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MIS 3300 - Introduction to Computers and Management Information Systems Instructor: Emese Felvegi, Ed. D. Class times: (10979)TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM MH 160 (10980) TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM MH 160 (18337) TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM MH 160 Office, phone: 275B Melcher Hall (Behind Starbucks) , 713-743-4844 E-mail: [email protected] Blog: http://blogs.bauer.uh.edu/felvegi/ Office Hours: Mon: 10:30AM-12:30PM or via Skype by appointment The information contained in this syllabus is subject to change. Students are expected to note class announcements and regularly check Blackboard for updates. NOTE: The syllabus is your START. All supporting materials and assignments specifics are available on Blackboard via Access UH. LEARNING GOALS AND COURSE OBJECTIVES: 1. Working Knowledge of Ethics and Legal Compliance: Students will demonstrate awareness of ethical and legal issues with a framework for resolving them. 2. Disciplinary Competence: Students will demonstrate competence in their respective disciplines. C omputer and information literacy skills for effective decision making. 3. Communication Skills: Students will communicate in an effective and professional manner through written and/or oral presentation assignments. Cultural and behavioral literacy skills for civil and effective communication. 4. Critical Thinking: Students will apply problem solving models to business situations. These objectives will be accomplished through lectures, reading materials and hands-on experience with a variety of resources and software tools. REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Available direct from the publisher: http://services.cengagebrain.com/course/site.html?id=2028497 Pick the option that works for you. IF you prefer paper, buy the “print bundle: $191.95” IF you prefer reading on a screen, buy the “digital bundle: $110.03” The paper and the print bundle contain ALL of the following: New Perspectives on Microsoft® Excel® 2016, Comprehensive SAM 2016 Assessment, Training and Projects with MindTap Reader for New Perspectives Microsoft Excel 2016 Comprehensive Bidgoli MIS 7 (with CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card) Yes, you can purchase the access code separately for $60.05 at the link above. However, you will still need the books. Yes, you will need the books and the access code if you wish to earn and A in this course. Yes, you can purchase used copies of the book. However, that generally ends up costing more than purchasing the bundle and you may end up with used access codes you will have to return. You are welcome to compare pricing options, but do so in a manner that you do not run out of time before deadlines. Our campus Barnes and Noble bookstore also carries the bundle. Compare prices and proceed accordingly. RECOMMENDED: New Perspectives on Microsoft Access 2013 by Adamski, Finnegan, Scollard (1285099222) Hidden Figures - Margot Lee Shetterly (book) and/or Theodore Melfi (movie) Alan Turing: The Enigma - Hodges & Hofstadter (book) and/or Morten Tyldum (movie) Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni (B004NW273O)
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