OADM165 Basic Applications of Microsoft Publisher

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

I. Course Number and Title
OADM165 Basic Applications of Microsoft Publisher
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed for students wishing to master the fundamentals of desktop publishing using Microsoft Publisher.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. prepare professional-looking publications for home or business, including flyers, newsletters, brochures, business cards, calendars, invitations, and signs.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. navigate the Microsoft Publisher window
    2. interact with the office assistant
    3. prepare a message for publication
    4. prepare publication style and layouts
    5. save a publication
    6. print a publication
    7. use Quick Publication Wizard
    8. create and edit text frames
    9. use Spell Check and AutoCorrect
    10. create bulleted and numbered lists
    11. use personal information frames
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

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

    See course syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 05/04; Revised 1/2010; Revised 4/2013; New Core 8/2015