Course 55031A: SharePoint 2013 End User
|Technology:||Microsoft SharePoint Server|
11 June 2013
About this course
This SharePoint 2013 End User class is for end users working in a SharePoint 2013 environment. The course teaches SharePoint basics such as working with lists and libraries as well as basic page customizations.This course is intended for new and existing users of SharePoint.After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Learn to navigate a SharePoint 2013 Team Site.
- Learn to create SharePoint lists.
- Learn to customize SharePoint lists.
- Learn to create SharePoint libraries.
- Learn to manage library document versions.
- Learn to create SharePoint list and library views.
- Learn to create sub sites using various SharePoint templates.
- Learn to create and edit Web page content.
- Learn to create InfoPath Forms and Form libraries.
- Learn to create Site columns and content types.
- Learn to integrate Office applications with SharePoint 2013.
- Learn to manage basic permissions of SharePoint 2013 resources.
- Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: SharePoint 2013 IntroductionLessonsThis module explains how to become familiar with SharePoint 2013.
Module 2: SharePoint List BasicsAfter completing this module, students will understand:
- SharePoint 2013 Introduction
LessonsThis module explains how to work with SharePoint list basics.
- About the versions of SharePoint
- About SharePoint site hierarchy
- About Team Site Layout
- About navigation within a Team Site
Module 3: Library BasicsAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- SharePoint List Basics
LessonsSharePoint Libraries share the same characteristics as SharePoint lists such as columns, views, and validation to name a few. What distinguishes SharePoint libraries is that each item in a library has a underlying document. So in addition to the data stored in library columns, the document stores its own data based on the type of document. Because of the extra data that can be stored in columns that can be used to filter and search by and features such as versioning, libraries are considered a great replacement for the more traditional file server system. Libraries are, like lists, a fundamental building block in a SharePoint site.
- Understand List Templates.
- Work with default lists in a Team Site.
- Create a new list from a List Template.
- Create a custom list.
- Add columns to a list.
- Control and validate input into list fields.
- Link data from separate lists.
Module 4: Working with Lists and Library ViewsAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Library Templates
- Creating Libraries
- Managing Documents and Versioning
LessonsViews provide a flexible system to display SharePoint list and library data in an easy-to-read and easy-to-use manner. Every SharePoint list and library can have multiple views created and configured, and some list and library templates come with special views preconfigured. Views can be defined for personal use or shared use.
- Create new libraries using library templates
- Work with different libraries in a default Team Site.
- Add columns to the library.
- Check out documents for editing.
- Delete and restore documents from document libraries.
- Enable versioning on a library.
- Revert a library document to an earlier version.
Module 5: Working with SitesAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Default Views
- Custom Views
LessonsAll SharePoint content is accessed through a site. A SharePoint site is the container for lists and libraries and provides a starting point for basic administration. The content, lists, libraries, and basic look and feel of a site is initially determined by the Site Template used to create the site.
- Use default views built into lists and libraries
- Create personal views.
- Create shared views.
- Configure views.
- Set the default view for a list or library.
Module 6: Page ContentAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Site Templates
- Creating Sites
- Site Navigation
LessonsSharePoint offers a couple of ways to add content to the pages in a site. The latest technique and the one implemented by the Team Site template is through wiki style pages. Another method that has been part of SharePoint since the beginning is the use of Web Parts and Web Part pages. Both techniques are similar in the output thatcan be created, and both Web Part pages and wiki pages share the ability to add Web Parts to them. Web Part pages still have one advantage in that you can connect Web Parts so information can pass between them; that option is not available on a wiki page.
- Know what Site Templates are.
- Know about the different types of Site Templates that come “out of the box” with different versions of SharePoint.
- Create a new site using Site Templates.
- Create a Project site.
- Create a Team site.
- Create a Community site.
- Create a Blog site.
- Mange the sites listed in the Top Link bar.
