Intro to Personal Computing by Caftori

CS-100 Introduction to Personal computing

Taught by Netiva Caftori

Office: CLS 3025; tel: 773/794-2739

Fall 1999

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Tentative Course Schedule
Week CS-100 Contents: MWF
1 August 30th & September 1st Introduction. The Internet. Windows
2 Sept 6th--Labor day, Sept. 8th & 10th Chapter 1 in Shelly
3 9/13/99, 9/15 & 9/17/99 Assignement 1 due--Scavenger Hunt. Sample Quiz 1 on Chap. 1. Chap. 2 in Shelly
4 9/20 (Yom Kipur--won't be there), 9/22 & 9/24/99 Word Assignment 2 due. More on WORD. Go over quiz 1
5 9/27, 9/29 & Oct. 1st Quiz 2 on Chap. 2. Chap. 3 in Shelly.
6 10/4 (won't be there), 10/6 & 10/8/99(won't be there) Assignment 3 due. Quiz 3 on Chap. 3. Go over Chap. 4
7 10/11, 10/13 & 10/15/99 Spreadsheets-EXCEL. Go over quizzes
8 10/18, 10/20 & 10/22/99 Assignement 4 due. Quiz 4 on Chap. 4. Ch. 5
9 10/25, 10/27, & 10/29Assignment 5 due. Quiz 5 on Chap. 5. Ch. 6
10 Nov. 1st, 11/3, & 11/5/99 Data-base--MicroSoft Access. Quiz 6 on Chap. 6. Ch. 7
11 11/8, 11/10, & 11/12/99 quiz on Chapter 7. Chap. 8
12 11/15, 11/17, & 11/19/99 Assignment 6 due. Quiz 8 on ch. 8
13 11/22, 11/24, & 11/26Thanks Giving on Friday--no class
14 11/29, December 1st, & 12/3/99 Quiz 9 on special issues. PowerPoint and presentations.
15 12/6, 12/8 & 12/10/99 Assignement 7 due. Student Presentations
16 12/13/99 Last class No final exam. Have a great semester break!


Grading philosophy

Assignments will count for 45% of your grade. Best 6 out of 7.

Quizzes will count for 45% of your grade. Best 8 out of 9.

Participation in class/listserv discussion/presentation will count for 10%.


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Textbooks

Tutorials:

Shelly and cashman

A second text is for the theory part of the course: Discovering Computers 98, A link to the Future , brief edition (only 8 chapters) by Shelly, Cashman, Waggoner and Waggoner

boyd & fraser publishing cy, 1998.

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