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ITS Training

Word: Working with Large Documents

Type: Professional development.

Delivery method:  Hands-on training Hands-on icon.

Experience level:  Advanced; for those with considerable experience Advanced iconAdvanced iconAdvanced icon

Length: Two hours (break-time included).

Description:  Microsoft Word is the word processing application included with Microsoft Office.  But it can be used for much more than just creating memos and letters.  This course covers features useful when working with large documents: creating and using a template; working with an outline; creating a master document; and compiling a table of contents, index, footnotes, and endnotes. This class will be taught using the latest versions of Word for PC and Mac.

Prerequisites:  Understand the basics of Word.

Online options: Microsoft provides free online training for Word 2010 (PC) here: and Word 2011 (Mac) here: with videos and courses. For Word 2013 (PC) go to You can view the new features of Word 2013 with hands-on examples by opening the program and then clicking on the Take a tour icon in the right-hand pane of the window. You can also get free training for Microsoft Office programs for the PC (limited Mac classes) via the Microsoft IT Academy. Instructions for setting up an account, logging on to the Microsoft IT Academy and a class list are available via the My CWU Links menu in MyCWU.

If you are interested in this class but don't see it on the HR Calendar, please fill out the wait list form and we'll contact you as soon as we can get the class scheduled.


Page last updated 05/05/14.