Word: Document Foundations

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Official Program Description

Word: Document Foundations

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In Word: Document Foundations, you will be taught the basic operations of Microsoft® Word® to perform your day-to-day responsibilities, and to use the application to be more productive in your work. You will be provided with the fundamental knowledge and techniques needed to advance to using more complex Word features such as protecting your documents and usage of ligatures.

Who Should Attend

Individuals who wish to learn the basic operations and enhance their knowledge of Microsoft Word.


To be successful in this course, you should be familiar with using a personal computer, a mouse, and a keyboard. You should be comfortable in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on the computer. Specifically, you should be able to launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders. To ensure your success, we recommend you first take one an introductory Windows course or have equivalent skills and knowledge.

Attend and You Will Learn

Getting Started with Word

  • Identifying the components of the Word interface
  • Creating a Word document
  • Using help

Editing a Document

  • Navigating and selecting text
  • Modifying text
  • Finding and replacing text

Formatting Text and Paragraphs

  • Applying character formatting
  • Aligning text using tabs
  • Displaying text as list items
  • Controlling paragraph layout
  • Applying borders and shading
  • Applying styles
  • Managing formatting

Adding Tables

  • Inserting a table
  • Modifying a table
  • Formatting a table
  • Converting text to a table

Managing Lists

  • Sorting a list
  • Renumbering a list
  • Customizing a list

Inserting Graphic Objects

  • Inserting symbols and special characters
  • Adding images to a document

Controlling Page Appearance

  • Applying a page border and color
  • Adding a watermark
  • Adding headers and footers
  • Controlling page layout

Proofing a Document

  • Checking spelling and grammar
  • Other proofing tools
  • Checking accessibility

Customizing the Word environment

  • Customizing the Word interface
  • Additional save options


  Word Document Foundations
CTU-WORD10L1-C - 025
  2016 - TTS - Sep - Dec 2015   Status:  Available
In-Class:   Tue 9:00AM - 4:30PM
10 Nov 2015
Class Schedule: 1 Sessions
Contact Hours: 6.0
Course Fee(s):
Gov't & Non-Profit Registration Fee non-credit    $199.00
Registration Fee non-credit    $249.00
Potential Discount(s):
  0.60 CEUs
Location:   On Campus