I have used several versions of Word in my working career (IT, adult education) as follows:
The aim of my website is to show Word functions that will assist users (students, academic staff, researchers, technical writers) to produce their academic work quicker, better and more professionally.
Below are the details of my career that illustrate my use of Word over the years.
Vocational Education Teaching Activities
2008-Current TAFESA (Technical and Further Education South Australia) (Adelaide, Australia)
Position: Lecturer English and Computing
My role is to teach English and Computing (for example Microsoft Word) to migrants and refugees from non-English speaking backgrounds.
2005 - 2007 Australia China Chongqing Vocational and Education Training Project (Chongqing, China)
Position: School Management Adviser
My role was to manage reforms in the Chinese Vocational Education system based on the Australian experience.
This involved training Chinese teachers, developing curriculum and learning materials, managing the Monitoring and Evaluation of the project and managing staff.
1994–2005 TAFESA (Adelaide, Australia)
Position: Lecturer in Information Technology
My role was to teach software applications (Word, Excel, Access), OH&S, Writing, Communication, Database Design, Systems Analysis and Project Management.
Another role was to manage the licensing of educational institutions in India (Mumbai, Kolkata, Haldia) to deliver the Diploma of Information Technology.
This involved supporting Indian staff with training, material development, resolving issues and quality control
Information Technology Industry Activities
1984-1993 The Cooperative Hindmarsh Building
Society (Adelaide, Australia)
Position: Various - programmer, systems analyst, business analyst, project manager, applications manager
My role was in the development of a variety of banking systems.
1994 - developed curriculum documents (competency based format) for Systems Analysis modules in the Associate Diploma of IT.
1995 - developed learning materials for computing courses for the Information Technology Industry Training Council in Canberra.
1999 - developed support materials for the Project Management competencies of the Information Technology Training Package for the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA).
I have authored and co-authored several text books that have been published for use in tertiary institutions. The texts are:
Proofreading and Editing
In recent years I have proofread and edited several academic papers. They are:
2012 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment - TAFESA South Australia
2008 Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language - Flinders University
2007 Certificate IV in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - TAFESA South Australia
of Project Management - University
1996 Graduate Diploma in Education - Education and Training of Adults - University of South Australia
I am currently a member of the Institute of Professional Editors (Iped) Australia.