ADMN06010 2016 Intermediate Computer and Text Processing 2

General Details

Full Title
Intermediate Computer and Text Processing 2
Transcript Title
Inter Comp and Text Proc 2
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Subject Area
ADMN - Administration
BUS - Business
06 - NFQ Level 6
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Clodagh Crowe
Programme Membership
SG_BACCO_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Business in Business in Accounting SG_BACCO_C06 201700 Higher Certificate in Business in Business in Accounting and Marketing SG_BOFFI_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Business in Business in Office Administration SG_BADMN_B07 202100 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BOFFI_C06 202100 Higher Certificate in Business in Business in Office Administration

This module will build on skills acquired in the module Intermediate Computer and Text Processing 1.  It will develop the learners skills for employment as intermediate word processing operators.  

The learner will become competent in a wide range of text processing skills which allows them to prepare, process and produce complex business documents accurately and efficiently.  The learner will continue to develop effective data and text inputting skills and will continue to develop the skills necessary to work as an audio typist. 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Utilise a range of word processing features to produce business documents.


Ability to use tabs and tables effectively to align text for both printed and online publishing.


Ability to create mail merge documents for printable and email transfer.


Create basic forms to capture both text and numerical data and for printable format.


Be able to produce business documents from audio transcription.


Demonstrate ability to enter meaningful text at a speed of 40 wpm for 10 minutes with 97% accuracy.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Practical, demonstration of all areas will be given by lecturer with practice facilitate through completion of examples reflective of current business practice.

Module Assessment Strategies

In‑class continuous assessment with scheduled practical assessments; ongoing weekly tasks to be complete and submitted at the end of the Semester in portfolio format; final speed and accuracy test.

Repeat Assessments

Repeat Practical Assessment/Exam

Indicative Syllabus

Intermediate Level Functions of Word Processing Software

  • Advance ability to use functions of word processing software to include home, insert, page layout and design menu functions;
  • Advance formatting, to include spacing, indentation, alignment, styles for headings for long documents, figures and graphics, also the review and view menu;
  • Set tabs effectively and use of leader dots/lines/dashes in documents;
  • Tables – sizing, tabs/leader dots in table;
  • Introduction to basic forms and functions to create forms;
  • Columns and advanced Indentation/alignment to images;
  • Insert – sections, page numbering for long documents to include starting page numbering at specified number;
  • Introduction to creating and inputting citations, indexes, table of contents;
  • Templates - using available and creating templates.

Cration/Formatting Business Documentation

  • Introduction to Mail Merge Documents – merging from data files and spreadsheet;
  • Print addresses on single and multiple labels/merge from database;
  • Introduction to forms, creating basic forms for capturing text and numbers;
  • Multi‑page manuscripts and reports;
  • Create forms such as questionnaires, short application forms;
  • Produce Curriculum Vitae - using tabs effectively;
  • Advanced business letters, meeting documents, columns, financial statements, marketing publications in word processing such as brochures and other formats.

 Audio Transcription

  • Producing business documents from dictated text
  • Produce Specialised work such as financial documents, letters from audio transcription

Keyboarding Skills

  • Develop speed an accuracy skills to acquire a minimum of 40wpm with a maximum error level of 3%

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Practical in-class assessments - production of portfolio of all work complete in-class to include audio Continuous Assessment Assessment 30 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
2 In-class practical assessments at intervals (3 per Semester) Practical Practical Evaluation 60 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
3 Keyboarding - Practical Speed and Accuracy Assessment Practical Practical Evaluation 10 % End of Semester 6

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Practical Computer Laboratory Practical with Lecturer 4 Weekly 4.00
Independent Learning Computer Laboratory Develop Speed and accuracy Typing Skills Practice - Independent 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Computer Laboratory Practice functions of word processing and computer software 1 Weekly 1.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
Text Production with Microsoft Word 2007
ISBN 0717145778 ISBN-13 9780717145775
Recommended Reading
2013-07-24 Keyboarding and Word Processing, Complete Course, Lessons 1-110: Microsoft Word 2013: College Keyboarding South-Western Educational Pub
ISBN 1133588972 ISBN-13 9781133588979

Get ready for academic and workplace success with KEYBOARDING AND WORD PROCESSING, COMPLETE COURSE, LESSONS 1-110, MICROSOFT 2013, 19th Edition. This market-leading text provides the tools you need to develop expertise in keyboarding, document formatting, and word processing skills using Microsoft Word 2013. To build proficiency in these critical job-ready skills, lessons are structured for maximum efficiency in learning and to encourage productivity. When coupled with Keyboarding Pro DELUXE Online (KPDO) web-based software you can work independently at home or at school with this easy-to-use integrated system.

Recommended Reading
Step by Step Computer Applications
ISBN 0717145603 ISBN-13 9780717145607
Recommended Reading
2007-05 Essential Computer Applications Gill & Macmillan Ltd
ISBN 0717142647 ISBN-13 9780717142644
Recommended Reading
2012-05-04 The Basic Guide to Word Processing Gill & Macmillan Ltd
ISBN 0717149951 ISBN-13 9780717149957

The essential basic guide on how to use Microsoft Word 2007 and Microsoft Word 2010. Presented in three distinct sections: Unit 1 deals with both Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010 Unit 2 contains key pointers for text production Unit 3 deals with Microsoft Word 2003. Screen shots clearly indicate which button to press and what each screen should look like. Layout helps familiarise students with menus and toolbars, as well as tasks such as inserting, modifying and deleting text. Advanced features such as formatting text, working with tabs and indents, and adding a table to the document are also included. Practical questions are included throughout the text. Facilitates easy progression for the student from Microsoft Word 2003 to Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010. Unit 2 on text production includes: Accepted rules for spacing before and after punctuation Use of correct abbreviations for measurements, weights, money and time Application of block, indented and hanging paragraphs to text Use of main headings, sub-headings, side, shoulder and paragraph headings in text Standard correction signs for amending text ange and selection of paper sizes. Accessible, logical and extremely readable, this book has been student tested and approved! * Presented in four distinct units: * Unit 1: Microsoft Word 2010 * Unit 2: Microsoft Word 2007 * Unit 3: Top Tips for Text Production * Unit 4: Exercises * Screen shots clearly show how to use Microsoft Word 2007 and Microsoft Word 2010. * Takes a step-by-step approach to learning the Microsoft Word package. * Deals with areas such as formatting text, tabs, tables, layout and mail merge. * Top Tips for Text Production deals with spacing, punctuation, paragraphing, headings and correction signs. * It is a practical beginners' guide for Microsoft Word 2007 * Includes a comprehensive exercise section for practice learning. * Accessible, logical and extremely readable, this book has been student tested and approved! WRITTEN FOR: FETAC Level 5 Word Processing FETAC Level 5 Text Production VTOS courses

Module Resources

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Other Resources

Manual on Word Processing and Business Documentation created for Intermediate Computer and Text Processing 2 by Lecturer.  In addition Keyboarding Manual provided by Lecturer will be used during practicals.