Microsoft Word is the most popular program in the Microsoft Office software suite. It is a word processor commonly used to create all kinds of written documents. While it is the "standard" word processing app, it is not the only one. Apple makes the "Pages" app, and many other commercial word processing apps also exist. There are many free apps as well; for example, in your LCJ / GMail account, there is a free web app very similar to Microsoft Word.
This unit will go over many of the basics of word processing, and many of the features found in Microsoft' word processing application.