Instructor: Whitney Moore
Office: University Way 115
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 1:00pm to 4:00pm or by appointment
Course: Computer 101: Basic Computing
Credit Hours: 3
Term: Fall 1 2017
Class Times: Monday and Wednesday 9:45am to 10:15am
This course is designed for student to learn the fundamentals about computers and software. In this course, the students will learn about computer history, operations systems, hardware, software and the Microsoft Office Suite. The major of the class assignments will come from the Microsoft Office Suite software.
Week 1- Lesson 1: Introduction to Computers
Week 2- Lesson 2: What is an Operating System
Week 3- Lesson 3: Computer Hardware
Week 4- Lesson 4: Computer Software
Week 5- Lesson 5: Microsoft Office Suite
Week 6- Lesson 6: Creating Word documents
Week 7- Lesson 7: Creating Excel Spreadsheet
Week 8- Lesson 8: Creating PowerPoint Presentation
This is a beginner’s course there is no prerequisites.
Class Assignments 20%
Class Participtation 10%
Lab Assignments 40%
A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = 0-59%
Assignments will be accepted for three days after their due date to receive half credit.
Extra credit assignments will be given weekly. Students will be able to earn five points on their lowest grade in all course work.
Attendance will be taken 10 minutes after class has started. If you have an excused absence, it is your responsibility to get any missed class assignments from the instructor. Letter grade will drop if you missed more than three days without an excuse. In the event of an emergency where you are unable to make it to class, contact your instructor as soon as possible.