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Microsoft Word Classes

Learn best practices and how to effectively use Word by taking an instructor-led class at the Computer Education & Training Center.

Our Word classes are now available online with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training. If you don't have Word installed on your machine, you can remote into one of our computers. For more information, email info@cetc.umsl.edu.

Introduction to Word

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows.) Learn to use Microsoft Word to create and save word-processing documents. Learn to enter and edit text, control line spacing, format a document, and use non-printing characters. Discover the ease of making changes by moving, copying, and pasting text. Understand the difference between Save and Save As and how to set up documents for printing. Learn how to apply paragraph formatting in your documents, including properly setting paragraph indents and tabs and centering text. Other topics include changing the type style, inserting the date, and using the Find and Replace commands to make global changes.
Fee: $199

Word 2016  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E1010 Wed., Sept. 9West CountyDawn Robinson

Intermediate Applications of Word

(Prerequisite: Introduction to Word or equivalent experience.) Further your Word skills as you learn about formatting, tables, and mail merge. Discover how to create tables to format data and text on your page. Table topics include inserting and deleting rows and columns, editing tables, creating borders, and other formatting techniques. Understand how to insert section breaks in a document in order to format specific areas or customize page numbering. Learn to create personalized form letters and perform queries using Mail Merge. Other topics include headers and footers; text flow options, such as widow/orphan control; and the Paste Special feature.
Fee: $199

Word 2016  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E1011 Thurs., Sept. 17West CountyDawn Robinson

Advanced Applications of Word

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of Word or equivalent experience.) Learn to create sophisticated documents that feature multi-column, newspaper-style formats. Discover how to import graphics and artwork and integrate graphics and columns. Learn how to define styles and templates for document formats that you frequently use. Create and run simple macros for automating repetitive tasks. Use the features that make it easier to share documents with others, including adding comments and tracking changes.
Fee: $199

Word 2016  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E1012 Thurs., Sept. 24West CountyDawn Robinson

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Other Microsoft Office classes are available including OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Access VBA, and Excel.

If you are moving to Office 2013, check out our Transitioning to Office 2013 class to learn more about the new features and changes from prior versions of Office.