TOSA Word: TOSA Word 365 Beginner

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Acquire the skills needed to utilize Microsoft Word in a work environment as you prepare for the TOSA Word 2016 and TOSA Word 365 certification exams.

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Opening & Setting Up
In this 8-video course, learners can explore the basics of Microsoft Word, the word processing program in Word for Office 365. If you have no experience with Word, this is the perfect course to choose when you begin using the program. First, learn how to open the application on your desktop from the Windows 10 Search bar, Start menu, and task bar. You will explore many of the tools and functions available in Word, and learn how to access the Ribbon, how to use the file backstage view, the Quick Access toolbar, and the Status bar. You will learn how to navigate in a word document by using the scroll bar, and other navigation shortcuts. Next, you will learn to use the View Mode, which will display a document in several ways, and has views that focus on reading text, a web view, and views for planning and drafting. Finally, this course examines how to use the Navigation pane to move through a document, jump to specific headings or pages, and to search for keywords.
8 videos | 37m has Assessment available Badge
Creating, Opening & Saving Documents
Explore the basics of how to create, save, and open documents in Word for Office 365. During this course you will learn how to create and modify documents. Then, explore how to use Word's templates to create documents such as reports, letters, and resumes. You will also observe several ways to save your document, including on your computer and on OneDrive. Continue by learning how to save a document as a PDF. You will learn how to organize a document's margins, orientation, choose the paper size, preview, and print a document. Learners will then observe how Word provides statistics for a document, including word count, and the number of lines or paragraphs in a document. Learn how to protect documents, and restrict editing. Finally, you will learn how to manage a document's version history, and how to recover unsaved documents.
16 videos | 1h 12m has Assessment available Badge
Editing documents
This 17-video course explores Word for Office 365's intuitive text tools for typing, manipulating, and checking text. Here you will learn how to configure settings for more efficient typing, and how to insert, edit, and format text boxes. First, learn how to use the special character menu. Examine how Word Properties include information about the author, tags, or the last time the document was modified. You will then learn how to reorder text or paragraphs with cutting, copying, and pasting tools. If you often use the same items or groups of items in your documents, you will learn how to save them to your AutoText and Quick Parts galleries, and to quickly insert them into future documents. Word keeps a log of what has been recently typed, so you will learn how to use the redo and undo functions. You will learn to use the Editor tool to proofread and correct your document, and check the grammar and spelling. Finally, learners will examine how the AutoCorrect feature will correct frequently used vocabulary and symbols.
17 videos | 1h 18m has Assessment available Badge
Formatting Documents
Learners can explore how to personalize a document by using Word for Office 365's formatting tools in this 20-video course. Learn how to change the font, change its size, and how to bold, underline and italicize words. You will learn an easy way to change case with the case tool, how to use alignment options, and change paragraph spacing in Word. Next, you will learn how to use Word's text effects, including how to add shadows, reflections, and glow effects. The course demonstrates how to use the bullet points tool, how to use the default bullet point and numbers style, and how to create a custom multilevel list style. You will learn how to organize text in columns, and how to insert a table in a document. The  course continues by demonstrating how to use tools to visualize formatting and style settings, and how to use different styles in a document. Learners will observe how to use preset styles in WordArt and SmartArt tools. Finally, observe how to use Themes in Word.
20 videos | 1h 24m has Assessment available Badge
Using Find & Replace Tools
This 7-video course explores several capabilities—word, symbol, or number searching, and replacing—available in Word for Office 365. Learners will observe how to use the Navigation Pane to find words and phrases in a document, and that search will be clearly displayed. You will also learn how to navigate between pages or lines with the Go To tool. Next, the course demonstrates Advanced Search options in Word's Editing tool set, which allows you to specify the word's case and format. Next, learners watch demonstrations of how to access the Find tool to use wildcard codes to perform approximate searches in Word, including how to search for variable spellings, specific prefixes, and even half- complete numbers. Continue by learning how to use the Find and Replace tool to replace all instances of chosen words. You will observe how the Replace tool allows you to change formatting of text without having to manually select and reformat text. Finally, learners examine how to change or replace Symbols or specials characters in a document.
7 videos | 30m has Assessment available Badge
Sharing & Collaborating on a Document