Module 7: Forms LibraryAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Wiki Library Pages
- Web Part Pages
- Working with Web Parts
SharePoint Forms library is a special library designed to store Microsoft InfoPath form documents. Microsoft InfoPath comes with a designer tool for graphically creating forms with a wide assortment of fields and controls. The InfoPath Designer can then be used to publish the forms you design to SharePoint rendering them as Web page templates for Forms libraries.Lessons
- Understand what wiki pages are.
- Understand what Web Part pages and Web Parts are.
- Add content to the Team Site Home page
- Change the layout of the Team Site Home page.
- Create a Web Part page.
- Create a wiki page library.
- Add Web Parts
- Manage Web Parts.
Module 8: Site Columns and Content TypesAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Creating a Forms Library
- Creating InfoPath Forms
- Publishing InfoPath Forms to SharePoint
One method of customizing SharePoint, in a way that can be reused throughout the site or site collection or even the whole farm, is to create Site Columns and Content Types. Site columns are the simplest element; they are essentially the same as list and library columns except that you create them at the site level and then they can be used throughout that site and any child site. Content Types are a combination of Site Columns as well as additional settings and information such as document templates and workflows. Content Types, once created, can then be linked to lists and libraries.
- Understand what a Form Library is.
- Create a Form Library.
- Use InfoPath Designer to design a basic form template.
- Publish an InfoPath Designer form template to a Form Library.
- Designate form template files as library columns.
- Create instances of documents in a Form Library.
Module 9: Office IntegrationAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Site Column Gallery
- Creating Site Columns
- Site Content Type Gallery
- Creating Content Types
LessonsOne of the nice features of SharePoint is its ability to integrate with Microsoft Office applications. Just about every Office application offers some level of integration with SharePoint whether it be simple, such as using an Excel spreadsheet to create a new list, or more full featured, such as Outlook integration. Some integration features enhance what is available online through a browser while others allow access to SharePoint content offline such as a mobile computer environment. This lesson will use a series of walk-throughs and exercises to show how each Office application can integrate with SharePoint.
- Create Site Columns.
- Create Content Types.
- Create a document template for a Content Type.
- Assign a Content Type to a list or library.
- Create new items based on a custom Content Type.
Module 10: Managing SharePoint Site PermissionsAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- Excel Integration
- Outlook Integration
- Access Integration
Permissions on a SharePoint site are assigned when a site is created. The default is that permissions assigned to the root of a site collection are inherited by child sites. At any time, permissions inheritance can be turned off at a site, list, library, or even at the item level in a list or library. The permissions themselves can be assigned to either SharePoint groups, individual users or groups created outside of SharePoint such as Windows groups.
- Create a list from an Excel spreadsheet.
- Update a spreadsheet view of SharePoint list data.
- Create an alert.
- Subscribe and view an RSS feed from a SharePoint list.
- Make a copy of a library in Outlook.
- Use the Datasheet view.
- Open and edit a list in Access.
Module 11: Participating in User CommunitiesAfter completing this module, students will be able to:
- SharePoint Groups
- Assigning Permissions
- Permission Levels
- Permissions Inheritance
SharePoint offers users a place for social collaboration in the form of personal sites. The experience and functionality is very similar to popular social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn. The main difference being that it is controlled by the SharePoint Farm and exposure is typically limited to internal networks.
- Create SharePoint groups.
- Assign permission in SharePoint.
- View permission levels.
- Manage permission inheritance at the site level.
- Manage permission inheritance at the list or library level.
- Manage permission inheritance at the item level.
After completing this module, students will be able to:
- Configure User Profiles and My Sites
- People Newsfeeds
- Document Newsfeed
- Site Newsfeed
- Tag Newsfeed
- Managing Personal Sites
- Edit a personal profile.
- Manage newsfeeds.
- Add people newsfeeds.
- Add document newsfeeds.
- Add site newsfeeds.
- Follow tags.
- Store personal content.
Before attending this course, students must have:
- Basic computer skills.
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