CAWT-036 - Microsoft Outlook Brief - Alan Strozer
|Course:||Microsoft Outlook Brief|
This course introduces Microsoft Outlook Web, the growing de facto cloud-based email standard utilized by many companies and organizations (Formerly CIT-036).
We will cover a variety of topics related to the utilization of Microsoft Outlook Web, including use of cloud email, meeting scheduling, calendar, contact list management, To Do lists, Notifications, and access to Microsoft Office 365 apps.
What to Expect in this Course
Students will be working with Microsoft Outlook on the Web – a cloud-based email application used by many corporations and organizations today, including College of the Canyons. There is no software, textbooks, or equipment to purchase for this course. Students will be completing assignment using their my.canyons.edu email accounts, which employ Outlook on the Web.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
- explain the relevance of Microsoft Outlook tools in the work environment.
- demonstrate the use of Microsoft Outlook tools.
Recommended Preparation (advisory): Proficiency with Microsoft Windows or MacOS (including file management), the Internet, and current browsers.
Types of Assessments
Students will complete one assignment per week to demonstrate their proficiency employing or identifying one or more Outlook features. A schedule of assignments is posted in Canvas. The course will culminate with an objective final exam.
Students will complete all assignments asynchronously, according to their own schedules, but due dates must be strictly observed. Exam(s) are administered entirely online. No face-to-face meetings are required for this course.
Students can complete assignments on a PC or Mac. Most assignments and the final examination will require use of a desktop or laptop computer.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
There is no required textbook for this class. Students may borrow or purchase any current book on Microsoft Office for the Web that appeals to them, if they feel the necessity to do so.
Instead of a textbook, students must obtain a free subscription to the Linkedin Learning video library (formerly Lynda.com) through College of the Canyons, in association with the South Central Coast Region of Community Colleges. Information about how to obtain free access to the Linkedin Learning video library will be posted in Canvas. Students will be assigned to study material presented in a Linkedin Learning video course.
Other Relevant Course Information
Students must create a Zoom account and install the Zoom launcher on their computer for synchronous activities, such as online office hours, or tutoring sessions.
Students are required to have access to reliable broadband Internet, a computer microphone, and headphones or earbuds to participate in Zoom conferencing activities. Students without a reliable or sufficiently fast Internet connection may complete their assignments on campus in the TLC or ASG Computer Lab during regular operation hours.
Students should also have access to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Reader (or other compatible PDF reader). Students can obtain Microsoft Office programs at no cost through their my.canyons account.
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
- CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: email@example.com)
- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.
Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.
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Last updated: 04/11/2022 Sub#: 1333