Learners can explore the many ways in which users can collaborate on a document by using Word for Office 365 in this 10-video course. You will learn how to use the e-mail function in Word, which automatically creates a new e-mail and attaches your document. You will also learn how to directly access OneDrive, Microsoft's Cloud service that allows you to save a document online. Next, observe how to use links to send and share documents, and how to set permissions for who can access that document. This course explores how to use the comment tool in Word to communicate with multiple users working on the same document, and use the Word tool to track changes, highlight changes in text, review changes, and accept or reject edits. You will continue by learning how to use Inking tools in Word with Draw tab to add artistic elements to a document. Finally, you will learn how to use Word tools to compare two versions of a document, merge them, and decide on how modifications are integrated.
10 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge
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Structuring Documents
This 8-video course explores how to organize a document in Word for Office for 365 by using sections, headers, footers, and page numbers. You will learn how to use page breaks to move text to the top of the next page, and how to use the Section tool to create separate areas or sections in you document that can be organized and formatted individually. Next, you will learn how to insert headers and footers in a document. Then learn how to insert page numbers into a header or footer, how to change the placement of the page numbers, how to customize the style of page numbers, and how to insert text on same line as the page number. Word automatically inserts all headers and footers into every page of a document. You will learn to create borders around paragraphs, and adjust the style, color, thickness, and the location. Finally, learners will observe how to create borders for an entire page or document in Word.
8 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge
Shaping Documents
Learners can explore the advanced reference tools available in Word for Office 365 in this 10-video course. You will learn how to use cover pages, tables of contents, and Quick Parts to help readers find information in your documents. You will then examine the range of cover page templates available in Word. Learners continue by examining how to properly format document titles and subtitles, and how to create a table of contents without having to insert the information manually. You will learn to create an index in your document, to use the Mark Entry tool to mark your index entries, and use Word to generate and update your index. Next, learn how to add bookmarks, and link them to specified sections in the document, and how to cross-reference to link different parts of the same document. You will observe how to create a table of figures to keep track of captioned illustrations. Finally, learn how to use the Outline mode and the Outline view in Word.
10 videos | 46m has Assessment available Badge
Illustrating Documents
This 11-video course explores the use of mages and illustrations in a document in Word for Office 365. You will learn how to insert an image from the Internet or a file into word documents, then learn how to take screen shots of parts of a document by using the Screen Clipping tool. You will also explore a number of icons available in Word to insert into a document. Next, learners will examine several ways in which images, figures, or icons can be surrounded by text. Learn how to perform basic editing on images to adjust brightness, contrast, and coloring; and to use the Picture Styles toolset to create frames or borders about images. The course demonstrates how to use hyperlinks to access websites, e-mail drafts, and other documents. Continue by learning how to insert and embed videos in a document from online sources, how to insert 3D models, and reformat the document. Finally, you will observe how to insert a watermark onto a page, and how to add graphics as watermarks.
11 videos | 49m has Assessment available Badge
Creating Graphics & Diagrams
Learners can explore graphic tools available in Word for Office 365 to create charts and diagrams in this 8-video course. You will learn how to create custom charts and flow charts with shapes, using Word's preset charts and shapes, and how to custom freehand a shape. Then you will learn how to create, format, and edit custom shapes. You will learn how to arrange individual items on a page manually, or align several items at once. Next, the course demonstrates how to use the Selection Pane to organize objects in a document, and to hide or show certain objects. Then learn how to use a drawing canvas to group several objects or shapes, and how the canvas can be treated as one large object. The course demonstrates for learners how the SmartArt tool can be used to add professional-looking graphics to documents. You will learn how to customize shapes, and how to create a graphic that can display names, roles, and pictures. Finally, learn how to change positioning, colors, and styles of graphics.
8 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge
Adding Data & Calculations
