CSC117 – Microcomputers & Application Software

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Syllabus

The class syllabus can be found here

Office Hours

Office hours are posted here

Textbooks

Microsoft Windows 7: Case Approach (ISBN: 978-0-07-733125-2)
Microsoft Office Word 2013 (ISBN: 978-0-07-740021-7)
Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013 (ISBN: 978-0-07-770024-8)
Microsoft Office Excel 2013 (ISBN: 978-0-07-740022-4)

Class Schedule – (tentative)

Lectures:
CSC117-K – MWF 10:30am – 11:20am
CSC117-L – MWF 11:30am – 12:20pm
CSC117-M – MWF 12:30pm – 1:20pm

Week
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
1
Introduction to CSC117
Whats in the box?
Logging in and UC computing necessities
2
Windows 7 Concepts
Windows 7 Lab 1 due
3
Windows 7 Concepts
Windows 7 Lab 2 due
4
Windows 7 Concepts
Computer Security Discussion
DerbyCon 5.0 – Network & Computer Security Conference
Activity: Watch five one hour long presentations from DerbyCon 3.0 or DerbyCon 4.0.
Homework 4: Write up a small reaction report using Microsoft Word for each presentation that you watched. Make sure you embed the hyperlinks to the videos within your document using the title of the presentation as the link text.
(~1 page per video)
Windows 7 Lab 3 due
5
ACM SIGITE/RIIT 2015 Conference
Activity: Continue to watch DerbyCon videos and work on reports.
DerbyCon write-ups due (fri)
6
Microsoft Word
MS Word Lab 1 due
7
October Break
Microsoft Word
MS Word Lab 2 due
8
Microsoft Word
MS Word Lab 3 due
9
Midterm Exam – (Concepts & Word)
Microsoft PowerPoint
10
Microsoft PowerPoint
MS PowerPoint Labs 1 & 2 due
11
Microsoft Excel
MS Excel Lab 1 due
12
Microsoft Excel
MS Excel Lab 2 due
13
Microsoft Excel
Thanksgiving Break
14
Microsoft Excel
MS Excel Lab 3 due
15
PowerPoint Presentations
Final Review
16
Final Exam Week

Homework:

All homework assignments will be posted and graded on Engage. Most of the homework will consist of lab exercises that will begin on a Monday and will be due that Friday by 11:55PM unless otherwise specified.

Plagiarism & Cheating

Plagiarism and cheating are not tolerated in any of my courses. If you are caught performing any form of academic misconduct in this class appropriate action will be taken and you will be removed from the course as well as receive an ‘F’ grade on your transcript.

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