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CGS 1000-SPRING 2008 Introduction to Computers and TechnologyIntroduction to Computers and Technology
Topics Syllabus Faculty Website QEP Survey Introduction to Computers and Technology
Contact Introduction to Computers and Technology Instructor’s Name: Bala Kappagantula Telephone Number: 813-253-7704 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: http://www.hccfl.edu/facultyinfo/bkappagantula/ http://www.hccfl.edu/facultyinfo/bkappagantula/ ) (HCC Home Resources For Faculty Faculty Web pages Kappagantula, Bala )
Office Hours Introduction to Computers and Technology Tuesday 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM, BADM 208 Thursday 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM, BADM 208
Student Information Introduction to Computers and Technology Name Major Computer skills? (Scale of 1 to 10. Ten being Excellent)
Course Description Introduction to Computers and Technology Provides students with an introductory overview of the Internet, World Wide Web, impact of computer on society and business, historic development of data processing, basic functions and use of computer hardware, software applications, system software, basic skills in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation system and desktop publishing software applications, basic skills using a Web browser and search engine, and careers in the field of computer science
Text Books Introduction to Computers and Technology Discovering Computers Fundamental, 4th Edition; By Shelly, Cashman and Vermaat ISBN 1-4239- 1209-8 MS Office 2007 Introductory Concepts and Techniques Windows XP Edition ISBN 1-4188- 4327-X
Grading Introduction to Computers and Technology There will be 5 assignments, 5 class activities, 5 Quizzes, 2 Exams and 1 Project/Presentation. Assignment = 8 points x 5 = 40 points Class Activity = 2 points X 5 = 10 points Quizz = 2 points X 5 = 10 points Exams = 15 points x 2 = 30 points Final Project/Presentation = 10 points Total = 100 points Optional assignment at end of semester to allow anyone missing an assignment submission = 10 points. I expect the student to request for the optional assignment. Each assignment will be due in 1 week. Assignments late by one class period will result in deduction of 2 points.
Grading Scale Introduction to Computers and Technology 90 – 100 = A 80 – 89 = B 70 – 79 = C 60 – 69 = D 59 – Below = F
Policies Introduction to Computers and Technology Academic Dishonesty Policy: Any one handing in someone else’s work as their work will receive a credit of ‘0’ points for the assignment. The supplier of the original work will also receive ‘0’ points for the assignment. Attendance Policy: Please go through HCC attendance policy particularly students receiving financial aid. Attendance will be taken during each class & students are encouraged to attend every class.
Miscellaneous Introduction to Computers and Technology Instructional Methods (Including Examination Policies): I prefer to go with visual presentations & hands on training on MS Office tools. Cell Phone Etiquette: Ideally, you would turn the phone off as you enter the classroom. Immediately turn off your ringing cell phone. Assignments:. The assignments will be listed on my Faculty website (http://www.hccfl.edu/facultyinfo/bkappagantula).http://www.hccfl.edu/facultyinfo/bkappagantula
Request for Accommodations Introduction to Computers and Technology If, to participate in this course, you require an accommodation due to a physical or learning impairment, you must contact Nicole Lambert in the Office of Services to Students with Disabilities, BSSB 109, at (813) 253-7914.
Questions Introduction to Computers and Technology