SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2022 3:26:06 PMBOT 50B Course Outline as of Fall 2001

Changed Course
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 Scheduled03 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR3.00 Contact DHR24.00
 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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Format business letters, tables, reports, memorandums, and other business communication using a computer and word processing software.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in BGN 101 ( or BOT 50A) OR Course Completion or Current Enrollment in BGN 102 ( or BOT 153)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Format business letters, tables, reports, memorandums, and other business communication using a computer and word processing software.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in BGN 101 ( or BOT 50A) OR Course Completion or Current Enrollment in BGN 102 ( or BOT 153)
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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Operate the entire keyboard by touch
2.  Proofread documents and correct errors
3.  Identify parts of business correspondence and documents
4.  Develop keyboard composing skill
5.  Use word processing software 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
6.  Define word processing terminology
7.  Demonstrate ability to use speller and thesaurus features
8.  Apply correct language arts skills

Topics and Scope
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I. 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
II. Word Processing Skills
    A. File/disk management
    B. Speller and Thesaurus
    C. Editing using block features
    D. Fast cursor movements
    E. Composing at the keyboard
    F. 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

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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COLLEGE KEYBOARDING, Lessons 1-60, VanHuss, et. al. South Western
Educational Publishing, 2000
HOW 9:  A HANDBOOK FOR OFFICE WORKERS, Clark & Clark, South-Western
College Publishing, 2000

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