Word Processing (MS-Word) (Code 327)

Introduction

Word-Processing is the most common job in an office environment. You will find this as an essential and interesting tool in your day-to-day life. In this course, we are draling with the word processor MS-Word which works in the Windows environment. Efforts have been made to make the comes more interesting by incooporating lot of graphics for the better understanding of the learners. It teaches you how to work in MS-Word and its applications in office environment.

Objectives

After reading through this course you will be able to:

  • Provide computer awareness, particularly to school children who do not have access to computers in their school.
  • Catering to the needs of students from backward areas where formal mode of teaching in computer science is not available
  • Reach the poor and needy who cannot afford expensive computer education
  • Open scope for the employed who have no time to attend regular classes
  • Provide vocational education at the senior secondary level

Job Oppurtunities

After passing through this course, students can go for self-employment or wage employment. They can find the job of a Data Entry Operator, Office Assistant or any other front office job involving computer.

Course Duration

The duration of the course is one year. [The credit can be transfered as against any one acadmic course.]

Scheme of Study

Theory 40% and Practical 60%

Entry Qualification

Educational Qualification: 10th Pass

Passing criteria

Seperate 33% pass for Theory and Practical

Course Content

  1. Basic Concept
    • Characteristics of Computer
    • History of Computer
    • Types of Computer
  2. Computer Organisation
    • Basic Computer Operations
    • Memory System in a Computer
    • Secondary Storage
    • Input Output Devices
  3. An Introduction to Windows
    • My Computer
    • Windows Explorer
    • Network Neighbourhood
    • Windows Settings
  4. Introduction to MS-Word
    • Important features of MS-Word
    • Main Menu Options
  5. Creating and Editing a Document
    • Creating a Document
    • Editing Operations
    • Using the Toolbar
    • Find and Replace Text
  6. Formatting a Document
    • Default and Customized Format
    • Borders and Shading
    • Adding and Removing Numbers
  7. Advanced Formatting
    • Tab Setting
    • Indenting
    • Spell Checking and Document
    • Creating and Managing a Table
  8. Mail Merge
    • Concept of Mail merge and its components
    • Mail merge option of Word
    • Merged Printing
    • Conditional Merging

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