Back to All Events

Microsoft Word Training: Introduction

The Center of Higher Learning and Pearl River Community College are pleased to announce Microsoft software training at the NASA John C. Stennis Space Center. These classes are scheduled for the CHL Computer Training Lab in Bldg. 1103.

To reserve a seat, at least one week prior, please contact Troy Teadt at 228-688-3113 (office), 985-788-3257 (cell) or (email). 

To see details for the entire Word series, click here.

Word: Introduction (Level 1 of 3)

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • create a simple document, save a document, use Microsoft Word's automatic text features for entering text, and access online help.
  • make changes to an existing document using a variety of editing techniques.
  • apply text formatting to a document.
  • change the appearance of a document by applying various paragraph formats and effects.
  • create a table, navigate and enter text in a table, and enhance its appearance through formatting.
  • use Word's Find and Replace, and proofing tools to efficiently do your work.
  • preview a document, apply and remove formatting that affects entire pages, and print a document.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Creating a Document

Topic 1A: Enter Text

Topic 1B: Save a Document

Topic 1C: Use Automatic Text Features

Lesson 2: Editing Text

Topic 2A: Open an Existing Document

Topic 2B: Delete Blocks of Text

Topic 2C: Move and Copy Text

Topic 2D: Copy Multiple Items

Lesson 3: Formatting Text

Topic 3A: Apply Character Formats

Topic 3B: Change the Font and Font Size

Topic 3C: Add Highlighting and Color to Text

Topic 3D: Copy Text Formatting

Topic 3E: Paste Options

Lesson 4: Formatting Paragraphs

Topic 4A: Change Paragraph Alignment

Topic 4B: Change Line Spacing Within a Paragraph

Topic 4C: Add a Border and Shading to a Paragraph

Topic 4D: Set a Custom Tab

Topic 4E: Add Indents

Topic 4F: Create Numbered and Bulleted Lists

Topic 4G: Create an Outline Numbered List

Lesson 5: Adding Tables

Topic 5A: Create a Table

Topic 5B: Change Table Structure

Topic 5C: Add Table Borders and Shading

Topic 5D: AutoFormat a Table

Lesson 6: Using Word Timesavers

Topic 6A: Create a New Document Using a Template

Topic 6B: Create a New Document Using a Wizard

Topic 6C: Insert a Symbol

Topic 6D: Insert the Date or Time

Topic 6E: Find and Replace Text

Topic 6F: Check Spelling and Grammar

Topic 6G: Replace a Word Using the Thesaurus

Lesson 7: Setting Page Display and Printing Options

Topic 7A: Preview a Document

Topic 7B: Set the Page Orientation

Topic 7C: Create Headers and Footers

Topic 7D: Change Margins

Topic 7E: Insert a Page Break

Topic 7F: Align Text on a Page

Topic 7G: Print a Document

Earlier Event: December 5
Advanced QGIS
Later Event: March 13
CompTIA A+ Training