Introduction to Word

For the Anxious Beginner

Spring 2006 - COT 062 E01


Instructor:     Ann Wright                                      Room:        HTC108

Phone:           738-8349                                Credits:      0.5 credit

E-mail:       Dates:         March 7 - 23 

Class Time:            9:30 10:45 a.m.  Tuesday & Thursday

Optional Reference:  Word XP Bar Chart by John Hales


Catalog Description:     A beginning course for those with no previous word processing knowledge and an introduction to Microsoft Word.


Course Description:      This is a beginning course for those students with no previous word processing knowledge.  The program used is Microsoft Word 2002.  There is no prerequisite for this course.


Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:

          Create documents using a variety of word processing features

Edit documents

Open, close, print and save documents

Use the standard and formatting toolbars

Change margins and spacing

Format documents

Cut or copy and paste text to copy or move text

Spell check text

Access clip art and Word Art


Method of Instruction:     This class is taught by illustration from the instructor, working together on examples, and in class assignments.


Grading:        This course is a Pass/Withdraw class.  To receive a Pass the student must participate in at least four of the class assignments.



Attendance is very important in a class like this with only 6 sessions.   

If you have questions please ask someone else probably has the same question but is afraid to speak up.


Qualified students with physical or documented learning disabilities have the right to free accommodations to ensure equal access to educational opportunities at Great Basin College.  For assistance, contact the Disabled Student Services Office at 753-2271.