Professor Eileen P. Zisk
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Summer, 2014
 
COMI 1100 150 
Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 - 1:00
Room 2304

 


Please click here -----> Course Syllabus
Summer, 2014



You need a jump drive for this class   
 

Textbooks:Visualizing Technology by Debra Geoghan, Second Edition
Skills for Success with Microsoft Office 2013, Volume 1 by Townsend, Hain, Murre Wolf

Please Note: All lab assignments are explained in detail at http://faculty.ccri.edu/ezisk

 
Important Links, PAST ASSIGNMENTS AND CLASS CONTENT, and other info    <---------Click
 
Student Data Files Needed for Lab Assignments   Book for student data files
To get the files you need for lab assignments in the orange book shown to the right....
Go to this web site ----> www.pearsonhighered.com/skills

    then select the first textbook option   ------------> 
    then select student data files
    then select Word Chapter 1:  Create Letter and Memos
    then select Open
    then copy the files to your jump drive
 

To get the files you need for your concepts book  shown to the right....
Go to this web site ----->  http://wps.prenhall.com/bp_geoghan_vistech_2/
  Visualizing Technology Complete, Second Edition
     
     
     
Tuesday, May 20th

First Lab Assignment -- must be postmarked by midnight May 20th

Introduction to Microsoft Windows 8
Windows_8_Info/Useful_Information_about_Windows_8.pdf
Windows_8_Info/More_Useful_Windows_8_Information.pdf
Windows_8_Info/Shortcut_Keystrokes_for_Windows_8.pdf


Demonstrate Snipping Tool--concepts book pp. 22-23

Beginning of Chap 1 Concepts Book

Chapter 1 Exam due May 27th at 9:00 BEFORE class starts

Microsoft Word Beginning Functions -- print this out









  Thursday, May 22nd

Net Neutrality? 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/05/15/everything-you-need-to-know-about-net-neutrality/

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304547704579563902591885662?mg=reno64-wsj
 

Chap 1 (continued)

Homework:  
wrd01_Interns
Orange Book pp. 116 to 135 SAVE ON YOUR JUMP DRIVE.  After Step 9 on page 135,  Print the document out.  Due May 27th BEFORE class begins at 9:00

 
     
Tuesday, May 27th

Chapter 7 in concepts book
Chapter 7 Exam due June 3rd at 9:00 BEFORE class starts


More Microsoft Word from last class printout
click to downlod ---->class.doc  we will work with this document in class



Footnotes, Citations, Bibliographies





Orange Book -- Skills Review pp. 143-144 due June 3rd  BEFORE class starts
Orange Book -- Skills Assessment 1 pp. 145-146  due June 3rd BEFORE class starts
  Thursday, May 29th

Chapter 2 in concepts book
Chapter 2 exam due June 5th at 9:00 before class begins


Introduction to File Explorer Concepts

edit the class.doc - we will work on this document in class
click to download ------>movers.doc -- we will work with this document in class

Introduction to the Student Stock Portfolio Worksheet:  select 5 stocks (NOT tech companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft, etc.) and email me your companies - email is due by
June 2nd posted by midnight.
     
 
Tuesday, June 3rd


Chapter 3 Concepts Book
Chapter 3 exam due Tuesday, June 10th at 9:00 before class begins

Introduction to Excel <-- print this out

Orange Book Excel 1 pp. 273-293.  After step 10 on page 291 print out the spreadsheet.  Go on to pages 292 and 293.  After step 10 on page 293 print out the spreadsheet showing the formulas.  You will have 2 printouts from this lab.
Due Tuesday, June 10th BEFORE class starts.




