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Microsoft Word

Learn how to create documents in Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Word Basics

Our introductory-level course helps students build a foundation of essential skills in Microsoft Word and gain a greater understanding of its interface and design elements. Fundamental tasks include writing, proofing, finalizing, and printing a document.

This is a self-paced, introductory-level course designed to both build a foundation of essential skills in Microsoft Word and to gain a greater understanding of its interface and design elements. The course focuses on mastering the fundamental tasks performed in Word, including writing, proofing, finalizing, and printing a document.

This course grants 3 PDUs for successful completion. Students have 90 days from the day they are granted access to complete this course.

Please note: Access to this course will be granted as soon as possible but may take up to 1 business day

After this class, you will be able to:
  • Identify the interface components of a Word document
  • Summarize the purpose of a Word document
  • Choose appropriate customization options for the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Change the font, typeface, document, and paragraph formats
  • Demonstrate proficiency with document and paragraph layout formats
  • Change themes and styles to match the document's purpose
  • Use track changes, word count, and spell check
  • Create a formatted, proofed, and printed Word document