CIS 101
iFalcon, Cerritos College            Introduction to Computer Information Systems        MyITLab Logo & Button
Instructor: B. Negrete

Professor, Computer & Information Sciences
Science, Engineering & Math Division
Phone: (562) 860-2451 ext. 2735
E-mail: bnegrete@cerritos.edu
Office: SS24 Office Hours: MWTh 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Create an organized set of folders, and successfully copy, move, delete, and rename folders and files according to a model assigned by the instructor.
2. Define the terms information processing, data, and information
3. Design, enter, and analyze spreadsheet applications
4. Access data and generate reports from a database management system
5. Demonstrate the creation, editing and printing of documents from a word processing program
6. Demonstrate the ability to create, edit, and launch a simple graphics presentation using a presentation management system.
Week of

Reading Assignments

Homework Assignments:
MS Windows, Office 2010 & Chapter Exercises

1. 08/22/13

  • Introduction
  • Read Ch. 1, Computers and You
 See the TalonNet/MyITLab class site for assignment instructions and due dates & times. 
2. 08/29/13
  • Read Ch. 2, Inside the System Unit
  • MyITlab and Windows 7 : Getting Started  (20 pts.)
  • Chapter 1 & 2 Exercises (10pts/Ch.)

3. 09/05/13
  • Windows 7 : File Management (20 pts.)
  • Chapter 3 Exercises (10pts)
4. 09/12/13
  • Read Ch. 4, System Software
  •  Excel  (40 pts.)
  • Chapter 4 Exercises (10pts)
5. 09/19/13
  • Exam 
  •  Excel (40 pts.)
6. 09/26/13
  • Read Ch. 5, Application Software
  •  Excel (40 pts.)
  • Chapter 5 Exercises (10pts)

7. 10/03/13
  • Read Ch. 6, Internet and the World Wide Web
  •  Excel  (40 pts.)
  • Chapter 6 Exercises (10pts)
8. 10/10/13
  • Read Ch. 7, Networks: Communicating and
    Sharing Resources
  •  Excel  (20 pts.)
  • Chapter 7 Exercises (10pts)
9. 10/17/13
  • Read Ch. 8, Wired and Wireless Communication
  • Word (40 pts.)
  • Chapter 8 Exercises (10pts)
10. 10/24/13
  • Exam
  • Excel  (20 pts.)
11. 10/31/13
  • Read Ch. 9, Privacy, Crime, and Security
  • Word  (40 pts.)
  • Chapter 9 Exercises (10pts)
12. 11/07/13
  • Read Ch. 10, Careers & Certification
  • Word  (40 pts.)
  • Chapter 10 Exercises (10pts)
13. 11/14/13
  • Read Ch. 11, Programming Languages & Program Dev.
  • Access  (40 pts.)
  • Chapter 11 Exercises (10pts)
14. 11/21/13
  • Read Ch. 12, Databases & Info. Sys.
  • Access  (40 pts.)
  • Chapter 12 Exercises (10pts)
15. 11/28/13
  • Exam
  • Access  (40 pts.)
     
16. 12/05/12
  • Read Ch. 13, Systems Analysis & Design
  • PowerPoint  (40 pts.)
  • Chapter 13 Exercises (10pts)
17. 12/12/12
  • Read Ch. 14, Enterprise Computing
  • Chapter 14 Exercises (10pts)
 

Final Exam: See schedule of classes for date & time

 

Grading:

Scale:

NOTICES::

15 Win/Office Assigns. = 520 
Chapt. Exercises = 140 
Exams =   300 
Final Exam =   100 
Tentative Total Points = 1060 

90% of Total points = A
80% of Total points = B
70% of Total points = C
60% of Total points = D
<60% of Total points = F

  1. You are required to attend class.

  2. You may be dropped from class for lack of attendance as specified in the Cerritos College catalog.

  3. Anyone not maintaining a minimum cumulative 60% on assignments, quizzes and exams will be dropped from class.

  4. The Grading Points are subject to change.

  5. Assignments will not be accepted late. Assignments must be completed, including corrections by the deadline posted on the MyITLab class site.

  6. There are no make-up quizzes/exams.

  7. Incompletes are not given.