Chabot College Fall 2004 Course Outline for Computer Application Systems 55

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Chabot College

Course Outline for Computer Application Systems 55

MICROSOFT OFFICE® INTEGRATION AND ADVANCED TOPICS

Catalog Description:

55

– Microsoft Office® Integration and Advanced Topics

Fall 2004

4 units

Advanced computer concepts and topics for using the integrated features of Microsoft Office.

Prerequisite: Computer Applications Systems 50 or Computer Application Systems 8 or Computer

Science 8. (Combined credit for Computer Application Systems 55, 61, and 88A may not exceed 12 units.) 3 hours, 3 hours laboratory.

Prerequisite Skills:

Before entering the course the student should be able to:

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6. use computerized information systems within an organization's environment; discuss the impact of the computer's capabilities upon society; describe basic computer hardware components; use basic commands in Windows or other operating system; identify applications such as word processors, spreadsheets, databases, and graphics packages; demonstrate the capabilities, use, and characteristics of programming languages in a computer environment;

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18. identify current issues in computer environments such as security, society and business ethics over the use of computer data, and organization of data processing resources within the organization. identify the various parts of a computer system and what each does; identify major software applications packages and what they do; describe common features of the MS Windows operating system; create and organize files and folders using Windows Explore and My Computer; formulate and create a simple business document such as a letter, memo, and flyer using

Word; formulate and create a simple Excel spreadsheet and chart; create a simple database file using Access; create a slide presentation using PowerPoint; describe what capabilities Internet has, what a browser does, and be able to perform basic navigation over the worldwide web; perform basic email tasks such as sending, receiving, and managing electronic mail; demonstrate an understanding of what programming languages can do;

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describe various current computer-based careers;

identify and discuss current ethical and security issues affecting the worldwide web and software piracy.

Expected Outcomes for Students:

Upon completion of the course the student should be able to:

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11. create complex Word business letters, memos, and reports; create, sort, and query complex Access databases; create complex Excel workbooks and charts; create and use templates; insert documents into other documents; create and use complex macros; integrate Office components; use mail merge including labels and envelopes; use financial functions, data tables, and amortization schedules; create presentations containing interactive OLE documents; publish to the web.

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Course Outline for Computer Application Systems 55, Page

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Course Content:

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4. form letters, mailing labels, and envelopes; integration of Word®, Access®, Excel® and PowerPoint®; financial functions, data tables, amortization schedules, and hyperlinks; worksheet databases; templates, multiple worksheets; reports, forms, and combo boxes; forms with ole fields, hyperlinks, and sub forms; create macro programming;

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11. embedded visuals and slide shows; interactive ole documents; create web pages and web publishing.

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Lecture

Discussion

Demonstration

4. Hands-on practice

Assignments and Methods of Evaluating Student Progress:

1. Typical Assignments a. Use Word to create a document and integrate an Excel spreadsheet into the Word document. b. Revise the Word document to reflect changes made in the Excel spreadsheet. c. Import an Access document into the Excel spreadsheet to change the spreadsheet.

2. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress a. Quizzes b. Hands-on projects c. Final exam

Textbook(s) (Typical):

Microsoft Office XP Advanced Concepts and Techniques

, Shelly & Cashman, Course Technology,

2002

Special Student Materials:

Portable storage device

Judy Odom: 9/03

Effec F04

Revised 11/24/03

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