District Syllabus
OST1110
Keyboarding II


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: $25
Prerequisites: OST1100 Keyboarding I
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description: This course includes continued emphasis on building keyboard speed and accuracy, developing communication skills, and refining the technical aspects of formatting acceptable business correspondence. Work on tables, letters, memos, reports, newsletters, and forms will result in a more efficient production level. (Open-level, open-exit.)
Required Materials: Books:
  • VanHuss, Forde, and Woo. BNDL: ADV Word Process MS WORD2010 COLL KEYBTDG L 56-110, 19th ed., Cengage, 2011. ISBN: 9781111878917
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon course completion, the student will be able to:
  1. To design attractive documents with visual content.
  2. To create merged documents with labels.
  3. To enhance report formats with design elements that add structure, provide a consistent image, and increase readability.
  4. To organize content effectively with tables and lists.
  5. To enhance the appearance of documents with themes, backgrounds, SmartArt graphics, pictures/clip art, and Word Art.
Course Learning Outcomes:
To achieve these learning outcomes, the following will be 
performed:
  1. Key advanced level business style communications, such as letters with special features.
  2. Key long reports with endnotes and bibliographic citations.
  3. Key ruled and boxed style tables, business forms and miscellaneous documents.
  4. Completion of objective and production tests to monitor student progress.
Methods of Evaluation: Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the instructor, within the polices of the college and the department. Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
Student Email Accounts Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.