OADM226 Microsoft Word-Advanced

Department of Business Studies: Office Administration

I. Course Number and Title
OADM226 Microsoft Word-Advanced
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
OADM225
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
A classroom with computers using a Windows platform is required.
VI. Catalog Course Description
A second-level course where productivity is emphasized through the application of advanced word processing functions.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Produce and format business documents using headers, footers, watermarks, and newspaper columns in order to customize documents.
    2. Acquire knowledge and facility in using advanced word processing features such as workgroup editing, creating and importing worksheets, and using charts and forms.
    3. Design and format documents that involve features, such as graphics, special characters, and document borders.
    4. Prepare documents using macros and create macro templates.
    5. Develop documentation using macros and create macro templates.
    6. Develop documentation using mail merge, sort lists, and sort records to be merged.
    7. Generate reference documents using bookmarks, cross-referencing and indexing.
    8. Manage files by creating subdirectories, using document summary information, and protecting documents.

    Core Learning Objectives:
      Category III Information Literacy: Students will:
      1. determine the nature and extent of the information needed.
      2. determine the technologies and information formats appropriate for information identified.
      3. access needed information effectively and efficiently.
      4. evaluate information and its sources critically and incorporate selected information into their knowledge base and value system.
      5. develop an understanding of many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the information and access and use information legally and ethically.


  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Use text flow options (Widows/Orphans options and keeping lines together)
    2. Used non-breaking spaces
    3. Create watermarks
    4. Format first page differently than subsequent pages
    5. Create footnotes and endnotes
    6. Revise footnotes and endnotes
    7. Track changes to a document
    8. Insert comments
    9. Route documents
    10. Highlight text in document
    11. Create multiple conversions of a document
    12. Create master documents
    13. Balance column length
    14. Keep text in columns together
    15. Import worksheets in a table
    16. Modify worksheets in a table
    17. Perform calculations in a table
    18. Create worksheets in a table
    19. Create and modify charts
    20. Import data into charts
    21. Create and modify a form
    22. Create catalogs and lists
    23. Create and modify page borders
    24. Apply paragraph and section shading
    25. Add graphics
    26. Delete and position graphics
    27. Change page orientation
    28. Insert fields
    29. Insert special characters
    30. Record and run macros
    31. Edit macros
    32. Copy, rename, and delete macros
    33. Use macros to create templates
    34. Merge a document using variable data
    35. Sort lists, paragraphs, tables
    36. Sort records to be merged
    37. Create and modify a table of contents
    38. Create and modify an index
    39. Create cross-reference
    40. Use bookmarks
    41. Protect documents
    42. Add comments to the file properties
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    See course outline
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Lecture, demonstration, and activities that lead to the creation of original documents designed to give students practice in their writing skills along with demonstrating their knowledge of the Word 97 program.

Review/Approval Date - 10/98; Core Goals/Objectives added 4/04