MS OneNote - Introduction

This introductory course to OneNote is for anyone who needs to understand how to use OneNote. It is suitable for absolute beginners. We assume learners will already be familiar with using a keyboard, mouse, computer and assistive technology.

By the end of this course you will be able to

  • open up One Note and understand about Notebooks
  • Sections and Pages
  • search efficiently and secure Notebooks too
  • During the course you will learn how to create Notes
  • tables and add graphics to pages as well as adding audio and video content
  • work with Office documents and insert screen clippings too.

Estimated Course duration is 2.5 hours. Each lesson takes on average 3-5 minutes to complete.

You can also access our Quick Tip Videos, that only last a few minutes, under Tips and Tricks.

Course Content

Getting Started

Understanding OneNote
Notebook Location
Customising the QAT
Handling Notebook Files
Notebook Structure
Notebook Sections
Notebook Pages
Searching for Information
Securing Notebook Information
Save, Restore and Secure

Creating Notes

Typing Notes and a To-Do Lists
Adding Tables to a Note
Adding Graphics to a Note
Adding Files to a Note
Page Templates
Audio and Video Content
Audio and Video Requirements
How to Create Audio and Video Notes
Managing Audio and Video Notes
Using Styles to Organise Notes
Exporting an Outline to MS Word

Collect & Organise Research Information

Collecting Research Information
Office Documents
Inserting Web Page Content
Adding Screen Clippings
Quick Notes
Using Note Tags
Searching for Note Tags