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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. Microsoft Word 2003 Basic 2. Microsoft Word 2003 Intermediate 3.Microsoft Word 2003 Advanced

Location: 
Various approved locations throughout the United States.
Length: 
Course 1: 21 hours (7 weeks). Course 2: 24 hours (8 weeks). Course 3: 27 hours (9 weeks).
Dates: 
1, 2, or 3: November 2005 - November 2010.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Course 1: Understand word processing software; start and exit Word 2003 and explore the Word program window; start, save, print, and close a document; use the Help system; open a document; select, cut, copy, and paste text; use the office clipboard; use the spelling and grammar checking and Thesaurus; find and replace text; and use wizards and templates; format with fonts; change font styles and effects; change line and paragraph spacing and align paragraphs; work with tabs and indents; add bullets, numbering, borders and shading; set document margins; divide a document into sections and add page breaks and page numbers; insert and edit headers and footers; format columns; and insert WordArt and clip art; insert a table and insert, delete, and modify table rows and columns; sort table data; split and merge table cells; perform calculations in tables; use Table AutoFormat and create a custom format for a table. Course 2: Add, resize, and position graphics; create text boxes and AutoShapes; use the drawing canvas; format WordArt and create charts; plan and create Web pages; format and illustrate a Web page with themes and graphics; save a document as a Web page; add and modify hyperlinks; and preview a Web page in a browser; create a main document and add merge fields; design a data source and enter, edit, sort, and filter records; merge data and create labels; create and modify paragraph and character styles; create list and table styles; rename, delete, and copy styles; create, revise, attach a template; build a multi-page document in Outline view and work in Outline view; modify pages in multiple sections; add footnotes and endnotes; use document map and cross-references to navigate through a multi-page document; generate a table of contents and index; work with master documents. Course 3: Embed an Excel worksheet and link an Excel chart; embed a PowerPoint slide; insert a Word file; import a table from Access; manage document links; merge with an Access Data Source; insert drop caps and edit clip art; align, distribute, and rotate graphics; use advanced positioning options; adjust shadow and 3-D settings; insert a watermark and a page border; construct a form template; add and modify text, drop-down, and check box form fields; use calculations in a form; add help to a form and insert form controls; format and protect a form; fill in a form as a user; define charts and diagrams; create and edit a column chart and pie chart; import spreadsheet data into a chart; create a diagram; create and modify an organization chart; include comments in a document created by someone else; track, accept, and reject changes when working on a document with two or more people; create document versions; compare documents and merge changes; use Find and Replace options; protect documents from changes and comments; plan, create, and run a macro; edit a macro in Visual Basic; rename, delete, and copy macros; create a custom toolbar; and customize menus and modify default settings.
Instruction: 
Course 1: Navigating Word 2003; editing documents; formatting text and paragraphs; formatting documents; creating and formatting tables. Course 2: Illustrating documents with graphics; creating a Web site; merging Word documents; working with styles and templates; developing multi-page documents. Course 3: Integrating Word with other programs; exploring advanced graphics; building forms; working with charts and diagrams collaborating with workgroups; customizing Word.
Credit recommendation: 
Courses 1, 2, and 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours as Computer Software Applications (11/05). NOTE: Courses 1, 2, and 3 must all be completed to receive credit. NOTE: These courses are also components of the Introductory or Advanced Microsoft courses listed in this section and, thus, there is overlap in content. Care should be taken, therefore, in the awarding of credit for these courses, if the Introductory or Advanced Microsoft courses have also been completed. Further, a total of 6 semester hours of credit is recommended for the Introductory or Advanced courses or any combination of its component courses.

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