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. Exams                           20%
    3. Final                              35%
  5. Information on Books
    1. Required Book: MyLab IT with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for GO! with Microsoft Office 365, 2019 Edition, ISBN 9780135651261
  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
  7. Course Content


Logon instructions for MYITLAB & getting started with labs

Chapter 1

Creating Documents with Microsoft Word

Chapter 2

Using Tables and Templates to Create Resumes and Cover Letters

Chapter 3

Creating Research Papers, Newsletters, and Merged Mailing Labels

Chapter 4

Using Styles and Creating Multilevel Lists and Charts

Chapter 5

Using Advanced Table Features

Chapter 6

Building Documents from Reusable Content and Using Markup Tools






***Disclaimer: Assignments due to change by instructor


Last Modified: August 19, 2019