District Syllabus
OST1713
Word Processing I


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: $25
Prerequisites: OST1100 Keyboarding I or
OST1100W Keyboarding I
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description: This course is designed to enable the student to learn basic word processing concepts and procedures. Special emphasis is given to current office procedures in word processing. After the basic concepts are learned, office-related problems are produced on microcomputers.
Required Materials: Books:
  • GASKIN. GO! WORD I COMPREHENSIVE 2013, VOLU ed., Cengage Learning, 2013. ISBN: 9781269287227
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon course completion, the student will be able to:
  1. Perform tasks for the production of computer generated documents using a microcomputer, Microsoft Word 2007 Software, the textbook, and teacher provided handouts.
  2. Demonstrate proficiency using Microsoft Word 2007 Software on a microcomputer.
Course Learning Outcomes:
See expanded syllabus developed by the instructor for each section 
being taught.
              
Methods of Evaluation: Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the reponsibility of the instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. Detailed explanations are 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.