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Learn to Use Word Like a Boss!

November 18th from 10 AM to Noon PST

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Transform your basic Word skills into mastery.

Learn to generate a table of contents based on built-in styles, use styles, move styles between documents, add ctrl keys to styles, and much more. If you have been using Word for years but can’t auto-generate a table of contents or can’t change the look of your document by making a change to one style (basically 1-click) then you should attend this class! In addition, we’ll be doing some work with the index and TOC and showing you why you should turn off paragraph markers when you generate these items, and much more. This will be a jam-packed session!

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Trainers Note: I used to teach Advanced Word at a junior college for five years and I found that about 20% of the students who took that class were not of an advanced level. They confused the length of time they used Word with the level of user that they were. But if you use a tool repeatedly for 1 year or 20 but never advance in your understanding of the tool, you never become an advanced use, just an experienced beginner. That goes for any of the sessions above. If you have used SnagIt, for instance, for years but never advanced beyond basic screen capturing, then you should check out the class.



About the Presenter:

Lin Laurie has been a technical writer and instructional designer for many of the Fortune 500 companies, is an Adobe Technical Training Partner, and  is the current President of Puget Sound Chapter of STC. She’s also been a teacher at Bellevue College, teaching Advanced Word, Project Management, RoboHelp, and other classes for a tech comm audience. She currently works a consultant and you can find more information about her at www.linlaurie.com. When she isn’t working on technical writing, she writes about Gratitude and is currently developing material for a book about seeking spirituality in modern times.



Date: November 18, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: Free
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  • * Course runs from 10-12 pm
  • • Review the tool in general and discuss its basic uses
  • • Demonstrate how to perform basic tasks
  • • Review best practices when appropriate
  • • Q&A regarding the content covered
  • • General Q&A regarding the tool