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OT 224
Administrative Capstone

Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50

Students use advanced software programs and learn to process handwritten, dictated, and stored office documents. Developing, formatting, proofreading and editing documents are also included. This course includes selected material from the following areas: technology used in today’s offices; application and evaluation of technological information; integration of applications; information management; organization and control; future technological developments and expectations; and technology as applied to calendaring, electronic mail, spreadsheets, records management, and networking. Formerly OT 127 and OT 117.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate ability to produce a variety of business documents using basic and advanced features of computer software applications
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply correct punctuation, grammar, and word usage to business documents
  • Demonstrate the ability to use editing skills in the preparation and revision of business documents
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply listening and analytical skills to accurately transcribe dictation
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete projects independently using critical thinking skills and the transfer of previously leaned concepts and applications.
  • Demonstrate ability to coordinate meetings using calendar software and produce meeting minutes.

  • Course Topics
  • Office productivity including standardizing document formats, maintaining and updating directories, managing files, designing forms, budget formats, newsletters, and news releases
  • Machines transcription techniques including effective listening skills, proper formatting, punctuation, grammar, word usage, and spelling as applied to a variety of business documents
  • Creation of web pages, web page links, bookmarks, and merge documents, using the correct computer software applications
  • Integration of office suite programs in the production of a variety of business documents
  • Meeting planning, calendar software and production of minutes

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Year Quarter
    OT 224
    Spring 2014
    Emmalee Brice

    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.