Course Description


  • Learn at your own pace.
  • Enroll at any time.
  • Completion time frames vary for courses listed, bust most take 3 or 4 months to complete.
  • You must have earned a bachelor’s degree if registering for credit.

NETS: T·1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3B, 3C, 3D, 4B, 5A, 5B, 5C, 6A, 6B, 6C, 6D

This course is designed for teachers who want to learn more about formatting options in Word. Topics covered include; adding columns, underline options, page borders, AutoShapes, WordArt, watermarks, and more!

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is for the student to identify different ways to format a document in Microsoft Word.

1. Students will create practical projects for classroom use.

2. Students will identify ways to utilize Word in their classroom. 

Learning Objectives

  • At the end of this course, individuals will be able to:
  • Create projects in Microsoft Word
  • 2. Format text in Microsoft Word
  • 3. Know the different formatting tools in Microsoft Word including;
  • Format Painter button
  • Different alignments
  • Different underline styles
  • Different bullet styles
  • Inserting pictures
  • Recoloring pictures
  • Picture styles
  • WordArt
  • Autoshapes
  • Adding a border around a picture
  • Changing the page color
  • Adding page borders
  • Inserting text boxes
  • Adding watermarks
  • Formatting paragraphs into columns
  • Adding a Drop Cap

4. Identify ways to use Microsoft Word with their students

5. Identify ways to use Microsoft Word in their professional life

Registration Information

Step 1 - Choose your credit type:

a) Graduate level PDE credit (University of North Dakota) cannot be used for master/degree programs of study.

b) Degree eligible graduate credit (Colorado State University-Pueblo) may be eligible to be used on graduate programs of study. Individuals would follow program guidelines and admittance criteria at CSU-Pueblo to do so.

c) Noncredit/CEUs provides a record of completion (CEA)

Step 2 - Choose appropriate registration button below.

2 Credits



Online Graduate Professional Development &
Continuing Education Credit Courses for Teachers

Cancellation Policy

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after registering for the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided. Please e-mail EA at to request to cancel your completed registration.