Jun 21, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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CISS 1240 - Microsoft Office Workplace Technology Ms Office Workplace Technology

Academic Division: Business, Industry and Technology
Academic Discipline: Computer Information Systems
Assistant Dean: Dr. Vincent Palombo
2 Credit(s)
This course introduces business productivity tools for time management, collaboration, data organization and communication in today’s workplace business environment. Cloud-based productivity tools will be used to manage group collaboration, organize and share data, and communicate using real-time collaboration tools and advanced features of electronic mail. UG
2 Lab Hour(s)
1 Lecture Hour(s);
College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  


Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Synchronize and share information using secure cloud-based storage.

Hands-on application project

Weeks 1-5

2. Plan and conduct virtual meetings and collaborate in real time.

Virtual Meetings and shared-file collaboration

Weeks 6-7

3. Effectively manage contacts, groups, and email communication including the use of automation tools.

Hands-on application projects

Weeks 8-11

4. Create and manage workflows, projects, tasks and calendars.

Hands-on application projects

Weeks 12-14

5. Research emerging technologies in the workplace.

Research presentation

Weeks 15-16

Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F

Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 

Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link



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