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CAWT-036 - Microsoft Outlook Brief - Alan Strozer

Course:Microsoft Outlook Brief
Professor:Alan Strozer
  • Online
Course Length:
  • 8 Week


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This course introduces Microsoft Outlook Web, the growing de facto cloud-based email standard utilized by many companies and organizations (Formerly CIT-036).


Course Description

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 email accounts, which employ Outlook on the Web.



Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: outlook laptop

  • 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

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 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.

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex:
  • 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.

Online Education

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.

The Learning Center (TLC)

The TLC provides FREE online tutoring resources to COC students!

Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

College of the Canyons AAC provides educational services and access for eligible students with documented disabilities who intend to pursue coursework at COC. A variety of programs and services are available which afford eligible students with disabilities the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of the college programs and activities through appropriate and reasonable accommodations. For more information on their services visit the Academic Accomodation Center website.

Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

Often the pressure on our students is very strong, involving academic commitments, relationships, outside jobs and family pressure to name a few. The staff and faculty of College of the Canyons are here to see you succeed academically and care about your emotional and physical health. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including counseling and mental health services available on campus by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center in the Student Services Building (across from the bookstore). The phone number is 661-362-3259 that you can call 24/7. You can also e mail for an appointment at At the Canyon Country Campus the Health Center will be in the new Student Services Building.

Also, the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline number is now 988. All students at COC are encouraged to enter that phone number in their cells. You can call it when you, or someone you know, is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress.

You can also now use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. Someone will get back to you immediately. Its free, 24/7, and confidential.

Veterans Resource Center

The College of the Canyons Veterans Resource Center is a department within the Student Services Division at the college, created to help veterans and veteran dependents with applying to College of the Canyons, enrolling in classes, and requesting VA Education or Vocational Benefits. For more information please visit the Veterans Resource Center website, email or phone (661) 362-3469.


The Library provides live online and in-person research help, access to a full range of e-resources and physical materials that support the curriculum, individual and group study areas, and much more!

Last updated: 04/11/2022 Sub#: 1333