OADM140: College Keyboarding and Document Processing
Section: E59     (eLearning)

About This Course


Semester and YearSpring 2018 / (15 weeks): Jan 17, 2018 to May 11, 2018
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)

Instructor(s)

Debbie Grant   Email: Deborah.Grant@bucks.edu
Phone: 215-968-8055
Campus Location: Grupp Hall 312

Course Credits

3 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of 6 - 9 hours per week for your coursework. While online learning courses provide flexibility in time, geography, and travel, the work required for successful completion is identical to that for the face-to-face course.   Your instructor may specify additional time requirements in the "Other information" field below or during your orientation.

Delivery Mode

eLearning:
Web-based course

Official College Course Description

The complete college course description can be viewed at:

Student Characteristics

Open to self-motivated, self-disciplined students who can handle college-level work and study independently.

Instructor Provided Course Syllabus

A sample Course Syllabus is typically available in WebAdvisor's "Search for Sections" results. A Course Syllabus explains how the instructor will conduct the class and may include: course policies, grading guidelines, assignment due dates, etc.

Student Requirements

This course has the following requirements for students:
  • Read the important instructor supplied information located at the end of this document

Getting Started With This Course


Orientation(s)

Orientation for this course is REQUIRED.
Failure to participate in a REQUIRED orientation, as specified below, may jeopardize your grade.

Online

Your instructor will hold the orientation online using self-paced tools, email and/or discussions. (A self-paced orientation does NOT mean the entire course is self-paced.) You should plan to access your online course no later than the first day of the session. Failure to do so may jeopardize your grade.


Other Orientation Information

A required Orientation can be found in the Start Here section of the Module Tab of Canvas. This must be completed by Thursday, January 18th. You must complete orientation before starting your course work.

Please note that the software used in this course is not supported on Mac devices. Unless you are willing to download appropriate Windows software for compatibility, it is best to find a Windows device for this course.Please notify your instructor if you plan to use a MAC.

If you plan to use a Mac for this course, please install VirtualBox and Windows on your machine PRIOR to the beginning of the course. The following link can be helpful: http://www.eos.ncsu.edu/soc/support/wom/vbox_install.php


Accessing Your Course

Publisher's Website

This course will use a website developed by a textbook publisher. Specific details for accessing this website will be provided by your instructor.


Canvas (by Instructure)

Your course is using Canvas. If you are new to Canvas, please visit the Canvas Basics course space to become familiar with Canvas prior to the start of your course. No login is required to access this space.

You will be able to login to Canvas about two weeks prior to the start of your class. However, your course becomes available as of 1 AM on the official course start date.

Logging In

Log in to your Canvas course space at bucks.instructure.com

  • Username: Your username is the same for every system at Bucks.
  • Password: your Bucks Network password (used to log into any Bucks campus computer or to access any Bucks Library online database from off campus.)

If you do not know your Bucks Username, you can retrieve it by using the Find Your Username Form. Enter your Name, Birthday (mm/dd/yyyy) and either your 7 digit student ID number OR your social security number, then click Submit. Your Bucks username will display on the screen.

Note: Students are uploaded to Canvas several times a day. If you registered late, you won't be able to access Canvas until the next upload takes place.


Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials

While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the ISBN number available through the course's academic department where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore and our online bookstore, guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.

Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic department directly.

Click this link to see the book list for your course.


Other Information about the Course

All course assignments for this E-Learning Competency Based Skill Development Course will include Online LAB (SNAP) Session exercises for OADM140 and must be completed by the end of the 15-week semester. We will follow a weekly schedule of Session DUE Dates throughout the semester.

All Sessions and Testing must be completed by each DUE DATE. MS Word 2016 will be used in this college keyboarding and document processing course.

Purchase of the textbook BUNDLE is required to receive the required access code for the Online Lab (SNAP) software.

The Download of free Office 365 software via MyBucks is required unless you already have MS Word 2016 software installed on your device.

Required Textbook: Required Textbook: Keyboarding and Applications I 7e Sessions 1-60) Using MS Word 2016; Seventh Edition; William Mitchell, Audrey Roggenkamp, Patricia King, Ronald Kapper. Text with SNAP online Lab ISBN 978-0-76387-826-9 BUNDLE including SNAP KEY Online Lab Activation Code.

> Paradigm Keyboarding Online Lab SNAP KEY software is compatible with WINDOWS. If you plan to use a MAC for this course, then please install VirtualBox and Windows on your machine PRIOR to the beginning of the course. The following link can be helpful: http://www.eos.ncsu.edu/soc/support/wom/vbox_install.php

If you need assistance call our help desk at 215-968-8191 or email helpdesk@bucks.edu.

Students will work at their individual pace to submit Sessions PRIOR to their due dates and once students have met the course learning objectives, skills and applications including document testing, they will have completed the course.

I am looking forward to working with you toward your success in OADM140 skill building and document production. Debbie Grant