Word 2016 Essentials - A "How To" Course
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Word 2016 Essentials - A "How To" Course

Learn step by step how to use Word's many features efficiently to create professional documents in no time.
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Created by Vicky Bisbach
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 30 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Harness your newly acquired knowledge to create more advanced Word documents with greater effeciency and confidence.
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Requirements
  • You will need Word 2016, however the instructions can also be used with Word 2013. You should download the sample documents beforehand if you wish to follow along with the selected modules.
Description

Using my step by step instructions, you will quickly master many of the popular features available in Word.  The included sample documents, instructions and quizzes will ensure you fully understand and can utilize the skills you've learned in this course. By the end of this course, you will be able to create advanced Word documents with ease.

Some of the many skills you will take with you from this course are:

  • How to navigate the tabs and contextual tabs and locate the commands you need.
  • How to use the keytips.
  • How to utilize the Quick Access Toolbar so you can work more efficiently.
  • How to protect your document with a password.
  • How to Inspect and remove metadata from your document.
  • How to utilize the export feature, encompassing it many options to create a more dimensional document.
  • How to work effectively work with styles.
  • How to add headers and footers to various types of documents.
  • How to work with footnotes and endnotes.
  • How to add, edit, update and troubleshoot a table of contents.
  • How to create a table of authority, including marking and editing citations and creating categories.
  • How to create five different types of tables.
  • How to work with tables, including their borders and styles.
  • How to correctly work with track changes, including setting options and showing markups.
  • How to add, remove and create custom watermarks.
  • How to add line numbering to documents and sections as well as to suppress from selected lines.

** NEW ** How to add custom bullets to your bullet lists and the bullet library.

** NEW ** Create and access a personal template

I've also included a Tips and Tricks section which includes quick time saving steps to assist you with utilizing features to their fullest.

Course Design

The course is broken into modules, each covering a feature and going through the steps to access, incorporate and customize the feature. The majority of the modules include sample document so you can follow along as we walk through the features and their options.  Once the module has been completed, you can take a quiz to verify your understanding of the feature.  And, you can also download the step by step instructions for each feature outlined.

Target Audience

This course is targeted for all individuals, whether you are looking for a review or just learning how to use Word.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for those wishing to enhance their Word skill set as well as those just learning.
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
02:15:42
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Introduction and Welcome
1 Lecture 00:57
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Word 2016 Basics
3 Lectures 27:31

You will learn how to navigate the Word screen and tabs, becoming familiar with the ribbon location of various commands and features.

Screen, Main Tabs/Ribbons
13:05

You will learn how to navigate the various custom commands that become available when using specific Word features.  You will also learn how to use the Key Tips that enable navigating the tabs and ribbons via your keyboard.

Contextual Tabs and Key Tips
06:32

You will learn how to work with the Quick Access Toolbar -

  • Add custom commands
  • Reorder the commands
  • Remove commands
  • Reset it back to default commands
  • Move to below the ribbons
Quick Access Toolbar
07:54
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How To's
13 Lectures 01:38:11

You will learn how to save and password protect your document.  You will also learn how to inspect your document to remove hidden data and personal information.

Saving, Protecting and Inspecting Your Document
07:43

Saving, Protecting and Inspecting Your Document Quiz
2 questions

You will learn how to use the export feature to create a PDF, using your heading to create bookmarks.

Export to PDF
02:55

You will learn how to

  • Apply a Quick Style
  • View all styles within your document
  • Edit the Quick Style Gallery
  • Use the Format Painter to apply a style
  • Clear a style from selected text
Styles
07:46

Styles
3 questions

You will learn how to create headers and footers for different first pages and sections as well as learn how to edit the page number formatting.

Preview 11:30

Headers, Footers and Page Numbers
3 questions

You will learn how to 

  • Insert Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Customize Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Navigate Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Delete Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Create Footnote and Endnote continuation notices
Footnotes and Endnotes
09:47

Footnotes and Endnotes
2 questions

You will learn how to

  • Create
  • Update
  • Modify the Table of Content styles
Table of Contents
05:07

Table of Contents
3 questions

You will learn how to

  • Mark Citations
  • Edit Marked citations
  • Change Citation Categories
  • Create a Table of Authorities
  • Update a Table of Authorities
Preview 07:59

Table of Authorities
4 questions

You will learn how to

  • Insert eight different type of Tables
  • Work with Cells, Rows and Columns
  • Work with Table properties
  • Add data to Tables
Creating Tables
14:06

You will learn how to work with and apply Borders and Styles to create custom tables.

Working with Tables
09:23

Creating and Working with Tables
5 questions

You will learn how to

  • Turn Track Changes on and off
  • Lock Track Changes
  • View Track Changes
  • Accept and Reject Track Changes
  • Modify Track Changes settings
  • Lock Track Changes
Track Changes
09:35

Track Changes
3 questions

You will learn how to

  • Insert Watermarks
  • Remove Watermarks
  • Create custom Watermarks
  • Save Custom Watermarks
Watermarks
03:57

Watermarks
3 questions

You will learn how to

  • Add Line Numbers to whole documents, sections and pages
  • Suppress Line Numbers for selected areas
  • Utilize Line Number options for customize numbering
Line Numbering
04:18

Line Numbering
3 questions

Learn how to

  • Add Motion Path Animation to an Object
  • Edit Motion Path Animation
  • Remove Motion Path Animation from an Object
  • Work with Motion Path Animation Advanced Features
** NEW ** Custom Bullets
04:05
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Tips and Tricks
3 Lectures 09:03

You will learn how to create a macro to open a document or template, then add that macro to your Quick Access Toolbar so you can open your document with just one click.

Preview 02:58

You will learn how to troubleshoot styles within your document using the Style Inspector.

Style Inspector
02:11

You will learn how to use Reveal Formatting to check the formatting of selected text and also how to compare the formatting of two selections.

Reveal Formatting
03:54
About the Instructor
Vicky Bisbach
4.0 Average rating
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417 Students
4 Courses
Software Trainer

I have over 20 years of experience training within the law firm environment.  I have trained attorneys and staff on software including Office 2003 - 2013, iManage (document management) and Nuance PDF Converter Professional.  

I enjoy helping people learn new software and walking them through solving problems or questions they may have using features. I get great satisfaction in seeing someone's confidence level grow as they continue working with new software.

Bachelor of Science Degree - Computer Sciences & Business Administration 

University of Wisconsin - Platteville, Platteville, WI

Certification:

MCT:  Microsoft Certified Trainer

MSOMS:  Microsoft Office 2013 Master Specialist

MSOE:  Microsoft Word 2013 Expert

MSOS:  Microsoft Excel 2013

MSOS:  Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

iManage Work 10 Application Specialist