Online Class: Word 2010

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Course Description

Microsoft Word 2010 is the newest update to their popular word processing software. Looking a lot like their 2007 version, Word 2010 continues utilizing the ribbon to make accessing features and toolbars a lot quicker and easier than before. When you factor in all the writing, formatting, editing, and even publishing tools that this newest version offers, Microsoft 2010 becomes one of the best versions yet. 

Even if you've never used Microsoft Word before, learning to use Word 2010 will be a breeze. This course takes its time in introducing you to the layout, providing you step-by-step instructions on how to benefit from the most commonly used features. If you're already familiar with previous versions of Word, this course will give you a tour of 2010 and go into some advanced aspects to improve your skill level and make you an expert with this program.

You'll learn how to:

  • Format a document
  • Edit, proofread, and track changes in a document using easy, built-in tools
  • Create and use templates to put together newsletters, brochures, etc.
  • Design tables, charts, and graphs
  • Create 3D effects for pictures and graphics
  • Use MS Word's security features to protect your documents
  • Share documents over the web
  • Navigate through long documents in a matter of seconds using the new Navigation Pane
  • Take screenshots of your work with MS Word 2010
  • And much, much more

Whether you want to use MS Word as a word processor or desktop publishing software, this course will teach you everything you need to know. Everything is written in simple language and takes you step-by-step so that even the most seemingly complicated task within MS Word can be completed within a matter of minutes.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
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Lesson 1: Beginning to Use Microsoft Word 2010

By the time you're finished with this course, you will know the basic functions of MS Word, how to use them, and also know how to implement the advanced tools that will make any task you set out to accomplish even easier. 32 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Take Survey: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 1: Beginning to Use Microsoft Word 2010

Lesson 2: Basic Editing

The first step in editing text that you've already entered is to learn how to select it for editing. This lesson will focus on how to use the editing tools. 29 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Formatting options to Paste copied text in Word 2010; The Navigation Pane
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 2: Basic Editing

Lesson 3: Formatting

This lesson will cover the subject of formatting an MS Word document using MS Word 2010, making it an easy task for you to accomplish. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review Article: Office Word 2010 Format/Formatting
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 3: Formatting

Lesson 4: Templates

This lesson will focus on how to use templates in MS Word 2010. 8 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review Video: Video: Get started using templates in Word 2010
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 4: Templates

Lesson 5: Working With Graphics and Pictures

Word 2010 has a wealth of tools to add interesting graphics that will help your readers easily grasp all of the important information. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review Article: How To Take Screenshots with Word 2010
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 5: Working With Graphics and Pictures

Lesson 6: Tables

This lesson will demonstrate how to use tables in this program to do complex page layout operations that almost rival expensive professional publishing programs like Adobe InDesign. 26 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 6: Tables

Lesson 7: Desktop Publishing

This lesson will focus on the many simple embellishments provided to enhance your word document for a professional looking presentation. 30 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review Article: How to insert watermark in Word 2010 document
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Chapter 7: Desktop Publishing

Lesson 8: Long Documents

This lesson will focus on the tools used to correctly record and present a longer word document. 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: How to create a table of contents by marking text in Word; MS Word Building Blocks outshine AutoText
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 8: Long Documents

Lesson 9: Technical Documents

This lesson will focus on how to make word documents in a specific format to meet specific requirements (such as a term paper) 29 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review 2 Articles: Create a bibliography; Insert or create footnotes and endnotes
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 9: Technical Documents

Lesson 10: Mail Merge

To create mailing lists, envelopes, labels, and merge mail lists, you will go to the Mailings tab on the Ribbon. 6 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Review Video: Tutorial | Word 2010: Mail Merge in Depth--Inserting address blocks and merge fields
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 10: Mail Merge

Lesson 11: Proofing, Printing, and Publishing

This lesson will focus on the proofreading tools available in MS Word 2010 9 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Review Video: Video: How to Use Track Changes in Word 2010
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 11: Proofing, Printing, and Publishing

Lesson 12: Comparing, Merging, and Protecting Documents

This lesson will focus on how to use the Document Inspector to safely compare, merge and protect Word documents. The tool Macros will also be explained. 8 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Review Article: Merge Multiple Word 2010 Documents
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 12: Comparing, Merging, and Protecting Documents

Lesson 13: Customizing and Expanding Word

The ribbon in Microsoft Word 2010 looks the same as in 2007, except in 2010 you can customize it. This lesson will show you how to do this. 83 Total Points
  • Lesson 13 Video
  • Take Poll: Course Completion Poll: Your Thoughts
  • Take Survey: Course Comments
  • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 13 Assignment
  • Complete Exam: Lesson 13: Customizing and Expanding Word
  • Complete: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what MS Word 2010 is and why it is a necessary software program to use.
  • Demonstrate basic editing and formatting techniques in Word 2010
  • Describe template usage in Word 2010.
  • Demonstrate working with graphics, pictures, and tables in Word 2010
  • Describe ways to use MS Word as a desktop publishing program
  • Summarize ways you can use MS Word 2010 to handle and edit long documents and technical documents.
  • Demonstrate how to use mail merge with MS Word 2010.
  • Demonstrate proofing, printing, and publishing techniques.
  • Demonstrate methods for comparing, merging, and protecting documents.
  • Summarize ways to customize and expand Word 2010 functionality, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Word 2010
Course Number: 8900076
Course Requirements: View Course Requirements
Lessons Rating: 4.4 / 5 Stars (1,913 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Course Type: How To (Self-Paced, Online Class)
CEU Value: 0.8 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Dave Scarbrough
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
Course Fee: $50.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $75.00

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Student Testimonials

  • "I liked that MS2010 Word covered all the applications made available on the software." -- Denise S.
  • "The material covered was sufficient and diverse." -- Mike W.
  • "Everything was helpful, I learnt so much. Even if I cannot remember all, I know what Word can do and can go back to relevant lessons." -- Chantal J.
  • "What was most helpful was learning how to do cut, copy and paste. Learning to change font, bold, italic and underling. Also, change the color. Making charts and tables will be very helpful. All the steps in writing a long document so that you can do your bibliography and footnotes and composing your document very efficently." -- Susan E G.
  • "All of the course was helpful. I knew the basics but now think I can do more with a document." -- Wanda M.
  • "The online lessons were most helpful. They were well organized and progressed in a logical manner. They were clearly written and easy to follow." -- Dong H.