Word – INFT 104

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 04/06/2022

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.

Rationale

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.

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 Course Overview.

Discussions (2)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will create a thread in response to the provided prompt. Each thread must be at least 250 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the original post, the student will reply to the posts 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 Project Assignments (7)

Each SAM Project Assignment will be submitted through SAM. The student will download a starter file from SAM for each 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.

Project: Final Assignment

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.