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Computer Education at the Science Museum of Minnesota: Class Series Details

Class Series Details

Below are the descriptions, prerequisites, schedule, and cost for the class(es) within this class series.

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Word

Word allows users to create, edit, and quickly format text documents of all types. Produce letters, labels, multicolumn layouts, and more.

Note: Topics taught in these classes apply to versions 2010, 2013, 2016, and 365.

Students will be working in Windows. Most topics discussed also apply to Macintosh.


Part 1 - Introduction

Prerequisites: Experience using a computer.

Class Topics:

  • Working with text: entering, selecting, editing, cut, copy, and paste
  • Basic formatting: margins, paragraphs, fonts, and type sizes
  • Creating bulleted and numbered lists

Date Time Location Fee  
Tue, Jan 8, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00
Thu, Feb 14, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00
Tue, Apr 2, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00


Part 2 - Intermediate

Prerequisites: Word Part 1 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Find and Replace
  • Format Painter
  • Headers and footers
  • Customizing bullets and numbers
  • Tabs: setting, moving, and changing
  • Working with tables
  • Setting up columns

Date Time Location Fee  
Tue, Jan 8, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00
Thu, Feb 14, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00
Tue, Apr 2, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00


Part 3 - Advanced

Prerequisites: Word Parts 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Customizing AutoCorrect and AutoFormat
  • Adding graphics
  • Using styles
  • Table of Contents
  • Working with section breaks

Date Time Location Fee  
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00
Tue, Apr 9, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00


Part 4 - Mail Merge, Macros, and More

Prerequisites: Word Parts 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Using mail merge
  • Mailing labels
  • Printing envelopes
  • Tracking revisions
  • Macro basics
  • Working with templates
  • Introduction to basic forms and content controls

Date Time Location Fee  
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00
Tue, Apr 9, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00


Part 5 - Word Accessibility and PDFs

Using Word, it is now possible to create documents that are accessible and will retain accessibility when exporting to a PDF. In this class you will learn the features and steps for creating accessible files.

Prerequisites: Word Parts 1, 2, and 3 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Accessibility features and issues
  • Understanding structure and language
  • Working with styles and tags
  • Alternate text and order
  • Converting Word documents into accessible PDFs

Date Time Location Fee  
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00
Wed, Feb 27, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00
Thu, Apr 18, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00