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Mrs. Danielle Green-Ssemugabi » Desktop Publishing

Desktop Publishing

Course Description
This course prepares students to operate computers utilizing various software application programs. It includes instruction in computer operations, operating systems, telecommunications, and an introduction to word processing, graphics, and electronic spreadsheets.

Course Goal and/or Objectives and /or Expected Student Learning:
Student will use a computer to practice the most commonly used Microsoft programs including Word, PowerPoint, Excel operating systems and Internet Explorer for navigating the Internet.

Within the Microsoft Office Suite, students will use Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Microsoft Word is a word processing program with which you can create common business and personal documents. Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that organizes and calculates accounting-type information. Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation graphics program with which you can develop slides to accompany an oral presentation. Finally, Internet Explorer is a World Wide Web database that allows you to research information in a useful manner.

Skill-specific:
Students will become familiar with computer as well as a basic hardware and software components and implementations of a digital computer. Utilize MS/Office basic and advance features by using MS-Word, MS-Excel, and MS PowerPoint.

Course Outline
 Windows, file explorer, creating a file folder.
 Word/Creating Documents with MS Word
 Word/Using Graphics and Table
 Excel: Entering Data and Formatting a Pie Chart
 PowerPoint: Creating a Presentation
 PowerPoint: Formatting a Presentation
 Explorer: Research and Navigation