This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners.
This 'Microsoft® Word - Improve your Productivity - Online Live' course will demonstrate the use of all the major functions of a word-processor as used at work or at home, so that you can produce professional looking documents, reports and letters more efficiently. Shortcuts, hints and tips will be shared.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
- Design and produce documents of use to you in your home or at work, including appropriate formatting, bulleting and numbering;
- Use functions such as finding and replacing words and adding borders and margins, inserting tables and inserting images;
- Explain relevant jargon in simple terms.
On successful completion of this course you will be provided with an attendance certificate.
There will be a 30 minute break for lunch.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Lynn Smith
Lynn Smith is an experienced tutor and has been teaching computing for more than 8 years. She teaches a wide range of computing courses including beginners courses and qualification courses for the workplace.
How will I be taught?
Your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles, including one to one guidance and group critiques to support you in achieving your goals. The course will be taught in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, which will try to cater for your individual needs. Your tutor will provide feedback throughout the course.
Your starting point is recorded on an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and targets are set to help you develop your skills and reach your goals.
Our computing courses are taught using the Windows® 10 operating system and Microsoft® Office 2016 software.
If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the appropriate support.
What do I need to have with me?
A notepad and pen. You may wish to use a USB memory stick.
**Please note: If you are storing any data/images on transferrable data devices (memory sticks, portable hard drives, etc.) please make sure that you have back-up files saved elsewhere and when removing devices have followed the 'safely removing hardware' guidelines on the PC. Kent Adult Education is not responsible for any loss or damage to your personal equipment or corruption to your files whilst you are in Kent Adult Education centres and/or undertaking Kent Adult Education courses.**
What can I do next?
We offer a wide range of computing courses, including courses that develop general skills, courses focused on programs such as Microsoft® Office Excel and courses which lead to qualifications. Your tutor will advise you on the most appropriate next step.
Please visit our website at www.kentadulteducation.co.uk for further course information, including, further Saturday and evening courses.
What do I need to join the course
This course is for those who have some computer literacy and who wish to learn more about Word 2016, Microsoft's® word-processing package. You should be familiar with the basics of the program.
You will ideally have a computer/laptop with Office 2016 but you may be able to attend with Office 2019 or Office 365.
Joining your course
If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ONL/111835/K/NC.
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