Spring 2013 Schedule for CIS 110-204 (Friday 1:00 - 2:45)

The table below shows a tentative schedule for the semester. Make sure to complete all the assignments in each week’s Blackboard folder, as this schedule may change as needed. All items in bold will count as grades. (Additional assignments, or changes to assignments will be updated weekly in Blackboard)

Week

Date

Topics

Assignments

1

January 18

  • Syllabus and Introductions
  • SAM Setup
  • Welcome to Google
  • BB Orientation (Follow the directions in Blackboard _ Assignments - Week 1 as to which parts of Orientation will receive a grade.)
  • Blog Post 1
  • Google, CourseMate, and SAM Account Setup
  • Familiarize yourself with Chapter 3

2

January 25

  • Chapter 3: Application Software (Review and Refresh)
  • Listening Guide 1 (finish if not completed in class)
  • Chapter 3 Google Presentation
  • Blog Post 2

3

February 1

  • Chapter 4: Operating Systems and Utility Programs
  • Chapter 4 Lecture Guide
  • CourseMate Lab: Keeping Your Computer Virus Free
  • Chapter 4 Quiz

4

February 8

  • Chapter 5: Computer Security and Safety, Ethics and Privacy
  • Chapter 5 Lecture Guide
  • CourseMate Lab: Computer Ethics
  • Blog Post 2: Privacy Laws
  • Chapter 5 Quiz

5

February 15

  • Introduction to Word
  • Word Chapter 1 In Class Assignment
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Arrive Alive

6

February 22

  • Word Chapter 2
  • SAM Training for Word Chapter 2
  • Word Chapter 2 Practice
  • SAM Chapter 2 Project
  • Word Chapter 2 Quiz

7

March 1

  • Word Chapter 3
  • SAM Training for Word Chapter 3
  • Word Chapter 3 Practice
  • SAM Chapter 3 Project
  • Word Chapter 3 Quiz

8

March 8

  • Excel 2010 Basics

  • Excel Window
  • Excel Basics
  • Do Vampires Really Exist?

9

March 15

  • Excel Chapter 2

  • Excel Chapter 2 Lecture Guide
  • Formulas dnd Functions Lecture Guide
  • Excel Chapter 2 Project
  • Excel Chapter 2 Quiz

10

March 22

  • Excel Wrap Up
  • School Supplies
  • Excel Chapter 3 Training and Quiz (SAM0
  • Blog Post: Note Taking

11

March 29

  • Introduction to Databases
  • CourseMate Student Labs: Databases

12

 April 12

  • Databases and Project
  • Access Chapter 1 Project (SAM)
  • Access Chapter 1 Quiz (SAM)

13

April 19

  • Databases
  • Access Chapter 2

14

April 26

  • Nutrition Project
  • Final Exam Study Guide

15

May 3

  • Final Project
  • Microsoft Office Final Project

16

May 10

  • NO CLASS MEETING. Final Exam will be completed in Blackboard.
  • Discovering Computers Final Exam