CTA330 - Computer Applications for CTA

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Subject Title
Computer Applications for CTA

Subject Description
Students will continue to develop their computer and keyboarding skills, and will learn more advanced Word features. They will also have the opportunity to develop skills and qualities that will be useful in the conduct of a successful job search. This will include the composition of a personal resume and covering letter, as well as an examination of the entire interview process, including preparation, handling of the interview and appropriate follow-up steps.

Credit Status
This is a credit course applicable toward the Court and Tribunal Administration Diploma program, offered through the School of Legal and Public Administration.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Use and create custom templates.
2. Use Microsoft Word's features for long documents, such as basic and custom styles, automated tables of contents, automated indices and sections, to generate documents comparable to those using governmental style guides.
3. Create aesthetically pleasing tables in Microsoft Word.
4. Add and manipulate graphic elements, such as clipart and graphic images, to documents.
5. Add charts to documents.
6. Create the files necessary for and then generate a mail merge.
7. Meet current Seneca keyboarding standard; demonstrate a keyboarding proficiency skill of 40 wpm or higher.
8. Produce a resume and covering letter that are professional in style and content as appropiate for the public sector.
9. Demonstrate a knowledge of the interview process including preparatory steps, conduct during the interview and follow-up communication with the potential employer.
10. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled.


Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.