercise 3 - Cut Copy Paste
1 page
07:13

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

04:32

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

02:31

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

Section 7: Automatic Features
05:11

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

04:34

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

1 page

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

06:28

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

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

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

Section 8: Tables
02:48

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

1 page
Grid lines allow you to see where you are typing within a table. Handy guides so you know where you are.
02:24

Learn how to add rows and columns to your table.

04:21

Make your table look beautiful using the Table Design Tools.

08:54
Learn how to adjust the row height and column width.
03:58
Sometimes you wish to merge cells or split them. Find out how in this video.
06:34
Borders and Shading make your table look great. Learn how to apply them.
04:47
Did you know that you can sort and sum a table in Word? Find out how here.
1 page

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

3 questions

Complete the quiz to check your understanding.

Section 9: Styles
02:38

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

02:23

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

07:20

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

05:17

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

02:20

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

1 page

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

4 questions

Complete the quiz to check your understanding.

Section 10: Table of Contents
03:32
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.
03:25
Add a manual Table of Contents to your document. You have a little more control of the look and feel here.
Section 11: Use Outlining to save time with long documents
06:00
Outline view is fantastic for working with very long documents and allows you to navigate them quickly. You can also copy or move large chunks of data in this view.
Section 12: Printing and saving in different formats
06:31
Print and Print Preview are now combined.
1 page

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

03:14
You can create a pdf document right from within Word now. Watch this video to find out how.
01:51
How often do you want to send the current document via email? You save and close it and then go to Outlook where you set up a new email and attach it. Well with this handy icon you can send the document via email right from within Word.
03:40
There are many different formats to save your documents in. Watch this lesson to find out more.
Section 13: Pictures
03:32
Add a picture to your document for added impact. Find out how in this video.
05:26
Once your picture is in your document you may want to adjust it, resize or crop it. 
04:25
Word Art allows you to create fancy formatting for headings.
04:24
Smart Art is a way of adding pizazz to your documents - watch the video to find out how.
04:54
Create an organisational chart really easily.
04:59
Add clip art to your documents.
04:25
A Watermark can mark a document as a Draft or a Copy. See how simple it now is to add one.
1 page

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

Section 14: Charts
01:35
You can add a chart to your documents to illustrate figures in a visual way.
03:17
Copy an existing Chart from Excel into your Word document.
03:23
Learn how to make changes to how your chart looks.
1 page

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

3 questions

Complete the quiz to check your understanding.

Section 15: Working with versions of your documents
04:14
What happens when you want to get back to a previous version of your document.
07:00
When collaborating with others you can track changes.
03:20
Compare versions of your documents
04:06
When you have finished accepting your changes you can mark the document as final to show that it is finished.
1 page

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

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

Shelley Fishel, 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 13 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.

Ready to start learning?
Take This Course