Microsoft Word 2016 for Beginners

Microsoft Word 2016 for Beginners
Price: 
$20.00

Course Hours: 
2
Course Type: 
Self-Study
  • Description
  • Objectives
  • Materials
  • Approvals
  • System Requirements
  • General Information

Microsoft Word is a word processing application that has been around for a long time; in fact, it is one of the first to be designed for use with a Mouse, a new technology at the time.  For several decades, Microsoft Word has been the go-to application for anyone who needs to create professional-looking documents, in both the business and academic settings, as well as at home.  Since it first debuted in 1983, Microsoft has updated Word many times.  The latest is Microsoft Word 2016, which can be purchased as a standalone product, as part of Microsoft Office 2016, or as part of Microsoft 365.  Word 2016 is similar in style to Word 2013 and Word 2010, but it offers many features and tools not available in the previous versions. This course will help you become familiar with the Word 2016 working environment, how to navigate inside the application, and how to use both your keyboard and mouse to start making professional quality documents on desktop, laptop, and tablet computers.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize how to open and navigate in Microsoft Word
  • Identify the tools available to enter and edit text
  • Recall how to visually format documents
  • List ways to manage Word document files
  • Name the Ribbon tabs, groups, and commands

All materials are included in this course.

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher  with Windows
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player