In this course, students 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 may earn a Credly Badge.


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Learning 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Working More Efficiently

  • Topic A- Make Repetitive Edits
    Topic B- Apply Repetitive Formatting
    Topic C- Use Styles to Streamline Repetitive Formatting Tasks

  • Managing Lists

  • Topic A- Sort a List
    Topic B- Format a List

  • Adding Tables

  • Topic A- Insert a Table
    Topic B- Modify a Table
    Topic C- Format a Table
    Topic D- Convert Text to a Table

  • Inserting Graphic Objects

  • Topic A- Insert Symbols and Special Characters
    Topic B- Add Images to a Document

  • 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

  • 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


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.




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.


Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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