REQUIRED COMPUTER SKILLS
Students are expected to have computer skills and/or be able to perform the computer related tasks as indicated below. In the event that you do not possess these skills it is highly recommended that you take MIS301- Microcomputer Applications in Business.
Copy, cut and paste material within a document and from one document to another.
Save files under a designated name
Set proper page margins
Insert page breaks, bookmarks, and pictures.
Create hyperlinks within a document and to Internet sites.
Use heading styles and frames to create a linked table of contents
Use bookmarks and hyperlinks to create a linked table of contents.
Properly document formatting using fonts, paragraph format, bullets and numbering.
Create and use appropriate tables when necessary.
Use spell check and thesaurus.
E-mail: Send and receive e-mail with file attachments.
1. Access the Internet.
2. Use Microsoft Internet Explorer browser.
3. Download and install software from the Internet.
4. At least minimum ability to navigate the Internet.
Windows operating system:
1. Use general operations effectively including Windows Explorer and/or My Computer
2. Effectively manage files on drives (copy, move, delete, create folders), and control of desktop environment
1. Use basic tools such as copying, pasting, cut, edit, print, page setup, and format appropriately.
2. Create/use database functions, queries, and conditional formatting
3. Import text files
4. Enter data
5. Import and export data
6. Create/use formulas including relative addressing
7. Organize data
8. Sort data
9. Generate charts
PowerPoint: (students should be able to create impressive presentations that utilize more than templates and defaults):
Generating slides with figures, text, tables, etc. and to work with the slides (not necessarily animation) including: pinting, editing, copying, pasting and drawing, and inserting graphics.
WebCT: students should be able to navigate content modules, discussion, homepage, and presentations. Please refer to Student Resources and the Student Guide to WebCT at http://www.tamut.edu/webcourses/index.php?pageid=37.
for initial WebCT instructions.