This is an introductory course designed to provide students with a basic orientation to computer hardware and to teach the implementation of software applications in telecommunications. Students will use various software packages to create documents, spreadsheets, graphs, and databases and will use the knowledge gained to solve problems and transfer information via electronic media.
Goals and Objectives
To learn the fundamentals of document management.
To become familiar with various software packages including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point to create and edit text documents, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations.
To demonstrate mastery of skills and use telecommunications vocabulary and concepts to complete word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation projects.
To use the PC to create, edit, and print basic business documents using Word.
To use and manipulate Excel in order to create, edit, and print basic spreadsheets as well as create, format, and print charts.
To learn about the structure and functions of a database application and how to create, edit, and query tables as well as create reports using Access.
To create a basic slide show presentation using Power Point.
To establish and maintain contact with instructors and classmates through a combination of email and discussion board interaction
There are no prerequisites.
Week 1 Quiz
More Word Topics
Week 2 Quiz
Word Final Project
Introduction to Excel
Week 4 Quiz
More Excel Topics
Week 5 Quiz
Charting in Excel
Week 6 Quiz
Excel Final Project
First Week of Power Point
Week 8 Quiz
Week 9 Quiz
Week 10 Quiz
Final Access Project
Searching the World Wide Web; Using Outlook, Final Power Point Presentation
Power Point Exam
Proctor Information Thiscourse does not require a proctor. However, you can obtain informationon the proctoring program by clicking on this link: Proctoring Program.