Office 2010: New Features

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description This 1-day course covers those features of Microsoft Office 2010 that are new to the Office system, with dedicated units for the new features of each application. In Word, students will learn to use the Navigation pane and apply new text effects. In Excel they will use sparklines, filter data with slicers, and create a PivotChart. In PowerPoint they will organize slides into sections, edit movie clips, apply animation effects, and learn how to broadcast slide shows. In Outlook they will manage e-mail conversations, create Quick Steps, and use the People Pane. In Access, they will learn how to use the tabbed document window, create Lookup list fields, and use the data type gallery. In addition, students will learn about ribbon customization and Backstage view, and save a file as a PDF.

Course Content


UNIT 1: THE OFFICE 2010 INTERFACE

Topic A: Office interface elements
Topic B: New Ribbon features
Topic C: Microsoft Office Backstage view

UNIT 2: NEW WORD FEATURES

Topic A: Formatting options
Topic B: The Navigation pane

UNIT 3: NEW EXCEL FEATURES

Topic A: Sparklines
Topic B: PivotTables and slicers
Topic C: PivotCharts

UNIT 4: NEW POWERPOINT FEATURES

Topic A: Reading view
Topic B: Sections
Topic C: Media clips
Topic D: Animations
Topic E: Broadcasting a slide show online

UNIT 5: NEW OUTLOOK FEATURES

Topic A: The Outlook interface
Topic B: Conversation management
Topic C: Quick Steps
Topic D: The People Pane

UNIT 6: NEW ACCESS FEATURES

Topic A: The Access 2010 environment
Topic B: Data features

APPENDIX A: COLLABORATION IN OUTLOOK 2010

Topic A: Connecting with colleagues via Outlook Social Connectors
Topic B: Staying informed with RSS