Tutor for Microsoft Word for Mac

Learn the basics and start creating your own documents today in Microsoft Word for Mac.
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  • Lectures 32
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

Learn how to use Microsoft Word for the Mac to create, format, review, and share documents. Understand the user interface of Microsoft Word for the Mac to efficiently navigate and utilize all the features of the application.

Understand the Features and Functions of Microsoft Word for Mac to Make the Most of Your Document Creation Experience.

  • Learn the Microsoft Word for Mac Interface
  • Understand How to Get Around Microsoft Word for Mac
  • Create Documents and Templates
  • Select and Format Text and Paragraphs
  • Understand How to Use Styles
  • Work with Tables, Text Boxes, Shapes, Pictures, Smart Art, and Charts
  • Utilize Review Features for Accuracy and Collaboration
  • Learn Time-Saving Shortcuts and Preference Settings


Content and Overview
Noteboom Productions designed this course for beginners who are new to the Mac or an existing Mac user who may not be familiar with Microsoft Word for Mac. Knowing how to use a word processing application effectively will result in increased productivity.  We'll guide you through 32 videos in just over 2 hours, teaching you the basics of word processing using Microsoft Word for Mac. We demonstrate how to get started by creating a document, changing formatting and styles, creating mail merges, inserting objects, using review features and adding security to documents. You are encouraged to have Microsoft Word for Mac installed on your Mac or MacBook so you can follow along and try it yourself at the end of each lecture.

This course starts with the basics by introducing you to the User Interface for Microsoft Word for Mac. From there we dive right in and demonstrate how to create a document - the real focus of the course. There are many options to use when creating documents such as View, Layout, and Design - we walk through each one of these options. Additional options to consider when working with documents include inserting a headers and footers, setting document properties, creating mail merges, and reducing document file size to make sharing easier. Next we cover how to work with and format text and paragraphs, including how to create a hyperlink from selected text. After creating and formatting our document we will demonstrate how to insert objects such as text boxes, tables, pictures, shapes and charts. Reviewing you document is important for accuracy. We cover the Review features such as spelling and grammar check. We also cover the collaboration review features such as adding comments, tracking and reviewing changes, comparing and combining documents, and adding security. We wrap up this course with a demonstration of helpful shortcuts and review important Word Preferences.

Students completing this course will have the basic knowledge to comfortably create, format, review, and share documents in Microsoft Word for Mac.


What are the requirements?

  • Students need to understand that this course is for Microsoft Word on a Mac. The User Interface is different on a Mac and instructions might not carry over to a PC user.
  • You will need a Mac or MacBook with Microsoft Word for Mac installed if you would like to follow along.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create and share your own professional-looking documents.
  • Understand how to use formatting and style tools to make your documents useful both at work and at home.
  • Create a mail merge to personalize letters, envelopes, and labels.
  • Lead collaboration using the review features of Microsoft Word.

What is the target audience?

  • This Microsoft Word course is for students who are new to a Mac or to Microsoft Word on a Mac.
  • This course may be helpful for those who are familiar with Microsoft Word on a PC as there are similar features but the User Interface is often different.
  • This course is not for experienced Microsoft Word users looking to use more advanced features of the application or those using Microsoft Word on a PC.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Tutor or Microsoft Word for Mac
01:40

An introduction to what we are going to cover in Tutor for Microsoft Word.

06:52

In this video we take a look at the interface to Microsoft Word.

Section 2: Working with Documents in Microsoft Word
03:21

In this video we look at how we can create documents from templates as well as save a document as a template in Microsoft Word.

04:09

In this video we look at how we can open a single document in multiple windows in Microsoft Word.

04:56

In this video we look at the different view options we have with a Microsoft Word document including page view, web view, outlines, drafts, and how we can show the ruler as well as other view options.

03:45

In this video we look at the different page layout options we have with a Microsoft Word document.

05:34

In this video we look at the different page design options we have in Microsoft Word. These options include changing the page background, borders, and adding watermarks to a document.

04:59

In this video we look a working with headers and footers in Microsoft Word including adding page numbers, dates, and resizing a header or footer in a document.

02:27

In this video we look at how we can view a document’s properties in Microsoft Word.

02:59

In this video we look at how we can reduce the file size of a document in Microsoft Word.

05:19

In this video we look a the different ways to share a Microsoft Word document.

04:43

In this video we look at how to create an envelope or label as well as creating a mail merge document in Microsoft Word.

Section 3: Working with Text in a Microsoft Word Document
03:38

In this video we look a the different ways to select text in Microsoft Word including selecting text using your keyboard.

05:53

In this video we look at the different ways to search our document in Microsoft Word as well as find and replace text in our document.

07:15

In this video we look at formatting text and paragraphs in a Microsoft Word document.

07:55

In this video we look at formatting text using styles in Microsoft Word.

03:43

In this video we create a hyperlink out of selected text in Microsoft Word.

Section 4: Working with Tables, Shapes, Pictures, SmartArt, and Charts in Microsoft Word
12:55

In this video we look at how to create and format tables in a Microsoft Word document.

09:06

In this video we look at how to add shapes including text boxes into our Microsoft Word document. We also look at how we can format shapes.

08:18

In this video we look at how we work with pictures in a Microsoft Word document including inserting pictures, making a background transparent, adding frames, and cropping pictures.

07:17

In this video we look at working with SmartArt in Microsoft Word.

04:51

In this video we look at how we work with charts in a Microsoft Word document.

Section 5: Working with References in Microsoft Word
06:17

In this video we look at how we can create a table of contents out of our different styles in Microsoft Word.

04:24

In this video we look at working with footnotes, endnotes, citations, and bibliographies in Microsoft Word.

Section 6: Review Options for a Document in Microsoft Word
04:05

In this video we look at how we can check the spelling and grammar of a document in Microsoft Word.

03:48

In this video we look at how to add comments to a Microsoft Word document.

04:14

In this video we look at how we can track and review changes in a Microsoft Word document.

02:21

In this video we look at how we can compare and combine documents in Microsoft Word.

03:33

In this video we look at the different options we have for adding security to a Microsoft Word document.

Section 7: Microsoft Word Shortcuts and Preferences
03:32

In this video we look a the different copy and paste options we have with Microsoft Word including how we can paste and match formatting.

02:56

In this video we look at how we can undo and redo changes we’ve made to a Microsoft Word document.

05:32

In this video we take a quick look at the different preferences we can set in Microsoft Word.

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Instructor Biography

Noteboom Productions, Ltd., Producer of Easy-to-Follow Video Tutorials

Dan Wassink of Noteboom Productions and Tutorials has been creating and producing videos on how to use various software for over 6 years. With over 20 tutorials available in the App Stores, his tutorials have received close to 700 five-star ratings and reviews and have been recommended by new users, advanced users, and teachers. He looks forward to helping you learn more with his tutorials!

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