SCHEDULE OF TOPICS

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

CS 110 Sections 41916 and 41369

 

WEEK

 

DATE

DISCUSSION TOPIC

LAB TOPIC

1

9/4

Review Syllabus and

Schedule of Topics

Computers and Digital Basics chapter 1 CC

Digital Devices, Data Representation

 

Email and BlackBoard

 

2

9/9

Computers and Digital Basics chapter 1 CC

Processing and Password Security

 

Create a Schedule Using

MS office 2007 Word pp. 1-7

 

9/11

Computer Hardware chapter 2 CC

PC Basics, Microprocessors and Memory

 

Create a Newsletter Using

MS Office 2007 Word pp. 8-13

3

9/16

Computer Hardware chapter 2 CC

Storage Devices, I/O, Security

 

Create Business Cards Using

MS Office 2007 Word pp. 14-19

 

9/18

Computer Software chapter 3 CC

Basics, Applications, Purchasing

 

Create a Proposal Using

MS Office 2007 Word pp. 26-35

 

4

9/23

Computer Software chapter 3 CC

Installation and upgrades

 

Create a Brochure Using

MS Office 2007 Word pp. 36-41

 

9/25

Exam 1

Computer Concepts Chapters 1, 2 and 3

Create a Resume Using

MS Office 2007 Word pp. 42-43

5

9/30

MS Office 2007 Word Projects

 

 

 

10/2

MS Office 2007 Word Projects Due

 

 

6

10/7

Operating Systems and File Management chapter 4 CC

OS basics and types

 

Create a Projected Budget Using

MS Office 2007 Excel pp. 52-59

 

10/9

Operating Systems and File Management chapter 4 CC

File basics, management and security

 

Create an Expense Report

Using MS Office 2007 Excel pp. 60-65

7

10/14

LANS and WLANS chapter 5 CC

Network basics wired and wireless

 

Create a Planning Budget Using

MS Office 2007 Excel pp. 66-69

 

10/16

LANS and WLANS chapter 5 CC

Using LANs and security

 

Create a Sales Forecast Using

MS Office 2007 Excel pp. 76-83

8

10/21

Exam 2

Computer Concepts Chapters 4 and 5

 

Create a Customer Report Using

MS Office 2007 Excel pp. 90-93

 

10/23

MS 2007 Excel Projects

 

 

9

10/28

MS 2007 Excel Projects Due

 

 

 

10/30

The Internet chapter 6 CC

Technology and Access

 

Create a Training Presentation Using

MS Office 2007 PowerPoint pp.174-181

10

11/4

The Internet chapter 6 CC

Technology and Access

 

Create a Poster Using

MS Office 2007 PowerPoint pp.182-187

 

11/6

The Web and E-Mail chapter 7 CC

Web Technology, Search Engines

 

Create a Lecture Presentation Using

MS Office 2007 PowerPoint pp.188-191

11

11/11

The Web and E-Mail chapter 7 CC

E- Commerce, E-Mail, Security

 

 

 

11/13

Digital Media chapter 8 CC

Sound and graphics

 

 

12

11/18

Digital Media chapter 8 CC

Video and Rights management

 

 

 

11/20

Exam 3

Computer Concepts Chapters 6,7,8

 

 

13

11/25

 

MS Office 2007 PowerPoint Projects

 

14

12/2

 

MS Office 2007 PowerPoint Projects due

 

 

12/4

Create an Initial Home Page using FrontPage

 

 

15

12/9

Enhancing a Home Page

Include a picture, mail box, font and color variety

and links to websites and papers you have created

 

 

 

12/11

Review for Final Exam

 

 

16

 

12/19

12/17

FINAL EXAM

for section 41916

for section 41369

 

8 10 a.m.

2 - 4 p.m.