Professor Eileen P. Zisk
Welcome to My Web Site

Textbooks:Visualizing Technology by Debra Geoghan, Fourth 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


 

     Spring Semester 2016
 
COMI 1100 151 Intro to Computers Wednesday and Friday 11:00 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Room 2433

Please click here -----> Course Syllabus
Spring, 2016

You need a jump drive for this class   

Important Dates
MIDTERM EXAM is March 11th
March 16th Mid-Term Grades Are Due
March 21-27 is Spring Recess
April 8th:  Professional Day - NO CLASSES AT CCRI
May 6th:  Last Class


   
     
Wednesday, January 27th



Beginning of Chap 1 Concepts Book
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

First Lab Assignment -- must be postmarked by midnight tonight

Microsoft Word Beginning Functions -- print this out

THIS IS JEOPARDY

  Friday, January 29th

Finish Chapter 1 Concepts Book


Continue with Microsoft Word Beginning Functions

Click here to download the clothes.doc --->  clothes.doc


Chapter 1 Exam due Friday, February 5th at 11:00 a.m. before we start class


In the News:


App and Feelings
Amazon Speakers
Amazon Adds Content
Encrypted Phone Challenges






     
Wednesday, February 3rd

REMINDER:  CHAP 1 EXAM DUE FEB 5TH AT 11:00

Just sayin'........


 Chap 7 Concepts Book
Chapter 7 Exam due Feb. 12th before we start class

How To Fact Check The Internet

Interesting Web Sites

Introduction to the Snipping Tool pp. 24-25 Concepts Book

More Microsoft Word from printout
Click here to download the Class Document: ---->  Class.doc

  Friday, February 5th

SNOW DAY CCRI CANCELLED CLASSES AS OF NOON TODAY

CHAP 1 EXAM WILL BE DUE WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10TH AT 11:00









     
     
Wednesday, Feb. 10th

Chapter 1 exam due today at 11:00 before class starts
MYITLAB Word Chapter 1 Simulation training due today before you leave class

Beginning of Chap 2 in Concepts Book
Chapter 2 Exam due Feb. 17th at 11:00 before we begin class

Today's News:
Apple and Malware
Apple and Ad Blockers
Android Phone and Facebook
Twitter and Emojis


Firefox or Google Chrome:
Register for MYITLAB (you need the code that came with your book)
http://www.pearsonmylabandmastering.com      MYITLAB using Firefox or Google Crome (YOU CANNOT USE INTERNET EXPLORER) 
Word Chapter 1 Simulation training due today before you leave class

Student Registration Instructions

Instructor's Course ID:  zisk02386

First Time Using MYITLAB After You Register
  Friday, Feb. 12th

Finish Chap 2 in Concepts Book

Citations and Footnotes Download ----> Citations Footnotes Works Cited

Click here to download the clothes.doc --->  clothes.doc

Word Lab 1 from Orange Spiral Bound Book pp. 117 - 135 DUE Feb. 19th
     1.  Do not due steps 5 through 10 on page 121 (After you finish step 4 on page 120, proceed to page 122).
     2.  Do not due steps 1 through 8 on page 128 (After you finish step 7 on page 127, proceed to page 129).
     3.  Do not due steps 14 and 15 on page 129.

TO GET THE STUDENT DATA FILE THAT YOU NEED FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT ON PAGE 124, STEP 3 AND 4 ----> SCROLL DOWN THIS PAGE ON MY WEB SITE UNTIL YOU SEE THE ORANGE BOOK IN THE RIGHT-HAND COLUMN.  FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS TO THE LEFT OF THE BOOK TO GET THE FILE YOU NEED.

Word Lab 2 Orange Book Skills Review pp. 143 and 144 due Feb. 19th at the beginning of class

Word Lab 3 Orange Book Skills Assessment 1 p. 145 due Feb. 19th at the beginning of class.  On page 135, after you complete Step 9, PRINT OUT THE DOCUMENT.   Hand in the printed copy to your instructor.
     
Wednesday, Feb. 17th

Chapter 2 Exam due today at 11:00 before we begin class

Begin Chapter 3 in the Concepts Book

http://www.stripgenerator.com Create your own comic strip, use the snipping tool to copy it and paste it into a word document.  Underneath the comic strip, describe your "story" and the characters in your story.  Type your name as the footer.  Due Feb. 26th.

Here is an example of a strip that I created:



  Friday, Feb. 19th

Finish Chap. 3 in Concepts Book

The Snipping Tool, The Print Screen Key, Insert Screenshot - 3 ways to capture what's on your computer screen

Microsoft Word Text Wrapping and aligning pictures with text

Windows Operating System:
Print this out: shortcut keystrokes for windows 10

Windows 10 Tricks and Tips:
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2875600/windows/windows-10-the-best-tips-tricks-and-tweaks.html#slide8


File Explorer (Windows Explorer and formerly File Manager)

More Word -Click here to download themovers.doc ------> Movers.doc

Practice for the Midterm

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
Student Data Files Needed for Lab Assignments
To get the files you need fore lab assignments in the orange book shown to the right, click on the link below: 

http://wps.pearsoned.com/bp_skills_ms_office_2013_vol1/236/60594/15512281.cw/index.html

Once at the web site, do the following:
Select Word Chapter 1:  Create Letter and Memos
Copy the files onto your jump drive (if you do not know how, I will help)
 



     
To get the files you need for your concepts book shown to the  right....
Go to the web site below:
  Visualizing Technology Complete, Second Edition