Microsoft Word

Born as a word-processing program, Microsoft Word has become the de facto publishing tools of Microsoft Office. Whether you are writing a one-page letter or a 100-page report, you’ll need these tools to get the most out of the program.

Creating Accessible Documents

Beginning with the simple explanation of what accessibility means and why it is important, attendees learn to build accessible documents using Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. Common stumbling blocks like alt text, repetitive blank characters and document structure will be addressed, and simple PDF documents will be …Read the full article

Advanced Word

One of the reasons Microsoft Word is so powerful is that it can do so many different things, many of them unique to certain professions. Not everyone needs to know these skills, but when you do, you want to make sure you’ve got the basics down. This class is for …Read the full article

Professional Documents in Word

This class has one thing that all document need: the big picture. Learn the difference between content and structure, and how they both play an important part in your document creation. Learn the power of the Outline view and experience how easy it is to create advanced features like Tables …Read the full article

Visual Communication in Word

If a picture is worth a thousand words, why are you writing so much? New tools in Microsoft Word make it easier than ever to support your conclusions with thought-provoking images, clear charts, definitive tables and even video! Take your document to the future with these skills.  Adding Clip Art …Read the full article

Formatting Documents in Word

Controlling how a document flows is crucial to its validity. Look like an amateur did it, and people will treat the information as amateurish. The power combo of Themes, Style Sets and Styles Sheets will catapult your document into the next dimension.  Headers & Footers Page Margins and Paper Sizes …Read the full article

From the Ground Up! in Word

Microsoft Word is the world’s most popular word processing program, and this class will get you started on the path to becoming a power user. Learn secrets in this introductory class that professionals use to make the program jump. We’ll start at the beginning and give you a thorough grounding …Read the full article

Tables and Scanned Documents

Adding Tables and Structure an accessible Microsoft Word document using Office 365; plus reviewing the methods of creating a PDF from the Word document. This is part two of a two-part class on creating accessible Word documents. Table Formatting & Usage Table Content & Structure Moving to PDF Tools for …Read the full article

Simple Accessible Documents

Introduction to how to create an accessible Microsoft Word document using Office 365. This is part one of a two-part class on creating accessible Word documents. Document Properties Alt Text for Objects Null Alt Text What kinds of objects are repetitive? Content

Overview of Accessible Documents

Primarily a presentation meant to explain what accessibility is, what the rules are, and how the parts play together. Useful for newcomers and managers who need to understand what their staff are up against when making documents accessible. Accessibility in a Nutshell Who is Accessibility For? Accessibility Checkers File Formats …Read the full article