CS 140 Introduction to Computers
F1Z 2010 ML
Malmstrom AFB, Education Building
August 16 - October 10, 2010
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: USB Jump Drive
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Educational Philosophy: This course will be conducted using lecture and a modified seminar format using class collective knowledge, experience, and research. Current articles, news events, and industry developments may be used. Each student will prepare a comprehensive written report on some segment of information systems. Each student will give an oral presentation on the subject from the research paper that will include PowerPoint visual aids. Each student will complete a midterm and a final exam. Each student will complete an Excel and Access exercise. All students will participate in the class discussions. Lively discussions take place when ideas and contradictions are brought forth in an open forum atmosphere.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: A midterm exam, a final exam, a research paper, an oral presentation, designated exercises, and discussion participation will be used to determine the student's final grade for the course.
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Schedule to be attached.
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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
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. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96 7. Excused Absence: For an absence to be excused, the student must contact the instructor by e-mail with the reason for missing class not later than Sunday, noon of the week the absence occurred. Telephone calls will not be accepted. Lectures will not be repeated - get the information from classmates.
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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