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How do you make sure someone wants to read your words? Create a document that stands out.

Today’s Word document is so much more than just text. Learn the ins and outs of knitting written words into a professional product that begs to be read. From styling to illustrating your document, this course makes sure others know you mean business.

Average weekly commitment: 3+ hours. Total course commitment: 12+ hours.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, learners 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


Module 1: Getting Started with Word

Module 2: Formats and Paragraphs

Module 3: Organizing content

Module 4: Review and Printing


Evaluation Method



  • Basic keyboarding capability
  • Basic internet navigation skills
  • Basic file management knowledge

Required Materials

  • High-speed internet (at least 25 Mbps download speed) – click here for more information
  • Windows computer running MS Word 2013, 2016, or Office 365 (desktop or laptop)


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Course Reference Number (CRN) 93020

Instructor Personal Mentor

Course Reference Number (CRN) 91048

Instructor Personal Mentor