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Course Cost: $280.00 + cost of the textbook Credit: .5

Please note that this course is based on and is most compatible with Microsoft Office 2003. A student with Microsoft Office 2007 will be able to work through the course assignments, but it will require adjustments. Also note that you must purchase the textbooks listed below by the ISBN numbers given.

Course Materials: ”Microsoft Office 2003: Introductory Course”, Thomson Course Technology
ISBN: 0-619-18339-X
Publish date: August 27, 2004

“Microsoft Office 2003: Advanced Course”, Thomson Course Technology
ISBN: 0-619-18345-4
Publish date: August 27, 2004

These textbooks are required and may be obtained independently or purchased from Thomson Course Technology: Phone 800.354.9706

You may also order your textbook online from MBS Direct. To go to the virtual bookstore, here for the textbook store information

The student must also have a computer that meets the eSchool technical requirements, with licensed copies of Microsoft Word 2003, Microsoft PowerPoint 2003, and Microsoft Access 2003.

Course Description: *The second semester of BIM offers students a unit on Advanced Word, PowerPoint Basics, Advanced PowerPoint, and Microsoft Access.

The step-by-step textbook used for this course will enable the user to learn the basics of the software in a very easy way. Along with completion of lessons from the textbook, students will be evaluated through completion of projects and assessments evaluating comprehension and production capabilities.

The following lessons will be covered in Advanced Word: * Sorting and Calculating
* Customizing Tables and Creating Charts
* Merging from Documents, Directories, Mailing Labels and Envelopes
* Formatting Graphics and Text Boxes
* Working with Long Documents

The following units will be covered in PowerPoint Basics: * PowerPoint Basics
* Creating and Enhancing PowerPoint Presentations
* Working with Visual Elements
* Expanding on PowerPoint Basics

The following units will be covered in Advanced PowerPoint: * Using Advanced Text Features
* Creating Tables and Charts
* Working with Visual and Sound Objects

The following units will be covered in Access: * Access Basics
* Manipulating Data
* Creating and Modifying Forms
* Finding and Ordering Data
* Reports and Macros
* Integrating Access

BCIS Semester 2 Objectives:

Academic Integrity Upon successful completion, the student will be able to: * define terms related to academic integrity: e.g. plagiarism, cheating, paraphrasing, quoting, citing, public domain, fair use, academic dishonesty, copyright, attribution, citation, endnote, footnote, self-plagiarism, peer review, contract plagiarism;
* learn and adhere to guidelines for avoiding academic dishonesty;
* recognize and practice proper attribution and citation; and
* demonstrate mastery of the academic integrity unit objectives.

Advanced Word Upon successful completion, the student will be able to: * effectively sort and calculate tables and documents;
* customize tables and create and incorporate charts into a document;
* increase productivity in word by merging from documents, directories, mailing labels and envelopes;
* incorporate graphics and text boxes into a document; and
* increase knowledge of working with long documents.

PowerPoint Basics Upon successful completion, the student will be able to: * learn the basic functions of PowerPoint;
* create and enhance PowerPoint presentations;
* incorporate visual elements into PowerPoint presentations;
* integrating PowerPoint with other Office programs;
* work with multiple presentations; and
* learn features that will allow the student to efficiently use PowerPoint.

Advanced PowerPoint Upon successful completion, the student will be able to: * use advanced text features to enhance your presentation;
* create tables and charts; and
* incorporate visual and sound objects.

Access Upon successful completion, the student will be able to: * learn the basic functions of Access;
* manipulate and enter data into tables;
* create and modify forms;
* using the sort, filter and queries to find and order data;
* develop reports and macros; and
* integrate Access with other Office Programs.

Course Activities: Unit Assignments (Daily Work)
• Projects and Unit Assessments (Tests)
• Final Exam

Students will perform step by step activities and self check their final products.
They will then do all the required projects for that lesson.
Once they have finished the projects they take a short quiz.
Following the quiz you will be asked to submit the projects.
The students will submit production assessments at several points throughout the course, and will have a Final Exam.



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