Discussion: Paragraph Styles

This discussion can be found in Google Docs: Business Communication Skills for Managers Discussion: Paragraph Styles

To make your own copy to edit:

  • If you want a Google Doc: in the file menu of the open document, click “Make a copy.” This will give you your own Google Doc to work from.
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  • Instructions for faculty to paste the content into their LMS are located in the course resource pages.


Watch the five-minute video below. While the video shows an older version of Word (Microsoft Word 2010), the same features and many of the same buttons are also found in other versions of Word, including 2016.

After watching the video, answer some of these questions: In what situations would the Styles feature be useful? Would you ever use this feature? Why or why not? Share your opinions below and respond to two of your classmates’ thoughts.