Microsoft Word 2016: Part 1 (Beginner Level)
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Microsoft Word 2016: Part 1 (Beginner Level)

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Last updated 2/2017
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, saving, and printing documents, and configuring the application.
  • Format text and paragraphs. You document will look prefessional and is easy to read!
  • Perform repetitive operations efficiently using tools such as Find and Replace, Format Painter, and Styles to save time.
  • Enhance lists by sorting, renumbering, and customizing list styles and create and format tables.
  • Insert graphic objects into a document, including symbols, special characters, illustrations, pictures, and clip art to get help to get your message across.
  • Format the overall appearance of a page through page borders and colors, watermarks, headers and footers, and page layout.
  • Use Word features to help identify and correct problems with spelling, grammar, readability, and accessibility to create error free documents.
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Requirements
  • To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including being able to start programs, switch between programs, locate saved files, close programs, and access websites using a web browser.
Description

These days, most people take electronic word processing for granted and miss a lot of features that makes your document look professional and save time by automating receptive tasks.

Microsoft Word 2016 is designed to help you move smoothly through the task of creating professional-looking documents. Its rich features and powerful tools can make your work easy - if you know how to use them. 

  • When documents contain obvious errors, the audience focuses on the errors - not on the content. 
  • If proposals or sales documents don't look professional, potential clients may say to themselves, "If this is their best work in this stage, what kind of mistakes will they make on our project?" 

In this course, you'll learn how to use Word 2016 to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof document

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help you prepare for the Word 2016 Exam and the Word 2016 Expert Exam.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for people who want to learn basic Word 2016 skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; and employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content.
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Curriculum For This Course
66 Lectures
02:54:03
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Course introduction
1 Lecture 03:22
Word is an aplication with a lot of helpful features that not many people know about.
Preview 03:22
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Getting Started with Word
17 Lectures 42:57
The Word application window contains tools you'll use to work with documents. In the application window, you display and edit a document, and use various features to enhance the appearance of your document.
Preview 00:36

A good way to become familiar with Word is to open a document and explore the various tools Word provides for viewing and moving around in the document.
Navigate in Word - Part 1
03:49

A good way to become familiar with Word is to open a document and explore the various tools Word provides for viewing and moving around in the document.

Navigate in Word - Part 2
04:57

Before you can do all sorts of exiting stuff with Word - you typically begin by creating and saving a new document.

Create and Save Word Documents
00:40

You can use Word to create a wide variety of documents, from simple letters to complex documentation manuals, complete with graphics, tables, and all sorts of formatted text. You typically begin by creating and saving a new document.
Create and Save Word Documents
04:43

Learn how to make edits and save the changes to a different file.
Save a Document to a Different File
02:36

Learn how to save edits in your current file.
Save Revisions in the Current File
02:20

Learn how to work on multiple documents at a time.
Manage Your Workspace
00:25

To work effectively with multiple documents, you'll need to know how to arrange them and navigate between them. Helps you to review changes in two documents much easier.
Manage Your Workspace
03:45

Editing a document is the task you do most often in Word. Learn some time-saving tips how to speed up that process.
Preview 00:39

Learn how to edit documents - copying, moving, revising, and deleting text. Learn tips and tricks to get that essential task as fast as it could be.

Edit Documents
03:27

Learn all the ways to manage text with cut, copy and paste. Using the clipboard is a not often used, but helpful, feature.
Copy and Move Text
03:48

Paragraph marks signal the end of a paragraph. You start a new paragraph by pressing Enter. Sometimes you may want to force text to wrap to a new line, but for formatting purposes, you want the line to be treated as though it is part of the same paragraph. You can do this by pressing Shift +Enter to create a "soft return."
Preview 03:43

It's important to preview the document before printing it, in order to identify obvious formatting errors and to verify that all the elements are where you want them.

Preview and Print Documents
00:37

You've reached a milestone in your editing, and you're ready to produce a copy of the document in print form.

Preview and Print Documents
02:57

Learn how to use Word's wide variety of configuration options that enables you to optimize the word environment for your personal needs and preferences.

Customize the Word Environment
00:29

Word provides a wide variety configuration options that enables you to optimize it for your personal need and preferences.

Customize the Word Environment
03:26

Quiz: "Getting Started with Word"
4 questions
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Formatting Text and Paragraphs
13 Lectures 33:43
Learn how to apply formatting and layout options to make documents visually more appealing and easier to read.
Preview 01:08

You've entered text into your document, and now you want to format various words, sentences, or larger portions of text to improve readability, to enhance appearance, or to add emphasis.

Apply Font Options
05:46

In Word, you can draw attention to important information in your document by highlighting it, just as if you had used a highlighting marker.
Highlight Text
02:57

Learn how to apply formats that change the structural appearance of an entire paragraph.

Control Paragraph Layout
01:04

You've used options in the Font group of formatting commands to control character formatting, but now you need to apply formats that change the structural appearance of an entire paragraph.
Change Alignment and Hyphenation
02:57

An indent refers to the amount of space between a margin and a line or paragraph. Learn how to use indents to increase the readability of your text.
Change Paragraph Indentation
06:08

Learn how to adjust the amount of spacing between lines and paragraphs by using the options in the Spacing section of the Paragraph dialog box.

Line and Paragraph Spacing
02:26

Learn how to create some structure  w i t h i n  paragraphs, creating the effect of columns of text within the paragraph.
Preview 01:00

Learn how to create a column effect within a paragraph is through tabs and tab stops.

Preview 04:10

Word provides formatting options for bulleted and numbered lists, which automatically add bullets and numbers to list items for you.

