APPL70057
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  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: N/A
Corequisites: N/A
Equivalents: N/A
Pre/Co/Equiv Notes: Basic Windows Skills are required; knowledge of keyboarding is a definite asset.

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
In this course, students plan, create, format, print and show a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. Students learn to enhance presentations using design templates, colours, slide and title masters, styles, bullets and numbering. Visual appeal is created with images, SmartArt, charts, animation and multimedia effects. Students focus on customization, links, imbedding and integrating data. Students participate in online activities and assessments, submit assignments online, and engage in discussions.

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 prepare presentations with graphic images and visual effects using presentation software.
 
Learning Outcomes:

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

  1. Apply comprehensive features and functionality of Microsoft PowerPoint.
  2. Demonstrate the skills required to create, format, modify, save, print, and view professional business presentations.
  3. Demonstrate the skills required to move, copy, sort, link, embed, import, export, integrate and protect data.
  4. Apply formatting features such as WordArt, colour schemes, design templates, images, animation, visual elements, drawing tools, transition and sound effects, bullets, numbers, headers, footers, multimedia objects to enhance the appearance of presentations.
  5. Create hyperlinks, tables, and charts and diagrams using SmartArt.
  6. Apply customization to paragraphs, columns, bullets, numbering, placeholders, images, themes, animation, and slide, handout and note masters.
  7. Prepare presentations in various formats and as web pages.
  8. Demonstrate the skills to re-arrange, navigate, narrate, loop, and run a presentation.
  9. Review presentations for spelling and grammatical errors.
  10. Apply effective file management skills when creating folders, and 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 (12 Total)52.0%
Total100.0%

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
Students are encouraged to complete all online work for assessment. 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 does not complete an online exam, they will receive a mark of zero. The actual score for each online exam is recorded. Two attempts of each exam are allowed. 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/exam/projects must be completed as individual efforts unless the instructor states otherwise in writing.



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

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
Students are encouraged to complete all online work for assessment. 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 does not complete an online exam, they will receive a mark of zero. The actual score for each online exam is recorded. Two attempts of each exam are allowed. 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/exam/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:


 

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:  N/A

 
 
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 N/A Continuing and Professional Studies students. This is a required course for the in the Microsoft Office Applications Certificate Program.
Online Multiple Professors Continuing and Professional Studies students. This is a required course for the in the Microsoft Office Applications Certificate 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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