This 8-video course explores how to enrich a Word for Office 365 document by inserting content, charts, equations, and how to add data from an Excel spreadsheet. First, you will learn how to access the AutoText and Quick Parts galleries to save and easily insert frequently used items or groups of items into other documents. You will learn to use AutoText for smaller items like names or numbers, while Quick Parts is used for larger items like graphics. Then learners will observe how to insert equations directly into Word by copying an equation from an online source, inserting it from a preset, or by creating one's own equation. You will learn how to customize a chart, and manage the data table without using a separate spreadsheet application. Learners will observe how to customize a chart by using Word's presets, alter individual elements to give charts a personal style, and to label charts to contextualize data and statistics. Finally, you will learn how to insert charts and tables from Excel into Word.
8 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
Using Table Tools
In this 9-video course, learners can explore how to structure data in a Word for Office 365 document using table tools. You will learn to create a table from scratch, convert prepared text into a table, and import a table. The course demonstrates how to modify a table by adding rows and columns. Once you have inserted a table, you will then learn how to change its appearance, and how data can be formatted like any other text with Word's formatting tools. The course continues by demonstrating how to add and adjust the width, style, and color of borders. You will learn how to apply color to individual cells or tables, and how to adjust alignment settings, move tables, and change how text interacts with a table. If a table contains a large amount of data, you will learn to sort it according to different criteria to make it visually easier to read and understand. Finally, the course demonstrates how Word allows you to perform calculations within the table you inserted.
9 videos | 36m has Assessment available Badge
Using Research Tools
Learners can explore Smart Lookup, a suite of tools in available in Word for Office 365 to organize your information in a document, in this 10-video course. You will learn how to use Smart Lookup to research a word, automatically have Bing provide you with the definition, find more information, and extra content about that word. Next, you will learn how to create a bibliography, and insert citations by using the Citations and Bibliography toolset. The course then demonstrates how to create a database of articles, books, and journals which can then be used to insert sources quickly and efficiently. Learn how to use the built-in translator tool, which will translate individual words, full sections, and even whole documents. You will learn to how to insert and format line numbers. Then learn how to use the footnotes tool, and the footnote style outbox launcher to format, customize, and manage footnotes that will be included in a document. Finally, the course demonstrates how to insert endnotes, and how to convert endnotes into footnotes.
10 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
Creating Forms
This 5-video course explores how to use and reuse forms in Word for Office 365. Word has thousands of pre-formatted forms available for download, and learners will observe how to use them to create forms for their specific requirements. You will learn how to use the Navigation Pane to create a form, for instance, for a quotation, by using Word's built-in templates. Continue by learning how to save a form you have customized as a template to use at a future date. You will then learn how to create drop-down menus within a word document, for example, if you are creating a survey. The document with the drop-down menu will be available to anyone who has been sent the document. The course demonstrates how to use multiple choice lists in a form, and how to customize appearance of the list. Finally, if you are sharing a form or survey, you will learn how to protect it from unauthorized changes, which will allow users to add answers, but not to modify questions or other elements.
5 videos | 20m has Assessment available Badge
Creating Bulk Mailings
Learners can explore bulk mail tools available in Word for Office 365 in this 9-video course. Learn how to use the envelope creation tool to insert addresses, format the style, and how to place addresses on envelopes. You will also learn how to create address labels, and how to change the margins and dimensions. Next, observe how to use the Mail Merge function, which allows data from a mailing list to be incorporated into a document when you send bulk e-mails or letters. You will learn how to create a list of addresses and contact information in Word for a mail merge document, and to import a mailing list from an Excel spreadsheet or MS Access file to use in a mail merge. You will learn to edit, sort data, filter, and search your data in a contact list. You will learn to create bulk e-mails or letters with multiple recipients. Finally, the course demonstrates how to create simple rules to change elements, for example, a greeting in a letter.
9 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge
Configuring the Application
Explore ways to customize every aspect of the Word for Office 365 application, from the interface and language, to input and save options, in this 9-video course. First, learn how to manage security preferences, connect services, and application updates from your account page. Next, you will explore Add-ins, extensions that can be installed to increase productivity, and how to install, deactivate, and delete Add-ins. Then you will examine some of Word's advanced options to modify many of the program's display settings. You will examine how to customize Word's user and input behavior, including the Mini Toolbar, and instant previews to improve your performance. When working with or switching between languages, you will learn how to access and update language settings in Word. Then learn how to adjust print options to print a document in draft form, adjust scale settings, and how to print a double-sided document. Finally, you will examine the Office ribbon, the most important element in Word, which has all the tools used when creating a document.
