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Introduction to Computers

Class Times
M, T, W 12:30 - 4:00 p.m.
 
Welcome
 
Computers 101
 
Course Content and Assessments
 
Typing Test
 
Beginning Module
 
Advanced Module

 

 

 

BALDWIN PARK ADULT and COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Introduction to Computers (Advanced)

 

SYLLABUS

ACT Center Room #13

 

 

 

Instructors:  Lance Quintana

E-Mail: lequintana897@bpusd.net

 

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

This competency-based course is intended for students who have completed Introduction to Computers and have earned NORTHSTAR Completion Certificate.  Advanced students will work on computer project and will also improve typing accuracy and complete an online typing test.  Students will complete the following advanced computer assignments.

 

 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to do the following:

 

 

 

Competency

Objective

Date

Complete

Create Business Cards

  1. Use Microsoft Word Templates
  2. Create, Modify Business Cards
  3. Align, modify and edit text
  4. Use bullets and automatic numbering
  5. Identify file extensions and corresponding document types

 

Create Business Flyer

  1. Use Microsoft Word Templates
  2. Create, Modify Business Flyer
  3. Align, modify and edit text
  4. Use bullets and automatic numbering
  5. Identify file extensions and corresponding document types

 

Create Business Brochure (Tri-fold)

  1. Use Microsoft Word Templates
  2. Create, Modify Business Tri-fold
  3. Align, modify and edit text
  4. Use bullets and automatic numbering
  5. Identify file extensions and corresponding document types

 

Typing

35 WPM (timed five-minute test with no more than five errors)

 

 

 

LEARNING RESOURCES

 

No book is required

NORTHSTAR Learning Guide:  http://guides.sppl.org/Northstar/Home

NORTHSTAR Assessment:  https://www.digitalliteracyassessment.org/

Speed Typing Test Online:  https://www.speedtypingonline.com/typing-test

 

Syllabus