STANDARD

  

BUS 201 -- Advanced Word Processing

 

Course Description:

 

Provides instruction in advanced word processing.  Topics include: advanced word processing concepts and applications, and proofreading.

 

Competency Areas: Hours:
     

Advanced Word Processing Concepts and Applications

Class/Week

1

 Proofreading  

D. Lab/Week

4

 

 

 

P. Lab/Week

0 

 

 

 

Credit Hours

3

 

 

 

 

 

Prerequisite: BUS 108, ENG 111

  

COURSE GUIDE

  

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D. Lab

P. Lab

ADVANCED WORD PROCESSING CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS

9

35

0

Desktop Publishing

Create fliers, newsletters, and/or brochures using clip art in multi-column and/or multi-section layouts.

 

 

 

Merging documents

Create and store a primary document with variables and automatically merge with secondary (variables) document.

 

 

 

 

Print documents using both manual and automatic functions with merge variables.

 

 

 

Column layout

Create tabulated documents with column alignments.

 

 

 

 

Arrange columnar headings in tabulated documents.

 

 

 

 

Arrange text in columns.

 

 

 

Sort/list

Create a master file of related records.

 

 

 

Processing

Explain/demonstrate retrieving selected records from a file.

 

 

 

 

Explain/demonstrate sorting records in a file into a specific order.

 

 

 

Math

Describe/demonstrate math capabilities available in some software.

 

 

 

PROOFREADING

1

5

 0

Documents

Produce mailable (error-free) letters, envelopes, memos, tables, and reports.

 

 

 

  

SUGGESTED RESOURCE

 

Books:

 

Favro, Brian P.  (2000).  Word 2000.  El Sobrante, CA:  Labyrinth Publications.

Hinkle, Deborah.  (2000).  Word 2000:  A Professional Approach, Level 2 (“Expert”).  New York:  McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Napier, H. Albert, and Judd, Philip J.  (2000).  Microsoft Word 2000 Comprehensive Course.  Cincinnati:  South-Western Educational Publishing.

Rutkosky, Nita.  (2000).  Microsoft Word.  St. Paul:  Paradigm Publishing Inc.