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Word Processing

Word Processing - 1 credit

This course is designed as an introductory course covering the concepts, procedures, and applications of a word processing program. Emphasis is placed on skill development and efficient operation of the program in creating, storing, retrieving, editing, printing, and manipulating documents. Skills in keyboarding and critical thinking are reinforced in this course as students format, create, and proofread brochures, programs, newsletters, power point presentations, and manuscripts. Work-based learning strategies that may be used in this course are field trips, job shadowing, cooperative education, school-based enterprises, simulation, projects, FBLA Leadership activities, district rallies, and portfolio. Simulations, projects, teamwork and FBLA leadership activities, meetings, conferences and competitions provide opportunities for application of instructional competencies. (Prerequisite: Keyboarding/Keyboarding Applications or Introduction to Business Computer Applications)