CS-100 Introduction to Personal computing

Taught by Netiva Caftori

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

Tentative Course Schedule
CS - 100 Monday Wednesday Friday
1 Jan. 6th - Introduction 1/8 Chapter 7.34 The Internet 1/10 Distance Learning
2 1/13 Windows 1/15 Chapter 1 1/17 Substance Abuse Prevention
3 1/20Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Holiday 1/22 Assignement 1 due--Scavenger Hunt. Word-Processing. Quiz 1 on Chap. 1. 1/24 Chap. 2
4 1/27 WP 1/29 Assignment 2due 1/31 Chap. 3
5 Feb. 3rd WP. 2/5 Quiz 2 on Chap. 2 & 3. 2/7 Chap. 4
6 2/10 Assignment 3 due. WP 2/12 Lincoln's Birthday Holiday 2/14 Quiz 3 on Chap. 4. Chap. 5
7 2/17 Spreadsheets 2/19 Quiz 4 on Chap. 5. 2/21 Ch. 6
8 2/24 Assignement 4 due. 2/26 QPro 2/28 Ch. 6
9 March 3rdAssignment 5 postponed till Wed. 3/5Quiz 5 on Chap. 6. 3/7Ch. 7
10 3/10 Data-base 3/12 Quiz 6 on ch.7 3/14 Iris day
11 3/17 S P R I N G 3/19R E C E S S 3/21 ~!~ :-)))(((-:
12 3/24MS ACCESS--Ron's day 3/26 Quiz 7 on Ch. 8 3/26 Special Issues
13 3/31 Quiz 8 on Special Issues--Maybe April 2nd BASIC 4/4BASIC
14 4/7 Assignment 6 due. 4/9 BASIC 4/9 BASIC
15 4/14 Assignement 7 due. 4/16 Student Presentations 4/16 Student Presentations

Grading philosophy

Your lowest assignment grade will be removed.

Assignments will count for 40% of your grade.

Quizzes will count for 50% of your grade.

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

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Using Computers; A Gateway to Information by Shelly, Cashman, Waggoner and Waggoner

boyd & fraser publishing cy.

Student's Questionnaire

Please fill out the information below

Your Name:

Your Email Address:

The course you are taking:

Relevant courses taken already:

Do you have access to a computer outside of school?:

Do you have access to the internet outside of school?:

How d0 you find the course so far?
Pretty good

On which tool taught in this course would you like to assist the instructor in the Smart Classroom?

Course name:

Comments: Do you have access to a computer? (Home/Work)

What kind?

If yes, what software do you have on it (for class use)? Write below.

Do you have access to the internet?

Do you need help with your English?

Any other concern?

Please enter your comments:

Please the Information

Thank you!

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CS-100 is meeting in a Smart Classroom.

Lab Hours

All open labs are open

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Assistants' list:

If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it. -Margaret Fuller, author (1810-1850)

Your name should appear in one of the following categories: If it's not there, please fill out the questionnaire above.

  • E-mail:
  • Internet:
  • Wordprocessing:
  • Spreadsheets:
  • Database:
  • Basic, PowerPoint or Web page creation:
  • Check the schedule of classes to see when we cover each category. Make sure you are ready for your turn at assistantship. Thank you!

    Revised on 7/22/09.