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ABTC 153 – Word Processing II

Students will develop competency in using advanced functions of a word processing program on a personal computer. Students will merge documents, create and apply macros, sort and import data, create business forms, and use clip and word art.


Credits:  4


Hours: 60 (Lecture Hours 32; Laboratory Hours 28)


ABTC 133 Word Processing I


Non-Course Prerequisites:




Course Content:
Formatting Topics will include:
- Additional letter styles
- Special letter notations
- Letters with tables
- Two-page letters and memos
- Form paragraphs
- Business forms
- Newsletters
- Posters
- Advanced reports
Word Processing topics will include:
- Footnotes and end notes
- Table of contents
- Styles
- Fill in forms
- Macros
- Merging
- Sorting
- Using shared documents
- Importing data and files
- Columns
- Word Art
- Clip art
- Microsoft Draw


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course students will have:
- Manage time effectively by setting objectives, organizing, planning, prioritizing, and scheduling activities, routines, and projects
- Achieve business standards for efficiency and quality work.
- Apply ethical standards with respect to privacy, confidentiality, and personal behaviour
- Define and solve problems both independently and in teams, using creative problem-solving approaches
- Accurately summarize and record verbal information and carry out instructions
- Work collaboratively and cooperatively by applying a variety of team and communication strategies
- Select, apply, and customize computer software tools such as word processing, spreadsheet, data base, computerized accounting, presentation, electronic communication, and desktop publishing to business related tasks
- Transfer skills and knowledge of software, technology, and business procedures from one situation to another
- Apply records management procedures when establishing and maintaining systems to classify, organize, store and retrieve hard copy and electronic files


Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade:  70%


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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