Course Number / Section:

CIS 1955.002

Course Title:

Honors Computer and Applications

Instructor:

Claudia Pine-Simon (Multiple Instructors, see Course Web Page for complete listing)

Office:

Wachman 1042

Email:

csimon@temple.edu

Phone:

215.204.5140

 

Web Site for Complete Syllabus:


Laboratory Syllabus:

 

http://ww2.cis.temple.edu/cis95/syl/Course_Syllabus.doc

 

 

http://ww2.cis.temple.edu/cis95/syl/Lab_Syllabus.doc

Course Web Page:

 

http://ww2.cis.temple.edu/cis95

 

Prerequisites:

None

Textbook(s):

Discovering Computers 2008 Introductory, Shelly, Cashman, and Vermaat, Course Technology, Inc. 2008

 

Course Goals:

This course will introduce the student to understanding the components of a computer system, the understanding infrastructure of the Internet; and the societal impact of the rapidly changing technological world. The laboratory portion of this class will provide students with hands-on experience in Microsoft Office 2007 and Dreamweaver CS3.

 

 

 

 

 

Topics Covered:

This course examines the components of a computer system; the use of the computer to process information; the technology behind computers and networks and how this technology is likely to change; purchasing and maintaining a personal computer system; understanding the technology of the Internet; and the social and ethical implications of computing. The laboratory portion of this class will provide students with hands-on experience to supplement the lecture material. Operating system concepts, a working knowledge of collaborative software and the following applications are covered: advanced features of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software and the resources of the Internet including developing a web site using sound design techniques to publish course documents and incorporating multi-media components

Attendance Policy:

 

Class attendance is mandatory. Class participation and attendance are important and can affect your final grade.