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CIT 141 - Word Processing

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: Basic skills using a personal computer and Windows operating system, keyboarding and some basic exposure to Microsoft Office

This course introduces basic and intermediate word processing concepts and applications. Topics include preparation of a variety of documents and mastery of specialized software functions. Upon completion, students should be able to work effectively in a computerized word processing environment using Microsoft Word.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Create a document.
  2. Format characters, paragraphs and pages.
  3. Manipulate shapes, pictures, text boxes and SmartArt.
  4. Create form letters, mailing labels and directories.
  5. Create tables.
  6. Create customized themes and styles.
  7. Create macros.
  8. Insert graphic elements.
  9. Create specialized tables and indexes.
  10. Prepare shared documents.
Listed Topics
  1. Document design and best practices
  2. Format options for characters, paragraphs and pages
  3. Object manipulation
  4. Mail merge methods for letters, envelopes, labels and directories
  5. Styles and themes
  6. Macros
  7. Specialized tables and indexes
  8. Document sharing and collaboration
Reference Materials
Textbooks/materials, current and appropriate software, multimedia for lecture and demonstration as required by instructor; access to the Internet.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 01/02/2020

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