DPW511 - Executive Document Production

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Subject Title
Executive Document Production

Subject Description
Students will continue to consolidate and integrate their previously acquired communication, word processing, document preparation, keyboarding, and proofreading skills. Students will expand their competency in using Microsoft Word by learning advanced formatting and customization skills, managing documents, creating specialized tables and indexes, creating outlines, and creating forms.

Students will also learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Publisher and be exposed to practical examples of the computer as a useful desktop publishing tool. Students will become acquainted with the proper procedures to create professional quality publications suitable for course work, professional purposes, and personal use.

Students will also continue to improve their keyboarding ability. Emphasis will be placed on regular speed and accuracy drills and 5-minute timings to ensure that students satisfy the graduation speed requirement.

Credit Status
DPW511 is a required credit for all School of Office Administration students enrolled in the one-year Office Administration Executive program.

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

  1. Design, create, and protect business documents and forms using the latest version of Microsoft Word.
 
  1. Enhance business documents by using advanced formatting and customization techniques.
 
  1. Perform proofreading skills combined with word processing proficiency in order to ensure documents are completed to today's business standards and are completed in realistic timeframes.
 
  1. Create desktop publishing documents and perform advanced formatting and merging techniques using the latest version of Microsoft Publisher.
 
  1. Identify and apply formatting techniques that comply with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 related to the production of business documents.
 
  1. Demonstrate a touch-keyboarding proficiency skill of 50 wpm or higher.
 
  1. 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.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

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.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
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 Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.