Introduction to cis107 fall 2012


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  • Introduction to cis107 fall 2012

    1. 1. CIS107Introduction to Computers Jan Fisher
    2. 2. Instructor Information Instructor  Janet Fisher  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:  Masters Degree from Wilmington University  Bachelors Degree from Wilmington University  Associates Degree from DuPage Community College
    3. 3. Course Information 16 weeks from Aug 27 – Dec 15 Class meets in room 192 of the Jason Bldg. Schedule
    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 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 Tolerated Allowed NOT Allowed Helping another  Helping another student with tutorials student during a test and assignments by or 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:  Introduction to Computers COM chapter  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:  Chapter exercise (textbook tutorial)– done together in class from Book – submit via Blackboard  1 assignment - Called PROJECTS - SAM  EXAMS – SAM – Multiple Choice or Tutorial Exams  Each Unit (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) will have a CapStone Project - SAM Everything except Chapter exercise will be completed in SAM
    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 Cap Stone Projects  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 capstone projects 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 Chapter Work Cap Stone 10%Projects/Exam 50% Chapter Project 40%
    13. 13. 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 Use scientific and mathematical reasoning appropriate to the technology
    14. 14. 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