INTRODUCTION TO WORD PROCESSING OT 126
OT 126 5 Credits
Schedule # 5714
Susan Quinn, Instructor
Phone: (509) 527-4232
Text: Formatting and Document Processing by VanHuss, Forde, and Woo – Microsoft Office 2007
Keyboarding Pro Deluxe Individual User
Prerequisite: OT 125
Basic Computer Literacy Skills
Self-directed in learning activities
Follow through on completion of all assignments and activities
Remain on schedule for assignments, tests, etc.
Hardware and Software Requirements:
Microsoft Office 2007
Personal e-mail account
In order to achieve the objectives for this course, students will be required to accomplish the following:
E-mail all assignments, tests, etc., to instructor’s e-mail address by scheduled deadline
Complete hands-on exercises and assignments as assigned.
Complete exams as scheduled.
Complete timings as assigned.
This course is designed as a 10-week course. Specific assignments, timings, and test schedule for each week will be given to the student the first week of the quarter. Assignments for Week 1 will be due by on Monday of Week 2, assignments for Week 2 will be due by on Monday of Week 3, etc. No assignments will be accepted after the deadline for the week.
Assignments and due dates may be adjusted at the instructor’s discretion. Instructor will make every effort to return submitted assignments within 24 hours, Monday through Friday.
This course is designed to enable to the student to use word processing functions to correctly and efficiently produce a variety of business documents commonly found in today’s businesses.
An important goal of the course is to provide the student with the ability to transfer the skills and concepts learned to emerging technology, computer programs, etc., as changes in the field are introduced and adopted.
Upon satisfactory completion of this course, the student will demonstrate the following competencies:
1. Demonstrate correct keying techniques.
2. Correctly format and edit the following business documents:
a. Business letters and correspondence
e. Administrative Documents
3. Perform basic windows operation.
4. Perform basic files management (directory, file saving, retrieving, deleting, printing, etc.)
5. Keyboard a minimum of 35 words per minute at the end of the quarter.
You will complete timings as they are presented. Final timing grade will be computed from the top three timing scores throughout the quarter. Timing grade is based on the following criteria.
35 - 40 NWPM - C
41 - 49 NWPM - B
50 - UP NWPM - A
Computation of grades is as follows:
Daily Assignments 40 Percent
Timings 10 Percent
Exams 50 Percent
Final grades will be assigned as follows:
A =-93 - 100%
A- = 90 - 92%
B+ = 87 - 89%
B = 83 - 86%
B- = 80 - 82%
C+ = 77 - 79%
C = 73 - 76%
C- = 70 - 72%
D+ = 67 - 69%
D = 60 - 66%
F = Below 60%