Preview 00:13

Learn the formatting options for bulleted and numbered lists, which automatically add bullets and numbers to list items for you.
Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists
02:23

Learn how borders and shading provide a dramatic way to make paragraphs and pages stand out.
Apply Borders and Shading - Introduction
00:38

Learn how borders and shading can provide a dramatic way to make paragraphs and pages stand out.

Apply Borders and Shading
02:53

Quiz: "Formatting Text and Paragraphs"
3 questions
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Working More Efficiently
7 Lectures 18:15

Word provides tools to help you with repetitive text entry and editing tasks.

Preview 00:49

Word provides tools to help you with repetitive text entry and editing tasks. One of these tools is the powerful Find and Replace dialog box.

Make Repetitive Edits
03:45

You've spent some time formatting a particular text selection, and now you want to repeat that same formatting elsewhere throughout your document.

Preview 00:29

Learn hown to save time formatting a particular text selection, and how to repeat the formatting elsewhere throughout your document.
Apply Repetitive Formatting
04:42

There are several methods you can use in Word to clear formatting in a text selection, e.g. when copied from other sources like a website, and reset the selection to the default format.

Clear Formatting Options
02:39

So far you've applied fonts and other formatting options to each word or block of words manually. But there is a better way to do this!
Preview 01:26

While tools like the Format Painter are quite helpful in many circumstances, they do have some limitations. Word styles can help you get repetitive formatting tasks under control.
Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks
04:25

Quiz: "Working More Efficiently"
3 questions
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Managing Lists
5 Lectures 08:49

While you're composing a list of items, you might not think about entering them in any particular order, Word can sort them for you later, automatically.

Sort a List
03:01

Learn how to apply additional formatting if the formatting Word provides by default is not what you want.

Preview 00:25

Learn how to create a multilevel list, also known as a sublist, a list with a hierarchical structure, wherein the number or bullet format is configured separately for each level of the list. This increases the readability of your lists!
Format a List
02:44

Learn the several options to choose from when renumbering a list automatically.
Resequence Lists
02:16

Quiz: "Working More Efficiently"
2 questions
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Adding Tables
6 Lectures 16:57
Tables can organize both text and graphics and can help simplify your page layout.
Preview 00:44

Word provides various tools for inserting a new table into a document.

Insert a Table
03:17

Once you've created a table, you may need to make some adjustments to its size and layout.

Modify a Table - Insert a New Row
02:40

Modify a Table - Moving and Resizing Rows and Columns
03:28

After you've adjusted a table's size and layout, you might want to apply formatting options to the table's borders, backgrounds, and text to create a consistent look, or to make the table stand out.

Format a Table
03:34

Table data may come from a variety of sources, and may require some manipulation to get it into table form. Word provides some tools to help you automate the task of transferring plain text into a table.

Convert Text to a Table
03:14

Quiz: "Adding Tables"
3 questions
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Inserting Graphic Objects
4 Lectures 14:46

Symbols and special characters are used frequently in all sorts of documents.

Preview 00:30

Some symbols are easy to type directly from a keyboard. But many thousands of symbols exist, most of which are not on your keyboard, so you'll need to know how to include such symbols in your documents.

Insert Symbols and Special Characters
04:14

You can include numerous types of graphic objects within a Word document.Word 2016 improved the tools for resizing, cropping, and positioning images.
Add Images to a Document - Introduction
00:27

You can include numerous types of graphic objects within a Word document.

Add Images to a Document
09:35

Quiz: "Inserting Graphic Objects"
2 questions
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Preparing to Publish a Document
7 Lectures 17:08

In addition to adding borders and colors to paragraphs and tables, Word enables you to apply these elements to an entire page.

Preview 00:42

In addition to adding borders and colors to paragraphs and tables, Word enables you to apply these elements to an entire page.
Apply a Page Border and Color
03:08

Learn how to add header and footers to enable you to enter needed information in one place, and have it repeat automatically on each page.
Preview 00:28

Learn how to add page numbers, section titles, or other information in headers and footers that appear on every page.
Add Headers and Footers
04:18

Learn how to work with page layout options that enables you to set margins, page orientation and paper size.
Preview 00:36

Learn how to master the numerous page layout options.

Control Page Layout
04:22

Learn how to insert a watermark in large letters in the background of a document, to clearly identify the uses to which the document can be put.

Add a Watermark
03:34

Quiz: "Preparing to Publish a Document"
3 questions
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Controlling Page Appearance
5 Lectures 16:45
Before finalizing your document, you will want to ensure that it has no spelling or other writing errors.
Preview 00:30

While there is no substitute for carefully reading through documents yourself, you can use Word's proofing features to help you quickly find potential problems.

Check Spelling, Grammar, and Readability
04:59

The built-in thesaurus provides synonyms for specific words, and Word is closely integrated with various web-based tools that can help you translate, define, or research a selected passage of text.
Use Research Tools
04:31

Another quality check you should perform before publishing a Word document, particularly if you will be releasing the document in digital form, is to check its accessibility.

Check Accessibility
03:20

To pass your Word documents to others for review, you may need to provide a file format other than Word 2016 e.g. if they do not have Office 2016 on their computers. Word enables you to save documents to a variety of formats other than Word 2016.

Save a Document to Other Formats
03:25

Quiz: "Controlling Page Appearance"
3 questions
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Course Follow-Up
1 Lecture 01:21
Now that you have acquired the basic skills needed to create Word documents, you may want to take your exploration of Word 2016 to the next level with Microsoft Office Word 2016: Part 2.
Preview 01:21
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