OADM141 Basic Applications of Microsoft Word

Department of Business Studies: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM141 Basic Applications of Microsoft Word
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
Keyboarding skills and Windows familiarity recommended
This course is offered only in the TOTAL Lab.
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of Microsoft Word.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will
      1. prepare professional documents using word processing software;
      2. create, save, print, and format documents; and
      3. manipulate files through the file manager

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. introduction to course materials
    2. creating, printing, and editing Word documents
    3. formatting text and using help
    4. enhancing the visual display/clarity of documents
    5. working with multiple documents
    6. formatting documents
    7. creating and formatting tables
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. The assessment of course learning goals is based on performance based skills assignments and a final application project.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See course format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date - 5/04; Revised 1/2010; Revised 4/2013