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COURSE NUMBER: BOFF121
COURSE TITLE:Fundamentals of Business Documents
DIVISION:Business
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:Hybrid, Online

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Instruction includes keyboarding mastery, techniques, speed and accuracy development,proofreading, professional email, business plans, brochures, flyers, and tables. Formatting and development of business letters and memos are also included. Upon completion of the course a minimum speed of 35 words per minute with 6 errors or less on a 3-minute timing is required. This course is delivered with a competency based learning approach.

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STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate typing speed of 35 accurate words per minute
  • Create basic business documents with accuracy and efficiency
  • Operate word processing software to prepare various documents
  • Demonstrate effective business communication skills
  • Create and evaluate mock business presentations

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Timed typing drills on alphabetic keys, punctuation, numbers and symbols
  2. Proofreading of business documents
  3. Navigate basic commands in word processing software
  4. Create the following business documents: Business plan, professional email, business letters, memos, brochures, flyers, and tables
  5. Create, deliver, and evaluate mock business presentations

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:

Online Access Code: -- Keyboard Mastery

Keyboarding Online

Ellsworth Publishing

www.keyboardingonline.com

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
A point system will be used to determine student grades. Point values will be assigned to all homework, tests, projects, and exams. The following percentages will be used in determining grades:

100 - 90% = A
89 - 90% = B
79 - 70% = C
69 - 60% = D
59 - 00% = F


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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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