Computers Concepts by Parsons/Oja-5th Edition
Exploring Microsoft Office 2000 Professional by Grauer/Barber
You will also need three high density diskettes (3 ½ inch, 1.44Mb)
The main objective of this course is to introduce the fundamental concepts
of computer hardware and software including:
Personal Computer physical components and concepts
Operating system Microsoft Windows 98
Word processing software Microsoft Word 2000
Spreadsheet software Microsoft Excel 2000
Presentation software Microsoft PowerPoint 2000
The Internet with a Web browser
Sending and receiving electronic mail
Creating Web Pages
Weekly Assignments/Lab Work/Quizzes
Final letter grades are assigned per the following table:
All written assignments, examinations and papers will be graded for content
as well as correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, etc. Work will
be returned if deemed unacceptable.
All written assignments, lab assignments and papers must be on time.
Work that is turned in one class late will be accepted, but marked down
one full letter grade. After that, no late work will be accepted.
Attendance is mandatory for all class meetings and activities.
Failure to maintain consistent attendance can make it impossible to achieve
course objectives and may negatively impact a studentís grade.
The Universityís network and various computer labs are available for computer
work. All written assignments must be completed on Word 2000, once
that application has been covered in class.
No makeups will be given for missed examinations. Extremely
extenuating circumstances may warrant an exception at the discretion of
Plagiarism: You are expected to do your own work. Students
who submit another personís work as their own, or who permit their work
to be misrepresented for this purpose will receive a grade of F on the
assignment for their first offense. For a second offense, students
will receive a grade of F for the course, and face possible expulsion from