Word Processing

Word Processing

Taught courses
Introduction to Word

Two half days



An introduction to the functions and key features of MS Word 2010, using a variety of practical exercises and taught examples. Previous knowledge of Windows environment is advised.

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Using Word to Prepare a Short Dissertation

2x2 Hours



Intended mainly for undergraduate students submitting dissertations as part of their degree course work. Using styles and formatting features in MS Word, delegates will learn how to produce a dissertation that adheres to the university guidelines. Please Note: Postgraduate students seeking training on a doctoral thesis document layout should apply on the Using Word to prepare your thesis course listed below.

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Using Word to Prepare your Thesis

Two half days



Specifically for postgraduate students about to start writing their thesis. Using Word 2010, delegates will learn how to set up and use templates based on university guidelines. A sound working knowledge of MS Word is required.

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Word: Mail Merge

Half a day



Learn how to merge and print letters, reports and labels using the Mail Merge feature in MS Word 2010. A working knowledge of Word required.

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Word: Tables

Half a day



Create and use tables in Word 2010. Learn how to edit cells, rows, columns and apply various formatting features. A sound working knowledge of Word required.

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Word: Templates and Styles

Two half days



Create, edit and use a varierty of templates and styles available in MS Word 2010. A sound working knowledge of Word required.

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Word: Leaflets, Posters and Forms

2x2 Hours



This course is intended to show how MS Word can be used in the process of creating documents for special purposes, such as leaflets, posters or forms (both printed and interactive). A working knowledge of Word is required.

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Word wedges
How to work with Headers & Footers

2 hours



Create, edit, and delete headers & footers in Word 2010 documents. A sound working knowledge of Word required.

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How to work with Sections in Word

2 hours



Insert sections in documents in Word in order to change orientation, page numbers, headers & footers. A sound working knowledge of Word required.

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How to create an effective CV

2 hours



What does a good CV look like? What should it include? In this 2 hour session you will use MS Word 2010 to create an effective CV and adapt it to the requirements of the job.

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How to share editing using Track Changes in Word

2 hours



Highlight edits in Word so they are easy to find by co-editors. Accept or reject highlighted edits and add comments. Control editing rights. Some familiarity with Word required.

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Online resources
Dissertation Layout Word 2010 (Moodle)

Online



This course will demonstrate how MS Word 2010 can be used to help in the process of laying out and producing a short dissertation. (Most of this also applicable to Word 2007).

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Introduction to Word 2010 (Moodle)

Online



This course provides a brief introduction to (or an opportunity to revise) word processing skills using Word 2010. (Most of this also applicable to Word 2007). There is an enrolment key: Wordkey

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Creating Forms in Word 2010 (Moodle)

Online



This course provides an introduction to creating forms (e.g. for questionnaires) using Word 2010. The course covers simple printed forms as well as interactive forms.

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Video guides
Word Guidance

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