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Course Description

Publisher 2016 is Microsoft's entry-level desktop publishing program, allowing you to quickly create publications for the web or print.   You can easily create professional-looking publications by either creating them yourself from scratch or using one of the many pre-designed templates that Publisher offers.   These templates can easily be customized for the look you want.

This course will teach you the skills you'll need to successfully use Microsoft Publisher 2016.   Each lesson contains step-by-step instructions and explanations to show you how to use the features, then walks you through with HD videos so you can see how everything is done.  

In this course, you'll learn:

·     How to work with templates.

·     How to set up pages so creating publications is easy.

·     How to add shapes, images, and graphics to publications.

·     How to add beautiful backgrounds and other page elements.

·     How to create text boxes and add text.

·     How to format text and objects to customize the look of your publication.

·     How to use color correction and other photo editing tools for your publication.

·     How to add, resize, rotate, and group objects.

·     How to add tables to publications.

·     How to create a product catalog using Publisher 2013.

·     How to create bookmarks and hyperlinks.

·     How to share your publication, as well as how to prepare it for the printer.

·     And so much more!

You don't need previous experience with Publisher to be able to complete this course.  This course will start with basic skills, then move forward to more advanced features and techniques.  No matter your skill level with Publisher when starting the course, you will be able to successfully create any type of publication – just like a professional – when you are finished.

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  • 6 Months to Complete
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Course Lessons

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Lesson 1: Introduction to Microsoft Publisher 2016

Publisher allows small businesses to quickly create publications for the web or print. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Take Survey: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete: Exam 1

Lesson 2: Navigating Microsoft Publisher 2016

For this lesson, we?re going to keep the blank publication open, and use it to show you how to navigate the Publisher 2016 user interface. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Basic tasks in Publisher; How to Navigate the Start Screen in Word 2016
  • Complete: Assignment 2
  • Complete: Exam 2

Lesson 3: Working with Templates

Although we talked about templates briefly in the first lesson, we?re going to take this entire lesson to learn how to find the template you want, then customize it for your use. By the end of this lesson, you will be able to create an entire publication using a template. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review 2 Videos: How to use Microsoft Publisher Templates to create a Business Card; How to Use, Find and Save Publisher templates
  • Complete: Assignment 3
  • Complete: Exam 3

Lesson 4: Getting Started with a Blank Template

For this lesson, as well as for the rest of the course, we are going to switch back to the blank templates in Publisher and start learning how to create and customize publications. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review 4 Practice Worksheets
  • Review Video: How to Create a Tri-Fold Brochure in Microsoft Publisher : Microsoft Graphic Design Programs
  • Complete: Assignment 4
  • Complete: Exam 4

Lesson 5: Working with Objects

This lesson is going to cover some of the basics of working with objects. As the course progresses, we?ll teach you more advanced features for objects that are available with Publisher 2016. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review Video: Microsoft publisher 2016 tutorial 04 - work with wordart
  • Complete: Assignment 5
  • Complete: Exam 5

Lesson 6: Inserting Images into Publications

Images and graphics are key to making your publications attractive. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Create a watermark from a photo or picture in Publisher; How to scan a picture into Publisher 2013
  • Review Video: Microsoft Publisher 2013 Tutorial - Inserting Images and Image Placeholders
  • Complete: Assignment 6
  • Complete: Exam 6

Lesson 7: Continuing to Work with Images

By far, the easiest way to insert images is by creating placeholders, then inserting them. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review Video: Microsoft Publisher 2013 Tutorial - Move, Resize and Crop Images
  • Complete: Assignment 7
  • Complete: Exam 7

Lesson 8: Inserting Shapes and Other Objects into a Publication

Images aren?t the only things you can insert into your publication. You can also insert shapes, advertisements, calendars, and more. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review 4 Practice Worksheets
  • Review 3 Articles: Group or ungroup shapes, pictures, or other objects; Align objects; Insert a picture into an AutoShape
  • Complete: Assignment 8
  • Complete: Exam 8

Lesson 9: Working with Text and Text Boxes

The most important part of any publication is the text. The pictures and graphics are only supposed to highlight and enhance it. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review 3 Articles: How to Wrap Text Around a Picture in Publisher; Where is Line Spacing in Microsoft Publisher 2010 and 2013; Flow pasted text to the next page or text box
  • Complete: Assignment 9
  • Complete: Exam 9

Lesson 10: Formatting Paragraphs within Text Boxes

We already examined the ways in which you can format and align your text, but let?s now look at the paragraph level formatting options. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Understanding the Format Paragraph box in Publisher; Formatting Paragraphs Within Text Boxes in Microsoft Publisher 2013
  • Complete: Assignment 10
  • Complete: Exam 10

Lesson 11: Correcting Text and Design Errors

Publisher gives you a number of tools to catch and correct the errors in your publication. These can be design errors or spelling errors. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Using the Design Checker in Publisher; Show or hide formatting marks
  • Complete: Assignment 11
  • Complete: Exam 11

Lesson 12: Creating a Catalog

A catalog is defined as a list of items. You can create catalogs using Publisher by either creating a list of items to add to the catalog ? or by importing a list of items into Publisher. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Review 4 Practice Worksheets
  • Review Article: Create a catalog merge
  • Complete: Assignment 12
  • Complete: Exam 12

Lesson 13: Using and Formatting Tables

Tables are a grid arranged into columns and rows. You can use them to organize and emphasize certain pieces of information. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Understanding the Format Table dialog in Publisher; Microsoft Community Questions for Publisher 2016
  • Complete: Assignment 13
  • Complete: Exam 13

Lesson 14: Further Customizing Your Publication

In this lesson, we?re going to continue to show you features that allow you to customize your pages. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 14 Video
  • Review 4 Articles: Resize the page or paper in Publisher; Get a word count in Publisher; Add, change, or remove a border in Publisher; Understanding the Custom Page Size dialog box in Publisher
  • Complete: Assignment 14
  • Complete: Exam 14

Lesson 15: Mail Merge and Other Tasks

Mail merge is the ability to create a mass mailing based on a single publication template. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 15 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Create labels with different addresses in Publisher; Create a mail or e-mail merge in Publisher
  • Complete: Assignment 15
  • Complete: Exam 15

Lesson 16: Publishing, Printing, and Sharing Publications

In many cases, you will probably want to publish the same publication in a variety of different formats. In this lesson, we?ll introduce you to the tools Publisher provides that make doing this easy and intuitive. 56 Total Points
  • Lesson 16 Video
  • Review 4 Practice Worksheets
  • Take Poll: End of Course Poll
  • Take Survey: Course Comments
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Assignment 16
  • Complete: Exam 16
  • Complete: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Know what MS Publisher is and what it can do.
  • Demonstrate working with templates.
  • Demonstrate getting started with a blank template.
  • Demonstrate working with objects.
  • Demonstrate inserting images into publications.
  • Demonstrate inserting shapes and other objects into a publication.
  • Determine working with text and text boxes.
  • Describe formatting paragraphs within text boxes.
  • Describe correcting text and design errors.
  • Summarize creating a catalog.
  • Describe publishing, printing, and sharing publications, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Microsoft Publisher 2016
Course Number: 9770428
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Lessons Rating: 4.7 / 5 Stars (985 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: Computer Skill (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 0.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $75.00

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