Aug 19, 2022
OAT 285W - Office TechnologyCredits: 3
Introduces students to technological innovations in business and industry. Includes topics such as electronic communication, virtual conferencing, input technologies, collaboration, and information-sharing tools. Requires on-site visitations.
Prerequisite(s): ENG 111 or OAT 151 either with a minumum grade of “C” and a minimum of 25 credit hours completed in Administrative Assistant program or permission of instructor
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Outcomes and Objectives
- Demonstrate an understanding of input technologies.
- Create and edit documents produced with various input technologies.
- Integrate the input technologies with other software.
- Demonstrate an understanding of electronic communication technology.
- Use electronic communication for in and out-of-class assignments.
- Evaluate electronic communication and its practicality (internal/external), its ethics and legalities, and its interaction with other software.
- Demonstrate an understanding of collaboration and information-sharing tools available online.
- Schedule a meeting with an agenda using an online scheduling application.
- Moderate an online brainstorming session.
- Create an online poll and evaluate the online polling tool.
- Demonstrate an understanding of phone etiquette.
- Write a script for phone etiquette scenarios.
- Practice phone etiquette through role-playing.
- Demonstrate an understanding of virtual conferencing technology.
- Participate in a virtual conferencing session.
- Evaluate the practical usage of virtual conferencing.
- Demonstrate an understanding of photo editing technology.
- Learn the special features and operation of photo editing technology.
- Incorporate images in in- and out-of- class assignments
- Demonstrate an understanding of an online persona.
- Create a professional virtual self.
- Demonstrate an understanding of professional networking.
- Create and manage an ePortfolio.
- Demonstrate an understanding of eCommerce.
- Research and evaluate an online transaction
- Use the Internet to simulate a transaction.
- Use technical writing skills to research business topics.
- Utilize the Internet and written materials to research several office technologies.
- Compose and format documented business reports to compare and/or evaluate office technologies.
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