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Introduction to CIS107


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Introduction to CIS107

  2. 2. Instructor Information  Instructor  Susan Bennett  Email:  The best way to reach me is by email; I usually respond within an hour if I am not in class  Office: none  Education:  Bachelors Degree from Wilmington University  Associates Degree from Delaware Technical Community College
  3. 3. Course Information 16 weeks from Jan. 9th – May 5th Class meets in room 192 of the Jason Bldg. Schedule  Class meets on Tuesday and Thursday  Section 202 meets 8:30 am – 10:20 am  Section 204 meets 10:30 am – 12:20 pm
  4. 4. Required Items Book  Microsoft Office 2010 Introductory by Shelly & Vermaat  Available at Owen’s Campus bookstore Software (if you wish to work from home)  Office 2010 w/Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access  Office Professional Academic Version is available at a special student price (see link on blackboard) Materials  USB flash drive – any capacity  Headphone – Ear buds for an IPOD will work
  5. 5. MyDtcc Portal Log-In Username: on the top right side of your bill under your “Major” Password: your birth month, day, and last 4 digits of your SSN in this format: MMDDNNNN From home: Campus computers use the same username and password as blackboard
  6. 6. Rules No food or drinks at the computers No phone calls or text messaging during class No IPODs or music during class
  7. 7. Cheating Will Not Be ToleratedAllowed NOT Allowed Helping another  Helping another student with tutorials student during a test or and assignments by quiz showing them  Giving an assignment to another student  Turning in someone else’s work  Both giver and receiver will be penalized
  8. 8. Course Work Chapters covered:  Introductionto Computers  Office 2010 and Windows 7  Word 2010 – chapters 1, 2, and 3  PowerPoint 2010 – chapters 1, 2, and 3  Excel 2010 – chapters 1, 2, and 3  Access 2010 – chapters 1 and 2
  9. 9. Course Work Each chapter will have:  Tutorial 2 assignments (the first chapter only has 1 assignment and the second chapter has no assignment)  Quiz – multiple choice questions  May be taken a maximum of 3 times Each Unit (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access) will have a skills exam All tutorials, assignments, quizzes, and skills exams will be submitted through blackboard
  10. 10. Attendance  You may work on your assignments outside of class  You are expected to attend class unless you have submitted your work prior to class time  You must attend class to take Skills Exams  Attendance is not part of your grade but could affect your financial aide if you do poorly and don’t attend class
  11. 11. Late Penalties Late assignments will receive a 2 point per day late penalty Assignments and quizzes will be removed from blackboard 2 weeks after the due date and will no longer be accepted Missed skills exams will have to made up by appointment and may receive a 10 point penalty You may work ahead, all assignments are available on blackboard
  12. 12. Grade Calculations Grades will be calculated using the following percentages Skills Tutorials Assessments 5% 50% Quizzes 15% Assignments 30%
  13. 13. Outline Week Topic 1 Lesson 1 – Introduction to Computers 2 Finish Lesson 1 Lesson 2 – Office 2010 and Windows 7 3-5 Lesson 3, 4, 5 – Word 2010 6 Word Skills Exam 6-9 Lesson 6, 7, 8 – PowerPoint 2010 9 PowerPoint Skills Exam 10-12 Lesson 9, 10, 11 – Excel 2010 13 Excel Skills Exam 14-15 Lesson 12, 13 – Access 2010 16 Access Skills Exam
  14. 14. General DTCC Education GoalsUpon completion of general education and major/technologycourses, a Delaware Tech graduate will be able to: Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing Demonstrate effective problem solving and reasoning skills Work effectively in groups of people from diverse backgrounds Demonstrate ethical and professional understanding and conduct Apply appropriate information literacy skills to locate, evaluate and use information effectively Use computer technology appropriate to the field
  15. 15. Conclusion The course has a lot of useful information even for students who already know how to use Office I hope you enjoy the class