IS 310 Business Applications
S1T 2013 DL
Goodman, George E.
Academic Director and Adjunct Faculty Scott AFB Campus IL
Master Science, Computer Resources and Information ManagementSecurity + Certification
CS 140 or CS 140 testout
Required Software :
MS Office Professional Academic edition 2010 – (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, One Note, Publisher) (Student edition may be purchased through Park agreement with Microsoft.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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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/.Advising - Park University would like to assist you in achieving your educational goals. Please contact your Campus Center for advising or enrollment adjustment information.Online Classroom Technical Support - For technical assistance with the Online classroom, email email@example.com or call the helpdesk at 866-301-PARK (7275). To see the technical requirements for Online courses, please visit the http://parkonline.org website, and click on the "Technical Requirements" link, and click on "BROWSER Test" to see if your system is ready.FAQ's for Online Students - You might find the answer to your questions here.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The Core Assessment Instrument will be a Case Study
Conduct research about a publicly traded entity to create and solve a specific collaborative Case study that will involve communication technology, information management, evaluation of global issues utilizing technology and conducting and synthesizing research activities from sources that demonstrate application and evaluation of global concepts.
This assessment is designed to assess primarily Core Learning Outcomes #1 , #2 ,#3 and #4, and will make up 20% of the course grade.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Grading: A – 90-100%
B - 80-89%
C – 70-79%
D – 60-69%
F - <60%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Submission of late work is not accepted without the instructor’s PRIOR approval. In no case will work more than 2 weeks late be accepted.
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.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Weekly Discussions
*Students complete selected readings from Global Issues completing Test Your Knowledge Form found on p. 200 of text or at http://www.mhhe.com/cis for each reading.
*Tutorial lessons from SimNet – administer SimNet tests to determine if students need review of simple concepts before advancing to weekly expert levels
*Students complete Weekly GO LAB Book chapters (Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint)
*Week 4 Collaborative groups formed to work on choice of one CASE study
1. Business Running Case 2: Word pp. 221-224.
2. Business Running Case 2: Excel pp. 409-412.
3. Business Running Case 2: Access pp. 621-624.
4. Business Running Case 2: PowerPoint pp.823-825.
5. Each Group writes a collaborative Research Paper to accompany the case study following the Rubric for IS 310 Business Applications Group Research paper.
Register SimNet – Complete Windows 7 lessons
Week 1 Selected Readings from M: Information Systems
Chapters 1 and 2 – Overview – Information Systems and Strategic Decision Making
Global emphasis – Thomas Friedman, The World is Flat
Quizzes 1 and 2
PowerPoint 1 and 2
GO LAB Book – Begin MS Word projects
Week 2 Selected Readings from M: Information Systems
Chapters 3 and 4 – e-Business, Ethics, and Information Security
Quizzes 3 and 4
PowerPoint 3 and 4
Global emphasis – Disney and Cirque de Soleil
Use SimNet Tutorial for Word and Excel lessons
GO LAB Book – Word and Excel projects
Week 3 Selected Readings from M: Information Systems
Chapters 5 and 6 – Enterprise Architectures and Databases
Quizzes 5 and 6
PowerPoint 5 and 6
Global emphasis - McDonalds and Coca Cola
GO LAB Book – Complete Excel projects
Begin BRC (Business Running Case) projects (student’s choice) due Week 7
Week 4 Selected Readings from M: Information Systems
Chapters 7 and 8 – Networks, Mobile Technology and Operations Management
Quizzes 7 and 8
PowerPoint 7 and 8
Begin Research project due Week 8
Global emphasis – Google and CitiBank
Use SimNet Tutorial for Access lessons
GO LAB Book – Begin Access Projects
Week 5 Selected Readings from M: Information Systems
Chapters 9 and 10 – Customer Management and Enterprise Planning
Quizzes 9 and 10
PowerPoint 9 and 10
Global emphasis – Online Job Search Industry
GO LAB Book – Complete Access projects.
Week 6 Selected Readings from M: Information Systems
Chapters 11 and 12 – Systems Development and Globalization, 21st Century trends
Quizzes 11 and 12
PowerPoint 11 and 12
Global emphasis- Shift Happens, Young Entrepreneurs, Opportunities for Knowledge Workers
Use SimNetTutorial for Powerpoint Lessons
GO LAB Book – Begin PowerPoint projects
Prepare RESEARCH Project
Complete Business Running Case Study
Global emphasis – Potpourri Videos
Summarize favorite Feature Summary and Video
GO LAB Book – Complete PowerPoint projects
Week 8 –
Students share results of collaborative CASE studies
Research Project due
Students will have an opportunity to take the Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) exam for Word, Excel, Access or PowerPoint (their choice). The MOUS exam will not be part of the grade for this class.
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Last Updated:12/20/2012 7:51:27 PM