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Learning activity

TitleWord: to create fillable forms
CategoryDigital Skills
OverviewVirtual and in-person sessions are available for this course. Please check when booking. Virtual sessions will be delivered via Zoom. Please make sure you install Zoom prior to the training session. Visit the Zoom web page for instructions: The training is delivered using Word for Office365. Participants wanting to follow along should make sure they have the software installed before the session starts. Essex members can find instructions for downloading the software for free at: OUTLINE In this course you'll find out how to create fillable forms in Word that you can send to others and have them fill out digitally. This can save time and reduce data-entry errors. Topics include: - Enabling the Developer tab in the Word ribbon - Insert objects such as text boxes, check boxes, date picker, image insert, list boxes and combo boxes - Protect the document - Save as a template For those submitting CADENZA applications/PGCHEP portfolios, these sessions map to the following: UKPSF areas of activities: A2, K4 JISC framework: 1, 4 If spaces are available, please click on the white space below. ONLY add yourself to the waiting list if the date/s are not convenient.
Learning outcomes
  • Create forms with text boxes, check boxes, date picker and list boxes
  • Enable the Developer tab in the Word ribbon
  • Save form as a template to re-use
Book Event 1
PresenterKatherine Trafford
LocationITwrd1 Zoom link:
Date and time10:00 to 12:00 Thursday 4 July 2024
Available places12
Booking instructions
University of Essex employeeUse the link provided above to book your place via HR Organiser.
Partner institutionPlease discuss with your point of contact at your Partner Institution in the first instance.
Student Union contractors; PhD studentsPlease contact the Organisational Development team.