CS 140 Introduction to Computers
U1T 2009 DLC
Mahoney, Kevin M.
BS Busines - Management Information SystemsMS Computer Information SystemsD.B.A. (ABD)
06/01/2009 - 07/26/2009
Using Information Technology: Complete, 8th Edition
Brian K. Williams, Stacy Sawyer
GO With Microsoft Office 2007, Custom Edition
Gaskin, Bohn, et al., Pearson Custom Publishing/Pearson
SimNet Online for Microsoft Office 2007 Suite
McGraw-Hill ISBN 0077297695
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
MoSTEP1.1.1 The general studies include the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, sciences, and the social sciences.188.8.131.52 demonstrates an understanding of instructional technology concepts and operations;
MoSTEP1.1.1 The general studies include the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, sciences, and the social sciences.184.108.40.206 demonstrates an understanding of instructional technology concepts and operations;220.127.116.11 demonstrates an understanding of the social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of technology in pre-kindergarten through grade twelve (PK-12) schools and applies that understanding in practice.
MoSTEP18.104.22.168 demonstrates an understanding of the social, ethical, legal, and human issues surrounding the use of technology in pre-kindergarten through grade twelve (PK-12) schools and applies that understanding in practice.
MoSTEP1.1.1 The general studies include the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, sciences, and the social sciences.22.214.171.124 demonstrates an understanding of instructional technology concepts and operations;126.96.36.199 uses technological applications to facilitate a variety of effective assessment and evaluation strategies;
MoSTEP1.1.1 The general studies include the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, sciences, and the social sciences.188.8.131.52 demonstrates an understanding of instructional technology concepts and operations;184.108.40.206 uses technology to enhance personal productivity and professional practice;
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
SimNet (100 Points)
Word (2 lessons)
PowerPoint (2 Lessons)
Excel (2 lessons)
Access (2 lessons)
Lab Projects (230)
Summative Assignments (20)
Quizzes (200 points)
Using Info Tech Ch1
Using Info Tech Ch2
Using Info Tech Ch3
Using Info Tech Ch4
Using Info Tech Ch5
Using Info Tech Ch6
Using Info Tech Ch7'
Using info Tech Ch 8
Using Info Tech Ch 9
Using Info Tech Ch 10
900- 1,000 pts
800 - 899 pts
700 -799 pts
600 - 699 pts
599 point and below
Late Submission of Course Materials:
The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
All students are expected to follow the rules for acceptable conduct and good manners. Any student, who does not adhere to these guidelines will be excused from class and reported to the proper authorities.
I will check my Office and e-mail daily after 10:00 p.m. (CST or CDST). Expect a response from me within 24 hours.
All assignments are to be completed on time and submitted to the correct course dropbox. Special instructions regarding Excel and Access SimNet assignments will be given at the beginning of the week the assignment is due. Late work will receive credit at the discretion of the instructor. All computer assignments should be clearly marked with the student's name. Word and Excel assignments should have a footer with the student's name, date and time completed, and page number. Work received without identification cannot receive credit.
Students are responsible for clicking on the link below and thoroughly reading each Online course policy. If you have questions about any of these policies, please contact your instructor for clarification.
Online Course Policies
Week one --Textbook Chapters 1, 2, and Windows
Click on Week One
Week two -- Chapters 3, 4, and Word Assignments
**Find an approved proctored testing site for the final week 8
Week three -- Chapters 5, 6, and Word Assignments
Week four – Review Chapters 1 to 6 for the Midterm, Complete the PowerPoint SimNet Lessons, complete the SimNet Projects, and take the Mid-term exam.
**The form for your approved proctored testing site for the final week 8 is due by Sunday of Week 6, please get it submitted now
Week five -- Chapter 7 and PowerPoint Projects
**The form for your approved proctored testing site for the final is due by Sunday please get it submitted now
Week six – Chapters 8 & 9, Excel SimNet Lessons and Excel Projects
**The form for your approved proctored testing site for the final week 8 is due now
Week seven –Chapter 10 and Excel Projects
Week eight -- Summary of Concepts, Lab Summary Project, Access SimNet & Final Exam
Take the Final Examination.
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 .
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