Introduction to Word (BBO/WiLL particiipants only)

Ref: C2343553

If you are a beginner and need help getting started on a computer, or need to improve your current basic computing skills, explore our Introduction to Word course to get you started on your journey.

Course aim

The course aims are for the learners to gain confidence using IT

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Confidently switch on and shut down a computer safely.
  • Use a Word Processing application where I will have the ability to enter text.
  • I will be able to confidently change the font, fontsize, font colour, change alignment and emphasize text.
  • I will be able to confidently save my work.
  • I will be able to confidently insert images and resize them.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas will be used to provide resources or to support lessons, enable assessment, provide learner feedback and for other activities for individuals away from the course. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Introduction to Word (BBO/WiLL particiipants only)

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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