What is Microsoft Word?
Microsoft Word is a word processing and document layout program that has plenty of helpful tools to create assignments, templates, print and digital documents, posters, and more. Word is part of the Microsoft Office 365 package and can be easily accessed from your desktop, smartphone, or tablet. It can be used online or offline. [More Information]
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Word processing, note-taking, print or digital document layout.
Why use Microsoft Word?
Microsoft Word is easy to navigate and is one of the most popular and well-known word processor programs. Faculty are able to write assignment details or project outlines in Word and can share with other faculty by email or by simply uploading the document into Moodle for student access.
Microsoft’s website also has an Educator Community that allows faculty to connect and collaborate with other educators around the world. You can also participate in lessons and training to earn certificates and badges. [More Information]
How to use Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Word is part of the Microsoft Office 2016 Suite available on all computers at Cambrian College. To find it, search for “Microsoft Word” in your Windows or Mac Search Box. To have Microsoft Office installed on your personal computer, please contact the IT Help Desk for assistance.