OADM147 Microsoft Windows

Department of Business Studies: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM147 Microsoft Windows
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 will be offered only in the TOTAL Lab.
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed for students wishing to master fundamentals of Microsoft Windows. Students will use the start menu, create shortcuts, work with Windows accessory programs, open data files, customize the desktop, and manage disks, folders, and files.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will
      1. perform basic Windows functions;
      2. use formatting functions of the most recent version of Microsoft Windows operating system; and
      3. use advanced Windows functions.

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

    1. the basics
    2. working with menus and the taskbar
    3. using programs
    4. working with folders and files
    5. sharing data and object linking and embedding
    6. personalizing Windows
    7. networking and the Internet
    8. getting help
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. The assessment of course learning goals is based on performance based assignments and a written test.

    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 12/10/08; Revised 4/2013