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Advanced Word Processing
POFI-2340

  • Fall 2021
  • Section F04 CRN-22293
  • 3 Credits
  • 08/30/2021 to 12/16/2021
  • Modified 09/04/2021

Meeting Times

  • Monday, 5:15 PM to 7:45 PM, FPC Prison

Contact Information

Instructor: Carolyn Lowry

  • Office: None

Lab Instructor:

John Saldua, MBA

 

Description

Advanced word processing techniques using merging, macros, graphics, and desktop publishing. Includes extensive formatting for technical documents. This course is designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.

Requisites

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Core Curriculum Statement

This course is not a core curriculum course.

Outcomes

1. Implement advanced word processing features.

2. Import data.

3. Incorporate graphics.

4. Apply collaborative and special functions to enhance documents.

Materials

All Campuses: Go Word 2010

  • Author: Gaskin
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Edition: 1st
  • ISBN: 9780133073553

Course Requirements

Evaluation

Average Grade
>89.5% - 100% A
>79.5%  - >89.5% B
>69.5% - >79.5% C
>69.5% F

Criteria

Type Weight
Chapter Projects 25%
Chapter Quizzes 20%
Exams 20%
Final Exam 25%
Participation 10%
Total 100%
Types of evaluations and related weights
Type Weight Topic Notes
 

Course must include a comprehensive final worth 20% of course grade, student participation grade of 10%, and minimum of 4 major grades.

Blinn College Policies

All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s Blinn Buc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for Blinn Buc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Information about the changes Blinn has made to the Fall semester: Back with Blinn.

Course Policies

Schedule

Date Week Content Lecture
Contact Hours
Lab Contact Hours
(Thursdays at 2:30)
30-Aug 1  Chapter 7 - Using Advanced Table Features 3 1.5
6-Sep 2  Chapter 7 - Using Advanced Table Features 3 1.5
13-Sep 3 Chapter 8 - Creating Mass Mailings 3 1
20-Sep 4 Chapter 8 - Creating Mass Mailings 3 1
27-Sep 5 Chapter 9 - Creating Forms and managing documents 3 1
4-Oct 6 Chapter 9 - Creating Forms and managing documents 3 1
11-Oct 7 Exam - Major Grade 3 - Chapter 7, 8, 9 3 1
18-Oct 8 Exam - Major Grade 3 - Chapter 7, 8, 9 3 1
25-Oct 9 Chapter 10 - Working with Long Documents 3 1
1-Nov 10 Chapter 10 - Working with Long Documents 3 1
8-Nov 11 Chapter 11 - Embedding and Linking objects 3 1
15-Nov 12 Chapter 11 - Embedding and Linking objects 3 1
22-Nov 13 Chapter 12 - Integrating Word with PPT and Layout 3 1
29-Nov 14 Chapter 12 - Integrating Word with PPT and Layout 3 1
6-Dec 15 Major Grade 4 - 3 1
16-Dec 16 Final Exam Comprehensive 3  
  TOTAL 64 48 16

 

Chapter In Class Assignments Lab Assignments
(Thursdays 2:30),  Complete Exercises:
  Read chapter & complete exercises A&B starting on page:  
Chapter 7 465 D, E & G
Chapter 8 455 D, E & F
Chapter 9 511 D, E & I
Chapter 10 571 D, F & H
Chapter 11 635 C & E
Chapter 12 693 D, E & F