Qualifying Condition(s) A weighted aggregated mark of 40% is required to pass the module
To introduce students to the basic word processing, e-mail and presentational tools available in the Office suite of software. Students will be able to use these independently by the end of the module. By taking examples from other Level 1 modules, the module aims to provide an integrated approach to the use of computing in business.
To equip students to be able to use IT efficiently and effectively and to produce work to an acceptable level for the business environment.
By the end of the module students will:-
Be able to use personal computers in a networked environment effectively.
Understand and use the windows operating system, the World Wide Web and electronic mail; carry out word processing and make effective use of presentational and graphic tools.
The following is an indication of the likely topics to be covered:-
Windows basic structure and menus
Word: entering, editing and saving text
Word: formatting, tabs, fonts, styles, columns, headers and footers.
Word: tools; spell check, thesaurus, indexing
Word: creating and formatting long documents; page and section breaks; table of contents
Word: inclusion of objects, images, text and scanned documents