College of Micronesia-FSM

UB Word Processing

Course Title Level Campus
UB Word Processing Pre-Sophomores Kosrae

Course Description

An introduction to word processing using Microsoft Word. Course includes learning to use the Internet as a research resource.

Course Schedule and Topics

Week one: Prepare a resumé
Image of WordPad

Introduction to Hardware
  1. keyboard
  2. mouse
  3. disk drives
  4. monitor
  5. CPU
  6. Printer
  7. ergonomics
  8. Home keys
Utwe and Lelu graduation Use of Notepad/TextEdit
  1. TeXT format
  2. New
  3. Open
  4. Save
  5. Save as
  6. Print
  7. Undo
  8. Cut
  9. Copy
  10. Paste
  11. Delete
  12. Select all
  13. Time/date
  14. Word Wrap
  15. Search
  16. Help
  17. Text advantages
  18. Start typing up resumé:
    1. Name
    2. address
    3. ed bg
    4. work bg
    5. career aspirations
Quiz one
Use of WordPad/Write: Only were able to open the program and meet the basic toolbars
Malem graduation

Toolbar: New, Open, Save, Print, Print Preview, Search, Cut, Copy, paste, Undo, Time/Date
Finish up work on resumé

Week two: Write up a local story or legend
Image of Word

MondayTuesdayWednesday ThursdayFriday
Reviewed quiz
Collected resumés
Rich Text Format
Word document format
Notepad functions plus...
View all toolbars
Font family
Font size
Font style: italic
Font weight: bold
Font decoration: underline
Font color
Text align
Stone Song Text TXT 2834
Stone Song Rich Text RTF 3366
Stone Song Web Page HTML 3933
Stone Song Word DOC 22016

Bulleted lists
Introduction to Word
  1. Properties
  2. Overtype
  3. Insert menu
  4. Integrating an image:
    Frame and text flow around images
Quiz two
Finish up local story or legend

Week three
Image of Paint program

MondayTuesdayWednesday Thursday Friday
Reviewed quiz, worked on resume's Finished resume's and posted them Format menu
Fonts, styles, subscripts, small caps, superscript
Spacing, indents
Change of case
Finish up work on recipe or local medicinal Midterm
Week four: Create a research based newsletter on a current topic. Work in teams.
Reviewed midterm Covered midterm grade status Use of paint to create drawings
  1. Toolbox
  2. Color box
  3. Custom colors
  4. Status bar
  5. Translations
  6. Attributes
  7. Draw opaque
  8. Screen capture
Doing research with the Web: Google search
Doing research with the Web: Reliable sources
Who owns root?
What is agenda?
Personal opinions
Quiz 3
Week five: Compositions, Tables and mail merges
Finishing and evaluating compositions. Evaluating compositions. Finishing evaluating compositions Make a table in Word. Table to be used in mail merge Quiz 4: Students made a table. Used table to demonstrate mail merge.
Week six: Wrapping up
MondayTuesdayWednesday Thursday Friday
Mail merge Final