Matt Peterson, Senior Trainer at Pragmatic Works, introduces a new series on how to utilize Microsoft's OneNote program. As a former educator, Matt uses OneNote extensively in his role and aims to share his insights on this versatile tool. This guide covers the basics of OneNote, emphasizing its practical applications for everyday use.
Getting Started with OneNote
Downloading OneNote: The focus is on OneNote for Windows 10, highlighting its accessibility and user-friendly interface.
Creating a Notebook: Matt demonstrates the simple process of creating a new notebook, naming it "YouTube series notebook" for the series.
OneNote offers a wide array of features:
Insert text, images, math equations, audio files, and more.
Cloud-based saving for easy access across devices.
Sharing notebooks with others for collaborative work.
Sections and Pages: Learn about organizing notes using sections, pages, and subsections.
Customization: Matt showcases how to personalize sections with colors and manage the notebook's layout.
Advanced Features: The introduction to tags for easier navigation and search within notebooks.
Utilizing OneNote for Effective Notetaking
Peterson delves into OneNote's functionality:
Text and Drawing Tools: Explore the rich text options, drawing capabilities, and annotation features.
Audio and Video Inserts: Adding multimedia elements to notes is simplified, enhancing the note-taking experience.
Collaborating with OneNote
Sharing and Permissions: Detailed walkthrough on sharing notebooks and managing access rights.
OneNote in Teams: Integration with Microsoft Teams for improved collaboration and communication within groups.
Matt Peterson's introduction to Microsoft OneNote serves as a comprehensive guide for beginners and seasoned users alike. This series promises to equip viewers with the knowledge to harness OneNote's full potential, making notetaking and collaboration more efficient and effective. With its user-friendly interface and robust features, OneNote stands out as a versatile tool for personal and professional use.
Matt Peterson is a Trainer for Pragmatic Works specializing in the Power Platform. He graduated from the University of North Florida in 2006 and comes with 15 years of teaching experience in high school algebra. Matt earned the accomplishment in 2013 of being named the Florida Gifted Teacher of The Year. His primary focus is helping our customers learn the ins and outs of Power Apps and Power BI.