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COMP-102 - Word Processing I - 3.00 Credits

COMP-102 - Word Processing I - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Word Processing Level I is designed to teach students the basic functions of a word processing program as well as teach how to properly format documents such as letters and memoranda. Although students will be required to use Microsoft to complete this course, many of the skills are generic and can be transferred to most word processing packages.
Part of the:
  • BUSINESS Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Office Administration Certificate - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Fall 2018 (September - December)
  • Prerequisites : Program admission requirements
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Bachelors Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • identify parts of word processing equipment and differential between hardware and software;
  • create, save, print, close, open, and edit a Word document;
  • enhance documents with character formatting including all caps, bold, underlining, and italics;
  • use Word’s Office Assistant feature;
  • adjust the size and style of type as well as the appearance of characters;
  • format paragraphs with text alignment; indent text, and change line spacing; display nonprinting characters;
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  • sert special symbols, bullets, and numbers;
  • adjust page breaks and section breaks, control text flow, and change margins in a document;
  • print selected pages from a document and generate envelopes and labels;
  • copy, move, rename, and print multiple documents;
  • proof all types of business documents with the Spell Checker and Thesaurus and improve the grammar of written documents with the Grammar Checker;
  • revise text and codes using Find and Replace;
  • generate documents with custom tab settings, including left, right, center, decimal, and vertical tabs;
  • manipulate blocks of text between areas of different business documents;
  • display multiple windows and move or copy text between windows;
  • utilize special features in Word 2003 documents such as AutoText, spacing between paragraphs, date and time, dropped capital letters, and templates;
  • format text into newspaper or side-by-side columns; and
  • create document references such as headers, footers, footnotes, and endnotes.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Rutkosky, Nita and Rutkosky Roggenkamp, Audrey. Signature Series: Microsoft Word 2010 – Text with data files CD. Current Edition. St. Paul, MN. Paradigm Publishing.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    COMP-102-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    W9:00AM - 10:25AM04 Sep 201818 Dec 2018
    TH3:00PM - 4:30PM