CS 140 Introduction to Computers
U1J 2009 IN
Monnin, Robert P.
Masters, Management Information SystemsBS, Computer/Management Information Systems
U1J2009 June 1 - July 20, 2009
5:30 - 9:50 PM
Textbook: All of the following are required:
· Lab Requirements:
1. GO! With Microsoft Office 2007 Introductory. Gaskin, Ferrett, et al., Pearson/Prentice Hall
ISBN #10: 0132418878 or ISBN #13:9780132418874
· IMPORTANT NOTE:
This class uses the Microsoft Windows XP Operating System.
Applications taught: Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
(Office concepts including Access)
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Library
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.
Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.
Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email email@example.com or call 800-927-3024
Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is based on quizzes, lectures, open dialogues/conversation, case studies, writing assignments, examinations, exercises and readings from both the text books and various news sources. The instructor will engage each student to encourage the exploration of ideas, issues and creative thinking.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Office 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 2007 software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required.
Course Grading Scale
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Classroom Rules of Conduct: During class, please turn off or put on silent mode any electronic devices. Feel free to excuse yourself as needed to answer important calls. No phone conversations will be allowed in the classroom!
Any trash must be taken with you. Do not leave trash in the classroom.
Please enjoy the class!
Week 1 - Introductions and course expectations. MS Windows Group exercise, Presentations and lecture
Week 2 - Presentation/Lecture, Microsoft Word, group exercise. Quiz 1
Week 3 - Presentation/Lecture, Microsoft Word, continued, group exercise. Quiz 2
Week 4 - Presentation/Lecture, Microsoft Word, continued, group exercise. Mid-Term
Week 5 - Presentation/Lecture, Microsoft PowerPoint, group exercise. Quiz 3
Week 6 - Presentation/Lecture, Microsoft Excel, group exercise. Quiz 4
Week 7 - Presentation/Lecture, Microsoft Excel continued, group exercise. Quiz 5
Week 8 - Class discussion, Group presentations. Final exam
The instructor reserves the right to submit edits and changes to this schedule as needed.
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 89-90
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:5/6/2009 7:52:50 PM