APPL70056
Excel, Advanced
Sheridan
 
  I: Administrative Information   II: Course Details   III: Topical Outline(s)  Printable Version
 
Section I: Administrative Information
  Total hours: 42.0
Credit Value: 3.0
Credit Value Notes: N/A
Effective: Winter 2021
Prerequisites: APPL70055
Corequisites: N/A
Equivalents: N/A
Pre/Co/Equiv Notes: N/A

Program(s): Microsoft Office Applications
Program Coordinator(s): Greg Golding
Course Leader or Contact: N/A
Version: 20210118_00
Status: Approved (APPR)

Section I Notes: Access to course materials and assignments will be available on Sheridan's Learning and Teaching Environment (SLATE). Students will need reliable access to a computer and the internet.

 
 
Section II: Course Details

Detailed Description
Students build on the skills learned in Microsoft Excel, Introduction to create professional worksheets and workbooks using advanced features. Studies include: macros, templates, formulas, and database features. Additionally, students learn to format worksheets, work with multiple workbooks, sort, filter, link, embed, consolidate, import, export data, use data analysis and auditing tools, protect, and share workbooks. Students participate in online activities and assessments, and submit assignments online.

Program Context

 
Microsoft Office Applications Program Coordinator(s): Greg Golding
This course is a required course in the Microsoft Office Applications Sheridan Certificate Program, offered through the Faculty of Continuing and Professional Studies.


Course Critical Performance and Learning Outcomes

  Critical Performance:
By the end of this course, students will have demonstrated the ability to produce advanced workbooks using spreadsheet software.
 
Learning Outcomes:

To achieve the critical performance, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Apply Microsoft Excel as an advanced tool in the production of worksheets and workbooks.
  2. Define the intermediate to advanced features and functionality of Microsoft Excel.
  3. Apply the skills required to create, format, modify, maintain, link, save and print intermediate to advanced worksheets and workbooks.
  4. Demonstrate the skills required to move, copy, sort, filter, link, and calculate data.
  5. Create Excel Tables, PivotTables, PivotCharts, Insert Slicers and work with macros.
  6. Control data input using data validation, protect worksheets and workbooks, and add, edit and delete comments.
  7. Compose advanced formulas using functions such as Financial, Date & Time, Math & Trig, Statistical, Lookup & Reference, and Logical functions.
  8. Apply advanced formatting techniques using styles, format painter, borders and shading, templates, headers and footers, adjusting column width and height, modifying font settings, and conditional formatting to enhance the appearance of worksheets.
  9. Implement effective file management skills when creating folders, copying, moving, deleting and renaming files.

Evaluation Plan
Students demonstrate their learning in the following ways:

 Evaluation Plan: ONLINE
 Training (12 Total)24.0%
 Exams (12 Total)24.0%
 Projects (10 Total)52.0%
Total100.0%

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
Students are encouraged to complete all online work for assessment and preparation for the tests. Online Training Tutorials: Online training tutorials are marked. There are an unlimited number of attempts permitted for each training tutorial. Online Exams: Online Exams are based on skills learned and practised in the Online Training Tutorials. If a student is does not complete an online exam, they will receive a mark of zero. The actual score for each online exam is recorded. Projects: Projects are completed either in SAM2016 or through the textbook. Projects summarize each section's skills learned. A student's actual score on the assignment will be recorded. All training/exams/projects must be completed as individual efforts unless the instructor states otherwise in writing.



Evaluation Plan: IN-CLASS
 Training (12 Total)24.0%
 Exams (12Total)24.0%
 Projects (10 Total)52.0%
Total100.0%

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
Students are encouraged to complete all online work for assessment and preparation for the tests. Online Training Tutorials: Online training tutorials are marked. There are an unlimited number of attempts permitted for each training tutorial. Online Exams: Online Exams are based on skills learned and practised in the Online Training Tutorials. If a student is does not complete an online exam, they will receive a mark of zero. The actual score for each online exam is recorded. Projects: Projects are completed either in SAM2016 or through the textbook. Projects summarize each section's skills learned. A student's actual score on the assignment will be recorded. All training/exams/projects must be completed as individual efforts unless the instructor states otherwise in writing.

Provincial Context
The course meets the following Ministry of Colleges and Universities requirements:


 

Essential Employability Skills
Essential Employability Skills emphasized in the course:

  • Information Management Skills - Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
PLAR Contact (if course is PLAR-eligible) - Office of the Registrar
Students may apply to receive credit by demonstrating achievement of the course learning outcomes through previous relevant work/life experience, service, self-study and training on the job. This course is eligible for challenge through the following method(s):

  • Challenge Exam
    Notes:  

 
 
Section III: Topical Outline
Some details of this outline may change as a result of circumstances such as weather cancellations, College and student activities, and class timetabling.
Print Instruction Mode Professor Applicable Student Group(s)
In-Class Multiple Professors Continuing & Professional Studies students in the Microsoft Office Application program.
Online Multiple Professors Continuing & Professional Studies students in the Microsoft Office Application program.

Sheridan Policies

All Sheridan policies can be viewed on the Sheridan policy website.

Academic Integrity: The principle of academic integrity requires that all work submitted for evaluation and course credit be the original, unassisted work of the student. Cheating or plagiarism including borrowing, copying, purchasing or collaborating on work, except for group projects arranged and approved by the professor, or otherwise submitting work that is not the student's own, violates this principle and will not be tolerated. Students who have any questions regarding whether or not specific circumstances involve a breach of academic integrity are advised to review the Academic Integrity Policy and procedure and/or discuss them with the professor.

Copyright: A majority of the course lectures and materials provided in class and posted in SLATE are protected by copyright. Use of these materials must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy, Use of Copyright Protected Work Policy and Student Code of Conduct. Students may use, copy and share these materials for learning and/or research purposes provided that the use complies with fair dealing or an exception in the Copyright Act. Permission from the rights holder would be necessary otherwise. Please note that it is prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote. It is also prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own or your own work with the intent to assist others in cheating on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote.

Intellectual Property: Sheridan's Intellectual Property Policy generally applies such that students own their own work. Please be advised that students working with external research and/or industry collaborators may be asked to sign agreements that waive or modify their IP rights. Please refer to Sheridan's IP Policy and Procedure.

Respectful Behaviour: Sheridan is committed to provide a learning environment that supports academic achievement by respecting the dignity, self-esteem and fair treatment of every person engaged in the learning process. Behaviour which is inconsistent with this principle will not be tolerated. Details of Sheridan's policy on Harassment and Discrimination, Academic Integrity and other academic policies are available on the Sheridan policy website.

Accessible Learning: Accessible Learning coordinates academic accommodations for students with disabilities. For more information or to register, please see the Accessible Learning website (Statement added September 2016)

Course Outline Changes: The information contained in this Course Outline including but not limited to faculty and program information and course description is subject to change without notice. Any changes to course curriculum and/or assessment shall adhere to approved Sheridan protocol. Nothing in this Course Outline should be viewed as a representation, offer and/or warranty. Students are responsible for reading the Important Notice and Disclaimer which applies to Programs and Courses.


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