Word – INFT 104

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 10/28/2020

Course Description

An introduction to the basics of Microsoft® Word which includes creating professional documents, editing and formatting documents and generating reports. Topics include inserting text, graphics and tables as well as modifying text boxes, tabs and general paragraph alignment.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


This course is designed to offer the student a hands-on introduction to Word concepts and applications. This course will assist in fulfilling institutional aims through integrating university-level computer competencies.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Create and edit a document in Microsoft Word.
  2. Format a document using Microsoft Word.
  3. Insert a table, graphics, and internet links into a document.
  4. Create and edit a document using the “Review” tab and “Track Changes” tool.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (2)

Discussion boards are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will create a thread in response to the provided prompt for each forum. Each thread must be at least 250 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student will reply to the threads of at least 2 classmates. Each reply must be at least 100 words.

Training Assignments (7)

Each Training Assignment will be submitted through SAM. The Training Assignments are online simulations that allow the student to learn skills in Word. The training includes learning aids that explain how to perform each skill, and the student will complete the questions in the assignments by showing each skill in SAM. The student will have unlimited attempts when completing the Training Assignments.

SAM Projects (7)

Each Grader Assignment will be submitted through SAM. The student will download a starter file from SAM for each Grader Assignment. Once the student has completed the assignment on his or her computer, he or she will upload the file into SAM. The assignment will be automatically graded upon submission to SAM. The student will be allowed 3 attempts to upload the assignment to improve the score.

Final Project

The student will write a Word document of 500–750 words in current APA, MLA, or Turabian format. The topic is a biblical one that requires the student to cite the Bible and use at least 3 additional sources from the library. The student must include a bibliography/works cited/reference page properly following his or her chosen format.

Final Exam

The Final Exam will be submitted through MyITLab. The Final Exam is cumulative and will cover the Reading & Study material for the entire course. The exam will be open-book/open-notes, contain 35 simulation questions, and have a time limit of 1.5 hours. The student will be allowed 3 attempts per question and 1 attempt for the entire exam.