ITSW 1301
Introduction to Word Processing

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Course Description: An overview of the production of documents, tables, and graphics.
    2. Required Prerequisite: None
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify word processing terminology and concepts; create technical documents; format and edit documents; use simple tools and utilities; and print documents. 
  3. Testing Requirements
    1. The final exam must be proctored. (ask your instructor for more details)
    2. Students will be allowed to use the one sheet study sheet provided by instructor for the final exam
  4. Major Course Requirements
    1. Lab Assignments          45%
    2. Attendance                    20%
    3. Final                              35%
  5. Information on Books
    1. Required Book: MYITLAB: 0133775062 with Full eText--enables you to access your textbook online.
  6. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates. Please refer to the WTC Catalog for the following:
    1. Campus Calendar
    2. Final Exam Schedule
    3. How to drop a class
    4. Withdrawal Information
    5. Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
    6. Class Attendance
    7. Student with disabilities

Course Content


Logon instructions for MYITLAB & getting started with labs

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Chapter 1

Creating Documents with Microsoft Word 2013

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Chapter 2

Using Tables and Templates to Create Resumes and Cover Letters

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Chapter 3

Creating Research Papers, Newsletters, and Merged Mailing Labels

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Chapter 4

Using Styles and Creating Multilevel Lists and Charts

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Chapter 5

Using Advanced Table Features

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Chapter 6

Building Documents from Reusable Content and Using Markup Tools

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***Disclaimer: Assignments due to change by instructor


Last Modified: October 9, 2017