About this course

In this Microsoft Word 2016 training class, students learn advanced techniques, such as working with tables of contents, footnotes, and endnotes, adding comments, tracking changes, comparing and combining documents, creating envelopes and labels, using Mail Merge, and protecting documents. This class is for Word 2016 on Windows.

Course Outline

Module 1: Working with Long Documents

This module explains how use Microsoft Word’s features to get the most out of working with longer documents.

  • Adding a Table of Contents
  • Updating a Table of Contents
  • Deleting the Table of Contents
  • Footnotes and Endnotes
  • Inserting Citations and a Bibliography
  • Adding an Index
  • Inserting a Table of Figures
  • Inserting and Updating a Table of Authorities
  • Creating an Outline

Module 2: Review and Collaborating on Documents

This module explains how to review and collaborate on documents with others.

  • Adding Comments
  • Tracking Changes
  • Viewing Changes, Additions, and Comments
  • Accepting and Rejecting Changes

Module 3: Comparing and Combining Documents

This module explains how compare and combine documents in Microsoft Word.

  • Comparing Documents
  • Combining Documents
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Compare documents to find out what has changed between different version of a document.
  • Combine documents to gather revisions made by various individuals into a single document.

Module 4: Managing Mailings

This module explains how manage mailings using Microsoft Word.

  • Creating Envelopes and Labels
  • Using Mail Merge
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create and print envelopes in Microsoft Word.
  • Create and print labels in Microsoft Word.
  • Use Mail Merge to print or email form letters to multiple recipients.
  • Select Mail Merge recipients from an existing list.

Module 5: Protecting Documents

This module explains how to use Microsoft Word features to protect documents.

  • Making Microsoft Word Documents Read Only
  • Password Protect Word Documents
  • Removing Metadata from Files
  • Restrict Formatting and Editing
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Mark documents as final and make them read only.
  • Password protect Microsoft Word documents.
  • Restrict formatting options before sharing a document with others.
  • Restrict editing options before sharing a document with others.

Module 6: Random Useful Items

This module explains how to use various Microsoft Word features to enhance your use of the program.

  • Add bookmarks to a document and use them to jump around a document.
  • Add watermarks to a Microsoft Word document.
  • Add titles to sections.
  • Insert built-in fields.
  • Use the Go To feature.
  • Customize the ribbon.
  • Prepare a document for internationalization and accessibility.

Module 7: New Features as of 2013

This module explains how to use the Cloud and Resume Reading feature, new since 2016.

  • Using the Cloud
  • Resume Reading Feature
  • After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use the Cloud
  • Use the Resume Reading feature

Module 8: New Features in Word 2016

This module explains how to use features new in Word 2016.

  • Ink Equations
  • Version History
  • Shape Formatting
  • Sharing