Microsoft Office 365 Word Essentials Training Course

Microsoft Office 365 Word Essentials Training Course


Event outline

Course Overview

Microsoft Office 365 Word is a cloud-based, word processor used all around the world to create, edit, share and collaborate on multiple documents.  The hosted web application includes powerful team collaboration features and stores your documents online.

The half-day, pd training Microsoft Office 365 Word Essentials Course provides you with the essential skills like setting styles, formatting text and numbers, viewing and printing documents, editing and sharing, working with the insert tools and much more. This comprehensive training course helps you to build a solid foundation in MS Office Word, so you’ll be more effective when creating and collaborating on documents.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the basics of sharing documents with collaborators, increasing productivity
  • Understand how to proficiently use the web app interface of this new document editing web application
  • Learn all of the basics of the traditional out-of-the-box Word software, including creating, opening, saving, and printing files
  • Master workflow efficiency using Pop Out Windows, converting documents, and printing from the Reading View without opening the file
  • Understand the work modes offered, including editing in the browser and opening in Word
  • Discover ways to enhance documents with various formatting options for fonts, paragraphs, lists, and pages
  • Understand how to insert and format tables and pictures, increasing ways to relate information to readers

Course Outline

Lesson 1
Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Lesson 2
Welcome to Office 365 Web Apps

  • The Home Page
  • The Team Site
  • Shared Documents
  • Uploading a Document

Lesson 3
Viewing Web App Documents - Part 1

  • Opening a Document
  • Overview of the Reading View
  • Paging Through Documents
  • Printing From the Reading View
  • Finding Text in Your Document
  • Closing Documents

Lesson 4
Viewing Web App Documents - Part 2

  • Zooming in your Document
  • Using the Pop Out
  • Editing in Browser
  • About Converting Documents
  • Opening in Word

Lesson 5
Editing in the Browser

  • A New File
  • Saving Files
  • The Word Web App Interface
  • Typing Text
  • Selecting Text with the Mouse or Keyboard
  • Editing and Deleting Text

Lesson 6
Basic Editing Tasks

  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Checking Your Spelling
  • Setting the Proofing Language
  • Printing from the Editing View
  • Accessing the Reading View

Lesson 7
Font Formatting

  • Understanding Levels of Formatting
  • Changing Font Face and Size
  • Changing the Font Colour
  • Adding Font Enhancements
  • Highlighting Text

Lesson 8
Formatting Paragraphs

  • Setting the Alignment
  • Using Indents and Tabs
  • Adding Bullets and Numbering
  • Text Direction

Lesson 9
Working with Styles

  • About Styles
  • Quick Styles versus the Style Gallery
  • Applying a Style
  • Clearing Formatting

Lesson 10
The Insert Tools - Part 1

  • Inserting a Table
  • Adding Text to a Table
  • Inserting Links

Lesson 11
The Insert Tools - Part 2

  • Inserting Pictures
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Working with Pictures

Lesson 12
Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of the Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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Provider information

pd training is an Australian-owned, international training and professional development and services organisation, with approximately 400 specialist trainers across Australia, delivering thousands of courses each year in our 16 areas of specialty.