Getting Started with Microsoft Word

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Create and save a document in MS Word.

Develop a flyer with text that includes bullets, an image and a table using MS Word.

Demonstrate basic MS Word text formatting skills.

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1 hour
Beginner-friendly
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this project, you will learn to use the basic features of Microsoft Word. Using the free version of Office 365’s Microsoft Word, you will generate a document that contains formatted text, an image, and a table. MS Word, a powerful word processing application, is used for creating and updating letters, handouts, resumes and many other types of documents for business and personal use. Enhancing your communication skills by mastering basic MS Word increases your marketability in almost any profession.

Requirements

Ability to navigate Windows and use a browser is required.

Skills you will develop

  • Microsoft Word

  • Text Editing

  • format text

  • word processing

  • Tables

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Use the Chrome browser to log into Microsoft Office 365 to access the free version of Microsoft Word and create and save a Word document.

  2. Format text in an MS Word document by manipulating font properties to alter font face, weight, color, and size.

  3. Add a list of items to an MS Word document and format them into a bulleted list.

  4. Add a table of data to an MS Word document.

  5. Insert an email link and an image into a Word document and float text around that image.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.