SRJC Course Outlines

4/17/2024 1:51:20 AMBOT 50B Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BOT 50BTitle:  KEYBD DOC PROCESS  
Full Title:  Keyboarding and Document Processing
Last Reviewed:3/19/2001

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled2.008 max.Lecture Scheduled16.00
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled3.003 min.Lab Scheduled24.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total40.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  32.00Total Student Learning Hours: 72.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Development of speed and accuracy.  Application of word processing features to format business letters, tables, reports, memorandums, and other business communication.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in BGN 101 ( or BOT 50A)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Development of speed & accuracy. Application of word processing features to format business letters, tables, reports, memorandums, & other business communication.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in BGN 101 ( or BOT 50A)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Spring 2011
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Operate the entire keyboard by touch
2.  Develop speed and accuracy
3.  Proofread documents and correct errors
4.  Identify parts of business correspondence and documents
5.  Define word processing terminology
6.  Develop keyboard composing skill
7.  Use WordPerfect 5.1 to format business letters in block and
   modified-block style; one- and two-page unbound and bound reports
   with enumerations, footnotes, endnotes, bibliographies, and
   supplementary pages; and memorandums
8.  Use WordPerfect 5.1 to prepare a resume
9.  Demonstrate ability to use speller and thesaurus features
10. Apply correct language arts skills

Topics and Scope
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I.  Keyboarding Skills
   A. Speed development.
   B. Accuracy development.
II. Formatting Skills
   A. Business letters - parts and styles
   B. One- and two-page unbound and bound reports
   C. Memorandums
   D. Envelopes - various sizes and styles
   E. Tabulated documents
      1.  outlines
      2.  tables
   F. Application of language arts rules
      1.  punctuation
      2.  proofreading and corrections
III. Word Processing Skills
    A. File/disk management
    B. Hyphenation
    C. Use of reveal codes in WordPerfect
    D. Use of on-line help menus
    E. Speller and Thesaurus
    F. Editing using block features
    G. Temporary margins
    H. Fast cursor movements
    I. Tab settings - absolute and relative tabs
    J. Footnotes and endnotes
    K. Composing at the keyboard
     A. Punctuation.
          1. usage
          2. spacing (before and after)
4.  Proofreading and Corrections.
     A. Proofreader's marks.
          1. interpreting
          2. using

Assignments:
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A variety of assignments and in-class activities throughout the
course will include but not be limited to the application of the
following workplace competencies and foundation skills:
* Organize, analyze, and interpret gathered data
* Use essential time management skill of calendaring course
  activities and assignments to meet deadlines and produce a
  quality product
* Use of active listening and effective oral communication skills
* Employment of activities designed to reduce stress and fatigue
  in today's fast-pace working environment
* Use computer technology to complete activities
Assignments include but are not limited to:
1. Lessons - keying drills and documents
2. Document production tests and quizzes
3. Timed writings - measuring speed and accuracy

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, TIMED WRITINGS
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
OFFICIAL TIMED WRITINGS
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 40%
PRODUCTION EXAMS
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 40%
Attendance and Lessons


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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GREGG COLLEGE KEYBOARDING AND DOCUMENT PROCESSING FOR MICROCOMPUTER S,
BASIC COURSE, 7th Ed., Ober, et. al., Glencoe Macmillan/McGraw-Hill, 1994
GREGG REFERENCE MANUAL, 7th Ed., William Sabin, McGraw-Hill, 1992
HOW 6:  A HANDBOOK FOR OFFICE WORKERS, Clark & Clark, PWS-Kent
  Publishing Co., 1991

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