CED100_Syllabus_Bratcher_Fall_2010[1]

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Sullivan University - College of Technology Course Syllabus CED100 Computer Basics - Fall Quarter 2010 Instructor: Ms. Annaliese Bratcher e-mail: abratcher@sullivan.edu Office hours: daytimes Mon - Thu 1:50-3:00pm in the Faculty Office and Fri : 8:30-11:30am in room 234 evenings Tue 5:50pm-6:00pm in the Faculty Office Please email or call me to set up an appointment at another time, if none of these times will work. COURSE DESCRIPTION This course introduces concepts, terminology, and tools of the personal computer, including hardware, software, operating systems, and applications. Course emphasis is placed on preparing the student to effectively use computer technology in education and in the world of business. Prerequisite : none REQUIRED MATERIAL Textbook: Computers Are Your Future, Introductory, 11 th edition , Catherine LaBerta, Prentice-Hall, 2011. ISBN-10: 0-13-509281-7. COURSE OUTCOMES Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: Access the Sullivan University Intranet using a personal logon account Access an e-mail account to open and send e-mail messages Demonstrate basic keyboarding skills Perform arithmetic calculations using the numeric keypad Describe basic functions of the computer’s processor, memory, storage, and hardware devices Select and purchase a personal computer based on hardware and software needs. Customize the Windows desktop Plan file naming strategies and describe why they are important Describe the features and basic uses of common application software Search the World Wide Web 1
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Discuss basic concepts and functions of networking and data communications Discuss the social, ethical and legal impact of computers COURSE TOPICS - Sullivan resources and e-mail - Overview of concepts and terminology - Keyboarding technique and skills - Inside the system unit - Input/output, storage, and memory devices - Microsoft Windows interface - File and folder management - Operating system basics - Common application software - Internet and the WWW - Networking and data communications - Privacy, Crime, and Security EVALUATION Note : A grade of “C” or better is required for successful completion of this course. Participation / Professionalism 10% Activities and Assignments 50% Midterm Exam 15% Final Exam 25% Total 100% Participation / Professionalism Attendance and participation in class is mandatory. You are expected to attend each class. You are expected to be on time for class, to be prepared for discussion by reading all materials assigned, to participate freely in discussions, and to help achieve class goals. You are expected to attend and be professional for each guest speaker, field trip, tour, movie, and/or activity. You are expected to arrive on time and remain in class until the period is over. If time remains after the lecture, you are expected to work on assigned work. Leaving early or coming late counts as a tardy and two tardies equal an absence. For most students, the largest part of the
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