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2020-2021 Course Catalog 
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OFFT 1001 - Document Formatting Essentials

Credits: 1
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This hands-on course covers the formatting of educational, business, and personal documents. The students create professional looking memos/e-mails, letters, reports and tables. This course requires basic computer competency (use of keyboard, mouse, and Windows).
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: OFFT 0093

Major Content
  1. Interoffice Memos
  2. Full-block Letters
  3. Unbound Reports
    1. Title page
    2. Reference Page/bibliography
    3. Footnotes/Endnotes
    4. Page Numbers
    5. Two-page Reports
  4. Reports with MLA style
  5. Basic Tables
  6. Proofreader’s Marks

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. create and format memos.
  2. format full-block business letters.
  3. set and modify tabs.
  4. format two-page reports with references and title pages.
  5. indent long quotations and bibliography entries appropriately.
  6. create MLA-style report.
  7. create footnotes and endnotes.
  8. create and format tables.
  9. edit table and cell structure.
  10. revise text based on proofreader’s marks.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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