9 videos | 38m has Assessment available Badge
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Opening & Setting Up
Before getting started with Word 2016 for Windows, you will need to know how to open the application and use the basic navigation tools. Learn how to scroll, zoom, and use the different view modes to take control of your workspace.
8 videos | 32m has Assessment available Badge
Creating, Opening & Saving Documents
Creating, saving, and opening documents are central to your user experience in Word 2016 for Windows. Learn how to create files, how to save them, and how to optimize your documents with accessibility and protection tools.
15 videos | 1h 8m has Assessment available Badge
Editing Documents
Typing, manipulating, and checking your text is made easy with Word 2016's intuitive text tools. Discover how to build out your document more quickly with special characters, advanced AutoCorrect tools, and predefined AutoText items.
16 videos | 1h 19m has Assessment available Badge
Formatting Documents
Control every aspect of your text's appearance and structure with Word 2016's formatting tools. Use color, effects, and intuitive alignment tools to quickly transform your text and make your document more readable.
20 videos | 1h 38m has Assessment available Badge
Using the Find & Replace Tools
Whether you are looking for a word or phrase, Word 2016 for Windows has the tool for you. Perform simple searches, use wildcards to widen the scope, and define replacement text to quickly make changes to your document.
7 videos | 39m has Assessment available Badge
Using Word 2016 with Office 365
If you have a qualifying Office 365 subscription, you can use it to install Word 2016 and get the latest software updates released by Microsoft. During this course, you will learn how to download the latest updates. Then, discover how to create, open, browse, or save files, locally or on OneDrive or SharePoint. Other topics include how to restore previous document versions and reserve shared documents; create and insert 3D images with the 3D modeling tools. Annotate your document with the Draw tab's Ink tools. Use the editor tools, spell check, grammar checker, and contextual suggestions. Adapt your document for people of all abilities with the Accessibility Checker. Finally, employ the Resume Assistant to reference LinkedIn postings for your CV.
11 videos | 1h 1m has Assessment available Badge
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Shaping & Structuring Documents
Shaping and structuring text properly makes your document more readable. Use sections, headers, and cover pages to set out your ideas clearly, and advanced reference tools to help your reader find the information they need.
16 videos | 1h 24m has Assessment available Badge
Illustrating Documents
Sometimes images and illustrations say it better than text. With Word 2016 for Windows, you can insert images and videos from online and local locations, build custom equations, and create hyperlinks to other sources of information.
11 videos | 52m has Assessment available Badge
Using Table Tools
Bring structure to your technical data with Word 2016 table tools. Insert new entries, columns, or rows on the fly; apply formatting to make values stand out; and manipulate your data with the sort, filter, and calculation tools.
9 videos | 40m has Assessment available Badge
Creating Graphics & Diagrams
With Word 2016's graphics tools, you can create charts and diagrams to add visual impact to your documents. Learn how to build diagrams, insert customizable SmartArt graphics, and transform your data using different chart types.
10 videos | 54m has Assessment available Badge
Using Research Tools
Word 2016 for Windows gives you a suite of research tools to enrich your documents. Organize your citations and sources, use the dictionaries to check your text, and pull information into your document directly from the web.
8 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge
Creating Forms & Bulk Mailings
With Word 2016's forms and mailings tools, you can collect, process, and re-use data in a variety of different ways. Build data collection forms, import mailing lists, and create mail merge documents in a matter of minutes.
11 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge
Using Sharing & Collaboration Tools
Collaboration is made easy in Word 2016 for Windows. Share your document via email, upload your document to your OneDrive storage space, and use the comment and change tracking tools to keep on top of any modifications made to your files.
10 videos | 55m has Assessment available Badge
Configuring the Application
Every aspect of your Word 2016 for Windows application, from interface and language to input and save options, can be customized. If these default settings aren't enough, you can even install new tools and services via the add-in store.
10 videos | 45m has Assessment available Badge
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Office 365 for Dummies, 3rd Edition
If you are considering moving to Office 365 or have already moved, then this book is the first book you should read to get up to speed on the concepts and terms as quickly as possible.
Book Duration 4h 33m Book Authors By Jennifer Reed, Ken Withee, Rosemarie Withee

