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SET 125 Basic Word Processing

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SET 125 Basic Word Processing

    Alabama

     Department of

     Postsecondary Education

     Representing Alabama’s Public Two-Year College System

    October 31, 2007

     SET 125

     Basic Word Processing

     Plan of Instruction Effective Date: 2008 Version Number: 2008-1

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

    This course is designed to provide the student with basic word processing skills through classroom instruction and outside lab. Emphasis is on the utilization of software features to create, edit, and print common office documents. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the ability to use industry-standard software to generate appropriately formatted, accurate, and attractive business documents such as memoranda, letters, and reports. This is a CORE course.

CREDIT HOURS

Theory Credit Hours 3 hours

    Lab Credit Hours 0 hour

    Total Credit Hours 3 hours

    NOTE: Theory credit hours are a 1:1 contact to credit ratio. Colleges may schedule lab hours as manipulative (3:1 contact to credit hour ratio) or experimental (2:1 contact to credit hour ratio).

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    PREREQUISITE COURSES

As determined by college.

CO-REQUISITE COURSES

As determined by college.

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

     Explain the steps required to create, design, save, print, and edit documents

    using word processing software.

     Describe the requirements for accurately formatting selected documents.

     Change views within word processing software and documents.

     Manipulate tabs within word processing software and documents.

     Accurately use the clipboard feature within word processing software and

    documents.

     Use the customizing functions for enhancing word processed documents.

     Accurately use the Creating Tables feature within word processed documents.

     Accurately use other selected (miscellaneous) word processing features.

    INSTRUCTIONAL NOTE: This course is designed to teach document preparation skills using word processing. Word processing tasks in this course teach students how to create, design, format, and edit professional documents.

INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS

     Cognitive Comprehend principles and concepts related to basic word

    processing.

     Psychomotor Apply principles of basic word processing.

     Affective Value the importance of adhering to policy and procedures related to

    basic word processing.

STUDENT OBJECTIVES

    Condition Statement: Unless otherwise indicated, evaluation of student’s attainment of objectives is based on knowledge gained from this course. Specifications may be in the form of, but not limited to, cognitive skills diagnostic instruments, manufacturer’s specifications, technical orders, regulations, national and state codes, certification agencies, locally developed lab/clinical assignments, or any combination of specifications.

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    STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

    MODULE A CREATING, SAVING, PRINTING, AND EDITING DOCUMENTS MODULE DESCRIPTION The purpose of this module is to teach the students to create, design, save, print, and edit documents using word processing software. PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES KSA A1.0 Create, design, save, print, A1.1 Demonstrate proper procedures 3c

    and edit documents using for creating, designing, saving,

    word processing software. printing, and editing word

    processing documents. LEARNING OBJECTIVES KSA A1.1.1 Explain how to create and design a document using word processing c

    software A1.1.2 Explain how to save a document using the Save features b A1.1.3 Explain the process for using the various print features to print a b

    document A1.1.4 Explain how to use Print Preview b A1.1.5 Explain the process of editing documents by inserting and deleting text, c

    selecting text, using overtype/insert modes, and using undo/redo

MODULE A OUTLINE:

     Creating a document using word processing

     Saving a Document

    ; Save vs. Save As

    ; Save as Web Page

     Printing a Document

    ; Using the print features

    ; Print Preview

    ; Printing Specific Text or Pages

     Editing a Document

    ; Inserting and deleting text

    ; Selecting text

    ; Using Overtype/Insert modes

    ; Undo/Redo

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MODULE B FORMATTING DOCUMENTS

    MODULE DESCRIPTION The purpose of this module is to teach the students to accurately format selected documents. Topics include changing fonts, formatting

    miscellaneous text features, formatting paragraphs, changing line spacing, paper size, and margins.

    PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES