OADM141 Basic Applications of Microsoft Word

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

I. Course Number and Title
OADM141 Basic Applications of Microsoft Word
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information

Keyboarding skills and Windows familiarity recommended.

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. Course Learning Goals

    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.
  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 Course Learning Goals

    The assessment of course learning goals is based on performance based skills assignments and a final application project.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 5/04; Revised 1/2010; Revised 4/2013; New Core 8/2015