CS 140 Introduction to Computers
F1EE 2008 MO
Lewis, Lynette A.
5:00 - 7:50 PM
1. Go With Microsoft Office 2007, Gaskin, Ferrett, Vargas, and Marks, ISBN 0-13-241887-8 or ISBN 13 978-0-13-241887-4
2. Using Information Technology: a practical introduction to computers & communications, 7th edition, 2007, Williams, Sawyer, ISBN 0-07-226071-8 or ISBN 978-0-07-226071-7
3. SimNet Custom Edition for Park University with registration code. ISBN #0073221171.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
3 1/2 Diskette or Memory Stick (bring one to class)
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Lecture, group exercises, SlimNet labs, and hands-on projects
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
The core assessment for this course are exams and hands-on Office assignments which count for more than 20% of the grade. Questions on the final exam will be developed to test at least ten of the twelve course core objectives.
Word Case Studies (2) & Lab 10%
Excel Case Studies (1) & Lab 5%
Access Case Study (1) & Lab 5%
PowerPoint Case Studies (1) & Lab 5%
Integrated Projects (1)& Lab 5%
Quizzes (5) 20%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submissions will drop 1 letter grade each day late.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Courteous behavior is expected at all times, including limiting distractions – cell phones need to be placed on vibrate. Valid reasons for absences must be approved prior to missing a class. All work must be made up on an agreed upon schedule.
Week 1: Tuesday and Thursday
Lecture/Discuss: Chapters 1-3 (Using Information Technology)
Lecture/Application: Word – Ch. 5 & 6
Quiz: Ch. 1-3 (Using…) & Word
Week 2: Tuesday and Thursday
Lecture/Discuss: Chapters 4-6 (Using Information Technology)
Lecture/Application/Practice: Word – Ch. 7 & 8
Due: Ch. 5, P82 (5Q and 5R) or Ch. 6, P167 and P169 (6M and 6O)
Due: SlimNet Lab - Word
Quiz: Ch. 4-6 (Using…) & Word
Week 3: Tuesday and Thursday
Lecture/Discuss: Chapters 7 and 8 (Using Information Technology)
Lecture/Application/Practice: Excel– Ch. 9 & 10
Due: Ch. 7, P257 (7Q and 7R) or Ch. 8, P323-324(8K)
Quiz: Ch. 7 & 8 (Using…) & Excel
Week 4: Tuesday and Thursday
Lecture/Application/Practice: Excel – Ch. 10 & 11
Due: SlimNet Lab - Excel
Due: Ch. 9, P442 (9Q and 9R) or Ch. 10 (10Q and 10R)
Week 5: Tuesday and Thursday
Lecture/Discuss: Chapter 9 (Using Information Technology)
Lecture/Application/Practice: PowerPoint– Ch. 15, 16 and17
Due: Ch. 15, P 990 (15Q and 15R) or Ch. 16, P1074 (16Q and 16R)
Quiz: Ch. 9 (Using…) & Excel
Week 6: Tuesday and Thursday
Lecture/Discuss: Chapter 10(Using Information Technology)
Lecture/Application/Practice: – Access – Ch. 12, 13, and 14
Due: Ch. 12, P709 (12Q and 12R) or Ch. 13, P813 (13Q and 13R)
Due: SlimNet Lab - PowerPoint
Quiz: Ch. 10 (Using…) & PowerPoint
Week 7: Tuesday and Thursday
Lecture/Discuss: Summary of Ch. 1-10 (Using Information Technology)
Lecture/Application/Practice: Integrated Projects– Ch. 18 - 22
Review for Final Exam
Due: Submit one of the integrated projects from Ch. 18 - 22
Week 8: Tuesday and Thursday
Lecture/Application/Practice: Review of Course Materials
Review for final exam
Due: SlimNet Lab - Access
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90Office Lab Assignments. By the end of the course you should be proficient in the use of Windows XP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and familiar with Access concepts and its relationship to Excel. The lab book and accompanying materials will aid you in your weekly hands-on computer assignments. Begin early every week to complete these assignments. In order to complete the course, a computer with Windows XP operating system and Office 2003 software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required.
Other Assignments will include participating in on-line discussions 1. What I have Learned 2. Students' Questions and Answers and 3. Peer review of artifacts.
Quizzes and a Final Test are required in this course. There will be a quiz Week 4 and the final Week 8.
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:7/16/2008 5:42:45 AM