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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

Introduction to Microsoft Application Suite (201)*

Location: 
Various approved locations throughout the United States.
Length: 
60 hours (10 weeks).
Dates: 
August 2003 - February 2013.
Learner Outcomes: 
Discuss the basic concepts and components of a PC; operate Microsoft Windows 98; use the basic functions and applications associated with Microsoft Office Suite products, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Instruction: 
Components of a computer, including input devices, the central processing unit; memory, output devices, and auxiliary storage; Microsoft Windows 98 graphical user interface; Microsoft Office 2000 applications; Word 2000: creating and editing a Word document; creating a research paper; using a Wizard to create a resume and a cover letter with a table; creating Web pages; Excel 2000: creating a worksheet and embedded chart; formulas, functions, formatting, and Web queries; what-if analysis; charting; working with large worksheets; creating static and dynamic Web pages; Access 2000: creating a database using design and datasheet views; querying a database using the select query window; maintaining a database using the design and update features; publishing to the Internet using data access pages; PowerPoint 2000: using a design template and auto layouts to create a presentation; using outline view and clip art to create a slide show; creating a presentation on the Web; Outlook 2000: desktop information management using Outlook; Integration: integrating Office 2000 applications and the World Wide Web. Course participants complete projects within each of the applications areas and also undergo a final written examination and a final performance assessment involving one project from each of the applications areas: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Course participants also complete an integration project.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as Computer Software Applications (5/03). *NOTE: Course numbers on transcripts may reflect different prefixes depending upon where a course is offered.

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