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Word 2019 in Easy Steps
Using detailed images and easy-to-follow instructions, this clear, concise and colorful visual reference guide is an invaluable tool for both newcomers and those upgrading from older versions.
Book Duration 1h 48m Book Authors By Scott Basham

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Word 2019 for Dummies
Whether you've used older versions of this popular program or have never processed a single word, this hands-on guide gets you going with the latest version of Microsoft Word.
Book Duration 5h 11m Book Authors By Dan Gookin

BOOKS INCLUDED

Book

Word 2019 in Easy Steps
Using detailed images and easy-to-follow instructions, this clear, concise and colorful visual reference guide is an invaluable tool for both newcomers and those upgrading from older versions.
Book Duration 1h 48m Book Authors By Scott Basham

Book

Word 2019 for Dummies
Whether you've used older versions of this popular program or have never processed a single word, this hands-on guide gets you going with the latest version of Microsoft Word.
Book Duration 5h 11m Book Authors By Dan Gookin

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Office 365 for Dummies, 3rd Edition
If you are considering moving to Office 365 or have already moved, then this book is the first book you should read to get up to speed on the concepts and terms as quickly as possible.
Book Duration 4h 33m Book Authors By Jennifer Reed, Ken Withee, Rosemarie Withee

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Word 2016 For Professionals For Dummies
Packed with information to take the guesswork out of Microsoft Word and help you work smarter and faster, this comprehensive guide leads you beyond basic word processing to get the most out of Word by learning to work with graphics, creating complexly-formatted documents, adding automation features to templates, collaborating with others, and sharing documents.
Book Duration 8h 8m Book Authors By Dan Gookin

Book

Word 2016 in Easy Steps
Offering an invaluable tool for both newcomers and those upgrading from older versions, this clear, concise and colorful visual reference guide uses detailed images and easy-to-follow instructions to quickly get you up to speed with Word 2016.
Book Duration 1h 42m Book Authors By Scott Basham

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2016
Are you a visual learner who prefers to see how Word works rather than hear a long-winded explanation? Let this book's straightforward, show-me-don't-tell-me approach help you quickly come to grips with all of Word's capabilities and get you up and running - and actually using them - in no time.
Book Duration 2h 57m Book Authors By Elaine Marmel

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Word 2016 For Dummies
Written by the author of the first-ever For Dummies book, Dan Gookin, this friendly, easy-to-follow guide quickly and painlessly gets you up to speed on mastering the world's number one word processing software. Learn to format multiple pages, develop styles, build distinctive templates, add creative flair to your documents with images and tables, and more.
Book Duration 4h 54m Book Authors By Dan Gookin
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Word 2016 For Professionals For Dummies
Packed with information to take the guesswork out of Microsoft Word and help you work smarter and faster, this comprehensive guide leads you beyond basic word processing to get the most out of Word by learning to work with graphics, creating complexly-formatted documents, adding automation features to templates, collaborating with others, and sharing documents.
Book Duration 8h 8m Book Authors By Dan Gookin

Book

Word 2016 in Easy Steps
Offering an invaluable tool for both newcomers and those upgrading from older versions, this clear, concise and colorful visual reference guide uses detailed images and easy-to-follow instructions to quickly get you up to speed with Word 2016.
Book Duration 1h 42m Book Authors By Scott Basham

Book

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Word 2016
Are you a visual learner who prefers to see how Word works rather than hear a long-winded explanation? Let this book's straightforward, show-me-don't-tell-me approach help you quickly come to grips with all of Word's capabilities and get you up and running - and actually using them - in no time.
Book Duration 2h 57m Book Authors By Elaine Marmel

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Word 2016 For Dummies
Written by the author of the first-ever For Dummies book, Dan Gookin, this friendly, easy-to-follow guide quickly and painlessly gets you up to speed on mastering the world's number one word processing software. Learn to format multiple pages, develop styles, build distinctive templates, add creative flair to your documents with images and tables, and more.
Book Duration 4h 54m Book Authors By Dan Gookin
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