Ihssan Alkadi, 549-2037, Fayard 327B http://www2.southeastern.edu/Academics/Faculty/ialkadi/index.html

 


DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

CMPS 110: Computer Literacy

FALLL 2014 (INTERNET)

SYLLABUS

Instructor: Dr. Ihssan Alkadi

Office: 327B Fayard Hall

Email: ialkadi@selu.edu

 

OFFICE HOURS

   Mon

 11:00 – 2:00

   Tue

  11:00 - 3:00

   Wed

 11:00 – 2:00

                                        Or by appointment.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

          Phone:  985.549.2037, 549-2189
          Email:
ialkadi@selu.edu
          Mailing Address:  Southeastern Louisiana University
                                         Department of Computer Science & Industrial Technology
                                         SLU 10847
                                  Hammond, LA  70402

Course Description:

110 [151]. Computer Literacy. Credit 3 hours. An introduction to microcomputer hardware and

software. Software includes an operating system, a user interface, networking, word processing,

and electronic spreadsheets. Degree credit is not available for the Computer Science major or

minors.

 

Course Objectives:

The purpose of this course is to introduce you the most commonly used applications software

packages, Microsoft Word (word processor), Microsoft Excel (spreadsheet), and Microsoft

PowerPoint (presentation program) on WINDOWS operating system for IBM PC or compatible

micro computers. Students should not expect to be an expert on these software packages, but

successful completion of the course will give them a certain level of skills necessary to solve

numerous problems and discuss the subjects in the following areas:

 

Required Materials:

1

CMPS

110

5203

Grauer

Exploring Microsoft Office 2013 W/MyITLAB

 

2

CMPS

110

5204

Evans

Technology in Action W/ MyITLAB

Hardware: IBM/IBM compatible PC running Windows 7 or 8

Software: You must have access to a computer with Microsoft Office 2003, Internet Explorer

Knowledge: You know how to upload/download, zip/unzip files, and use email Handouts: Additional handouts may be required. Instructor will provide information on obtaining this material.

 

Electronic Resources:

 

• You are required to check Moodle regularly at http://Moodle.selu.edu

• All material will be distributed on the Internet. Class notes, instructional material, and student assignments will be posted on Moodle.

 GRADES: Final course grades will be computed as follows: 

Test 1

100 points

Test 2

100 points

Test 3

100 points

Projects

400 points

Final Power Point

100 points

*All assignments are due at the beginning of class on due date. Early submission is encouraged.

Grading Policy :              1. No Make Up Exams                  

2. Final Exam Required

 

Grade

 

Range

 

A

 

90 – Above

 

B

 

80 – 89

 

C

 

70 – 79

 

D

 

60 – 69

 

F

 

59 – Below

Final semester grades are based on ten-point scale, NO CURVING, NO EXTRA CR EDIT.

There is no excuse for late assignments or missed tests.

ACADEMIC DISHONESTY: University policy will be followed for cases involving alleged academic dishonesty. Copying any part of another student’s assignment or exam is CHEATING. Allowing another student to copy is also CHEATING. Cheating earns an F for the course. Do your own work. No eating or drinking in the lab

CLASSROOM DECORUM: The following activities are considered unacceptable in the classroom: eating, drinking, use of tobacco, use of electronic equipment, use of beepers or phones, profanity, sleeping, acting in an unsafe manner, repeatedly talking without being recognized, habitual tardiness. No collaboration while doing assignments

F  Important Notes

 

       Projects are mandatory.

 

                                 Every student can use his/her E-Mail account (you can use your ISP

                                    account if you have one) to communicate with the instructor.

           

                     If you are a qualified student with a disability seeking accommodations

                        under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you are required to self-dentify

with the Office of Disability Services, Room 203, Student Union. More information can be obtain at           this web address, http://www2.selu.edu/StudentAffairs/DisabilityServices/

.                      

                                 The same applies to students with service/military assignments.

           

                                 It is your responsibility to drop the class.

 

    A student who misses an exam without an official excuse will be given a score of zero. Poor Planning on your part, does not necessitate an emergency on my part. If an excuse is valid and official, the lowest score of all exams will be awarded as a grade for the missed test.

Important Dates:

October 24th, 2014 - Last day to withdraw or resign from regular classes.
 

NOTES:

                                            Last Updated August 2014