INTRODUCTION TO MICROCOMPUTER HARDWARE
AND APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE (Hybrid Course)
Instructor: B. Negrete
Phone: (562) 860-2451 ext. 2735 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office: SS24 Office Hours: MW(SS24)& Th(LA5) 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Hybrid: Hybrid courses include the combination of traditional in-class instruction with computer-based learning and other instructional technologies. Therefore, students will be required to attend live class meetings on campus as scheduled by the instructor, as well as complete work using e-mail, chat rooms, discussion boards, and other instructional tools. These courses are designated as Hybrid in the class schedule.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
Recognize the major hardware components of a microcomputer.
Describe the subdivisions of the CPU (Central
Processing Unit) and the process of executing a program .
Describe the three major
computer buses: address, data, and system .
Create an organized set of folders, and successfully copy, move, delete, and rename folders and files according to a model assigned by the instructor.
Understand the need for software in the use of any computer.
Discuss the three major types of software: systems, utility, and
application software .
Create, format, test, print and document spreadsheets using
electronic spreadsheet software .
Create, edit, format, and print a document using a word processor .
Create and maintain a database using a database management system .
Create and maintain a presentation slide show using a presentation
management system .
|Week of||Reading Assignments / Lecture Topics||Chapter||
See the MyITLab class site for assignment instructions and due dates & times.
|1||1. Win7 Basics (30 pts.)|
On the Motherboard
File Management (40 pts.)
Chapter 1 Exercises (10pts)
| 3. EXCEL
Chapter 2 Exercises (10pts)
|09/12/13||System Configuration||3|| 4. EXCEL (40
Chapter 3 Exercises (10pts)
Disassembly and Power
|4|| 5. EXCEL (35
Chapter 4 Exercises (10pts)
|6. EXCEL (20 pts.)|
|6|| 7. WORD
Chapter 6 Exercises (10pts)
|7|| 8. WORD
Chapter 7 Exercises (10pts)
|10/17/13||Exam 3||9. WORD (35 pts.)|
|8||10. Records Worksheet
Chapter 8 Exercises (10pts)
|10||11. ACCESS (35 pts.)
Chapter 10 Exercises (10pts)
|12. ACCESS (40 pts.)|
Basic Operating Systems
|11||13. ACCESS (40 pts.)
Chapter 11 Exercises (10pts)
|11/21/13||Internet Connectivity||13||14. Powerpoint (40
Chapter 13 Exercises (10pts)
|11/28/13||Exam 5||15. Powerpoint (40 pts.)|
|12/05/13||Introduction to Networking||14||Chapter 14 Exercises (10pts)|
|12/12/13||Computer and Network Security||15||Chapter 15 Exercises (10pts)|
*** FINAL EXAM *** (See class schedule for day and time)
|Win 7 & MS
Office 2010 assigns. = 535
Chapter Exercises = 120
5 Mid Term Exams @ 100 pts. = 500
Final Exam = 100
Tentative Total =1255
|A = 90% of Total Pts.
B = 80% of Total Pts
C = 70% of Total Pts
D = 60% of Total Pts
F < 60% of Total Pts
|1. You are required to attend class.||4. Assignments will not be accepted late.|
|2. You may be dropped from class for lack of attendance as specified in the Cerritos College catalog.||5. There are no make-up quizzes given.|
|3. Students not maintaining a minimum cumulative 60% on assignments, quizzes and exams will be dropped from class.||6. Incompletes are not given.|