CS 140 Introduction to Computers
U1EE 2011 MOH
Lewis, Lynette A.
5:30 - 8:00 PM
1. GO! with Microsoft Office 2007, Gaskin, Vargas, Ferrett, Marks, ISBN 0-558-16706-3 or 978-0-558-16706-6
2. Using Information Technology: a practical introduction to computers & communications, 8th edition, 2010, Williams, Sawyer, ISBN 0-07-351675-9 or ISBN 978-0-07-351675-2
3. SimNet Custom Edition for Park University with registration code.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
3 1/2 Diskette or Memory Stick (bring one to class)
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The instructor’s educational philosophy is to thoroughly involve the students in the learning process through lecture, group and individual exercises, class discussions, SlimNet labs, and hands-on projects. Relevance of the course materials will be ensured through lecture, exercises, and “real-world” examples.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
The class assessments for this course are exams, lab exercises, and assignments. Questions on the final exam will be developed to test at least ten of the twelve course core objectives. Since this is a blended course, students need to make sure that they read all chapters prior to coming to class.
Course Grading Scale
A = 90-100%..........900-1000
B = 80-89%............800-899
C = 70-79%............700-799
D = 60-69%............600-699
F = < 60%..............599 and below
Midterm -- Given in Week 4, taken 1 time (online), multiple choice questions
Discussions -- will be conducted in class and online - all students are expected to participate. Online discussions require at least 3 complete sentences and the response must relate to the discussion question. Students are expected to use spell check.
SimNet -- required software that are tutorial based lessons, this is a completion grade. No points are given for incomplete assignments. SimNet Online may be purchased through the Park bookstore.
Lab Assignments -- are weekly starting week 1. See the projects listed each week in e-College. Students are required to have Office 2007: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for the lab assignments.
Quizzes -- 20 questions per chapter, taken online, quizzes can be taken repeatedly until the due date. Grades noted by the due date will be the grade posted. The quizzes are from "Using Information and Technology" textbook".
Assessments and Grading Scale
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
Late Submission of Course Materials:
The student must discuss the late submission with the instructor prior to the due date. If there is a valid reason (e.g., military deployment) for the late submission, it is possible that no points will be deducted for lateness. If the students does not make prior arrangements and/or there is no valid reason for late submission, points will be deducted by degree/amount of lateness.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Responsible adult behavior is expected at all times. Courteous behavior is expected at all times, including limiting distractions – cell phones need to be placed on vibrate. Responsible adult behavior is expected at all times.
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 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
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 .
Course is a blended course and participation is expected in the classroom (traditional and online). Do not hesitate contacting the instructor if you have questions.
Last Updated:4/24/2011 3:03:36 PM