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Microsoft Word: Word Processing
Course: CIS113DE

First Term: 2018 Fall
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   4.0 Period(s)   4.0 Load  
Course Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T

Description: Using word processing software to create, name and manage files, edit text, format, apply themes and styles, create and modify tables, apply desktop publishing features, and print a variety of types of documents.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify and use components of a computer. (I)
2. Manage files and folders. (II)
3. Enter and edit text to create basic business documents. (III)
4. Use software formatting features such as margins, tabs, justification, and print enhancements. (IV)
5. Use software features such as search, headers and footers, bullet lists, and merge. (V)
6. Use document themes and styles to enhance documents. (VI)
7. Create, modify and format tables. (VII)
8. Apply desktop publishing features to documents. (VIII)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Computer Components
   A. CPU
   B. Keyboard
   C. Monitor
   D. Drives and removable storage devices
   E. Web-based storage
II. Manage files and folders
   A. Cut, copy, and paste
   B. Save, open and rename
   C. Use My Computer
   D. Use Windows Explorer
   E. File formats
III. Create business documents
   A. Enter and edit text
   B. Use proofing and review features
   C. Insert text from file
   D. Page orientation
   E. Paragraph and page borders and shading
IV. Formatting a document
   A. Margins
   B. Print enhancements
   C. Line spacing
   D. Tabs
   E. Text Effects
   F. Research citation options
   G. Bibliography
V. Software program features
   A. Search
   B. Find and Replace
   C. Headers and footers
   D. Bulleted and numbered lists
   E. Mail merge
VI. Document Themes and Styles
   A. Styles
   B. Templates
   C. Character and paragraph spacing
VII. Create and Modify Tables
   A. Edit and sort in a table
   B. Format
   C. Table structure
   D. Navigation
VIII. Desktop Publishing
   A. WordArt
   B. Edit photos
   C. Balance columns
   D. Sections
   E. Symbols and characters
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 2/28/2012

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