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BCA 122 - Basic Word Processing

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Introduce Microsoft Word to create, format, and edit documents and use its fundamental features; students are introduced to special features including graphics, styles, merge, sort, tables, tabs, and columns.
Competencies
  1. Apply the Elements of the Windows Environment.
    1. Explain the terms in the Windows environment.
    2. Recognize and use common mouse pointers.
  2. Apply WORD Screen Components.
    1. Use the ruler, ribbon, menus and dialog boxes.
    2. Control cursor movement using the mouse and keyboard shortcuts.
    3. Recognize information on status bar.
  3. Prepare Documents.
    1. Access templates.
    2. Use document views.
    3. Use tabs.
    4. Use indents.
    5. Use tables.
  4. Demonstrate Appropriate File Management Techniques.
    1. Practice opening new and existing files.
    2. Demonstrate how to save, print and close a file.
  5. Use Basic Editing Features
    1. Explain select, delete and undelete features.
    2. Use go to command and converting case command.
    3. Use search and replace.
    4. Use clipboard for copy and paste commands.
  6. Apply Formatting Techniques.
    1. Use options on ribbon, mini toolbar, and in dialog boxes.
    2. Demonstrate setting text alignment.
    3. Demonstrate text attributes including styles, drop cap, and impact of themes.
    4. Perform setting margins, tabs, and indentations.
    5. Add page numbers to a document.
    6. Use bullets and numbering lists.
    7. Use options to control vertical line spacing.
    8. Use Format Painter feature.
    9. Clear formatting.
    10. Create page breaks, sections, and columns.
  7. Utilize Speller, Thesaurus, and other automatic features.
  8. Enhance Documents
    1. Use borders, shading, columns.
    2. Insert headers, footers, tables, picture graphics and information graphics.
    3. Create hyperlinks.
  9. Evaluate Specialized Features.
    1. Perform sorts.
    2. Use themes, styles, and Building Blocks.
    3. Demonstrate management of document properties.
    4. Create citations, endnotes, footnotes, and bibliography.



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