This course uses an online learning platform called Moodle in conjunction with textbook, online resources, and material passed out by instructors. Each student is also provided access to the SIMnet online learning and assessments tools, with instructions for how to access these tools located inside the front cover of the textbook. Inside the Moodle for your class will be all the resources and course materials needed for this course. Any files, recommended readings, and templates will be attached to the corresponding assignment. Blue hyperlinks attached to assignments will bring you directly to the materials or resource that is required or recommended for the completion of any assignment. Microsoft Office suites is provided free of charge and preloaded on the laptop that is also provided free of charge. Access to Microsoft office products requires the creation of an account, please ask your instructor for help logging in the first time.    

Modern Office Environment

Modern Office Environment

Course hours - 80 (lecture 40 and lab 40). 

Instruction Delivery: Traditional, Hybrid, Distance Education

Required Textbooks:  ISBN13: 9781260682960; Supervision: Concepts and Skill-Building 11th Edition  By Samuel Certo  McGraw Hill

This course uses an online learning platform called Moodle in conjunction with textbook, online resources, and material passed out by instructors. Each student is also provided access to the SIMnet online learning and assessments tools, with instructions for how to access these tools located inside the front cover of the textbook. Inside the Moodle for your class will be all the resources and course materials needed for this course. Any files, recommended readings, and templates will be attached to the corresponding assignment. Blue hyperlinks attached to assignments will bring you directly to the materials or resource that is required or recommended for the completion of any assignment. Microsoft Office suites is provided free of charge and preloaded on the laptop that is also provided free of charge. Access to Microsoft office products requires the creation of an account, please ask your instructor for help logging in the first time. 

Course Objectives:   

1. Identify basic requirements to be successful as office assistant;

2. List administrative duties; 

3. Understand the nature of technical and interpersonal skills.

Ecampus: moodle.texashealthtech.com


Teacher: Keith Elie

Communication Skills

Communication Skills

This subject prepares assistants to verbal and nonverbal communication aspects to provide effective customer services. In written communication skills area students pay particular attention to planning, composing and editing, proofreading, E-mail messages, memorandums, letters, reports, formats for reports. Students will learn proper communication techniques with a customer, customer satisfaction, conflict management and coping with stress.

Teacher: Keith Elie

Information Technologies

This subject provides a brief overview of computers, computer parts, printers, fax machines, external hard drive, and other electronic devices. Students learn how computers are connected to the Internet and how various information resources in the World Wide Web are accessed for business use.  Students will learn networking,  Internet protocols, URL system, WWW resources. 

Teacher: Keith Elie

Microsoft Powerpoint-Basics

This subject helps students in making visually impacting presentation using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016 software. Students will learn how to create a presentation, develop by adding tables, inserting clip art, animation, and other features.

Teacher: Keith Elie

OAA105: Microsoft Excel - Basics

Course Description: Upon successful completion of this course, students will: create and edit spreadsheets of varying complexity format cells, columns and rows as well as entire workbooks in a uniform and attractive style analyze numerical data and project outcomes to make informed decisions plan, research, create, revise and publish worksheets and worksheets and workbooks in varying formats demonstrate the ability to take numerical data create meaningful information to solve problems and create "what if" scenario. 

Course Length: 60 Lecture hours;

Prerequisite: None

Instruction Delivery: Traditional, Hybrid, Distance Education

Required Textbooks: ISBN13: 9781266783364 Microsoft Office 365: A Skills Approach, 2021 Edition; 1st Edition By Cheri Manning

Ecampus access moodle.texashealthtech.com



Teacher: Keith Elie

OAA 106: Microsoft Excel - Advanced

Course Description: Upon successful completion of this course, students will: create and edit spreadsheets of varying complexity format cells, columns and rows as well as entire workbooks in a uniform and attractive style analyze numerical data and project outcomes to make informed decisions plan, research, create, revise and publish worksheets and worksheets and workbooks in varying formats demonstrate the ability to take numerical data create meaningful information to solve problems and create "what if" scenario. 

Course Length: 60 Lecture hours;

Prerequisite: None

Instruction Delivery: Traditional, Hybrid, Distance Education

Required Textbooks: ISBN13: 9781266783364 Microsoft Office 365: A Skills Approach, 2021 Edition; 1st Edition By Cheri Manning

Ecampus access moodle.texashealthtech.com


Teacher: Keith Elie

OAA 103 Microsoft Word Basics

This subject introduces students to Microsoft Office Word 2016. Students will learn how to compose letter, typing memos and fax messages. They will also learn how to type a report, insert tables, pictures, borders, and page setup among others. They will practice creating visually impacting documents, as well as creating labels and business cards.

Teacher: Keith Elie

OAA 104: Microsoft Word - Advanced

This subject teaches advanced features on Microsoft Office Word program. Students will create a newsletter, create a research paper, and create a mail merge document.

Teacher: Keith Elie

OAA 109: Office Administrative Procedures

This course is designed to introduce students to office procedures such as record keeping, scheduling, insurance billing, legal issues, etc.  Students will learn how to organize files, prepare documents, schedule appointments. This subject also includes instruction in business laws, data entry, office equipment operation and maintenance, public relations, secretarial accounting, records storage and management.

Teacher: Keith Elie

Teacher: Keith Elie