WELCOME TO THE OFFICE TECHNOLOGY LAB! FILING ORIENTATION press ENTER to continue
WHAT WILL I LEARN IN THE FILING COURSE? press ENTER to continue A valuable personal and business skill Four major filing systems Alphabetic Numeric Geographic Subject
GENERAL COURSE INFORMATION 1.5 units of credit 8-week course todays Your completion date is based on todays date You will be given weekly completion dates when you finish the orientation.
ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS Login/out each time you attend The computer tracks your attendance Minimum 3 hours per weekyou choose the hours you want Schedule most of your lab time when instructor is on duty for checking lessons and reviewing tests. Instructor schedules are posted throughout the lab 30-minutes MINIMUM for computer to log your time
PROGRESS REQUIREMENTS Reach weekly completion goals Complete at least 4 assignments per week Its GOOD to be ahead of completion goals If you get behind, put in additional hours in lab to catch up
WHAT IF I GET BEHIND? In this open-entry class, you sign the course contract understanding that you will have to attend a minimum of three hours per week. As stated, you may be automatically dropped or receive an F grade if you are not maintaining satisfactory attendance and/or progress. It is YOUR responsibility to keep current in the class.
Main Text Filing: A Course in Modern Methods for the Business Office, 4 th ed. Filing Kit Filing Practice, 4 th ed. Supplies Progress Record (provided) 1 Scantron No. 884-ES for final exam TEXT AND SUPPLIES
THE PROGRESS RECORD Your roadmap through the coursetells how and when to complete each lesson Take quizzes as indicated on the progress record always put it in filing cabinet when leaving the lab
THE TEXTBOOK Text must be completed before you do the practice kit Read each unit and study all examples of the rules Write all of your answers in your text-workbook Complete the check your comprehension exercises and verify answers with key in back of your workbook Go over the worksheets for each unit with an instructor
THE PRACTICE KIT Now you will apply the filing rules by actually handling and filing the letters and other documents found in your practice set. You do not need to bring the kit with you until you finish the red filing workbook.
TESTING & GRADING Your Progress Folder tells you when to take a quiz. Do not go to the next unit until you have completed the quiz. Your course grade is based on total of points earned in the course including 100 – 95% = A 94 – 90% = B 89 – 85% = C 84 – 80% = D
SPECIAL NOTES Do your filing exercises at the table in the back of the lab. When you are ready to have an instructor check your lesson by waving the yellow flag Remember, file your progress folder before you leave the lab!
GOT QUESTIONS Ask any instructor or teacher aide for helpthats why were here! We want to make your learning experience in the lab friendly, fun, and as easy as possible! Students with disabilities who believe they may need accommodations in this class are encouraged to contact Disabled Student Programs & Services located at Student Services Building, 1st Floor, Counseling Center (661-395-4334), as soon as possible to better ensure such accommodations are implemented in a timely fashion. Good luck in your filing class!
WHAT TO DO NOW? Print your name on the Progress Folder (last name first) Sign the contract agreement at the bottom of the progress and give your phone number Give your progress folder to the teacher aide for your progress dates THE END OF FILING ORIENTATION!