This is an introductory course on the use of the Office suite of software for both professional and personal applications. The purpose of the course is to provide the required computer literacy in Office applications that would enable the students to function effectively in today's digital world. The focus is on the personal computer and its use for personal and professional productivity. Emphasis will be placed on hands-on learning of the software applications.
The applications intended for coverage are Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. In addition to covering the frequently used features of these applications, a few advanced features of the applications are also slated for coverage. The following gives a brief outline of the course.
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Word
Section 3: Excel
Chapter 1: Creating and Using a Database
Section 5: PowerPoint
At the end of the quarter, the students completing this course is expected to have acquired the knowledge and skills in the following.
Gary B. Shelly, Thomas J. Cashman, Misty E. Vermaat, Microsoft Office 2003: Introductory Concepts and Techniques, Second Edition, Course Technology, 2005.
Delivery of Instruction
This evolving website will play an important role in disseminating course related information. In-class meetings may be reduced by a certain length of time to enable the students to take full advantage of Technology Mediated Learning (TML) facilitated by this website and the future release of multimedia instructional modules.
There are no suggested references excepts for those provided during the course of the lab exercises.
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