OADM226 Microsoft Word-Advanced

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM226 Microsoft Word-Advanced
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
A classroom with computers using a Windows platform is required.
VI. Catalog Course Description
A second-level course where productivity is emphasized through the application of advanced word processing functions.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    1. Produce and format business documents using headers, footers, watermarks, and newspaper columns in order to customize documents.
    2. Acquire knowledge and facility in using advanced word processing features such as workgroup editing, creating and importing worksheets, and using charts and forms.
    3. Design and format documents that involve features, such as graphics, special characters, and document borders.
    4. Prepare documents using macros and create macro templates.
    5. Develop documentation using macros and create macro templates.
    6. Develop documentation using mail merge, sort lists, and sort records to be merged.
    7. Generate reference documents using bookmarks, cross-referencing and indexing.
    8. Manage files by creating subdirectories, using document summary information, and protecting documents.
    9. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

      1. Use text flow options (Widows/Orphans options and keeping lines together)
      2. Used non-breaking spaces
      3. Create watermarks
      4. Format first page differently than subsequent pages
      5. Create footnotes and endnotes
      6. Revise footnotes and endnotes
      7. Track changes to a document
      8. Insert comments
      9. Route documents
      10. Highlight text in document
      11. Create multiple conversions of a document
      12. Create master documents
      13. Balance column length
      14. Keep text in columns together
      15. Import worksheets in a table
      16. Modify worksheets in a table
      17. Perform calculations in a table
      18. Create worksheets in a table
      19. Create and modify charts
      20. Import data into charts
      21. Create and modify a form
      22. Create catalogs and lists
      23. Create and modify page borders
      24. Apply paragraph and section shading
      25. Add graphics
      26. Delete and position graphics
      27. Change page orientation
      28. Insert fields
      29. Insert special characters
      30. Record and run macros
      31. Edit macros
      32. Copy, rename, and delete macros
      33. Use macros to create templates
      34. Merge a document using variable data
      35. Sort lists, paragraphs, tables
      36. Sort records to be merged
      37. Create and modify a table of contents
      38. Create and modify an index
      39. Create cross-reference
      40. Use bookmarks
      41. Protect documents
      42. Add comments to the file properties
    10. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    11. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

      See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 10/98; Core Goals/Objectives added 4/04; New Core 8/2015