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  • CS 120 Computer Digital Literacy

    Instructor: Paul Schlegelmann Class Room: MKH-105 Email: paul.schlegelmann@linnbenton.edu Class Time: Tue/Thu 10:00-11:50am

    Office: N/A CRN: 23998

    Phone: N/A Course ID: paris95915

    CS120 COMPUTER DIGITAL LITERACY

    COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES This course is designed as a survey course to familiarize students with computer concepts

    including software and hardware, software applications, and living online leading towards

    digital computer literacy. Students will be introduced to Windows file management,

    Internet and email concepts and techniques including professionalism and etiquette, word

    processing, spreadsheet software, and presentation graphics skills in a hands-on setting.

    REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS

    Textbook bundle, ISBN: 9780134037523, which includes:

    o GO! All in One 2nd Edition, Gaskin, Graviett, Geoghan

    o GO! with Microsoft Windows 7 Getting Started, Gaskin, Ferrett

    o MyitLab Access Code

    OR you may purchase the etext and MyITLab access code bundle - ask your

    instructor for details.

    USB thumb drive with a minimum capacity of 2GB

    Internet access

    MyITLab login (included with the textbook bundle or available for separate

    purchase from www.myitlab.com)

    LEARNER OUTCOMES Students will be able to analyze the relationship between hardware and software for

    personal as well as business use; utilize computer operating systems to efficiently manage

    electronic files and folders in an organized manner; manage an operating system

    environment including firewalls, fraud protection, backup systems, etc.; create and edit

    documents using word processing software; create and edit spreadsheets and charting

    using spreadsheet data; and create and edit effective presentations using presentations

    software.

    mailto:paul.schlegelmann@linnbenton.edu

  • HOMEWORK Thoroughly reading, studying, and practicing each chapter is highly recommended. There

    is a great deal of support material for each chapter take advantage of this material. The

    Course Schedule identifies specific homework deadlines. Late homework will not be

    accepted, no exceptions. Many students use their personal computer equipment to

    complete homework assignments if they have the appropriate hardware & software (be

    sure to check with your instructor about the hardware and software required).

    Homework can also be completed in the following locations:

    Forum Computer Lab F204 Albany campus

    Benton Center Computer Lab BC225 and Learning Center BC222

    Lebanon Center Computer Lab LC219

    McKenzie Hall classroom labs when available

    There is homework to be done in your book with instructions in the book for this. There is

    also homework to be completed in MyITLab with instructions for this in MyITLab. Dont

    confuse the two, and read directions carefully.

    Data Files for the class can be found on the school computer network in:

    M:\Computer Systems\Paul Schlegelmann\Pick up Data\CS120\Student Data Files

    All homework is due at the beginning of class on its due date unless otherwise directed.

    EVALUATION Grades will be determined according to the following schedule:

    Participation: Will be factored into grade Homework: 60% Exams: 40%

    A: 90 100% B: 80 89% C: 70 79% D: 60 69% F: < 60% P: = 70% NP: < 70%

    A grade of C or higher is considered passing. Y grades will not be given.

    ACADEMIC HONESTY Each student is responsible for his/her own work. Copying is not permitted and will result

    in a grade of zero for that assignment/quiz/test and will be reported to the Dean of

    Students.

  • Helping, or being helped by, another student during an exam will be considered a breach of

    academic honesty and is grounds for receiving a zero grade and/or failing the course

    among other possible remedies.

    CLASSROOM CONDUCT

    Please silence cell phones and do not use during class

    Please do not bring other electronic devices to class including laptops, iPods, iPads,

    etc.

    No food or drink in the classroom

    Please respect the learning environment of others and keep distractions to a

    minimum

    LBCC CENTER FOR ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCES Students who may need accommodations due to documented disabilities, who have

    medical information which the instructor should know, or who need special arrangements

    in an emergency, should speak with the instructor during the first week of class. If you have

    not accessed services and think you may need them, please contact the Center for

    Accessibility Resources, 541-917-4789. If you have documented your disability, remember

    that you must complete a Request for Accommodations form every term in order to receive

    accommodations.

    LBCC COMPREHENSIVE STATEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION LBCC prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of

    native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran

    status, age, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    LBCC STATEMENT OF INCLUSION The LBCC community is enriched by diversity. Each individual has worth and makes

    contributions to create that diversity at the college. Everyone has the right to think, learn,

    and work together in an environment of respect, tolerance, and goodwill (related to Board

    Policy #1015).

  • CS120 Digital Literacy Tentative Course Schedule, Fall 2014

    Date Activity Assignment Due

    Week 1

    9/30 Course Introduction

    Instructor: Go over syllabus Instructor: Introduction to MyITLab

    10/2 Computers and Information Processing lecture

    In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 1, pp 3 21

    In MyITLab, complete the following: Check Your Knowledge 1A Chapter 1 IT Sim: What is a Computer? Chapter 1 IT Sim: Mini-Quiz Chapter 1: End-of-Chapter Quiz

    10/7

    Week 2

    10/7 Hardware lecture In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 6, pp 249 272

    In MyITLab, complete the following: Check Your Knowledge 6A Chapter 6 IT Sim: Hardware Chapter 6 IT Sim: Mini-Quiz Chapter 6: End-of-Chapter Quiz

    10/9

    10/9 System Software lecture In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 9, pp 387 414

    In MyITLab, complete the following: Check Your Knowledge 9A Chapter 9 IT Sim: System Software Chapter 9 IT Sim: Mini-Quiz Chapter 9: End-of-Chapter Quiz

    10/14

  • Week 3

    10/14 Getting Started with Windows 7 lecture

    In the textbook, GO! with Microsoft Windows 7 Getting Started: Read Chapter 1, pp 1 47.

