Catalog: 2013–2014 Catalog Year
CA 117: Microsoft Word: Intermediate
- Name: Microsoft Word: Intermediate
- Discipline: Computer Applications (CA)
- Units (Credits): 0.5
- Schedule History: See when this course was offered over the last three years.
- Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
- Academic Division: Career and Technical Education
Prerequisites and Recommended Courses
- Prerequisites: CA 102 or equivalent experience
I: Catalog Course Description
Presents information and computing exercises to introduce special features of MS Word that help create more professional looking documents, as well as discover time saving techniques. Format is mostly "hands-on" computing exercises and lecture. Perfect for those who already have basic word processing skills. Provides a much deeper understanding of the MS Word program.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.
II: Course Objectives
Learn to create form letters, add page headers and footers, work on more than one document simultaneously, manage files, use abbreviations, bookmarks, tables, merge, text art, draw, graphics, set preferences, and much more.
Other topics covered include:
- Access MS Word
- The standard word window
- The menu bar
- The tool bar
- The status bar
- Files and file management
- Savings, and printing a document a document
- Work with text: Select text, use shortcut menu, control indents, margins, viewing headers/footers, inserting bookmarks, controlling bullets and numbering
- Work with templates and wizards
- Work with tables
- Work with graphics
- Work with outlines
- Perform a mail merge
III: Course Linkage
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
CA 117 promotes the Student Learning Outcomes of ensuring that students:
- Demonstrate college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication to a level that is appropriate to their degree and/or emphasis.
- Have adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
- Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
- Possess the skills and are able to perform the tasks necessary for meaningful employment and career enhancement.
- Know the subject matter to a level that is appropriate for the emphasis of their degree.