CMPS 1023-HA: Introduction to Computing Laboratory

Fall semester 2003

Instructor: Dr. Nelson L. Passos
Office: Bolin Science Hall 126B
Office phone: 397-4129
E-mail: nelson.passos@mwsu.edu
Office Hours: MW 8:30 - 12:00 am
R 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Class Hours: T 2:00 - BO 103

Course Description:

Hands-on laboratory including operation and application of World Wide Web Browsers, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Access and programming languages.

Text book:

Exploring Office XP, volume I, by Robert Grauer and Maryann Barber.

Agenda:

August     September     October     November     December     Grading

August



Aug 26- Web access - Exercises 1, 2, 3 Find a job assignment


September



Sep 1- Labor Day
Sep 2- MS Word (Ch. 1) Exercises 1, 2, 3 Tracking changes assignment
Sep 9- MS Word (Ch. 2) Exercises 1, 2, 3 Resume assignment
Quiz # 1
Sep 16- MS Word (Ch. 3) Exercises 1, 2, 3 Web exercise 4 personal web page assignment
Sep 23- MS Word (Ch. 4) Exercises 1, 2, 3 Web page class schedule assignment
Quiz # 2
Sep 30- MS PowerPoint (Ch. 1) Exercises 1, 2, 3, 4 TV-movie assignment


October



Oct 7- MS PowerPoint (Ch. 2) Exercises 1, 2, 3 Web page improvement dream vacation assignment
Quiz # 3
Oct 14- MS Excel (Ch. 1) Exercises 1, 2, 3, 4 Simple personal budget assignment
Oct 21- MS Excel (Ch. 2) Exercises 1, 2, 3 Web GPA calculation assignment
Oct 28- MS Excel (Ch. 3) Exercises 1, 2, 3 Personal budget and credit card controlassignment


November



Nov 4- MS Excel (Ch. 4) Exercises 1, 2, 3 Personal budget chart assignment
Quiz # 4
Nov 11- Assembly programming Hexadecimal arithmetic operations assignment
Nov 18- C++ programming Age calculator
Nov 25- Access (Ch. 1) Exercises 1, 2, 3 Address book assignment
Nov 27- Thanksgiving Holidays


December



Dec 2- Make-up day
Quiz # 5


Grading


Quizzes: 10 % (each)
Class assignments-attendance: 50 %

E-mail address:

nelson.passos@mwsu.edu

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