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Word Processing Syllabus 

Course Description

Keyboarding course. Student will prepare business and academic report, etc. The student will demonstrate a combination of input skills (advanced keyboarding, scanning, speech recognition, handwriting recognition, and the use of a mouse) in the production of mailable business documents. Industry production standards are emphasized. Formatting, typography and layout and design concepts are applied in document preparation of business letters, forms, invoices, manuscripts, and tabulated and columnar.

 Text & Resources

Century 21 Keyboarding and Information Process Textbook

MicroType Multimedia & Microsoft office Software

 Class Supplies

Pencils, Pens, Paper, 3 Ring Binder, Dividers

 Grading Scale

A         93-100                                                 Quiz                     30%

B         85-92                                                   Test                      50%

C         75-84                                                   Daily/ Product   15%

D         74-70                                                   Technique         5%

F          Below 70 (No credit given)

 *Semester grades are calculated by the following:

            1st nine weeks grade multiple by 40%

            2nd nine weeks grade multiple by 40%

            Final exam grade multiple by 20%

 Make up Work

Any assignments missed due to any absence should be made up as quickly as possible.  The number of days missed is the number of days the student will be given to complete the assignment.  For example, a student who misses Monday and Tuesday and returns Wednesday will turn in the work due on Monday and Tuesday at the beginning of the class on Friday. 

 Missed assignments, quizzes, or tests may only be made up with an excused absence. Absences due to OSS will be considered as unexcused absences.