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Spring 2010   BOT 120 Word Processing I on a Microcomputer (1.5 units)

Section 4182  Class Begins January 25, 2010

Course Description

Applications of word processing technology using a microcomputer.  (CSU)

May be taken for a total of 4 enrollments in any combination.

Recommended Prep: BOT 100.1 or minimum typing speed of 20 wpm.

  • Instructor:  Susan Orozco
  • Email:
    After the class has started, you may also use Etudes Private Messages for communication.
  • Textbook Information: Signature Microsoft Word 2003   ISBN:  0-7638-2084-9   Approximate Cost:  $99.00  or  Signature Microsoft Word 2007 ISBN:  978-0-76383-026-7  Approximate cost: $103.00
  • Estimated Time per Week: Students can expect to spend approximately 3 hours per week reading, typing, and taking timings.
  • Special Requirements: Email the instructor after you sign up for the class. Log into Etudes the first day of class (1/25).
  • Assignments & Tests: Students will complete assignments using assignment sheets and tests located in Etudes.
  • Additional Comments: The entire course will be conducted online through McGraw Hill and Etudes program. Students are required to have Internet access, an active email account, the ability to use word processing, attach files, send emails, and work independently.
  • New to Etudes: Here is an Online Orientation (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that will show you the basics of how to use Etudes. Here is a flash tutorial (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that demonstrates the log in protocol. Be sure to check System Requirements before getting started with Etudes. You need to do this on each computer you use while taking a class through Etudes.
  • Etudes Course: You will log into the Etudes classroom with the log-in information provided below.

Login ID


First 2 letters of first name +
First 2 letters of last name +
Last 5 digits of Student COLLEAGUE ID
(Type using all lower case letters)
Jose A. Garcia
Student ID: 1021945
Username = joga21945

Month Day of birth in school records
(Type using all lower case letters)
Birthday is April 11th, 1982 (04/11/82)
Password = 0411

Etudes link