CSC100-40-Syllabus

CSC100-40-Syllabus - HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE...

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HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE SYLLABUS TITLE OF COURSE: Introduction to Computers NUMBER: CSC100-40 TERM: Fall /YEAR: 2011 CLASS MEETING TIMES: T, R 6:50 – 08:30, B-211 PREREQUSITE(S): __________________ COREQUISITE(S):_______________ INSTRUCTOR: Juan P Rodriguez, PhD OFFICE HOURS: ___________________________ LOCATION:____________ EMAIL ADDRESS: jprodrix@yahoo.com PHONE: (973) 416-4575 1. COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course consists of lectures and labs. In the lectures you will get a basic understanding of what computers are and how they function. In the labs, you will learn how to use the Microsoft Office 2010 suite of applications to produce basic documents such as a resume, research papers, spreadsheets, graphic presentations and simple databases. If time permits, you will also learn how to use MS Outlook as a personal information manager and how to integrate the various types of MS Office documents and publish them to create a website. Please visit http://www.jprodriguez.net , Dr. Rodriguez’ website. There you will find the presentations used in class and review questions for each chapter. Actual midterm and final exams from last semester are also posted for your inspection. Access to the Web site is restricted: you will be given a User Name and a Password to access it. 2. COURSE OBJECTIVES: a. Give students an in-depth understanding of why computers are essential components in business and society b. Teach the fundamentals of computers and computer nomenclature, particularly with respect to personal computer hardware and software, and the Web c. Present the material in a visually appealing and exciting manner to help students to learn d. Provide exercises (lab assignments) that allow students to learn by doing 3. TEXTBOOKS REQUIRED: a. Discovering Computers 2012: Complete by Shelly, Vermaat (1-1115-3032-7) b. Microsoft Office 2010: Introductory by Shelly, Vermaat (13: 978-1-4390-7838-9 / 10: 1- 4390-7838-6) 1
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EVALUATION METHODS: a. Sources of points Item Points Lecture midterm exam 200 Lab midterm exam 200 Lecture final exam 200 Lab final exam 200 11 lab assignments @ 20 points each 220 10 quizzes @ 10 points each 100 TOTAL 1120 b. Grades and points required 967 and up: A+ 934 – 966: A 901 – 933:
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