Chapter 7 Exam due by 9:00 today
Orange Book pp. 143-144 due by 9:00 today
Orange Book pp. 145-146 due by 9:00 today












  Thursday, June 5th

Chapter 4 Concepts Book

More Microsoft Excel - Create your stock portfolio - we will do this together in class.  This is due at the end of class today.
Open this document:  How to get stock prices

Introduction to "Infographic":

http://www.cusomermagnetism.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Google-Super-Villain-IG-72dpi-DONE.jpg

http://www.customermagnetism.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/strange-tax-facts.jpg

http://www.customermagnetism.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/light-bulb-infographic.jpg

http://www.customermagnetism.com/infographics/what-is-an-infographic/
http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/infographics
http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-infographics.htm#

my attempt an an infographic

Introduction to Strip Generator
Create your QR code for your email address

 

Chapter 2 Exam due by 9:00 today
Stoc
k Portfolio due today by the end of class

     
Tuesday, June 10th

Chapter 5 Concepts Book
Chapter 5 Exam due Tuesday, June 24th before class begins

Intro to PowerPoint Lab 1 pp. 585-603 -- end after step 7 on page 603.  This is due Tuesday, June 24th before class begins.

Update your stock portfolio and email to me before you leave class today

Homework:  Skills Review pp. 299-300 due June 24th before class begins

Chap 3 Exam due before class starts
Orange Book pp. 273-293 due before class starts
  Thursday, June 12th

Chapter 6 Concepts Book
Chapter 6 Exam due Thursday, June 26th before class begins

PowerPoint Lab 2 - My Best Vacation Ever - due Thursday, June 26th before class begins


Update your stock portfolio and email to me before you leave class today



     
Tuesday, June 17th

Register for http://www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com
Assignments due from pearsonmylabandmastering.com are as follows:
1. Word Chapter 1 Skills Based Training
2. Word Chapter 1 Skills Based Exam
3. Word Chapter 1:  End-of-Chapter Quiz
4. Excel Chapter 1 Skill-Based Training
5. Chapter 7 End-of-Chapter Quiz

The above 5 assignments are due Thursday June 19th by the end of class
  Thursday, June 19th

Continue to work on the assignments from www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com  
1. Word Chapter 1 Skills Based Training
2. Word Chapter 1 Skills Based Exam
3. Word Chapter 1:  End-of-Chapter Quiz
4. Excel Chapter 1 Skill-Based Training
5. Chapter 7 End-of-Chapter Quiz

The above 5 assignments are due Thursday June 19th by the end of class
     
Tuesday, June 24th
Chapter 8 (Parts of)

Intro to Microsoft Paint <-------- Print this out
Paint Lab 1 and Paint Lab 2 due Thursday, July 3rd before class begins

Update your stock portfolio and email to me before you leave class today

Chapter 5 Exam due before class begins today
PowerPoint pp. 585-603 -end after step 7 on page 603 Due before class begins toay
Skills Review pp. 299-300 due before class begins today
  Thursday, June 26th
Chapter 9 (parts of)
Intro to Web Site Creation  <----Print this out

Update your stock portfolio and email to me before you leave class today - awards will be given out on Tuesday, July 1st

Chapter 6 Exam due before class begins

PowerPoint Lab 2 - My Best Vacation Ever - due  before class begins

Tuesday, July 1st

Give out stock portfolio awards

Work on Webs
  Thursday, July 3rd
Work on Webs

Paint Lab 1 and Paint Lab 2 due before class begins
     
     
Tuesday, July 8th
Web Sites Due at 9:00 at the beginning of class.  I want to see your web site on the computer, so your web site MUST be saved to your jump drive so that you can transport your web site back and forth.
  Thursday, July 10th
Final Exam
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
In the news today 2014    
     
In the news today again 2014    
     
In the news today April 2014    
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
Creating a Timeline -- you need a google email account to do this.
http://timeline.knightlab.com/ -- beginning timeline info due              BEFORE class begins
   
     

http://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline/latest/embed/index.html?source=0ApVbu6P5D4K0dE5EQWVXXzI5bnJLUWNBMG95TTVmN2c&font=Bevan-PotanoSans&maptype=TERRAIN&lang=en&height=650

 

http://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/timeline/latest/embed/index.html?source=0ApVbu6P5D4K0dE5PLWtwYzRoYi1WdzBxejdtSkRMb1E&font=Bevan-PotanoSans&maptype=toner&lang=en&height=650