    In the textbook AND MyITLab (Windows 7 folder): Complete Project 1A as you read Chapter 1 Upload files you create

    to MyITLab Complete Project 1B as you read Chapter 1 Upload files you create

    to MyITLab In MyITLab (Windows 7 folder), complete the following: Windows 7 Getting Started End-of-Chapter Quiz

    10/16

    10/16 Getting Started with Windows 8.1 lecture

    Instructor: Introduction to the Windows 8.1 Virtual Machine In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 2, pp 27 79

    In the All-in-One textbook AND MyITLab: Complete Project 2A as your read Chapter 2 - Upload files you

    create to MyITLab. Complete Project 2B as your read Chapter 2 - Upload files you

    create to MyITLab. Complete Project 2F (pp.93-94) Upload files you create to

    MyITLab In MyITLab, complete the following: Chapter 2: Prepared Exam

    10/21

    Week 4

    10/21 Review for Exam #1 in class

    10/23 Exam #1 Take Exam #1 in class

  • Week 5

    10/28 The Internet lecture In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 4, pp 153 184

    In MyITLab, complete the following: Check Your Knowledge 4A Chapter 4 IT Sim: Internet Chapter 4 IT Sim: Mini-Quiz Chapter 4: End-of-Chapter Quiz

    10/30

    10/30 Networks, Security, and Privacy lecture

    In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 12, pp 541 573

    In MyITLab complete the following: Check Your Knowledge 12A Chapter 12 End-of-Chapter Quiz

    11/4

    Week 6

    11/4 Using Internet Explorer, Microsoft Cloud Computing, and OneNote lecture

    In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 5, pp 191 214 and pp 218 231

    (skip Objective 7) In the All-in-One textbook AND MyITLab: Complete Project 5A as you read Chapter 5 Upload files you create

    to MyITLab Complete Project 5B as you read Chapter 5 Upload files you

    create to MyITLab In MyITLab complete the following: Chapter 5 End-of-Chapter Quiz

    11/6

    11/6 Exam #2 Take Exam #2 in class

    Week 7

    11/11 HOLIDAY (Veterans Day) NO SCHOOL

  • 11/13 Application Software lecture In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 15, pp 717 745

    In MyITLab, complete the following: Check Your Knowledge 15A Chapter 15 End-of-Chapter Quiz

    11/18

    Week 8

    11/18 Introduction to Microsoft Office 2013 Features lecture

    In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 3, pp 95 143

    In the All-in-One textbook AND MyITLab: Complete Project 3A as you read Chapter 3 Upload files you create

    to MyITLab Complete Project 3B as you read Chapter 3 Upload files you create

    to MyITLab In MyITLab, complete the following: Chapter 3 Topic-Based Simulation Exam Chapter 3 Prepared Exam

    11/20

    11/20 Creating Documents with Microsoft Word 2013 lecture

    In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 7, pp 279 319

    In the All-in-One textbook AND MyITLab: Complete Project 7A as you read Chapter 7 Upload files you create

    to MyITLab Complete Project 7B as you read Chapter 7 Upload files you create

    to MyITLab In MyITLab, complete the following: Chapter 7 Topic-Based Simulation Training Chapter 7 Grader Project

    11/25

  • Week 9

    11/25 Creating Worksheets with Column Charts using Microsoft Excel 2013 lecture

    In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 10, pp 421 466

    In the All-in-One textbook AND MyITLab: Complete Project 10A as you read Chapter 10 Upload files you

    create to MyITLab Complete Project 10B as you read Chapter 10 Upload files you

    create to MyITLab In MyITLab, complete the following: Chapter 10 Topic-Based Simulation Training Chapter 10 Grader Project

    12/2

    11/27 HOLIDAY (Thanksgiving) NO SCHOOL

    Week 10

    12/2 Creating Tables and Inserting Functions and Charts lecture

    In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 11, pp 481 523

    In the All-in-One textbook AND MyITLab: Complete Project 11A as you read Chapter 11 Upload files you

    create to MyITLab Complete Project 11B as you read Chapter 11 Upload files you

    create to MyITLab In MyITLab, complete the following: Chapter 11 Topic-Based Simulation Training Chapter 11 Grader Project

    12/4

  • 12/4 Creating and Editing Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 lecture

    In the All-In-One textbook: Read Chapter 13, pp 579 621

    In the All-in-One textbook AND MyITLab: Complete Project 13A as you read Chapter 13 Upload files you

    create to MyITLab Complete Project 13B as you read Chapter 13 Upload files you

    create to MyITLab In MyITLab, complete the following: Chapter 13 Topic-Based Simulation Training Chapter 13 Grader Project

    12/9

    Week 11 Finals Week

    12/9 Exam #3 Exam #3 - Tuesday, December 9, 9:30-11:20am in the same classroom