Microsoft Word 2016: Part One Course Outline

Microsoft Word 2016: Part One

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Word

TOPIC A: Identify the Components of the Word Interface

Microsoft Office Word 2016

Word Documents

The Word Application Window

The Ribbon

The Backstage View

Task Panes


Document Views

Window Views

Zoom Options

Activity 1-1

TOPIC B: Create a Word Document

Creating a Blank Document

Default Typing Options

Formatting Marks

Save Options

Sharing a Document

Preview and Print Options

Activity 1-2


Using Tell Me

Accessing Advanced Help Options

Activity 1-3


Review Questions

Lesson 2: Editing a Document

TOPIC A: Navigate and Select Text

Scroll Bars

Keyboard Navigation

Text Selection

Activity 2-1

TOPIC B: Modify Text

Text Editing Options

The Clipboard Task Pane

Paste Options

Live Preview

The Undo Command

The Redo Command

Activity 2-2

TOPIC C: Find and Replace Text

The Navigation Pane

The Find and Replace Dialog Box

Find Options

Find and Replace with Wildcards

Activity 2-3


Review Questions

Lesson 3: Formatting Text and Paragraphs

TOPIC A: Apply Character Formatting


The Mini Toolbar

Font Options

Text Highlighting Options

The Format Painter

Activity 3-1

TOPIC B: Align Text Using Tabs



Tab Stops on a Ruler

The Tabs Dialog Box

Activity 3-2

TOPIC C: Display Text as List Items


Bulleted Lists

Numbered Lists

Activity 3-3

TOPIC D: Control Paragraph Layout


Paragraph Alignment Options


Indent Markers

Indentation Options

Spacing Options


Activity 3-4

TOPIC E: Apply Borders and Shading


Types of Borders


The Borders and Shading Dialog Box

Activity 3-5

TOPIC F: Apply Styles

Word Styles

Style Sets

The Styles Task Pane

Applying Styles

Activity 3-6

TOPIC G: Manage Formatting

The Reveal Formatting Task Pane

Clear Formatting Options

Find and Replace Text Formatting Options

Activity 3-7


Review Questions

Lesson 4: Adding Tables

TOPIC A: Insert a Table


Using Tables to Control Page Layout

Table Creation Options

Quick Tables

Inserting Word Data

Table Navigation Methods

Activity 4-1

TOPIC B: Modify a Table

Table Selection Methods

The Table Tools – Layout Contextual Tab

The Table Properties Dialog Box

Inserting and Deleting Rows and Columns

Moving and Resizing Rows and Columns

Customizing Cell Margins

Setting Table Titles

Activity 4-2

TOPIC C: Format a Table

Table Styles

Table Fonts

The Table Tools – Design Contextual Tab

Activity 4-3

TOPIC D: Convert Text to a Table

The Convert Text to Table Dialog Box

The Convert Table to Text Dialog Box

Activity 4-4


Review Questions

Lesson 5: Managing Lists

TOPIC A: Sort a List

Sort Types

Sort Fields

Sorting Text

Activity 5-1

TOPIC B: Renumber a List

Renumbering Options

Activity 5-2

TOPIC C: Customize a List

Multilevel Lists

Increasing and Decreasing List Levels

List Styles

The Multilevel List Gallery

List Appearance Customization Options

List Appearance Formatting Options

Activity 5-3


Review Questions

Lesson 6: Inserting Graphic Objects

TOPIC A: Insert Symbols and Special Characters


Special Characters

Activity 6-1

TOPIC B: Add Images to a Document


Local Pictures

Online Pictures

The Picture Tools – Format Contextual Tab

Activity 6-2


Review Questions

Lesson 7: Controlling Page Appearance

TOPIC A: Apply a Page Border and Color

Page Borders

Border Options

Page Color Options

Activity 7-1

TOPIC B: Add a Watermark


The Printed Watermark Dialog Box

Activity 7-2

TOPIC C: Add Headers and Footers

Inserting Page Numbers

Headers and Footers

The Header & Footer Tools – Design Tab

Activity 7-3

TOPIC D: Control Page Layout

Margin Options

Page Orientation

Vertical Alignment Options

The Paper Size Option

Page Breaks

The Page Setup Dialog Box

Activity 7-4


Review Questions

Lesson 8: Proofing a Document

TOPIC A: Check Spelling and Grammar

Spelling and Grammar Check Options

The Dictionary

The Insights Pane

The Readability Statistics Dialog Box

The Word Count Dialog Box

Activity 8-1

TOPIC B: Other Proofing Tools

The Thesaurus

The Thesaurus Task Pane

The Translation Feature

The Research Options Dialog Box

Activity 8-2

TOPIC C: Check Accessibility


Section 508

Accessibility Checker

Adding Alternative Text to Objects

Activity 8-3


Review Questions

Lesson 9: Customizing the Word Environment

TOPIC A: Customize the Word Interface

The Word Options Dialog Box

Customizing the Ribbon

Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

The AutoCorrect Dialog Box

The AutoCorrect Tab

Activity 9-1

TOPIC B: Additional Save Options

Word 2016 File Formats

Compatibility Checker



Recovering an Unsaved Document

Activity 9-2

TOPIC C: Manage Additional File Types

Opening Non-Native Files in Microsoft Word

Importing Files

Opening and Editing PDF Documents

Appending Text to a Document

Linking to Other Documents

Activity 9-3


Review Questions

Lesson Labs

Lesson 1

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson 2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson 3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson Lab 3-3

Lesson Lab 3-4

Lesson 4

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson Lab 4-2

Lesson 5

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson Lab 5-2

Lesson 6

Lesson Lab 6-1

Lesson 7

Lesson Lab 7-1

Lesson Lab 7-2

Lesson 8

Lesson Lab 8-1

Lesson 9

Lesson Lab 9-1

Lesson Lab 9-2

Course Wrap-Up

Post-Course Assessment

Course Summary

Next Steps


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