OADM147 Microsoft Windows

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

I. Course Number and Title
OADM147 Microsoft Windows
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 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. Course Learning Goals

    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.
  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 Course Learning Goals

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

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 5/04; Revised 12/10/08; Revised 4/2013; New Core 8/2015