|Week||CS-100 Contents: Tues. - Thur.|
|1||Jan. 11-13th, 2011 -- Introduction. -- The Internet. -- Windows. -- Topics of importance. Help those who know less than you.|
|2||1/18/11-1/20/11 Chapter 1. -- Word. -- Listen to the news, maybe 91.5 FM, WBEZ.|
|3||1/25-1/27 Assignement 1 due--Scavenger Hunt. review for Quiz 1 on Chap. 1. Start Chapter 2 Work in teams.|
|4||Feb 1st-3rd Word Assignment 2 due. More on WORD. Quiz 1. Binary numbering|
|5||2/08-2/10/11 - Chapter 2. Lincoln's birthdayOutside of class: Work in teams on your PowerPoint presentation|
|6||2/15-2/17 Assignment 3 due. -- Quiz 2. -- Start on Chap. 3 -- Come prepared with news items.|
|7||2/22-2/24 Spreadsheets-EXCEL. Review for Quiz 3 on Chap. 3.|
|8||March 1st 2011 - 3/3/11 Assignement 4 due. Quiz 3 on Chap. 3. On Thur. work in teams.|
|9||March 8th-10th Assignment 5due. Go over Chap. 4|
|10||3/15-17 Green day:) Data-base--MicroSoft Access. ~ Women in Computing|
|11||3/22-24 Spring Break Have a rest. Catch up on readings. Work on your presentation. Have some fun:)|
|12||3/29th-31st Oops...missed fool's day:( Review for quiz 4 on ch. 4. ~ April 1st?: Last day to drop class.|
|13||April 5th-7th Student presentations.|
Access Assignment 6 is almost due. PowerPoint (assig. 8) and presentations.
|15||4/19-21 Assignement 7 (web page) due. Student Presentations.|
Assig. 8, Alice is due. Please show it to me in class. Have a nice summer.
Our class ends this week.
Turn in any late assignments and student evaluation of peer presentations the week before last. No final exam. Have a great break!
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There will be 8 or 9 assignments. The lowest grade will be dropped off.Assig. 6 is a team presentation, which should be researched early in the semester and presented to the class in the last few weeks.
It will count for 10% of your grade.
The topics will be discussed in class and agreed upon by the instructor. See many examples
There will be 3 or 4 quizzes for a total of 30%.
Participation in class discussions will count for 10%.
To return to Dr. Caftori's Page, or ~ ~ ~ To return to CS-100 Main Page (non-graphic version).
Microsoft Office cheap prices for NEIU students.
Tutorials: (on Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) on the web at by Bernard Poole or if you choose to download
The following text is for the theory part of the course:
The Computer Continuum by Kurt Lauckner. A custom edition of the 4th edition.
All quizzes will be based on this textbook.
All open labs are open
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