OADM165 Basic Applications of Microsoft Publisher

Department of Business Studies: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM165 Basic Applications of Microsoft Publisher
II. Number of Credits
1 credit
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
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 desktop publishing using Microsoft Publisher.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will
      1. prepare professional-looking publications for home or business, including flyers, newsletters, brochures, business cards, calendars, invitations, and signs.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  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 Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. The assessment of course learning goals is based on performance based assignments and tests and a final applications 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 - 05/04; Revised 1/2010; Revised 4/2013