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Microsoft® Office Word 2016: Part 1 (Desktop/Office 365™)

  • Course Code: Microsoft - Microsoft® Office Word 2016: Part 1 (Desktop/Office 365™)
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  • Course Category: Word Duration: 1 Days Audience: This course is intended for students 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.

Course Length: 

1 day 

Course Description 

Overview: 

These days, most people take electronic word processing for granted. While we may still write out our grocery lists with pen and paper, we expect to use a computer to create the majority of our documents. It’s impossible to avoid word-processing software in many areas of the business world. Managers, lawyers, clerks, reporters, and editors rely on this software to do their jobs. Whether you are an executive secretary or a website designer, you’ll need to know the ins and outs of electronic word processing. 

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, and even fun. 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 documents. 

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

Course Objectives: 

In this course, you will learn fundamental Word 2016 skills. 

You will: 

  • Navigate and perform common tasks in Word, such as opening, viewing, editing, saving, and printing documents, and configuring the application. 
  • Format text and paragraphs. 
  • Perform repetitive operations efficiently using tools such as Find and Replace, Format Painter, and Styles. 
  • Enhance lists by sorting, renumbering, and customizing list styles. 
  • Create and format tables. 
  • Insert graphic objects into a document, including symbols, special characters, illustrations, pictures, and clip art. 
  • 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. 

Target Student: 

This course is intended for students 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. 

Prerequisites: 

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. For example, you can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking either of the following Logical Operations courses, or any similar courses in general Microsoft Windows skills: 

  • Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7 

Course Content 

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word 

 Topic A: Navigate in Microsoft Word 

 Topic B: Create and Save Word Documents 

 Topic C: Manage Your Workspace 

 Topic D: Edit Documents 

 Topic E: Preview and Print Documents 

 Topic F: Customize the Word Environment 

Lesson 2: Formatting Text and Paragraphs 

 Topic A: Apply Character Formatting 

 Topic B: Control Paragraph Layout 

 Topic C: Align Text Using Tabs 

 Topic D: Display Text in Bulleted or Numbered Lists 

 Topic E: Apply Borders and Shading 

Lesson 3: Working More Efficiently 

 Topic A: Make Repetitive Edits 

 Topic B: Apply Repetitive Formatting 

 Topic C: Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks 

Lesson 4: Managing Lists 

 Topic A: Sort a List 

 Topic B: Format a List 

Lesson 5: Adding Tables 

 Topic A: Insert a Table 

 Topic B: Modify a Table 

 Topic C: Format a Table 

 Topic D: Convert Text to a Table 

Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects 

 Topic A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters 

 Topic B: Add Images to a Document 

Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance 

 Topic A: Apply a Page Border and Color 

 Topic B: Add Headers and Footers 

 Topic C: Control Page Layout 

 Topic D: Add a Watermark 

Lesson 8: Preparing to Publish a Document 

 Topic A: Check Spelling, Grammar, and Readability 

 Topic B: Use Research Tools 

 Topic C: Check Accessibility 

 Topic D: Save a Document to Other Formats 

Appendix A: Microsoft Office Word 2016 Exam 77-725 

Appendix B: Microsoft Office Word 2016 Expert Exam 77-726 

Appendix C: Microsoft Word 2016 Common Keyboard Shortcuts 

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