Professor Eileen P. Zisk
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Spring Semester 2015
 
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, 2015

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

 
Please note: 

Friday, February 27th is the midterm exam.  Midterm Grades are due Wednesday, March 4th by noon.

Spring Break is the week of March 18th.

CCRI has scheduled a Professional Day April 10th.  There are no classes held at CCRI.

May 1st is the last class for this course
Due Dates for Assignments   Due Dates for Assignments
Wednesday, January 21st Class
  Friday, January 23rd Class
Wednesday, January 21st



Microsoft Word Beginning Functions -- print this out

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

 

  Friday, January 23rd

Continue Chapter 1 Concepts Book


Microsoft Word Beginning Functions -- print this out


Chapter 1 Exam due Wednesday, January 30th at 11:00 a.m. before we start class


In the News:

The new Apple iPhone 6


The New Apple Pay 


 http://www.cnet.com/products/apple-iphone-6/

http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/09/iphone-6-and-iphone-6-plus-a-look-at-the-specs/

http://www.cnet.com/products/apple-watch/

Facebook Poaches on YouTube Turf

Net Neutrality Today

     
Wednesday, January 28th

SNOW DAY
CCRI CANCELLED CLASSES
  Friday, January 30th

Chap 7 Concepts Book
Chapter 7 Exam due Feb. 4th before we start class

Introduction to the Snipping Tool pp. 22-23 Concepts Book

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 Thursday, Feb. 5th by midnight


Wednesday, Feb. 4th

Start Chapter 2 Concepts Book
Chapter 2 Exam due Feb. 11th before we begin class

More Microsoft Word from printout
Click here to download the clothes.doc --->  clothes.doc
More Word -Click here to download themovers.doc ------> Movers.doc
Click here to download the class.doc ----> class.doc

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

Orange Book:
Word Lab Assignment 1 Orange Book pp. 117 to 135 due Feb. 11th before class begins.  On page 135, after you complete Step 9, PRINT OUT THE DOCUMENT.   Hand in the printed copy to your instructor.


 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.


  Friday, Feb. 6th

Finish Chapter 2 Concepts Book

Word Lab 2 Orange Book pp. 143 and 145 due Feb. 13th at the beginning of class

Word Lab 3 Orange Book p. 146 due Feb. 13th at the beginning of class

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. 20th.

     
Wednesday, Feb. 11th

Start Chapter 3 Concepts Book

Windows Operating System:
Print these out:  win8 new features
                             useful info on win8
                             more useful info on win8
                            shortcut keystrokes for windows 8



File Explorer (Windows Explorer and formerly File Manager)

Practice for the Midterm

  Friday, Feb. 13th

Finish Chapter 3 Concepts Book
Chap 3 Exam due Feb. 18th
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
Student Data Files Needed for Lab Assignments

To get the files you need for lab assignments in the orange book shown to the right....

Go to this web site: http://wps.prenhall.com/bp_go_office_2013_vol1/236/60543/15499074.cw/index.html

    Select Word Chapter 1:  Create Letter and Memos
    then select Open
    then copy the files to your jump drive
  Book for student data files




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